An Illustrated Meghaduta by Mahakavi Kalidasa,
(In English)
Translated
By
Jaffor Ullah and Joanna Kirkpatrick
 
 
 
Introduction The Flight path of Megh
Purva-Megh
Verse 1 through 4
Verse 5 through 8
Verse 9 through 12
Verse 13 through 16
Verse 17 through 20
Verse 21 through 24
Verse 25 through 28
Verse 29 through 32
Verse 33 through 36
Verse 37 through 40
Verse 41 through 44
Verse 45 through 48
Verse 49 through 52
Verse 53 through 56
Verse 57 through 60
Verse 61 through 64

Uttar-Megh
Verse 1 through 4
Verse 5 through 8
 Verse 9 through 12
Verse 13 through 16
Verse 17 through 20
Verse 21 through 24
Verse 25 through 28
Verse 29 through 32
Verse 33 through 36
Verse 37 through 40
Verse 41 through 44
Verse 45 through 48
Verse 49 through 54
The End
 
 
 
 

Acknowledgements:

We used Prof. Kanai Lal Roy's Bengali book entitled "Mahakavi Kalidasa Pranito Meghadutam" (Bangla Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh; 1994; ISBN 784-07-30-70-8) to translate the Sanskrit verses into English.

All the poems in Bengali were taken from "Meghaduta" by Narendra Deb (Dey's Publishing, Calcutta, India; 1998; ISBN 81-7612-145-2) for scholarly use.

McComas Taylor's The Meghaduta in English at
http://members.ozemail.com.au/~mooncharts/kalidasa/meghaduta-eng.pdf

A summary of the poem by Chandra Holm.  We are including Ms. Holm's site so that readers who are unfamiliar with the plot and context could obtain the necessary information by browsing the site.

http://www.ch.8.com/megh.htm

 

Comments could be directed to:  Jaffor Ullah and Joanna Kirkpatrick

 
 
 
 
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