The wonder that is Sanskrit – 1

This is a passage from the excellent book, “The Wonder that is Sanskrit”.  There are some amazingly beautiful compositions in Sanskrit. Knowledge of the existence of such verses leaves one in awe of the genius minds that have mastered Sanskrit. The following anecdotes are from the time of Raja Bhoja, whose court was graced by the legendary Kalidasa.

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  3. schathi says:

    I was happy to read the above. I wonder if this is the right place to learn more about Subhasitanis. I will feel obliged if आई can get the complete shloka of the following part I remember
    “शिरह शार्वम स्वर्गात…
    अधोधो गङ्गेयौ पदमुपागता स्तोकमथवा
    विवेक भ्रश्टानाम भवति विनिपात शत मुखम।

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