Editor(s): Ramji Thakur
Publisher: Global Vision Publishing House
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8182200245
Ratnavali is a famous Sanskrit drama composed in four Acts by Sri Harsha. The play is a comedy of court life, centring round the light-hearted love-intrigue of king Udayana with a lowly maiden of unknown descent, their secret meetings through the help of a jester and the damsel’s friend, the jealousy of the queen and her anger and resentment, and finally her acceptance of the situation when the maiden is discovered to be her lost cousin.
Act I: The Festival of Love
Act II: The Banana Garden
Act III: The Rendezvous
Act IV: The Magic Show