After everything seemed to be falling apart in the ceremony, she trusted Santoshi maa. She knew that her prayers were to be heard by the goddess. These three qualities made Santoshi Maa a great role model for other women to follow as she is often seen as “an emblem of love, contentment, forgiveness, happiness and hope” (Jaisantoshimaa.com). This goddess “inspires an individual to cherish family values and to come out of the crisis with one 's determination,” as parvyaty did by trusting Santoshi Maa and herself at the time when the world seemed to be conspiring against her
He refuses to give in to the demand of his brother Bharatha and all the people he has brought with him to come back to Ayodya. He also refuses to let his personal feelings for his wife stand in the way of taking necessary measures to make sure that the credibility and goodwill of the dynasty is not besmirched. Combined with this is his personal humility. While wandering the forest in search of Sita, Rama and Lakshman come across an old woman from a lower caste, a hunter named Sabari. She is an ardent fan of the beloved prince of Ayodhya, and invites the brothers to rest in her humble abode.
Basham whose book, The Wonder That Was India (1951) was an early attempt at extending the parameters of Indian historiography. His book surveyed the different facets of ancient Indian culture without the prejudices that marked earlier European works. By the 1980s, there was another spur in Indian history writing that were influenced by the earlier nationalist historians. This genre of history is often referred to as communal history as it overplays myths and legends, while censuring all critical studies of the Brahmanical social structure and even support the caste system laid out in the manusmriti. The communal writers are heavily influenced by Hindutva ideologies and heavily criticise eminent historians that adhere to objective standards of historiography.
The struggle for education, widow remarriage, dowry prohibition was the first wave feminism in the Indian context. She puts that the first campaigns, public debates and fierce controversies on women and their status, initiated by men (Indian, British, missionary, and so on) stretched across the 19th century in different forms at different levels. Even if there had been radical women thinkers there was no platform for them to come out with their ideas due to obstacles like lack of education and empowerment within the patriarchal social setup. But it was not the same with men folk of the nation; they had the freedom to deliberate radical ideas even beyond strong traditional contradictions. So in the Indian context, the radical voices and writings on feminism was that of men which was heard and read first.
The Indian woman has for years been a silent sufferer. While she has played different roles-as a wife, mother, sister and daughter, she has never been able to claim her own individuality. Shashi Deshpande has emerged as a writer possessing deep insight into the female psyche. Focusing on the marital relation she seeks to expose the tradition by which a woman is trained to play her subservient role in the family. Her novels reveal the man-made patriarchal traditions and uneasiness of the modern Indian woman in being a part of them.
Man-woman relationship outside marriage does not have any social sanction in Indian culture. The married life of Jaya and Mohan have been for seventeen years but there is no mutual understanding and harmony in their life as a result of which Jaya was compelled to give vent to her thoughts and feelings through Kamat. She made compromises and adjustments whenever and wherever necessary. She has been taught by the ladies of her family that it’s a prime duty of a wife to keep her husband happy. So she wraps herself in the cover of silence to make her married life peaceful one.
She was the chief queen but never enjoyed the pleasures of a queen. She was deceived by her husband and was always looked down in comparison with Kaikeyi. She was a queen who never believed in pomp and grandeur. She was extremely dutiful and submissive yet her married life was an extremely unhappy one. The birth of Rama though bought her happiness but that was short lived as Kaikeyi gave birth to Bharata during the same time.
Her works have drawn great critical attention and acclaim for her sensitive and realistic representation of the Indian middle-class women. Her sincere concern for women and their oppressive lot is reflected strongly in all her novels In That Long Silence Jaya 's character in this novel is a magnificent creation. Deshpande has portrayed brilliantly the loneliness of a woman living silently in a cage called marriage. Deshpande uses this story to paint vividly how the life of a woman like Jaya is She says that their life 's basis can be summarized as, "Stay at home, look after your babies, keep out of the rest of the world, and you 're safe." For all outside appearances hers was a happy family, her husband was in a top position, they had two children - one boy -and one girl - and she was yet another wife and mother whose life revolves around her family and her home - nothing more except typical
In modern time, there are number of writers who are getting awards and accolades all over the world. Indian English Literature is an honest enterprise to demonstrate the ever rare gems of Indian Writing in English. From being a singular and exceptional, rather gradual native flare - up of geniuses, Indian Writing has turned out to be a new form of Indian voice in which India converses regularly. Indian Writers - poets, novelists, essayists, and dramatists have been making enormous contributions to world literature since pre - Independence era, the past few years have witnessed a prospering and thriving of Indian English Writing in the global market. The modified English over which the Indian writers have mastered is now used for an unbiased presentation of the Indian reality to reveal the 'true ' situation to the readers all over the world.
This native language is careful pure it is addressed as a standard model of comparison .This however have caused difficulties for non- naive writers of Indian English Literature and it is more the rarely that have to protector themselves writing again, in English. The term Indo-Anglian is used to denote original literary creation in the English language by Indians. Today these are a large number of education Indians who use the English language as a medium of the creation exploration and expression of their experience of