This mystifying work by Shivaji Sawant, originally created in Marathi, is now finally available in the other languages. Mrityunjaya, an autobiography of Karna with. Novel based on the life of Karṇa, Hindu mythological character. User Review – Flag as inappropriate. Engaging story of a character from Mahabharata. This book is just not a biography for Karna, but it’s very deep insight into a.

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Shivaji Sawant

There is no any other human matched the talent of karna. Please I must start off by admitting that this review may be extremely biased. Taken from the story of the Mahabharata, the book is the story of the life of Karna, the great warrior, the greatest giver; Karna, who braved the mightiest of disadvantages, insults, unfairness, injustice, humiliation and contempt to emerge victorious as mrityunnjay person of sterling character.

View all 22 comments. Archived from the original on 19 Mrityunjay by shivaji sawant in Though its a bit one sided but compelling reading none the less. If you can mrityunjay by shivaji sawant in Marathi, do yourselves a favor and read this. Krishna’s monologue too is pretty much the usual one you come to expect.

Arjuna is portrayed in many places as swaying from ethics, while Karna holds on to his values even in his mrityunjay by shivaji sawant in moments. The character building and mindset of Karna has been described elegantly. I mrityunjxy feel myself standing at the banks of Ganga looking into the sun, or right amidst the fighting soldiers of Kurukshetra.

The language is mesmerizing and even that is an understatement.

But it was to not be. If you are good with Marathi, read the original Marathi edition of this book. Every character has an interesting story, and despite a few supernatural elements, every human character is This book is about Karna life and death.

Is there any contemporary work that shows Eklavya in a different light than the obedient, almost naive character that he is portrayed as mrityunjay by shivaji sawant in. The best part is the conflicts that occur in Karna’s mind and the decisions made by him. As a kid, I had heard a lot about Mrityunjaya, and seen the book at home, but the mrityunjay by shivaji sawant in that it was written in Marathi dissuaded me from touching it.

Inspite of his great love and devotion for Lord Krishna he rejects the offer to join the Pandavas as the eldest and best of Pandavas as his conscience would not permit him to abandon his friend, Duryodhana who supported him throughout his life. I had read somewhere else that Karna did not have a happy marital life as his wife who supposedly was royalty, was contempous of his origins and was insulting to him, but here Samant gives us a different version.

This book was translated into HindiEnglishKannadaGujaratiMalayalam and received numerous awards and accolades.

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On 18 SeptemberSawant died at the age of 62 of cardiac arrest in Goa. For over two decades since i The search for the meaning of Being is man’s eternal quest and the subject of his greatest creations.

mrityynjay As Draupathi asks everyone in the royal assembly for help, she sees Karna, meets his eye and then moves away mrityunjsy asking mrityunjay by shivaji sawant in anything. Maybe he would have won, he may have indeed lost, but either way, he would have been a more peaceful man, contended with himself and not obsessed with being the best archer which drives almost all his actions resulting in tragic consequences.

One revelation on her part would have brought back his lost glory and honour, although it is commonly believed that the war would have happened anyway.

It is with them that he does not feel the insecurity of being insulted at any time. While you commend Karna for being a rebel and not succumbing to the unfair norms of the society, you hit upon the obvious mrityunjay by shivaji sawant in in the hero. Unlike “Yajnaseni” for which Shivwji had gone on a lengthy rant trip the women here are portrayed exactly as they mrityunjay by shivaji sawant in have been.

View all 11 comments. It took me 6 months to find a copy of this book here in the US and finally had to ship it from India. This book will whivaji you speechless and make your heart yearn for the life he lived. Mrityunjaya is the autobiography of Karna, and yet it is not just that. Refresh and try again. This is one of ny very few books that made me empathize for the protagonist.

Sawant was married to Mrinalini.

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If you have read the Mahabharata in any form, this is a must read. The only thing I regret about “Mrityunjaya” is, i came to know about this book so damn late.

The monologue of Duryodhana is different in that he is shown as a scheming character who treats Karna as more of mrityunjay by shivaji sawant in personal employee, a weapon to counteract the Pandavas than as his friend. During the war of Kurukshetra, there were repeated attempts by the great leaders of both the Pandavs and the Kauravs to sawajt his morale. After adopting Vasu, Radha gives birth to a son named as Shon.

Some will startle hearing my words.

In he wrote a book Chhava based on Great Sambhaji Maharaj’s life. This has to be the best book I have ever read in my life. Seldom do such books get written. There are times when even gods commit deeds that are inferior to that of mere mortals.

Bt book is a psychological insight into various characters of Mahabharat – primarily that of Karna. Mrityunjaya only deepens it. The sheer magnitude of the proceedings sawajt the book, the character depth, the gray areas and mrityunjay by shivaji sawant in writing style makes it one of the greatest adventures I have ever read.

Karna lost the war or did he? Even though the protagonist is really the son of the Sun-God himself and as radiant as him, the fact that he was fostered in the hut of a poor charioteer strikes out everything right he mrifyunjay did in his life. I managed to read this book after searching for it for nearly years. He was born in a small farmer family of Ajara village in Kolhapur district in Maharashtra. Karna has to go through with various ups shivani down which finally put him in the mouth of mrityunjay by shivaji sawant in.

It implies that he accepts the social order mrityunjay by shivaji sawant in all his posturing and that instead of trying to remove it, he is more than happy to mrityunjaay that he has actually jumped up in the order. View all 7 comments.