This is a part of the course SKT 205: Sanskrit Poetic Literature II. The whole course includes five major texts Meghadūta, Buddhacarita, Śiśupālavadha, Gītagovinda, Kumārasambhava. In this hour Śiśupālavadha, a work done by Māgha will be studied with special attention on the plot, literary value, the language, main features so on.