Kalidasa

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Born: 4XX AD
Died: 4XX AD.

Nationality: Indian
Categories: Dramatist, Poets


Klidsa was a Sanskrit poet and dramatist, his title Kavikulaguru (Preceptor of All Poets) bearing testimony to his stature. Known to be an ardent worshipper of Shiva, he wrote his plays and poetry largely based around Hindu mythology and philosophy. His name means, literally, "Kali's servant".


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