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Kālidāsa has probably provided us with the finest pictures of the pure life led by sages in hermitages. It is among the many things that he has pioneered. From his description of life in hermitages, it is clear that a sage is one who is more humane than most humans.

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Kālidāsa is known as the master of similes. The Sanskrit tradition has proclaimed it as ‘Upamā Kālidāsasya.’ The variety, depth and appropriateness of his similes remains unsurpassed to this day. A study of his similes is itself an education in many branches of knowledge. Instead of confining ourselves strictly to

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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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Of the many twists and turns in the Ramayana, the most troubling one is that of Rama abandoning Sita based on the public perception of her character. The background The difficult period of vanavasa (forest stay) was over. The trauma of losing his beloved and all the troubles to recover her

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