Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Sakuntala, a female character of Hindu mythology whose story forms the subject of a drama. Heavenly nymphs used to descend to tempt the sages, and such a one overcame Viswanidra and bore him a daughter, Sakuntala. After a time the mother returned to heaven, and the sage to religion, and the daughter was taken care of by another sage, who dwelt in a forest where reigned the princes of the Lunar line. A prince met her and married her with the sanction of the deities, and her son was founder of the race of Bharatas.

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
– Jesus, John 16:33