the verse echoed in the auditorium as ‘Abhijnana Shakuntalam’, Kavalam Narayana Panicker’s take on Kalidasa’s epic Sanskrit play. 1]Abhijnana Shakuntalam of Kalidasa by 2]Abhijnana Shakuntalam by CSR Shastri 3]Shakuntala Sanskrit text with English translation by Monier. This skeleton of a Puranic unromantic story has been transformed into one of the most beautiful plays in classical Sanskrit by the poetic genius.

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Exotic India you are great! The english translation and notes have been revised and the texts Abhijnana Sakuntalam is an unparalleled work of the great poet and dramatist Kalidasa.

The eternal charm of Shakuntalam

May you all bid her farewell and good bye. From the Fourth Act to the Fifth Act there is a sudden change of atmosphere. Himanshi rated it really liked it Jul 27, Then will you again come back to this peaceful hermitage with your husband. Then the repudiation comes. Thanks many times over! Abhijnana Shakuntalam of Mahakavi Kalidasa Gujarati.

Harsha Basu rated it it was amazing Jul 14, I’ve just received the shawl and love it already!! Ryder published a new Sasnkrit translation of Shakuntala in Is a couplet from Shakuntalam that I remember almost 40 years after studying it.

Truly very appreciated, Namaste. And yet, as a student of history, I cannot help but realise the immense importance of the text since it sheds light on the social conditions of a period of Indian history, especially on the condition of women, which at most times in Indian history has abgijnana deserving of the bitter reprobation it has garnered.

The poet has invented dramatic situations and characters that captivate the hearts and appeal to finer emotions of the readers.


SHAKUNTALAM OF KALIDASA – Gleanings from Sanskrit Literature

The play ends with Dushyantha hoping to reunite with Abhijnwna or it could be seen as the playwright hinting at their reunion in the future. The King proposes to wed her under gaandharva vivaha legally sanctioned for a kshatriya.

Anything beyond this will depend on her bhaagya or luck, the relatives of the bride have no say about that. Now comes the turn of Dushyanta to shkuntalam stricken with remorse. That is when Manju was seen at her best, portraying the overwhelming emotions of the character. Avantika Johri added it May 14, Shakuntala and Other Stories from Ancient India.

Trustfulness was firmly enthroned in her heart, and though for a moment it caused her fall, it also redeemed her for ever. As he completes the painting, memories rush back, including scenes of their marriage in which the king presents his royal sanskrjt ring to his wedded wife.

Costumes and minimal stage settings arranged by Murali Chandran worked well for the ahijnana part. She later travels to meet him, and has to cross a river.

Printable version Jan 1, 3: Deepak Kumar marked it as to-read Mar 23, Chittaranjan Bhoi marked it as to-read Jul 01, And yet, as a student of history, I whakuntalam help but realise the immense importance of the text since it sheds light on the social conditions of a period of Indian history, especially on the condition of women, which at most times in Indian history has been deserving of the bitter rep Oh, I have such mixed feelings about this.

Abhijnana Sakuntalam(A sanskrit Drama by Kalidasa)

Deshmukh Laxmikant marked it as to-read Feb 09, The protagonist is Shakuntaladaughter of the sage Vishwamitra and the apsara Menaka. This is the advice of Kanva to Sakuntala: I have been very pleased with all the items.

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This critical edition contains the english translation of Prof. Anup Gomay 36 inch x 48 inch. Tanay Sikarvar rated it really liked it Apr 04, Verify the characters on the left.

While the actors excelled on stage, it was the musicians who made it even more enthralling by playing the well-thought out background score. Alessandro Randone rated it it was sanskrt Jan 04, Anup Gomay 34 inch x 47 inch.

The only cure is for Shakuntala to show him the signet ring that he gave sanskrig. Kritika rated it really liked it Nov 24, Mani Mekhala marked it as to-read Aug 08, While Kanva and the other elders of the hermitage are away on a pilgrimage, Dushyantaking of Hastinapuracomes hunting in the forest and abhijanna upon the hermitage.

Nair appeared as sage Durvasa and Sivakumar R. Oil Painting on Canvas Artist: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Source of the plot of Sakuntala 2. You must log in to post a comment. At that instant a voice from the sky ashareeri declares that Sakuntala is the lawfully wedded wife of the king and the boy is his son.

Refresh and try again. She can then claim her place as queen.

Shakuntala (play) – Wikipedia

Share our website with your friends. But as the stage got lit and the rhythm picked up, the drama grabbed the attention of the viewers in its wholeness. July 21,