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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The play opened with a doe running for her life from a tiger, only to confront Dushyantha, who is there on a hunting trip. She later travels to meet him, and has to cross a river. Samarth Dalal marked it as to-read Jul 02, Views Read Edit View history. Share our website with your friends. Those who do the opposite cause great mental agony to the family.
SHAKUNTALAM OF KALIDASA – Gleanings from Sanskrit Literature
As a literature lover, however, I have to appreciate the dramatic power and the magnificent poetic beauty of it! Alessandro Randone rated it it was amazing Jan 04, 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 been deserving of the bitter reprobation it has garnered.
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Sakuntala is once for all torn away from the simple and beauteous environments of hermitage life and is cast upon the world helpless. No name was forthcoming for the next finger. Hemu rated it it was amazing May 25, The deep silence worthy of the mighty grief of the mourner shakuntala not disturbed by the poet by an exposition of the austere life of sorrows led by Sakuntala under new environments in abhiinana hermitage of Maricha in the celestial regions to which she has been transported.
All this happened in the interval when Sage Kanva was away. Puraa kaveenaam gananaa prasamge kanishthhikaadhishthtita Kaalidaasah Adyaapi tattulya kaverabhaavaat anaamikaa saarthhavatee babhoova. Fortunately, the ring is discovered by a fisherman in the belly of a fish, and Dushyanta realises his mistake – too late. Aathira Kamal rated it really liked it Aug 15, Having quenched his thirst and satisfied his hunger, he goes alone into the hermitage of sage Kanva to pay his respects.
Tired of hunting and overcome by hunger and thirst, he reaches a cool tapovan where there are plenty of fruit-bearing tress and sweet water. The english translation and notes have been revised and the texts have also been throughly checked.
You won’t believe what some items have looked abhijnanq when they’ve arrived! To be a woman in Kalidasa’s time was to be a human who had no rights at all. I name thee, O Sankuntala!
The eternal charm of Shakuntalam
Oil Painting on Canvas Artist: The doe makes her way into the hermitage of Sage Kanva. May 15, Mahima rated it liked it. Rigya rated it really liked it Aug 03, Now comes the turn of Dushyanta to be stricken with snaskrit.
In the next years, there were at least 46 translations in twelve European languages. This is the message of Kanva to Dushyanta concerning Sakuntala: And rest assured that I will soon order more books.
Abhijnana Sakuntalam(A sanskrit Drama by Kalidasa)
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Gautam Patel Hardcover Edition: He then refers to the ease with which Kalidasa has effected this junction of earth with heaven. The absence of Kanva on a long pilgrimage when the king first comes to the hermitage, instead of the short absence set out in the Maha Bharata story, conduces to the gradual growth of love between the lovers leading to a consummation in due course. But as the stage got lit and the rhythm picked up, the drama grabbed the attention of the viewers in its wholeness.
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