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Readings from Kālidāsa's Meghadūta.

Le Meghadūta de Kālidāsa: Sanskrit (langue et littérature); Poésie lyrique indienne.

Responsible Faculty: Faculty of Arts

Teacher(s): Danielle Feller
Lecturer(s): -

Validity: 2002 -> 2002

No timetable defined.


Fall semester
2 hours per week
28 hours per semester

Teaching language(s): French
Public: No
Credits: 0


Reading in the Sanskrit text important works from the various fields of classical Indian literature and being able to interpret them, particularly with a view towards research.


Kālidāsa's Meghadūta is certainly one of the most famous poems ever composed in Sanskrit. We will read the first canto (Pūrvamegha), as well as passages from Mallinātha's commentary.

Programme requirements

Mastery of Sanskrit translation and text analysis.

Additional information


Canton de Vaud
Swiss University
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