I wish that the Indians believed me a god,
for upon the report of an enemy's valor
oftentimes depends on the success of a battle,
and false reports have many times done as
great things as true courage and resolution.
-Alexander the Great
We all know that our country is a diverse land with a rich heritage and a wide literary history. Nonetheless, our country is a melting pot of varied cultures, traditions, languages, foods, and a lot more.
Literature is a prolific part of Indian history all over the world, and India is among the top in rich culture and customs in this regard. Counting right from Vishnu Sharma to Chanakya, India has encountered countless famed Indian authors writing effective books for the masses.
In this article, Kavishala is going to shed some light on a few of the most famous and acknowledged Indian authors as well as their books that touched the heart and conscience of the population at that time and still continue to do so today.
His most popular work that is considered as a revolution in the industry is Kamasutra, even though the author’s name is not known as much to most people. But it is readable and easy to understand. This novel is famous not just in India but across the entire world.
The readers have actually explained that nothing has managed to move them to date as much as the texts in this book impacted their life.
However, on the contrary, it is a book that every individual, regardless of gender, should be aware of. If approached appropriately, this book has the power to change many lives and the thinking processes of millions of individuals.
“By plucking her petals,
you do not gather the beauty of the flower.”
– Rabindranath Tagore
Kalidasa has authored Meghdoot which is one of the best and most recognized works of Kalidasa, although he is regarded as one of the greatest ancient Sanskrit poets who ever lived. This book Meghdoot is originally a lyrical poem in the form of a book that is divided into 111 stanzas hierarchically.
The text itself is split into 2 broad parts named Purva-Megha and Uttara-Megha.
The essence of poetry is considered to have great literary value and has even been translated into many languages.