|Kalidasa is one
of Indias greatest poets.
His most famous play
He wrote many other plays and poems, too. All of them
are in Sanskrit.
He lived many years ago. He was the court -poet of King
Vikramaditya who ruled at Ujjain. He was one of the "nine gems" of
Do you know how Kalidasa became agreat poet?
He was an ignorant shepherd. He never went to school. He
tended sheep in a village.
In the nearby city was a king who had a daughter.
Vidyavati was her name." She was very learned. She said, "Whoever answers
my questions on sastras only can marry me. "