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madhav.vasudevan_at_sg.abb.com
Date: Tue Jan 15 2002 - 22:28:14 PST

SrI:
SrImathE Gopaladesika mahadesikaya namah:
Dearest Srivaishnavas,
I enjoyed reading this book review (when I bumped into this, while
searching for Hamsa Sandesa..
Sharing you with you of my pleasure.

MEGHA DUTAM AND SHRI HAMSA SANDESHAH -- A Parallel Study: S. Ranganathan;
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kulapati Munshi Marg, Mumbai-400007. Rs.150. (Book
review from "The Hindu")

THIS BOOK is a comparative study of the two famous Sandesa-Kavyas (poetry
of transmitting messages) of two all-time great poets, Kalidasa and Vedanta
Desika. The heroes in the two kavyas get separated from their wives due to
force of circumstances and the love-lorn ones, in their state of
desperation, dejection and abject misery, spot a messenger by chance and
send messages to their much-loved wives.

http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/2001/09/11/stories/13110179.htm

Book review written by SrI U Ve V. N. GOPALA DESIKACHARIAR SWAMI (of
Oppiliappan Koil)
Regards
Namo Narayana
aDiyEn dAsan



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