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Meghadootam: The Cloud Messenger

Meghadootam: The Cloud Messenger
Date: Apr 27, 2019
Location: John H. Williams Theatre

Presented By:
South Asian Performing Arts Foundation

Meghadootam is a ballet based on the great Sanskrit poet Kalidasa's epic work Meghaduta, in which a yaksa, a subject of King Kubera (the god of wealth), has been exiled for a year to Mount Ramagiri for neglecting his duties. The yaksa pines for his wife, and convinces a passing cloud to take a message to her by describing the many beautiful sights the cloud will see on its way.