Shakuntala by Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar ebook PDF

Shakuntala Compiled by Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar PDF. 

Compiled by – Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar,
Book Name – Shakuntala of Kalidasa,
Book Pages – 118,
Book Format – PDF,
Book Size – 1.28 MB,

Shakuntala Novel by Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Compiled the book Shakuntala Play ebook PDF.

Shakuntala is the best Sanskrit play composed by the poet Kalidasa. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Shakuntala compiled the book in Bengali. Kalidasa, the famous poet of India, each of his books is unique. In this book the episodes of Shakuntala Natak have been compiled. It was compiled in Bengal in 1911 AD. Most of the Indians are aware the  famous play Shakuntala of Kalidasa. Even abroad, there is a clear idea about Shakuntala drama of Kalidasa among the readers.

Author Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar has carefully compiled the episodes of Shakuntala Natak (play) in Bengali.


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Ishwar Chandra Bandyopadhyay Sharma is the real name of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar. He was born on 26th September 1820 in Birsingha village of Medinipur district. His father’s name was Thakurdas Bandyopadhyay and his mother was Bhagwati Devi. He was born in a village and lived in a very poor family. He was very kind. From an early age he was extremely sharp-witted. He started studying in his own village school and later studied at Calcutta Sanskrit College. Passed the law examination in 1839 with distinction. He was awarded the title of Vidyasagar for passing the law examination successfully. From then on, he became known as Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar. Although he studied law, he acquired great knowledge in Sanskrit, grammar, rhetoric, Vedanta, astrology, etc.

In 1848 he became the chief scholar of Fort William College. At this time he acquired special knowledge in Bengali literature, especially in prose writing. That is why he is called the ‘Father of Prose in Bengali Literature’. He wrote many short story novels. He has done a lot of reading and research on children’s literature. Later he wrote books for children like Bodhodaya, Varnaparichay, Kathamala, Charitabali etc. Apart from that, he successfully wrote books like Raghubangsham, Kumarasambhava, Kadambari, Meghduta, Bal Sanchar, Uttarramcharit, Abhijnan Shakuntalam, Sitar Banabas, Betal Panchabingsati etc. Along with his literary pursuits, he was well-known in the society as a social reformer. He has fought uncompromisingly against many superstitions, blind faith and religious orthodoxy of Indian Hindu society. He had a leading role in social reform. He was the first to arrange marriages for Hindu widows. He married the first widow with his son and from then on widow marriage was introduced. He later took an active part in drafting the Widow Marriage Act. That is why he will be forever remembered in the life of Bengalis. He always presented himself as a human being. He followed this path, the true religion of human religion, and he believed in this principle. So speaking to him, Rabindranath Tagore said, ‘He was neither a Hindu nor a Bengali Brahmin, he was a man’.

He has made many fundamental changes in the structure of Bengali literature. In his hands many fundamental changes took place in the structure of Bengali literature.
He died on 29 July 1891 at the age of 71.

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