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Who was shakuntala's mother????????????????/

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Asked by Doll Panchal, 07 Apr '08 10:25 am
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Menka
Answered by YASH GARG, 15 Feb '10 03:33 pm

 
  
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Menaka

In Hindu mythology Shakuntala is the mother of Emperor Bharata and the wife of Dushyanta who was the founder of the Paurav Dynasty. Her story is told in the Mahabarata and dramatized by Kalidasa in his play The Recognition of Sakuntala.

The term Shakuntala means one who is brought up by birds (Shakun). There are references stating that Shakuntala was found in a forest as a baby being fed by birds, after being left by her mother, Menaka.

Shakuntala was born of the sage Vishvamitra and the Apsaras Menaka. Menaka had come at the behest of the King of the Gods, Indra, to distract the great sage Vishvamitra from his deep meditations. She succeeded, and bore a child by him. Vishwamitra, angered by the loss of the virtue gained through his many hard years of strict ascetism, distanced himself from the child and mother to return to his work. Realizing that she could not leave the child with him, and having to return to the heavenly realms, Menaka left the newborn Shakuntala on ...more
Answered by sunder saini, 07 Apr '08 10:31 am

 
  
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My GirlFriend
Answered by Chandraprakash Agle, 07 Apr '08 10:28 am

 
  
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Poojalata
Answered by ravi kumar, 07 Apr '08 10:28 am

 
  
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Preity zinta
Answered by miracle, 07 Apr '08 10:25 am

 
  
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