Although today’s prompt was to write a post about “Erasure: You have the choice to erase one incident from your past, as though it never happened. What would you erase and why?” I chose to liberally interpret the prompt and post about one of Indian mythology’s immortal love stories, that of Shakuntala and Dushyanta and one incident in their story which deals with ‘erasing the past’, so to speak.

I am quite sure that most readers wouldn’t have read this version of the story, which surprisingly is the original yet not very popular version.

Click here to read the story in its entirety.


The author of this post Jairam Mohan can be found constantly mumbling at Mahabore’s Mumblings.

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