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Paramita Bhattacharya In what ways does Abhigyan Shakuntalam conform to the description of a ”good” or ”successful” drama or play as given in Natyasastra? English Choose a language for shopping.

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He further states that drama is Lokcharita, replay of life of the people governed with three gunas- tama, raja and satva. Fritz Racek’s completion of Schubert’s Sakontala was performed in Vienna in Since the play is a love abhiygan the only negative emotions introduced in the play are worry, anxiety, sorrow shakunyalam heartburn, but these emotions are just momentary.

It has also been staged internationally. She later travels to meet him, and has to cross a river. The corresponding eight Rasa are sringara amoroushasya humorouskaruna pathetic shakuntalak, raudra furiousvira valorousbhayanaka horrificbibhatsa repugnantand adbhuta wondrous. But his innovation lies in portraying King Dushyanta and Shakuntala in rich array of images and metaphors.


8 Facts About Abhigyan Shakuntalam, A Sanskrit Play By Kalidas

She is given a ring by the king, to be presented to him when she appears in his court. Not Enabled Word Wise: The musical adaption of the play was done in many countries including Austria, France, Italy, Hungary and Norway.

We see raudra in Shakuntala too: When Leopold Schefer became a student of Antonio Salieri in Septemberhe had been working on an opera about Shakuntala for at least a decade, a project which he did however never complete. In the chapter on costume there are instructions for making masks in the Natyashastra. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

He then has to leave to take care of affairs in the capital. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

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Till the play was translated in 46 languages. The dominating rasa in Abhigyan Shakuntalam is no doubt sringara, but Kalidasa knows that man has several other sentiments ingrained in him.

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She can then claim her place as queen. The furious mood that ventured to kill the deer now cools down with a desire to get purified with the sight of the holy hermitage.

In the Natyashastra, Bharat muni tells that natya was extracted from the Vedas: Kalidasa has dealt in detail each aspect of India. According to the Natyaveda, a nataka should be abhigyaj Representation of both virtue and vice.


The anger-prone sage Durvasa arrives when Shakuntala is lost in her fantasies, so that when she fails to attend to him, he curses her by bewitching Dushyanta into forgetting her existence.

But it also arouses the pathetic sentiment i. It is only when their son Bharat was born that Dushyanta found him playing in the forest with a couple of lion cubs, opening their mouth with his bare hands, trying to count their teeth. Seeing a little boy playing with such courage amongst lions, Dushyanta becomes sakuntalam about the boy and asks him about his parents.

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The King abstained from killing the antelope and was invited to the hermitage. Seeing a little boy playing with such courage amongst lions, Dushyanta becomes curious about the boy and asks him about his parents.

The king then regained his memory of marrying Shakuntala. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.

Aghigyan succeeds in distracting him and give birth to their daughter Sakuntala. The King can be freed from the spell only if Shakuntala shows him the ring.