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The Cloud Messenger - Part 01

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A certain yaksha who had been negligent in the execution of his own duties,
on account of a curse from his master which was to be endured for a year and
which was onerous as it separated him from his beloved, made his residence
among the hermitages of Ramagiri, whose waters were blessed by the bathing
of the daughter of Janaka1 and whose shade trees grew in profusion.

That lover, separated from his beloved, whose gold armlet had slipped from
his bare forearm, having dwelt on that mountain for some months, on the first
day of the month of Asadha, saw a cloud embracing the summit, which
resembled a mature elephant playfully butting a bank.

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Srikanta Rsomayaji 13 December 2007

Beautiful Poem.Very useful for project.

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Adeeb Alfateh 05 July 2019

This rainbow, resembling the intermingled sparkling of jewels, appears before Mt Valmikagra, on account of which your dark body takes on a particular loveliness, as did the body of Vishnu dressed as a cowherd with the peacock’s feather of glistening lustre. great 10+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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Beautiful translation. Who did the translation?

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Beautiful translation. Please give the name of translator

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Edward Kofi Louis 10 April 2020

Footsteps! ! Impatience! Musing along with life; Views of mountains along the line. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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This is a great poem of text written by the great world poet Kalidasa of India.and likes.

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Dr Antony Theodore 10 April 2020

This rainbow, resembling the intermingled sparkling of jewels, appears before Mt Valmikagra, on account of which your dark body takes on a particular loveliness, as did the body of Vishnu dressed as a cowherd with the peacock’s feather of glistening lustre. one of the great classics of Kalidasa of India

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Sylvia Frances Chan 10 April 2020

WOW! This is a great poem by the great poet all time, the famous poet Kalidasa, beautiful name and he looks good too, a poet who can write this, is truly a true poet. I have read and enjoyed this poem called The Cloud. precisely translated to know the clou of this first part.Most beautiful! CONGRATS being chosen as the Classic POTD.Hooray!

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Kumarmani Mahakul 10 April 2020

Beautiful poem with thrilling expression.

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Beautiful translation of the " Megha Sandesh of the legendary poet Kalidasa

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