They fulfilled her all wishes. They wanted her daughter to be happy always that’s why they agreed for her marriage with Karna. Swayamvara was conducted by her father so that she herself can choose her suitor. Uruvi was intelligent and curious child. She had a special power to heal the sick and hurt people.
The epic Ramayana by Sanjay Patel talks about the protagonist Rama, who was a god before becoming a prince. The mission he’s on is rescuing his wife Sita. The situation with her is that she was abducted by a demon god. The Hindu definition of Dharma is that it talks about four main concepts; truth, order, harmony, and law. These four represent significant principles that contribute to the universe and society.
This avatar was taken to bring social change. Buddha depicts peace and mindfulness. 10) Kalki- this is the last avatar of Lord Vishnu. This avatar will be taken to bring about harmony and justice by dethroning the unjust. This avatar will be in the form of a horseman on a white horse with a sword to wipe away the darkness of the past.
Varaha- Avatar of Vishnu : Varaha is the third Avatar of Vishnu among the Dashavatara. The story or legend is well known- Vishu rescuing Earth, Personified as Bhudevi from Hiranyasha, the demon and raising her from the (ocean- cosmic ocean) by lifting it on his Tusks.
Anupama, the soul character of the novel ‘Mahashweta’ takes on a journey as an imperfect and abandoned wife towards independence, identity, empowerment and happiness in her life. The novel introduces Anupama as a ‘Mahashweta’, the heroine of the play and her successful love with Pundarika is pictured on stage. In the play, she renunciates the entire World for her lover Pundarika but in reality Anupama has been detached from her own husband Anand by leukoderma and forced to prove her existence in this World. The reality faced by women in contemporary society varies from our old Indian mythical tales. The reality of life is emulated through mythical stories and art plays a pivotal role in reproducing the facts of a society.
Mahasweta Devi's stories show how the 4eJite culture of na¬tionalism' excludes the subaltern. In one of the stories, 'Draupadi’. the heroine Draupadi or Dopdi Mejhen bears a semblance to her mythical counterpart in more than the name that she shares with her. Both become territories the enemy has conquered, the prize he has won and the female body that he has to dishonour. The mythical Draupadi cannot be disrobed, after she is dragged into the court to be dishonoured.
Would it not have been better for the reader to imagine a Ravi who continued to tramp the earth, in search of truth; for the quest of his spiritual liberation? The novel begins with Ravi’s arrival at Khasak and his encounters with its people, Allappicha Mollakka, Appukkili, Shivaraman Nair, Madhavan Nair, Kuppuvachan, Maimoona, Khaliyar, Aliyar, and the students of his school like Kunhamina, Karuvu, Unipparadi, Kochusuhara and others. After some years, his lover Padma calls on him and Ravi decides to leave Khasak. He commits suicide through snake-bite while waiting for a bus at
The story revolves around Pelagueya Nilovna and her son, Pavel who she initially fears will turn out to be like his father- a drunkard, and a useless person who was not a very social person during his lifetime and had not earned a very good image for himself. Pavel instead is much into reading and soon Pelagueya finds out he is into subversive literature and is associated with a group of underground socialists who despise the current system and the way it functions. Her acceptance of the same marks the beginning of her support and presence in the Russian revolution. Initially, as Pavel explains to her his beliefs, she is startled by his ideologies and thinks he is going against God and Czar (the Russian emperor before 1917, who was an equivalent of God for his citizens). It is only after she meets his colleagues that she understands his cause a little better and gradually, becomes a part of the revolution, turning into a revolutionary herself as we see in the end.
In her novel A Married Woman, Manju Kapur shows the life of Astha, heroine of the novel, who struggles in her whole life and she indulges in lesbian relationship with Peepilika. This paper analyses the patriarchal norms confronted by the women characters in Manju Kapur’s Novel. KEY WORDS: Gender, identity, homosexuality, love and marriage. Manju Kapur was born in Amritsar, a town in the northern Indian state of Punjab in 1948. She completed her Bachelor of Arts from Miranda house University College for women.
Negotiating cultural boundaries in Raja Rao’s Kanthapura The examination and investigation of the connections and divergences of the writings of distinctive people groups of the world Weltliteratur was a term instituted by Goethe which was of all countries and people groups, and which, by a corresponding trade of thoughts, intervenes in the middle of countries and serves to enhance the soul of man. Savant writer Raja Rao has been termed as the most splendid expert of Indian writing in English. At the point when Raja Rao 's first novel Kanthapura was distributed in 1938, the "significant effortlessness of a classic"(Kantak 188) softened new grounds up the historical backdrop of Indian English composing, offering a magnificent ideal model of