The Loom of Time: A Selection of His Plays and Poems (Penguin Classics)

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Kalidasa is the major poet and dramatist of classical Sanskrit literature - a many-sided talent of extraordinary scope and exquisite language. His great poem, "Meghadutam" (The Cloud Messenger), tells of a divine being, punished for failing in his sacred duties with a years' separation from his beloved. A work of subtle emotional nuances, it is a haunting depiction of longing and separation. The play "Sakuntala" describes the troubled love between a Lady of Nature and King Duhsanta. This beautiful blend of romance and comedy, transports its audience into an enchanted world in which mortals mingle with gods. And Kalidasa's poem "Rtusamharam" (The Gathering of the Seasons) is an exuberant observation of the sheer variety of the natural world, as it teems with the energies of the great god Siva.

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Kalidasa is the greatest poet and playwright in classical Sanskrit literature and one of the greatest in world literature.

Kâlidâsa probably lived and wrote at the close of the 1st millennium BC though his dates have not been conclusively established.

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