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Kumārasambhavam The epic opens with a magnificent hyperbole describing the great Himalayan mountains: स्थितः पृथिव्या इव मानदण्डः || The Himalayas is like a great measuring scale used to measure the earth. The narrative then moves to describing his daughter Pārvatī. We can look at a few descriptions of Pārvatī. प्रभामहत्या शिखयेव दीपस्- त्रिमार्गयेव त्रिदिवस्य मार्गः | संस्कारवत्येव

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चलितश्चकितश्छन्नः प्रयाणे तव भूपते । सहस्रशीर्षा पुरुषः सहस्राक्षः सहस्रपात् ॥ The king Shivasimha was mighty impressed with the poetic prowess of Shankaramishra, the sprightly boy he met on the streets, who was famous as a child prodigy by then. He invited him to the palace and asked him to compose poems. Many exquisite poems

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