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This book is about the description of six seasons by Kalidasa. How the summer season`s effect is allayed by women with their love, how the heat of the sun effects travellers, animals and the beauty of the moon in the summer evening depicted beautifully. The joy in rainy season is described by the dance of peacocks, clouds, blossming flowers, pain of seperation of traveller`s wives very beautifully. Full-of-flowers earth, singing of swans, grown up crops, cool breeze, make-up by women, travellers yearing to meet their loved ones are some of the descriptions of autumn season. Winter season`s beauty is described through the delight of the women`s hearts, ripe rice in village fields, snowfalls, and the cries of the birds. The description of cold season is when fields are full of sugarcane, when people resort to the interior of the house with windows closed, of the fire, of the sun`s rays, of thick garments, of youthfull ladies has its own mystic. Spring season when dear gains added beauty, trees put forth flowers, water grow lotuses, ladies become full of passion, winds flow fragrant, evenings are pleasant and days are beautiful, is described beautifully poetically. The meaning of the stanzas are so beautifully given in the book that it immediately catches the eye of the reader, thus fulfilling the purpose of the book. Printed Pages: 158. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 5095
Inhaltsangabe: The Ritusamhara is a description of the six Hindu seasons in 144 stanzas of various meters. Descriptions of seasons abound in Kavyas but this is the only poem devoted solely to them. Throughout the author insists on the relation of the diverse moods of the year to the loves of man and maiden or husband and wife. The poem reveals youth, and its charms.
Language Notes: Text: English
Titel: The Rtusamhara of Kalidasa
Verlag: Bharatiya Kala Prakashan
Buchbeschreibung De Tempel, Brugge, Belgium, 1954. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. First Edition. Vol. I consists of 4 parts. Excellent condition. Size: 16 x 24 Cm. Artikel-Nr. 038490
Buchbeschreibung Brugge, De Tempel 1954-1964, 1964. Volume I complete in 4 parts: 134 + 150 + 224 + 300pp., limited edition of 600 numbered copies, 26cm., published in the series "Rijksuniversiteit te Gent. Werken uitgegeven door de faculteit van de wijsbegeerte en letteren" afleveringen nos.117-120-122-134, text in English, most pages still uncut, few foxing at edges, very good condition, rare, [Contains a critical edition of Kaidasa's works, X83857. Artikel-Nr. X83857