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[Irawati Karve] ↠´ Yuganta: The End of an Epoch [manga-romance PDF] Ebook Epub Download Ø NoteThis is an insanely long review which I did not think much of until I finished and posted So consider yourself warned A short while ago, five of us undertook a road trip which was roughly over 3000 KM in all As road trips go, it was truly one of the most memorable trips that we had undertaken Since there was also a lot of driving involved at night, we resorted to telling stories to keep each other awake Being an incorrigible Mahabharata lover, I chose to tell them in detail of the 18 days of the Kurukshetra war and worked backwards to the beginning of the epic What started out as a story telling session kept us all awake with a lot of active discussions back and forth We practically ended up talking almost all of the night On the one hand it helped all of us stay awake and on the other, I personally got answers than questions by the time Yuganta Studies The Principal, Mythical Heroic Figures Of The Mahabharata From Historical, Anthropological And Secular Perspectives The Usually Venerated Characters Of This Ancient Indian Epic Are Here Subjected To A Rational Enquiry That Places Them In Context, Unravels Their Hopes And Fears, And Imbues Them With Wholly Human Motives, Thereby Making Their Stories Relevant And Astonishing To Contemporary Readers Irawati Karve, Thus, Presents A Delightful Collection Of Essays, Scientific In Spirit, Yet Appreciative Of The Literary Tradition Of The Mahabharata She Challenges The Familiar And Formulates Refreshingly New Interpretations, All The While Refusing To Judge Harshly Or Venerate Blindly When you learn Corporate Law, you come across a section called Interpretation of Statutes where there is a certain set of rules on how an Act must be read It saysEnglish language is not an instrument of mathematical precision It would certainly save trouble if Acts of Parliament were drafted with divine precision and perfect clarity In the absence of it, when a defect appears, a judge cannot simply fold hands and blame the draftsman He must set to work on the constructive task of finding the intention of Parliament and he must do this not only from the language of the Statute, but also from a consideration of the social conditions which gave rise to it, and the mischief it was intended to remedy Thus, he must supplement the written NoteThis is an insanely long review which I did not think much of until I finished and posted So consider yourself warned A short while ago, five of us undertook a road trip which was roughly over 3000 KM in all As road trips go, it was truly one of the most memorable trips that we had undertaken Since there was also a lot of driving involved at night, we resorted to telling stories to keep each other awake Being an incorrigible Mahabharata lover, I chose to tell them in detail of the 18 days of the Kurukshetra war and worked backwards to the beginning of the epic What started out as a story telling session kept us all awake with a lot of active discussions back and forth We practically ended up talking almost all of the night On the one hand it helped all of us stay awake and on the other, I personally got answers than questions by the time Irawati Karve strips the great epic of its embellishments and additions to lay out before us this stark, thought provoking character study This picture forces us to expand our views on the epic and the people tossed about in it Full review to follow.
Edit Irawati Karve deserves much less credit than I initially attributed to her Most of the radical ideas were in play in Randamoozham and MT does not even try to sensationalize them as Karve later did.
Irawati Karve strips the great epic of its embellishments and additions to lay out before us this stark, thought provoking character study This picture forces us to expand our views on the epic and the people tossed about in it Full review to follow.
Edit Irawati Karve deserves much less credit than I initially attributed to her Most of the radical ideas were in play in Randamoozham and MT does not even try to sensationalize them as Karve later did.
Once in a while you read a book you will cherish all your life This is such a book It took me a paltry 3 days to read it but the things I have learnt from it will stay with me forever.
The book is a critical analysis of the characters of Jaya Mahabharatha All characters are dealt as humans and all divine references are avoided There are many points in the book which can be contested and debated.
The author highlights the differences between the literary style of Mahabharatha and Ramayana She argues the literary style of Mahabharatha ,though not flowery and unpolished ,is much intellectually profound It is this style which makes it relevant than other texts such as Upanishads or Ramayana The author argues that the Bhakti tradition has indeed corrupted the Mahabharatha and our society in particular producing mere idol worshipers Many such conclusions and accusations are made, none o What a brilliant work of analysis Irawati Karve studies the key characters of the Mahabharata, strips them of their mythical powers and presents them as ordinary humans struggling and grappling with issues that are as alive today as they were 3000 years back Pick of the lot for me was be the essay on Bhishma Spellbinding.
Yuganta by Irawati Karve is a concise secular analysis of the main characters in the Mahabharata I did not know what the Mahabharata is until I started reading this book I do not remember ever hearing of it, either, although clearly many novels and myths I have read by Indian authors have included fictional allusions which originated from the Mahabharata After discovering Yuganta is a short, but in depth, academic book of accessible essays about the characters in the Mahabharata, I went to Wikipedia Wow The Mahabharata is an ancient, but famous, Indian epic almost all people from India know It is similar to Homer s two poems the Iliad and the Odyssey if we put Homer s poems together and then adding in many centuries and generations of war and family strife to it, and then some One entire set of books of academic study of the different this was a fantabulous book I had not even heard of this before being recommended for our Group read by a fellow member I am glad to have read it To my understanding this book is a critical analysis of the characters of the great Indian epic, Mahabharata the true events of which were said to have taken place around 1000 BC I had read Mahabharata as a child, the abridged version, as well as many stories from it detailed in various other books I had also imbibed the great Hindu puranas and epics in my childhood as I was fortunate enough to have parents and grand parents who loved to tell stories, and inculcate the reading habit in me I had never taken Mahabharata seriously, to me it was a fantastic tale which might not have happened It is chocful of magical in 4.
5Interesting dissection of Mahabharata from a totally different angle, structured into essays for individual characters.
Leaves you gasping for with so many new questions Why didn t Bhishma renounce when he had so many apt opportunities What forced Pandu to renounce into forest at such a young age leaving the kingdom behind Why Arjun and Krishna had to burn the Khandavaprastha forest so mercilessly Have you noticed the contrast between Drupada Drona story vs Krishna Sudama story, both based on friendship Many episodes are recounted, in a manner clearly showing many inconsistencies in Vyasa s epic Which of them could be later interpolations The interpretations of these, and their possible implications would want you to read the Mahabharata all over again with a new vision Its a small book, but took a very long tim

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