KALIDASA’S QUOTATIONS IN FEBRUARY 2022 CALENDAR (Post No.10,594)

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Post No. 10,594

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FESTIVALS – FEB.8 RATHA SAPTAMI; 16/17- MASI MAGAM (16 AND 17 FLOAT FESTIVAL IN MANY TEMPLES)

NEW MOON DAY- NO NEWMOON DAY IN FEBRUARY

FULL MOON DAY- 16

EKADASI HINDU FASTING DAYS- 12, 26

AUSPICIOUS DAYS – FEB.6, 11, 14

Kalidasa’s quotations are given topic wise.

February  1 Tuesday

Absorption

By your own self, you come to know your self and by your own self,you create yourself. When you have completed your work, you get absorbed in yourself- Kumarasambhava 2-10

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February  2 Wednesday

Acumen

Every old poem is not good just because it is old nor is every new poem to be blamed because it is new. Sound critics after a proper scrutiny , chose one or the other. The blockhead is guided by others —

Malavikagnimitra, Nandi

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February  3 Thursday

Administration

The anxiety of acquiring dominion gives extreme pain and when it is fairly established the cases of supporting the nation incessantly harass the sovereign just as a large umbrella, the staff of which a man carries in his hand, tires him while it also shades him- Shakuntala, act 5

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February  4 Friday

Administration usually follows shapes of surpassing beauty.

Malavikagnimitra, Nandi

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February  5 Saturday

Age

In regard to people spiritually old,age is not a criterion for respect.

Kumarasambhava, 5-16

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February  6 Sunday

The proverb that a lovely person can never be sinful is never untrue.

Kumarasambhava, 5-36

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February  7 Monday

Aid

Even a person, who can use his eyes, cannot see without a light an object in the darkness–Malavikagnimitra, act 2

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February  8 Tuesday

Alliance

Matrimonial alliances effected by the good hardly go wrong or end badly.

Kumarasambhava, 6, 29

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February  9 Wednesday

Allies

One with allies is able to accomplish an undertaking surrounded with obstacles–Malavikagnimitra, act 1

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February  10 Thursday

Ambition

The great men of this world with extreme difficulty rise to the summit of ambition but from it they also easily and swiftly descend-

Shakuntala, act 4

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February  11 Friday

Amiss

Who does not feel, in the absence of contentment, that something is wrong , a heartache or a twinge of grief-Rtusamhara, canto 2,17

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February  12 Saturday

Appreciation

Regard shown by the great often creates a confidence in one’s own merits- Kumarasambhava, 6, 29

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February  13 Sunday

Arrogance

The good are never rendered arrogant by wealth-Shakuntala, act 5

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February  14 Monday

Ashoka tree

This Ashoka tree is delaying to burst into blossom because it waits to be touched by a lovely woman s foot- Malavikagnimitra, act 2

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February  15 Tuesday

Aspiration

If you aspire to gain heaven , then your attempts are fruitless.

Kumarasambhava., 5,45

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February  16 Wednesday

Assistance

While fire becomes extremely brilliant from the Sun s aid, the moon also acquires splendour when favoured by the night.

Malavikagnimitra, act 1

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February  17 Thursday

Attainment

All are happy in achieving a desired object but with kings, such a state results only in trouble. Attainment of the desired object destroys all keenness because the very aim of protecting what has been secured cause worry- Shakuntala,,a ct 5

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February  18 Friday

Beauty

It is rarely false that a lovely person can never be sinful

Kumarasambhava, 5

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February  19 Saturday

She was created by god as if with a desire to see all loveliness in one place with the collection of all objects of comparison set in their proper places- Kumarasambhava, 1,49

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February  20 Sunday

Though dark moths may settle on the head of a water lily, it is still beautiful. The moon, with its dewy beams, rendered yet brighter by its dark spots-  Shakuntala, act 1

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February  21 Monday

A beautiful figure is charming in whatever state it may be.

Shakuntala, act 6

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February  22 Tuesday

Benefactor

With ripening fruits, trees bend; on account of fresh water, , the clouds hang low; with prosperity the good becomes humble. Such is , in truth , the real nature of benefactors -Shakuntala, act 4-12

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February  23 Wednesday

Butcher

A butcher, who sells meat and whose actions are cruel, may have a tender heart- Shakuntala act 6

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February  24 Thursday

Calm

A good man never allows grief to triumph . Even in a tempest the mountains are calm- Kalidasa, act 6:Shakuntala

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February  25 Friday

Carbuncle s

Carbuncles are naturally soft to touch but, if they are penetrated by the sun , s rays, they burn the hand -Shakuntala, act 2

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February  26 Saturday

Choice

Your longing to own this rustic maiden when you have already bright jewels in your palace is like the fancy of one who has lost his appetite for dates and yearns for the tamarind– Shakuntala, act 11

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February  27 Sunday

Conceit

All men are likely to think favourably of themselves-

Shakuntala, act 11

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February  28 Monday

Control

A good man never permits grief to control him. The mountains even in a storm are not perturbed.

Shakuntala, act 6

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BONUS QUOTATIONS

Dancing

Dancing is the principal amusement of mortals though their tastes vary.

Malavikagnimitra, act 1

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The art of dancing is a matter of practice.

Malavikagnimitra, act 1

XXXX SUBHAM XXXXX

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