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Kālidāsa

Overview
Works: 1,024 works in 5,204 publications in 42 languages and 23,445 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Drama  Art  Juvenile works  History  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Author, Director, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Translator, Attributed name, Honoree, Composer, Editor, Creator, Librettist
Classifications: PK3796, 891.21
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Most widely held works about Kālidāsa
 
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Most widely held works by Kālidāsa
The cloud messenger by Kālidāsa( Book )

324 editions published between 1813 and 2016 in 22 languages and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classical poem; Sanskrit text with verse translation in thirteen languages
Abhijn̄āna-Sakuntala by Kālidāsa( Book )

427 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 30 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play written in Sanskrit (Telugu) on palm leaves. Originally written ca. 6th century A.D
Shakuntala and other writings by Kālidāsa( Book )

9 editions published between 1912 and 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mālavikā and Agnimitra by Kālidāsa( Book )

186 editions published between 1856 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play tells the story of the love of King Agnimitra, the Shunga king of Vidisha
The transport of love = The Meghadūta of Kālidāsa by Kālidāsa( Book )

9 editions published in 1976 in English and Arabic and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vikramorvaśīya by Kālidāsa( Book )

143 editions published between 1830 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classical Sanskrit play; Malvi translation
The origin of the young god : Kālidāsa's Kumārasaṃbhava by Kālidāsa( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translation of Kumarasambhava
The Raghuvamśa of Kālidāsa, with the commentary of Mallinātha by Kālidāsa( Book )

145 editions published between 1845 and 2005 in 9 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic on the life and activities of Raghu, Hindu mythological king of the Solar dynasty and his successors
Śakoontalá, or, The lost ring; an Indian drama by Kālidāsa( Book )

56 editions published between 1855 and 2010 in English and Arabic and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic Indian tale originally mentioned in the Mahabharata and dramatized by Kálidása. Śakoontalá, a maiden raised in a hermitage, meets and marries the visiting Dushyanta, king of India. He gives her a ring with the instructions for her to go to his court where she is to show the ring so she can be publicly accepted as his queen. Along the way there she loses the ring in a river. Without it, the king proves incapable of recognizing her and Śakoontalá ends up abandoned by everyone. The ring is found inside a fish reawakening Dushyanta's memory and he proceeds to search for his lost love so they can be reunited
The Kumārasaṁbhava of Kālidāsa by Kālidāsa( Book )

120 editions published between 1850 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprises first eight chapters, with Mallinātha's Sañjīvinī commentary
The birth of Kumāra by Kālidāsa( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and Sanskrit and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This court epic describes events leading up to but not including the birth of Kumara (also known as Skanda or Karttikeya), the war god destined to defeat the demon Taraka." "The gods attempt to deploy Kama, the Indian Cupid, to set the ascetic supreme deity Shiva on fire with love for Uma (also known as Parvati), the daughter of the god of the Himalayan mountain range. Kama's mission fails, and Shiva, roused from his meditative trance, turns his flaming third eye on the love god, burning him to ashes. Next, Parvati herself turns to intense asceticism in order to win spiritual power and thereby the husband for whom she longs. She succeeds, and the climax of the poem is Shiva and Parvati's marriage and cosmic lovemaking, and Kumara's divine conception."--Jacket
The recognition of Shakúntala by Kālidāsa( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Sanskrit and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The play Shakuntala was one of the first examples of Indian literature to be read in translation in Europe. Shakuntala's story is a leitmotiv that recurs in many works of Indian literature and culminates in the master Kali-dasa's drama for the stage." "The virtuous heroine is forgotten by her betrothed, the king Dushyanta, only to be refound thanks to a distinguishing signet ring discovered by a fisherman in the belly of one of his catch. The final act distills the essence of human forgiveness, in Shakuntala's gracious release of her husband from his guilt."--Jacket
The Megha-dūta by Kālidāsa( Book )

93 editions published between 1874 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyric poetry; Critical edition with Sanskrit commentaries and English translation
The Mālavikāgnimitra of Kālidāsa by Kālidāsa( Book )

71 editions published between 1890 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sanskrit work, with English translation
Raghuvaṃśam by Kālidāsa( Book )

85 editions published between 1869 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extended narrative poem, with commentary, on the life and activities, chiefly of Raghu, Hindu mythological king of Solar dynasty, and his successors; includes Raghuvaṃśasāraḥ
Kalidasa translations of Shakuntala, and other works by Kālidāsa( Book )

6 editions published between 1912 and 1920 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kalidasa's Śakuntala, an ancient Hindu drama by Kālidāsa( Book )

15 editions published between 1922 and 1924 in 5 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translations of Shakuntala and other works by Kālidāsa( Book )

15 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regarded as the most important figure in the Classical Sanskrit literary canon, Kalidasa was a poet and playwright who likely lived in the fifth century AD. This collection brings together some of Kalidasa's most well-regarded dramatic works, including the timeless story of Shakuntala, a beautiful maiden who was abandoned at birth and raised in a remote hermitage. Though she later enchants a powerful king who desires to take the young woman as his bride, Shakuntala must overcome a series of obstacles before she can reign as queen
The birth of the war-god : a poem by Kālidāsa( Book )

23 editions published between 1853 and 2013 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Sacontalá; or, The fatal ring: an Indian drama by Kālidāsa( Book )

37 editions published between 1789 and 1954 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The origin of the young god : Kālidāsa's Kumārasaṃbhava
Alternative Names
Cáli dás ca. um 400

Calidas

Cálidás ca. um 400

Cālidās fl. end of 4th cent

Câlidâsa

Calidasa 03..-04.. poète et dramaturge

Cālidāsa ca. um 400

Cálidása fl. end of 4th cent

Cālidāsi ca. um 400

Calidasus

Dāsa, Kāli fl. end of 4th cent

Gaalidaas

Galidasa

Ġalidasa ca. um 400

Jialituosha.

Jialituosha ca. um 400

Jialituosuo fl. end of 4th cent

Kaalidaasa

Kaalidaasa ca. um 400

Kaledas

Kalėdasa

Kālī dās

Kali Dasa ca. um 400

Kāli Dāsa fl. end of 4th cent

Kālidās

Kalidas 03..-04.. poète et dramaturge

Kalidas ca. um 400

Kālidās fl. end of 4th cent

Kālīdās, Mahākvī

Kālidāsa

Kálidása ca. um 400

Kālidāsa Classical Sanskrit writer

Kalidasa escritor en sánscrito

Kālidāsa escritor en sánscrito, amplamente considerado como o máis grande poeta e dramaturgo en lingua sánscrita

Kálidása fl. end of 4th cent

Kālidāsa Indiaas dichter

Kalidasa indischer Dichter

Kālidāsa indisk författare och poet

Kālidāsa indisk skribent og poet

Kālidāsa Mannurat ti Klasiko a Sanskrito

Kālidāsa poeta e drammaturgo indiano

Kâlidâsa poète et dramaturge sanskrit

Kalidasah činný 4. století-5. století

Kalidaso

Kalidassa.

Kalidassa 03..-04.. poète et dramaturge

Kalidasus

Kalidasy ca. um 400

Kálidásza ca. um 400

Kāḷitācaṉ

Kāḷitācaṉ ca. um 400

Kāḷitācar

Kāḷitācar fl. end of 4th cent

Kāḷitācariṉ fl. end of 4th cent

Mahakavi Kalidas

Makākavi Kāḷitācan̲

Nag-mo-kho

Nag-moʼi-khol

Nag-mo'i-khol ca. um 400

γalidasa ca. um 400

Καλιντάσα

Галидаса

Каледас

Калидаса

Калидаса индийский поэт

Калідаса

Կալիդասա

קאלידאסא אינדישער דיכטער

קאלידאסה

קלידסה

كالى داس

كاليداسا

کالى داس

کالی داس

کالیداس

کالیداس, مہاکوی

کالیداسا شاعر و نویسنده هندی

कालिदास.

कालिदास 03..-04.

कालिदास 03..-04.. poète et dramaturge

কালিদাস

ਕਾਲੀਦਾਸ

કાલિદાસ kalidas

କାଲିଦାସ ଲେଖକ

காளிதாசன்

காளிதாஸ

కాళిదాసు

ಕಾಳಿದಾಸ

കാളിദാസൻ Hindu Sanskrit poet

കാളിദാസൻ പുരാതന കവികളിൽ അഗ്രഗണ്യനാണ്‌ ഭാരതീയനായ കാളിദാസൻ.

කාලිදාස

กาลิทาส

ကာလီဒါသ

კალიდასა.

깔리다사

깔리다싸

깔리따사

칼리다사

칼리따사

ካሊዳሳ

カーリ=ダーサ

カーリダーサ

迦梨陀娑

迦梨陀娑 fl. end of 4th cent

迦梨陀沙

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Shakuntala and other writingsMālavikā and AgnimitraThe origin of the young god : Kālidāsa's KumārasaṃbhavaThe birth of KumāraThe recognition of ShakúntalaThe Megha-dūtaThe Mālavikāgnimitra of KālidāsaTranslations of Shakuntala and other worksThe birth of the war-god : a poem