Kalidas was a
great poet and play write of his time. He wrote three classic Sanskrit
of such immense literary value that he became immortal in Indian
Kalidas' lyric poem Ritusamhara gives beautiful description of nature
sensitive exposition of lover's moods with the change in seasons.
is no definite information about the date of Kalidas's birth, the place
residence and his personal life. But we came to know of his life
legends or from his writings. As we know, he was probably born at Malwa
Madhya Pradesh, India. He lived around 100 B.C. Kalidas had spent
of his life in Ujjain.
married to a beautiful young lady and loved her so much so that he
spare her even for a day. It is said that one day his wife went to her
place. Kalidas could not remain alone in his house and went there
her. For this act his wife scolded him and advised him to attend to his
work. Facing such a scornful remark for himself he fell in remorse and
situation proved as inspiring event in his life.
studied Vedas, Upanishads and Puranas with deep insight. Not only this,
acquired considerable knowledge about medicine, astronomy and
also travelled far and wide in India to know various cultures and thus
wisdom. Kalidas was the court poet of King.