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Aarushi

A sensational murder that rocked the entire nation few years back. This book tells it all. Read the review to know moew.

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In the recent years gone by, few criminal cases have shocked and intrigued Indians as much as the Aarushi Talwar case – and for good reason. That two parents could be so depraved and inhuman so as to murder their only child to safeguard their ‘honour’, that a 14-year-old could beaarushi-book having a sordid affair with her middle-aged servant, that one of the parents could be having an affair with someone; the case has all the trappings of a headliner.

After seven years since the incident, though, Avirook Sen has come up with a book that goes beyond it all and reveals what really happened. Of course, some readers might think ‘You can’t say that’s what really happened; it is after all one man’s narration’. But that’s the great thing about the book, it is so ‘clinical’ in its writing, in that the facts are hard and cold, laid out…

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Name of the Book : JAYA: AN ILLUSTRATED RETELLING OF THE MAHABHARATA

Author: DevduttPattanaik

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The Story :

High above the sky stands Swarga, paradise, abode of the gods. Still above is Vaikuntha, heaven, abode of God.
The doorkeepers of Vaikuntha are the twins, Jaya and Yijaya, both whose names mean ‘victory’. One keeps you in Swarga; the other raises you into Vaikuntha.
In Vaikuntha there is bliss forever, in Swarga there is please for only as long as you deserve. What is the difference between Jaya and Vijaya? Solve this puzzle and you will solve the mystery of the Mahabharata.
In this enthralling retelling of India’s greatest epic, the Mahabharata originally known as Jaya, DevduttPattanaik seamlessly weaves into a single narrative plots from the Sanskirt classic as well as its many folk and regional varians, including the Pandavani of Chattisgarth, Gondhal of Maharastra, Terukkuttu of Tamil Nade and Yakshagana of Karnataka.
Richly illustrated with over 250 line drawings by the author, the 108 chapters abound with little-known details such as the names of the hundred Kauravas, the worship of Draupadi as a goddess in Tamil Nadu, the stories of Astika, Madhavi, Jaimini, Aravan and Barbareek, the Mahabharata version of the Shakuntalam and the Ramayana, and the dating of the war based on astronomical data.
With clarity and simplicity, the tales in this elegant volume reveal the eternal relevance of the Mahabharata, the complex and disturbing meditation on the human condition that has shaped Indian thought for over 3000 years.
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DevduttPattanaik 
 

Dr. DevduttPattanaik (born December 11, 1970) is an Indian physician turned leadership consultant, mythologist and author whose works focus largely on the areas of myth, mythology, and also management. He has written a number of books related to Hindu mythology, including Myth = Mithya: A Handbook of Hindu Mythology, a novel, The Pregnant King, and Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata (2010).He is the Chief Belief Officer of Future Group, one of India’s largest retailers, bringing the wisdom of Indian mythology into Indian business, especifically in human resource management. He also writes a column for the newspaper MID DAY.

He has also written a novel based on a tale from the Mahabharata titled ‘The Pregnant King’ published by Penguin Books India.

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