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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Abhijnana Shakuntalam of Mahakavi Kalidasa. Asmaan saadhu vichintya samyamadhanaanuchchaih kulam chaatmana- Stwayyasyaah kathamapyabaamdhava kritaam snehapravrittim cha taam Saamaanyapratipattipoorvakamiyam daareshu drishyaa twayaa Bhaagyaayattamatah param na khalu tadvaachyam vadhoobandhubhih IV The protagonist is Shakuntaladaughter of abhijjnana sage Vishwamitra and the apsara Menaka.

SHAKUNTALAM OF KALIDASA – Gleanings from Sanskrit Literature

Surabhi Dalal rated it abgijnana it Jan 15, As a literature lover, however, I have to appreciate the dramatic power and the magnificent poetic beauty of it! I have been very pleased with all the items. I name thee, O Sankuntala! Another character worth noting was that of Vidooshaka, effectively essayed by Sajikumar S.

In an assembly of learned men every one counted Kalidasa on the little finger.


Word to word will be very helpful as we r in budding stage of learning sanskrit. Avantika Johri added it May 14, Freedom and restraint are marvelously blended in her, and the consequential joys and sorrows find a meeting point in her.


Abandoned at birth by her parents, Shakuntala is reared in the secluded hermitage of the sage Kanvaand grows up a comely but innocent maiden. Shakuntala and Other Stories from Ancient India. The poet has invented dramatic situations and characters that captivate the hearts and appeal to finer emotions of the readers.

Send as free online greeting card. Fritz Racek’s completion of Schubert’s Sakontala was performed in Vienna in Anup Gomay 36 inch x 48 inch. Each and every book arrived in perfect shape–thanks to the extreme care you all took in double-boxing them and using very strong boxes. Truly very appreciated, Namaste. Ryder published a new English translation of Shakuntala in Revised and enlarged edition shakunyalam Prin. He then has to leave to take care shakunatlam affairs in the capital.

Pankaj Gautam rated it it was amazing Mar 01, 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 rep Oh, I have such mixed feelings about this.

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

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Abhijnan Shakuntalam of Kalidasa with Sanskrit Commentaries

Nair appeared as sage Durvasa and Sivakumar R. By the 18th century, Western poets were beginning to get acquainted with works of Indian literature and philosophy. Abhijnana Shakuntalam of Mahakavi Kalidasa Gujarati. In the next years, there were at least 46 translations in twelve European languages. Ekta Lad marked it as to-read Nov 07, Love is elevated from the sphere of physical beauty to the eternal heaven of moral beauty. I ordered a book for my mother and it came within a few days from India to NYC!!

The outline of the story is something like this. Dushyantha, troubled by feelings of guilt, tries to find solace in painting a picture of Shakuntala. Paatum na prathhamam vyavasyati jalam yushmaaswapeeteshu yaa Naadatte priyamandanaapi bhavataam snehena yaa pallavam Aadye vah prathhama prasootisamaye yasyaa bhavatyutsavah Seyam yaati shakuntalaa patigriham sarvairanujnaapyataam IV I really like this website!

Vest in him the responsibilities of the family and the kingdom. Puraa kaveenaam gananaa prasamge kanishthhikaadhishthtita Kaalidaasah Adyaapi tattulya kaverabhaavaat anaamikaa saarthhavatee babhoova. I was very pleased sahskrit the meticulous method of shipping.