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Perhaps there is no other poet in Sanskrit or any other Indian language who has described the mythology, knowledge, geography, flora and fauna of our country in such vivid and intimate detail as Kālidāsa has. This is the primary reason why he should be our national poet. For him, no

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There are many works in Sanskrit claiming Kālidāsa to be their author. However, after critical analysis, scholars are unanimous in crediting seven works to Kālidāsa. We can take a brief look at each one of them. 1. Ṛtusaṃhāram This is a small work describing the six seasons – grīṣma (summer), varṣā (monsoon),

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The day began with Shashi Kiran's session on appreciating Sanskrit through subhashitas and ended with a wonderful dance performance by Ramaa Bharadvaj titled Mitra, which dealt with the friendship between Krishna and Sudhama. This was followed by a creative appreciation of the dance with the artist having a discussion with

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Day 3 started on a bright note with Dr. Ganesh speaking about the beautiful qualities of the two great epics as well as Kalidasa's creation, followed by Shashi Kiran's wonderful presentation of the seven sections of the Ramayana. The post-lunch session had a riveting presentation on Kalidasa's Kumarasambhavam by Arjun

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The second day of the Summer School jointly organized by Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth and Chinmaya International Foundation took the participants into a wonderful journey into the past. Starting off with an overview of the poets, it took everyone on the path of Rāma, helped them make friends with Kālidāsa and Guṇāḍhya,

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अन्यून्यैः शतकात् कृतिस्स्वयमियं गूडार्थपद्यैर्यथा कर्तव्येति ससंविदप्यतिचिरश्रान्तो मतिक्षोभितः || विश्रान्तोsस्म्यवशिष्टमर्धशतकं संग्रथ्य मत्संविदा सार्धं यः परिपूरयेत्कृतिमिमां तस्मै सहस्रं नमः || Rāma-śāstri of Chamarajanagara, a great scholar, lived in Mysore at the end of the 19th Century. He was a very good connoisseur of arts. Despite his prowess in composing poems, he was not keen on pursuing

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यस्य षष्टी चतुर्थी च विहस्य च विहाय च | अहं चापि द्वितीया स्याद्द्वितीया स्यामहं कथम् || Manoramā Taṃpurāṭṭi was a great grammarian who lived in Kerala in the 18th century. She had earned the title ‘Manoramā’ because of her mastery over the ‘Prauḍamanoramā’ of Bhaṭṭoji-dīkṣita. Mādhavan Aṭitiri, who wrote the ‘Uttaranaiṣadhacaritam’ as

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Vijayadashami – the victory on the tenth day – is when Rama killed Ravana. While the victory of Rama over Ravana was a great one, greater still are the several personal battles he fought and emerged victorious. Being the elder son, he was the natural choice for being the king,

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