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After leaving the town of Kaman, the next stop is Kanvara. It is said that at Kanvara the sage Kanva Muni stayed. Sakuntala Was the daughter of the great sage Visvamitra Muni and Menaka,

an apsara from the heavenly planets. After she was born her parents left her at the ashrama of Kanva Muni, who look care of her. Maharaja Dushyanta came to this place and was married to  Sakuntala. They had a child named Bharat after which Maharaja Dushyanta returned to his palace. After the child grew up, Sakuntala came to the palace of King Dushyanta. At first Maharaja  Dushyanta was Enable to recognise his wife and son. A celestial voice then 8"POkC from the sky declaring that Dushyanta should maintain his son and not insult Sakuntala. Kanvara is 5 km  from Kaman.