Scion Of Ikshvaku Summary

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Scion of Ikshvaku
Title: Scion of Ikshvaku (series I)
Author: Amish Tripathi
Genre: Fiction
Subject: Mythology
Release date: 22nd JUNE 2015
Published By: Westland Press
Scion of Ikshvaku is a mythological book by Indian author Amish Tripathi, published on 22 June 2015. It is related to Ram, the legendary Indian king regarded as an “avatar” of Vishnu. The author revealed the title at the Jaipur Literature Festival. It's an easy-to-understand moral tale or myth, which has the potential to get a grip over people, especially the youth, who wants a light read. Scion of Ikshvaku, is the first series of Lord Ram which utters his story through modern eyes. There are five upcoming series on life of Lord Ram. It characterizes conversational
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Sita is a strong character who stands her ground, even if it is to fight the Lankans or what other comes, which might seem questionable to Vishwamitra.
The book retells the story of Ramayana as practical as possible, but there was lack of that mystic element.
The first chapter of the book is promotional chapter so as the last which is quite drudge for the readers. However, after chapter five, the book holds a grip.
The testimonial is written on the front cover of the book for the author- "Amish is India's first literary popstar", this category would find Amish's language and writing style falling extremely short of expectations. The book lacks of sub-text, those who are interested in critical reading , they will find this book explanatory.
The book also has a third-person narrator, leaned towards the Mithilans, especially Ram. The flow of the text is sometimes disturbed by lines in italics, which are the thoughts of the characters. This aspect of the book could have been formatted
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This chapter explores one of the most important event of the book. That is Birth of Ram. The major part of this chapter is focused on a war being fought on. The chapter also retells (many times) – the meaning of Ayodhya (unconquerable, cannot be fought with) – the kingdom of Ram. Dashrath was fighting an important war against Kubeir and Raavan, having Ashwapati in his side. The chapter also tells about the political visions of “inside the palace” politics, a little.
Another important thing to get from this chapter is – one must have control over his emotions while fighting a war. Never consider yourself superior, or think low about your opponent. One should not overestimate their powers and underestimate the opponent’s. The presence of mind and open-minded approach is always required to fight and win the war.
The concepts of marriage, of masculine and feminine that forms the administration, and of structural and functional politics have been studied at length here. The positives and negatives are laid out, and it’s not hard to draw out which things are correct and which are

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