Read Full Epic Tale ‘Abhijñānaśākuntalam’ in English

This is a well-known story in India, occurring earlier in the Mahabharata, but immortalized by India’s most famous classical poet, Kalidasa.  In passing I wish to make the point that stories in India are always re-told, which makes no one version of them authoritative.  This story has also been retold many times—there are even studies …