Shakuntala wants to go and look for her mother outside the Palace. Shakuntala, Dushyant and others return to the Palace.
Parth feels guilty for lying to Rishi Kanva. Kalki tries to know the answer from Shakuntala which is to be answered in the swayamvar. Gauri informs all that Shakuntala is missing and Dushyant gets scolded from the Queen for being nasty with Shakuntala. Priyamvada and anusuya ask karan to convince rishi kanva to send shakuntala to shiv mandir.
Shakuntala is touched by this.
Dushyant defeats the Hulk and bans such games from his kingdom. Mritunjay tries to misbehave with Shakuntala, but in the meanwhile Dushyant comes and saves her.
Shakuntala comes out of the cave and finds herself all alone in the woods. On the way, they had to cross a river by a canoe ferry and, seduced by the deep blue waters of the river, Shakuntala ran her fingers through the water.
Kalki is trying to come closer to Dushyant, but Dushyant is not interested in her. Shakuntala feels hungry and asks Parth to feed her the fruit that he is carrying. Veer is burning from fever and Gauri is taking care of him. He continued deeper into the forest to find his wife and came upon a surprising scene in the forest: Shakuntala uses her presence of mind and gets Sanjeevni Leaves from the forest and saves Dushyants life.
Kalki distracts Dushyant, and Mritunjay manages to read the parchment that carries the information regarding the task to be performed during the swayamwar. Shakuntala tells her friends as to how Dushyant saved her from Mritunjay. However, he has a surprise in store for him as he sees Kalki and Mrityunjay in his camp.
He had a vision in which he saw a young boy counting the teeth of a lion. Gauri burns her hand while lighting diyas and Veer takes care of her. Rishi Kanwa is extremely shocked. Shakuntala is anxiously waiting for Dushyant. Mritunjay tries to impress Shakuntala by helping her doing her chores.
Karan is struggling to get the kamandal of rishi Sathand where kids of ashram had fallen them down in valley. Surrounded only by wild animals, Bharata grew to be a strong youth and made a sport of opening the mouths of tigers and lions and counting their teeth.
Kalki is angry when she comes to know that Dushyant has gone to meet Shakuntala.
Shatanand notices the lecherous eyes of Mritunjay for Shakuntala and hatches a plan with Gautami. Shakuntala is excited to meet Dushyant.
The king greeted the boy, amazed by his boldness and strength, and asked his name. Shatanand is furious with Shakuntala. Kalki reminds mritunjay that his aim is to reach Gauri and not Shakuntala.Shakuntala translated by Arthur W.
Ryder In parentheses Publications Sanskrit Series Cambridge, Ontario DRAMATIS PERSONAE King Dushyanta. Bharata, nicknamed All-tamer, his son. Madhavya, a clown, his companion. His charioteer.
Raivataka, a door-keeper. Bhadrasena, a general.
Dushyanta and Shakuntala are the main characters of the play, but even though the play is named Shakuntala, one believes that the protagonist is in fact Dushyanta. He is represented as a genuine king, all around nice man, longing for love. story change but, more pertinently, the character of Shakuntala is a contrast to the woman portrayed in the epic.
There is a resistance as if to the epic version through the presentation of modern times and the Shakuntala of the epic is seen to be marginalized.
As Thapar writes, “ in Kalidas’s version we. I have a project in our English class to make a character analysis and a summary of shakuntala. For does who have read the shakuntala by kalidasa thoroughly, I am asking for your help to make this. 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 Children: Bharata. Shakuntala, fictional character, heroine of the Sanskrit drama Abhijnanashakuntala (“The Recognition of Shakuntala”) by the 5th-century North Indian poet Kalidasa.
Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Abhijnanashakuntala.Download