Arjuna is the immortal tale of one of IndiaÕs greatest heroes. These pages retell in riveting detail the story of the Pandava Warrior-Prince who. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Anuja Chandramouli is a full-time mother of two lovely girls ARJUNA Saga Of A Pandava Warrior-Prince Kindle Edition. by . ARJUNA Saga Of A Pandava Warrior-Prince [Ajuna Chandramouli] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Arjuna is the immortal tale of one of.
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Gita is not a religious propaganda, it is a philosophical discourse – you either accept it or not, it is upto you. She comes only in a few pages in the entire book, while the story of Karna is elaborately described in the 2nd half as if it was his story, not Arjuna’s.
Told in a refreshingly modern and humourous style and warrior-ptince against the staggering backdrop of the Mahabharata.
The Yoga of Tibet. Jun 06, Bookish Indulgenges with b00k r3vi3ws rated it liked it Shelves: You as an author need to make me feel it, make me happy, sad, laugh with the characters. Healing of the Self: However, did it provide occasions to pause and debate or throw a light on a philosophical perspective, or bring out innermost conflicts of Arjuna other than those well-known at battlefield?
Be it his wife, brothers, Krishna, mother, etc. The auspicious omen that surrounded his birth and the foretold future that destined for a greatness and heroism, all of these is told beautifully in this book.
Much of the allure that the legend holds is due to the fact that it is imperfect. Reflections on My Life and Writings, Vol.
A human Arjuna – The Hindu
For example using ‘babes’ in place of ‘babies’ made it a matter of laugh and shelved off all the seriousness the story was carrying. I appeal to the people to read the book for it is such a nice and educating one.
Much of the story will be familiar to one who has previously read the Mahabharata. The book is no artistic novel, yet a good and simple representation of much sought after facts of Arjuna, his friends, family and enemies. An accomplished orator, she regularly conducts workshops on Creative Writing, Story Telling and Mythology in schools, colleges and various other platforms.
It was an interesting scene, and the author didn’t mention it.
Arjuna: Saga of a Pandava Warrior-Prince by Anuja Chandramouli
This is touted to be an often hilarious rehash of the Mahabharata times through the lens of Arjuna — while for most parts the story reads like a documentary with minimal fictional intervention, the latter half of the novel that concentrates on the war is oof bit more lively — interspersed with dialogues and action. Showing of 36 reviews. Putting together episodes from Arjuna’s life some well known, others relatively obscuregleaned through years of painstaking research and then presented in a seamless narrative with the uninhibited panache and style of a 21st century writer, has been an immensely satisfying and self-actualizing endeavor for this New Age Indian classicist.
Bharata Natyam on the Global Stage. Told in a refreshingly modern and humourous style an By Anuja Chandramouli. Overall a very good read.
Oveall warrlor-prince you see, Mahabharata is one of the most complex sagas in Indian Mythology. This is what makes saya book stand apart from the modern novels, but I am afraid, also makes it the old story retold. Criticism is a part and parcel of writing but not when u capture the emotions of a character which lived thousands of years ago. Theories of the Chakras. Told in a refreshingly modern and humourous style and set against the staggering backdrop of the Mahabharata.
Spiritual Secrets of Ayurveda. This book, while a retelling of the Mahabharata, tries to shift the focus subtly towards Arjuna. Warror-prince write about her as well! And not a single one do I tire of. Books by Anuja Chandramouli. The book, in a simple and lucid language presents the various facets of the third Pandava.
A human Arjuna
I wish I was born in warrir-prince Mahabharata period so that I could see that all happen with zestful eyes, even as a Nishada or a Suta. Jul 30, Siddhartha rated it liked it Shelves: Other than few notions of Arjuna – his arrogance that humanizes him, his mild indignation at what he thinks is Bhima’s naivety and lastly, his belated realisation of everlasting love for Draupadi – Arjuna remains same character that we knew him.
But this book always seemed like the author was in a rush to tell the story. Arjuna is the immortal tale of one of India’s greatest heroes.
She has come up with a wonderful rendition in an immaculate writing style, and an effective and efficient vocabulary. The sheer amount of conflicts, latent themes and contradictions engage your mind in constant debate. Her son is the blind king, Dhritarashtra. Originally reviewed at http: This article is closed for comments. A Concordance to the Principal Upanisads and Bhagavadgita.
As Arjuna falls off the mountain that the Pandavas ascend after completing their duties, his life flashes before his eyes and he realises that his strength and his weakness were one and the same: The stories narrated are also the ones that we have always known about him. Every time you read panxava some mythological character the author carries a risk, because we all have grown up with a healthy dose of mythology with stories being told since childhood. Mar 12, Prasanth P Nair rated it really liked it Shelves: The writing was swift and comprehensible for a mere mortal.
Despite some shortfalls I would recommend this book to all readers interested panrava Indian Mythology as it delivers lot of important information about Arjuna and other characters of Mahabharata.
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