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IDEA: Meghadoot The Cloud Messenger

11/9/2018 at 6:00 PM

IDEA presents Meghadoot The Cloud Messenger, a swooning lyric poem of just 111 lines written by the immortal poet Kalidasa in ancient Sanskrit. A forlorn lover exiled from home sends a heartbreaking message to his beloved, describing the mountains, rivers, and forests of northern India.

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