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The Megha Duta ( by  Kalidasa )
The Megha Duta ( by Kalidasa )

The Megha Duta ( by Kalidasa )

by H H Wilson

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Language

English

Publisher

Orient Publications

ISBN

8185294100 - Year: 1998 - Pages: 150

Binding

Paperback

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Author: H H Wilson
Publisher: Orient Publications
Year: 1998
Language: English
Pages: 150
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185294100

Description

A faithful, lucid translation of Sanskrit lyric into beautiful English verses printed along with the original Sanskrit on the same pages.

The Meghaduta is widely known for the deep expression of the pangs and miseries of a Yaksha separated from his sweet heart at Alkapuri in the Himalayas. A beautiful personified 'Cloud' is requested to serve as a messenger of Yaksha to communicate his message of love from Ramagiri in Central India to Alkapuri where his beloved is spending her days of separation in agony.

The translator has tried his best to go closer to the original in expounding the sentiment of love in separation. Exhaustive notes on the text are given by the translator on almost every page clearing the doubts that may vex a casual reader. The book is appended with a good vocabulary of Sanskrit words with English meanings which adds to the value of the work.

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