Touted as one of the most celebrated book on mahabharata, yuganta is a logical and perhaps rational too approach to deal with different key characters in epic with their merits and morals. Open library is an initiative of the internet archive, a 501c3 nonprofit, building a digital library of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Biography of irawati karve and his contribution towards sociology. The ussrbacked indiamukti bahini alliance is on the brink of war against the americaaided pakistani forces. Yuganta the end of an epoch irawati karve internet archive. Maharashtra, land and its people irawati karmarkar karve. The opinions expressed within this article are the personal opinions of the author. Irawati karve 19051970 was his daughterinlaw and a great scholar in her own right. Best mahabharata books to read an ultimate guide amitwrites. The copying issue aside, the book was one of the treasures i discovered in our institute library. The book was written in marathi at first but later it was translated in english by w. Maharashtra, land and its people irawati karmarkar karve directorate of government printing, stationery and publications, maharashtra state, 1968 maharashtra india. Sought out by an inquirer like her, whose view of life is secular, scientific.
I hope this will help you to understand the construction and deconstructions of myths which have strong. The end of an epoch is a book written by anthropologist irawati karve. The razor edge of irawati karves intelligence transforms the entire mahabharata from a work full of religious. Mythological mrityunjaya biography of karna yugandhar a story of lord krishna and his wife radheya the justice told through the eyes of karna.
What are some of the must read books on indian mythology. Backlinkreference to the original content source is provided below each book with ebook source label. Read online and free download all urdu books by sachi kahaniyan in pdf. Karve wrote the book first in marathi, and later translated it into english. The end of an epoch paperback by irawati karve shelved 9 times as marathi published 1967 kajalmaya paperback by g. Irawati karve was an indian educationist, anthropologist, sociologist and a writer from maharashtra, india. Introduction, yuganta irawati karves draupadi in yuganta. Ebook yuganta as pdf download portable document format. See all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. She is the power, strength and the pillar of the library. Click download or read online button to get yuganta book now.
Sought out by an inquirer like her, whose view of life is secular, scientific, anthropological in the widest sense, it is also appreciative of literary values, social problems of the past and present alike, and human needs and responses in the present and past. Yuganta mahabharta irawati karwe linkedin slideshare. A cascade of words rushes to my mind when i think of this book. The end of an epoch paperback by irawati karve shelved 9 times as marathi published 1967 kajalmaya paperback. To a large extent this book has influenced my perceptions about mahabharata. Indiafacts does not assume any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, completeness, suitability, or validity of any information in this article. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. List of sachi kahaniyan books the library pk library of. A collection of dharma treasures compiled under direction of the late khenchen appey rinpoche. The end of an epoch, a study of the main characters of the mahabharata treats them as historical figures and uses their attitudes and behavior to gain an understanding of the times in which they lived. Featured movies all video latest this just in prelinger archives democracy now.
In karves version, as each sari is pulled off another appears in its place and the discussion continues, as opposed to vyasas the mahabharata which offers a deafening silence. Iravati karve s yugant mukund lath written over a 5year period between 1962 and 1967, the 11 essays on the mahabharata collected in iravati karve s yugant are manifestly the fruit of a lifetime of reflective response to the great epic. But then is length not the proof of impact this exploration has on the reader. Yuganta by irawati karve raises interest in reading the original epic in full. Karmarkar, an engineer in myingyan, burma, on december 15, 1905 and died on august 11, 1970. May 21, 2017 yuganta the end of an epoch iravati karve.
The younger sister of the founder graduated from ravenshaw university. A mustread for anyone who finds mahabharata interesting. Stripping the trappings of myth, legend and imagination, the author presents us the bare truth, as she perceives it. Irawati karve strips the great epic of its embellishments and additions to lay out before us this stark, thoughtprovoking. Irawati karve studies the humanity of the mahabharata s great figures, with all their virtues and their equally numerous faults.
Yuganta is, quite simply, the best book on the mahabharata that i have read. She spared most of her time for the betterment and development of the library. A primary objective of arya samaj is to promote physical, spiritual and social progress of all humans beings of the whole world. Tanjore maharaja serfojis sarasvati mahal library the. Iravati karves yugant mukund lath written over a 5year period between 1962 and 1967, the 11 essays on the mahabharata collected in iravati karves yugant are manifestly the fruit of.
Yuganta the end of an epoch iravati karve rj writes. Ive been reading irawati karves yuganta, a collection of essays on. She fluidly traversed through the different terrains of literature and academics. Top american libraries canadian libraries universal library community texts project gutenberg. You can follow any responses to this entry through the rss 2. In yug a nta irawati karve does not retell the story of the mahabharata. These may well be considered as a reference or library material which draws the.
Yarlagadda lakshmi prasads sahitya akademi awardwinning book draupadi has been the subject of loud protests and much shoethrowing because the writer allegedly depicted the pandavas queen in a highly objectionable manner and used highly immoral words. Here is list of around 14 writers and their retelling of past from indian mythology. I hope this will help you to understand the construction and deconstructions of myths which have strong bearing on our understanding of our cultural past and pre. See all formats and editions hide other formats and. Feb 21, 2014 iravati karves yuganta end of an epoch is not a rehash of the epic. Published 2008 by disha books first published 1967. Most of the essays are studies of the major characters around whom the ancient warstory revolves. It originated in the mughal courts, flowering in the jagirs of awadh. Full text of yuganta the end of an epoch irawati karve. Karves approach is very much that of the anthropologist. The razor edge of irawati karve s intelligence transforms the entire mahabharata from a work full of religious allusions and inconsistencies explained away by deus ex machina into something much more valuable the ultimate humanist story, of real people, facing real problems, and with real consequences that they had. Sought out by an inquirer like her, whose view of life is. Burnell page images at hathitrust tanjore maharaja serfojis sarasvati mahal library. Buy this book yuganta the end of an epoch by irawati karve at amazon india.
She was named irawati after the great and sacred burmese. Iravati karve bookganga creation publication distribution. The end of an epoch by irawati karve is a book which studies the pivotal events and characters of the mahabharata with a logical, analytical and critical point of view. Apart from this book, karve has published a few other. She challenges the familiar and formulates refreshingly new interpretations, all the while refusing to judge harshly or venerate blindly. Irawati karve, thus, presents a delightful collection of essays, scientific in spirit, yet appreciative of the literary tradition of the mahabharata. The idea of writing my mahabharata studies in english occurred to me first when friends and. Karve s knowledge and understanding of the epic can be seen by reading this work of hers. Because i swoop down on the enemy planes just like a baaz would. Go into the assembly and ask if dharmaraja had become a slave before he staked me. It is an indepth character analysis of prominent characters and controversial subjects in the great epic of mahabharata. Reviews a cascade of words rushes to my mind when i think of this book. Yuganta studies the principal, mythicalheroic figures of the mahabharata.
Mythological mrityunjaya biography of karna yugandhar a story of lord krishna and his wife radheya the justice told through the eyes of karna yayati v. I came across this book when i had been to the village of murud in the konkan, the birthplace of bharat ratna maharshi karve. The author of this book, irawati karve, was also a wellknown anthropologist and educationist from india. Top american libraries canadian libraries universal library community texts project gutenberg biodiversity heritage library childrens library. Ossae okr is a spiritual organization functioning to takes care of the spiritual nurturing of the children, by bringing them up in the knowledge and fellowship of jesus christ. While karve becomes globally renowned for her writings in sociology and anthropology, she became famous in maharashtra for her literary works. The biryani is indias most beloved dishone that has spread to all the four corners of the country and assumed many forms. It originated in the mughal courts, flowering in the jagirs of awadh, and it is in lucknow, delhi and the small muslim principalities of north india that one finds the classic versions, subtle, refined, and delicately flavoured. Biography of irawati karve and his contribution towards. Biryani by pratibha karan overdrive rakuten overdrive. Nov 25, 2015 irawati karves draupadi in yuganta 1968 raises difficult and complicated legal and moral issues while the kaurava men start pulling off her sari. Journal of the tanjore maharaja serfojis sarasvati mahal library. Sought out by an inquirer like her, whose view of life is secular, scientific, anthropological in the widest sense, yet appreciative of literary values, social problems of the past and present alike, and human needs and responses in the.1320 1339 683 248 428 974 1490 252 79 970 1160 633 1177 835 95 1201 127 1130 390 1121 1090 713 1545 1091 340 970 178 174 1462 88 432 441 962 1324