Yayati Marathi Ebook

Some live to be old and some rise to honour and fame and some are crushed by poverty. These earliest forms of Hindu dramatic literature are represented by those hymns of the Rig-Veda which contain dialogues such as those of Sarama and the Panis, Yama and Yami, Pururava and Urvaci. The end of the story is rather abrupt and feels like the author was tired by the time he reached the last chapter. However, there is an innate strength in them which shines through despite his attempt to classify them otherwise. Khandekar was the first Marathi writer to do so.

The Gitagovinda is concerned with Krishna, and the modern Yatras generally represent scenes from the life of that deity. This New Year, I promised myself that I would first finish all the pending books before starting something new and so I began this one and I have to say that I was amazed by it. Akiva Well, first you learn the alphabet. But, he is also ashamed of this behavior. And language used is understandable.

Yayati is a sparkling jewel in Marathi's crown. Learn more about reading Indian language eBooks Click here to learn more about reading Indian language eBooks. He keeps taking one foolish decision after another. This book has been told by its characters in the first person.

Devyani's ego is broken and Sharmistha comes back to the king. What kind of life did he live or rather what kind of lives did people in those times live?

Indian tradition describes Bharat as having caused to be acted before the gods a play representing the Svayamvara of Lakshmi. In this pertinent and valuable study O'Flaherty answers the crucial questions such as, what solutions did the Hindus offer to the problems of evil?

The thoughts and emotions of each character make for quite complex reading, with one having to re-read a chapter several times. What were his motivations for living? He is frightened of curses.

His writing never ceases to amaze me! They are so true and will persist forever. Indian Mythology is full of great stories. Closing this book, I felt as if it were my grandfather who was narrating the tale to me and who took me through this various motifs and learnings in this book. How did these arise and develop historically?

Somehow didn't work for me. Un Tales from Mahabharatha are an unending source for philosophers for a reason. Author Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar has expertly drawn the emotions of such a character in this novel. Indians are good in story telling and there should be more bold attempts to view our culture the way it is.

Women in this story are depicted mostly as objects of lust, especially when seen through the eyes of Yayati. Each character has shades and depth and that's what makes the story very profound. The underplaying dilemma on Yayati's mind a This has been a book seeking my attention for almost a couple of years due to its title and mythological connection. And to strengthen his point, he picked a story from mythology that covers and portrays all these aspects beautifully.

Shifting first person narratives of Yayati, Sharmishta and Devyani giving deeper insights into these characters. Any feminist though, would find Yayati's monologues a bit too masochistic in nature. Married to seductively beautiful Devyani, in love with her maid Sharmishtha The story of Yayati is perhaps one of the most intriguing and fascinating episodes of Mahabharata. He loved it so much that he wanted to read the original Marathi version of the book. He played an important role in Marathi filmdom through his screenplays dialogues, pandora software and lyrics.

Some parts that I wanted to know about were intentionally? Yayati is frightened of curses and she uses it to keep him in her reign.

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Khandekar appeases the women readers by contrasting Yayati with Kacha. He too talks in long sentences that are too preachy. Through this enchanting book, the author gives his perspective on various philosophical things like love and lust, life and death, good and evil etc. One of my favorite story addicted story like Harry Potter and game of thrones.

They feature faulty humans in an imperfect world which is much closer to real world. But what I don't understand is the lack of a counter-example wherein someone stood up against this! Tradition further makes Krishna and his cowherdesses the starting point of the Sangita, a representation consisting of a mixture of song, music, and dancing. Books by Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar. Customers who bought this item also bought.

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Beautiful words are used to show the love one had for the other. This feeling made the book more precious than it would have otherwise been. He can't find happiness in the palace and leaving it is not an option. But, as he faces the cruelties of life, he tries to find shelter in women and sex.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Product description Product Description Yayati is the story of the lust of a king by the same name, who appears in the Mahabharata, one of the two epics of India. He was waxing poetic about this book and I was naturally curious. Yayati the king who lusts for sensory pleasures, whose actions are based on anger or indulgence is not a typical hero.

An excellent pick to satisfy the devouring quench for classics. His father won over Indra, the king of Gods.

For its characters, if they say its an imagination, then its indeed unbeatable, match less. Story - First half of the novel is much better than the second half. And then after all the years of sufferings, they just seem to fall-out of the character and turn a new leaf. Unfortunately the book was too monochromatic. But when I finished it, I found it not upto the mark as that of Mrityunjaya and Panipat.

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Thank you for your feedback. But may be that was the real essence of the imagination of the writer.

Though married to beautiful Devyani, he found the female servant, Sharmishtha, enticing. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The author has modified the story a bit but somehow I found the book not compelling. So when I picked this book, I had high hopes and maybe an expectation of characters with hues of moral conflicts.

Though not accustomed to reading Hindi novels, this book caught my interest once I started reading, on my mother's recommendation. This kind gesture of Puru earns him benevolence of entire clan and populace. He is lustful but can't tolerate his wife's restraints. Share your thoughts with other customers. Open Preview See a Problem?