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By Ashok Sinha

ISBN-10: 1462879322

ISBN-13: 9781462879328

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This e-book is an English translation of the Sanskrit vintage Play ‘Abhijnan Shakuntalam’ by means of the good poet and Playwright Mahakavi Kalidas, written round 220 CE. The play is set the unusual destiny of Shakuntala, an easy, appealing ascetic woman. King Dushyant meets her and falls in love together with her. They get married. After your time, king Dushyant returns to his capital, assuring her that he could quickly ship for her. even if, end result of the curse through a wrathful sage, Durvasa, the king thoroughly forgets approximately her. Humiliated, Shakuntala is going off into the woodland to stay through herself. sooner or later, she offers delivery to a boy, whom she names Bharat.

Fortuitously, following yes turns of occasions, Durvasa’s curse is got rid of, and the king recalls all approximately Shakuntala. He attempts to discover her, yet of no avail. someday, he unintentionally meets the younger boy, Bharat, within the wooded area. The relations is hence united and fortunately returns to the capital. Bharat grows as much as turn into an outstanding emperor.

The unique identify of India is Bhaarat after his identify. Rama, worshipped through Hindus world wide as an Incarnation of God, was once a descendent (some 6000-7000 years in the past) of emperor Bharat.

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