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Shakuntala, the play of memory

Namita Gokhale

Shakuntala, the play of memory

by Namita Gokhale

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Published by Viking in New Delhi, New York .
Written in English


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Novel.

Edition Notes

StatementNamita Gokhale.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2005/01032 (P), PR9499.3.G44
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3457969M
ISBN 100670057843
LC Control Number2005389587
OCLC/WorldCa62536490

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Shakuntala is an Indian television series that premiered on 2 February and aired until 6 July The show was based on characters in Hinduism where Shakuntala (Sanskrit: शकुन्तला, Śakuntalā) is the wife of Dushyanta and the mother of Emperor story is told in the Mahabharata and dramatized by Kalidasa in his play Abhijñānaśākuntala (The Sign of Shakuntala). Kaviratna Kalidasa also used Klidsa's Shakuntala as a sub-plot in the sa Shakuntala - Amazon Official Site wse & Discover Thousands of Book Titles, for tala70 71 Shakuntala Shakuntala This famous story appears in the Mahabharata and has been narrated by many ng Editor: M.. S.. Thirumalai, Ph.D.

The legend of the exquisitely beautiful Shakuntala and the mighty king Dushyant is a thrilling love story from the epic Mahabharata, which the great ancient poet Kalidasa retold in his immortal play Abhijnanashakuntalam. "Shakuntala" is an Indian play that revolves around a central female figure, named Shakuntala, who trades her forest-dwelling lifestyle for a more refined and noble life as a wife of a Sanskrit king. Shakuntala is born in a heavily forested and remote part of .


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Shakuntala was not paid attention to in her childhood, as her mother is all focussed on her son. Shakuntala yearns to be learned like her brother who becomes a hindu saint, learning the scriptures. /5(7). Shakuntala: The Play of Memory [Namita Gokhale] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Combines history and fiction, on social life and role of. Shakuntala: The Play of Memory [ ] Gokhale, Namita [Namita Gokhale] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. THIS IS BRAND NEW BOOK. Shakuntala: The Play of Memory In this hauntingly beautiful book Namita Gokhale plays with memory and desire by invoking the name of Shakuntala.

Just as a musician tosses a phrase and lets it shimmer and flourish on a cascade of sounds, Gokhale discovers an entire world of meaning in her exploration of what the idea of Shakuntala can open up. Shakuntala: The Play Of Memory by Namita Gokhale In this hauntingly beautiful book Namita Gokhale plays with memory and desire by invoking the name of Shakuntala.

Unfortunately, Dushyanta had lost his memory, due to Durvasa's curse. He did not recall anything at all about Shakuntala and their wedding. Hence, he refused to accept Shakuntala as his wife. Shakuntala tried to remind him of their meeting, the hours they had spent in each other's company, the night he had stayed on in the ashram and so on.

The title is sometimes translated as The token-for-recognition of Shakuntala or The Sign of Shakuntala. [citation needed] Titles of the play in published translations include Sacontalá or The Fatal Ring and Śakoontalá or The Lost Ring.

A more recent translation by Barbara Stoler Miller () was entitled Sakuntala and the Ring of Recollection. The Recognition of Sakuntala is a play written in Sanskrit by the Indian poet Kalidasa.

It tells the story of the Indian King, Dushyanta, and his marriage to the maiden Sakuntala. Here's a brief rundown. The play Abhijnanasakuntalam ends with the blissful reunion and the family is seen to return to the palace of Dushyanta.

This version of Abhijnanasakuntalam by Kalidasa is different from the one mentioned in the epic “Mahabharata “; however, apart from the dramatic effects and the dialogues the story reaches to its end in the same way as.

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Kindle eBooks can be read on any device with the free Kindle app. Reviews: 7. In Hinduism, Shakuntala (Sanskrit: Śakuntalā) is the wife of Dushyanta and the mother of Emperor Bharata.

Her story is told in the Mahabharata and dramatized by many writers, the most famous adaption being Kalidasa 's play Abhijñānaśākuntala (The Sign of Shakuntala).

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Abhijnanasakuntalam is the first Indian play ever to be translated into western languages. It is for the very first time translated in English language by Sir William Jones in the year Later to this, there were at least 46 translations of this play by Kalidasa in 12 different European languages.

Shakuntala Devi has 21 books on Goodreads with ratings. Shakuntala Devi’s most popular book is Super Memory - It can be yours. Kalidasa, Sanskrit poet and dramatist, probably the greatest Indian writer of any epoch. The six works identified as genuine are the dramas Abhijnanashakuntala (“The Recognition of Shakuntala”), Vikramorvashi (“Urvashi Won by Valour”), and Malavikagnimitra (“Malavika and Agnimitra”); the epic poems.

Shakuntala loved the animals of the forest and her affection for the animal touched Dushyanta's heart and he asked her to forgive him for his cruelty. She forgive him but asked him to stay in the forest for a few days to tend the wounded deer. He grew up among the animals of the forest and would play with wild animals.

One day at the king's. Shakuntala Summary Dusyanta, a king in northern India, is racing along in his chariot, preparing to shoot a deer. Suddenly, a forest-dwelling ascetic warns him not to shoot, since the deer belongs to the nearby hermitage of Kanva, a great sage.

The ascetic invites King Dusyanta to visit the hermitage, which is under his royal protection. them a new play, called Shakuntala and the ring of recognition, written by the famous Kalidasa.

Every member of the cast must be on his mettle. Actress. Your arrangements are perfect. Nothing will go wrong. Director (smiling). To tell the truth, madam, Until the wise are satisfied. The play makes it clear that she is an object of sexual desire and a symbol of beauty.

Dushyanta introduces himself under a false identity, and the two begin to fall in love. Act 2.Shakuntala is a tale that takes the audience on a meaning-experience journey akin to a roller coaster ride. The ups and downs and twists and turns excel even the gods. It is well deserving of its renown, as is a play that is capable of touching the hearts of any person who has experienced the challenges and rewards that come hand in hand with love.Shakuntala Devi got it in 50 seconds.

Here is a newspaper excerpt of the same: After the record at Dallas, she went on to create more records including one in where she solved multiplication of two 13 digit randomly picked numbers in just 28 seconds and entered the Guinness Book of World Records.