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Kalidasa

Definition of the noun Kalidasa

What does Kalidasa mean as a name of something?

Kalidasa is a genus of Fulgoridae, described by Kirkaldy in 1900.

Person

Who is Kalidasa?

Kalidasa a.k.a. Kālidāsa was a Classical Sanskrit writer, widely regarded as the greatest poet and dramatist in the Sanskrit language. His floruit cannot be dated with precision, but most likely falls within the 5th century AD.

Characters

  1. Kalidasa is a fictional character from the 2000 film Gaja Gamini.
  2. Kalidasa a.k.a. Kālidāsa is a fictional character from the 1955 film Mahakavi Kalidasa.

Writings

"Kalidasa" is a book by Sri Aurobindo.

Miscellanea

Kalidasa is a crater on Mercury. It has a diameter of 107 kilometers. Its name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 1976. Kalidasa is named for the Indian writer Kālidāsa, who lived in the 5th century CE.

Phrases with Kalidasa

Phrases starting with the word Kalidasa:

  1. Kalidasa Lui
  2. Kalidasa Dives
  3. Kalidasa Lanata
  4. Kalidasa Paulinia
  5. Kalidasa Sanguinalis
  6. Kalidasa Nigromaculata

Phrases ending with the word Kalidasa:

  1. Genus Kalidasa
  2. Oecetis kalidasa
  3. Species Oecetis Kalidasa

Other phrases containing the word Kalidasa:

  1. Species Kalidasa Lui
  2. Species Kalidasa Dives
  3. Species Kalidasa Lanata
  4. Species Kalidasa Paulinia
  5. Species Kalidasa Nigromaculata

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Kalidasa

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Google previewThe Loom of Time (2006)

by Kalidasa

Kalidasa is the major poet and dramatist of classical Sanskrit literature - a many-sided talent of extraordinary scope and exquisite language.

Google previewSacred Songs of India (2006)

by V. K. Subramanian

Kalidasa is the national poet. Song 1 5. . Vedante shu yamahurekapurusham Ya srstih srashturadya Ekaisvarye sthitopi . Syamaladandakam Manikyaveenam Mata marakatasyama Sadararabdha Charu gorochana Divyahalamadodvela ...

Google previewFoundations of Indian Culture: Spiritual vision and symbolic forms in ancient India (1990)

by G. C. Pande

Kalidasa is the acknowledged master of Vaidarbhi. Here the complete adequacy of word and meaning leads to a transparency which we can only marvel at. Like the union of Siva and Sakti, this union of word and meaning created an infinite ...

Google previewEng Kalindi Charan Panigrahi (1994)

by K. Krishnamoorthy

Kalidasa is the first poet ...

Google previewCommon Errors in English

by Shalini Verma

Kalidasa is the Shakespeare of India. A collective noun takes a singular verb. The committee consists of five members. The family living next door has come from Chennai. Note: If we refer to the members of the committee or family separately, ...

Google previewIndian Hist (Opt) (2006)

by Reddy

Kalidasa is a poet of love, nature and beauty. The works of Sudraka ( Mrichchhakatika), Visakhadatta (Mudraraksasa and Devichandraguptam) and other less known dramatists and writers also have some definite literary and social value in the ...

Google previewThe Theosophic Messenger (1909)

Shankara and Kapila are the Aristotle and the Plato of Indian philosophy, Kalidasa is the Shakespeare of Indian literature, Manu is the Oriental Moses, and Buddha is the great religious teacher of southern and eastern Asia. The subjects of Mr.

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica (1881)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature by Day Otis Kellogg

KALIDASA is the most illustrious name among the writers of the second epoch of Sanskrit literature, which, as contraste with the age of the Vedic hymns, may be characterized as the period of artificial poetry. Owing to the utter absence of the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

KALIDASA is the most illustrious name among the writers of the second epoch of Sanskrit literature, which, us contrasted with the age of the Vedic hymns, maybe characterized as the period of artificial poetry. Owing to the utter absence of the ...

Google previewThe New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1906)

A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes

KALIDASA is the most illustrious name amon the writers of the second epoch of Sanskrit literature,w ieh, as contrasted with the age of the Vedic hymns, may be characterized as the period of artificial poetry. Owing to the utter absence of the ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary of India (1871)

Kalidasa — The greatest dramatist, and one of the most ...

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Lantern Bug (Kalidasa nigromaculata)

Chanthaburi, THAILAND

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Quotes about Kalidasa

To enjoy Kalidasa, learn Sanskrit.
To enjoy the Shakespeare, learn English.
To know Kamban, learn Tamil
Translation and simplification won’t do.
26.03.2008 (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
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Scrabble value of K5A1L1I1D2A1S1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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