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Definition - Pushkaravarta — (from Pushkara, i.e. water, and vrita, to have place in, i.e., a watery cloud) a name for the flood clouds of the world-destroying deluge. Vayu Purana Chapter 51 Verse -37 - Tells us that they are class of clouds said to cause death or famine. And are generated from peak of the mountains. एते योजनमात्राच्च सार्धार्धान्नि...


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I try to avoid this site but this page came up when I was searching for Kālidāsa on StackExchange, so let me post an answer anyway. Firstly, this is obviously not from Kālidāsa's Meghadūta. The Meghadūta is entirely written in the Mandākrāntā metre, which has 17 syllables to each pāda (68 total). This one here is a standard śloka (anuṣṭup), with 8 syllables ...


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