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The primary purpose of any work of art is to evoke ‘rasa’, i.e. aesthetic experience in the connoisseur. The experience of rasa is universal and holds true for all times. This is achieved in poetry through verbal expression, by portraying the emotions of characters under various circumstances and also by

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स्मरगरलखण्डनं मम शिरसि मंडनं देहि पदपल्लवमुदारम् । ज्वलति मयि दारुणो मदनकदनारुणो हरतु तदुपाहितविकारम् ॥ Jayadeva is a Sanskrit poet who has attained immortal reputation through a single work. He lived in the twelfth century and was the court-poet of Lakshmanasena. His Gitagovindam finds no parallel in world literature. Innumerable poets have tried in vain to imitate

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