Śakuntalā.; Sarga 1-3,; circa 1700-1850. - Colenda Digital Repository
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Śakuntalā.; Sarga 1-3,; circa 1700-1850.

Title:
Śakuntalā. Sarga 1-3, circa 1700-1850.
Abstract:
Manuscript for private contemplation or public recitation/performance and contains the first three acts (sargas) of the dramatic retelling of the Hindu mythological figure Śakuntalā, an orphan girl from the union of a renunciant and a heavenly nymph (apsarā). The narrative follows the love affair and marriage between Śakuntalā and king Duṣana and their various trials and adventures. Originally told in the epic Mahābhārata, the story was adapted by the poet Kālidāsa in the 5th century.
Format:
1 item (15 leaves) : paper; 12 x 26 cm.
Identifier:
(OCoLC)ocn927417250; (OCoLC)927417250; (PU)6759128-penndb-Voyager
Language:
In Sanskrit; (Devanāgarī)
Subject:
Love poetry, Indic.; Hindu mythology.; Love -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.; Śakuntalā (Hindu mythology) -- Poetry.; Orphans -- Poetry.; Plays (document genre); Poems.; Manuscripts, Sanskrit; 18th century.; 19th century.; Manuscripts; India
Type:
Manuscript
Call Number:
Ms. Coll. 390
Collection:
Penn in Hand: Selected Manuscripts