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Who is Dushyantha ? What he did ?

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Asked by anantharaman, 19 Feb '12 07:43 pm
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Apasaras are dancers in the court of Indra. One of the very pretty Apsara was Ramba. She and Sage Viswamithra had a girl child called Shakunthala. Since both were busy, Shakunthala was brought up in the home of Sage Kanva. She grew up in to a pretty lady. Once when Sage Kanva was away, King Dushyantha came to the house of Kanva. He land Shakunthala liked each other and decided to marry. The marriage was celebrated in secret. Suddenly Dushyantha was forced to leave. He gave his ring to Shakunthala and asked her to bring it along with her when she came to see him. When Sage Kanva returned, he sent Shakunthala along with a junior sage to the kingdom of Dushyantha. On the way, while washing her hand in a river, Shakunthala lost her ring. When she reached the palace of Dushyantha, he did not recognize her. She did not have the ring also. So she lived in a nearby forest. She also got a son called Bharata. Meanwhile, the ring which fell in to the river was swallowed by a fish. This fish was c ...more
Answered by venkatesaldevarajan, 19 Feb '12 07:51 pm

 
  
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The mythical king who ruled the vast empire from Gandhara9Kandahar in Afghanistan) to the Vindhyas and beyond and also from the Sindhu(Pakistan) to the Vanga (BanglaDesh). While on an excursion he stepped into the ashram of Vishwamitra and fell for the gorgeous beauty of Shakuntala, the daughter of Vishwamitra and Menaka. Did a quick gaandharva marriage and impregnated Shakuntala with Bharathan. Rest is suspense. If you are unable to resist the temptation of knowing what the suspense is about, please yield to your temptation, as Rudyard Kipling has advocated, by reading Shakuntalam by the great Kalidhasa...:))
Answered by thampy chacko, 19 Feb '12 07:56 pm

 
  
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Dushyant or Dushyanta ( or ) was a great king in classical Indian literature and mythology. He is the husband of Shakuntala and the father of the Emperor Bharatha. He appears in the Mahabarata and in Kalidasa's play The Recognition of Sakuntala.
Dushyanta gives Shakuntala a royal ring as a sign of their love, promising her that he will come to her.
But when Dushyanta becomes king, he becomes too absorbed for many years in affairs of state. Shakuntala waits and despairs.
One day, sage Durvasa visits the hermitage, but Shakuntala, who is too absorbed in her love for Dushyanta, forgets to serve him food. In a fit of anger, sage Durvasa curses her, saying that the person she is thinking about will forget her. A shocked Shakuntala begs for forgiveness and the sage, after recollecting his calm, assures her that the person will remember her again when she shows some proof of their acquaintance.
So, Shakuntala sets off to the capital, Hastinapur, to remind Dushyant of their past love. An ...more
Answered by Santiranjan Pal, 19 Feb '12 07:51 pm

 
  
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Dushyant ne gandharva vivah kiya tha shakuntala se iss liye famous hue they
Answered by kamal purohit, 19 Feb '12 07:47 pm

 
  
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Dushyant was the husband of Shakuntala and father of Bharat
Answered by rekha agarwal, 19 Feb '12 07:46 pm

 
  
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Sravan ke pitaji ----dasrath ji ke baan se
Answered by Jaikishan Bulchandani, 19 Feb '12 07:44 pm

 
  
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