Ep. 5 Shakuntala and Dushyanta; Birth of Bharata. (The Mahabharata- Sambhava Parva)


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A love story like no other. Young Dushyanta and Shakuntala meet in an enchanting hermitage in an equally enchanting forest. After spending a few moments in each others company, they fall in love and decide to marry. Alas! they are soon separated. Years later, the time comes for them to reunite, but things don't go exactly as Shakuntala had expected.

Listen to the story of:

-How Dushyanta and Shakuntala met and married;

-How Shakuntala and her son, Bharata, were reunited with Dushyanta;

-Also learn about attitudes about marriage and relationships in ancient India.

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