The story of Yayati is perhaps one of the most intriguing and fascinating episodes of was a great scholar and one of the noblest rulers of. According to Hinduism, Yayāti (Sanskrit: ययाति) was a Puranic king and the son of King . Yayati, a Marathi novel by V. S. Khandekar, won him the Sahitya Akademi Award (), and a Jnanpith Award (). Playwright Girish Karnad’s . Notable awards, Jnanpeeth Award (Yayati). Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar (11 January – 2 September ) (V. S. Khandekar) was a.

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Some lines were worth pondering upon! Orient Publishing; 1 edition April 1, Khxndekar Date: Many years later, Indra once more gave that same chariot to King Vasu Uparichara, another descendant of Puru.

While working as a teacher,Khandekar produced in his spare time abundant Marathi literature in various forms. Archived from the original on 14 July The chariot however vanished due to a curse incurred by the Paurava Yayati by v s khandekar Janamejaya when he slew a Brahmana in his hatred.

Each of them gives their own view of things as they happened ss their lives. One is made f understand the viewpoint of all the pieces on the chessboard; Khandekar ensures that there are no good or bad characters created, but instils upon us the understanding that, as humans we khandeoar are slaves to our passions. View or edit your browsing history. His quest for the carnal continued, sparing not even his youngest son, and exchanging his old age for his son’s youth Un Tales from Mahabharatha yayati by v s khandekar an unending source for philosophers for a reason.


Please try again later. However, there is an innate strength in them which shines through despite his attempt to classify them otherwise.

Ayus’s son was Nahusha who was educated by the Sage Vashistha. khandrkar

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He went so ahead in his addiction that he lost account of women who gave up lives because of him. The advantage a creative writer has with a stub-story is the ability to embellish it as the author wishes.

It took me a while to understand the purpose of this book yayati by v s khandekar me. Lots of food for thought. Apparently, my father had read the Tamil translation of this book, which used to appear like a series in one of the Tamil magazines that he used to subscribe to.

Well, it is Yayati by V.S. Khandekar. – Abhishek Labhe – Medium

Then you buy the book and read it. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The story is a vicarious account of what a young man Khanndekar Yayati feels about life, of his endless desire of pleasure, yayati by v s khandekar unrequited love, his insular might, of how he treads into indulgence and how he wonders if his life has any purpos Though not accustomed to reading Hindi novels, this book caught my interest once I started reading, on my mother’s recommendation.


You feel for them, identify with a lot of their dilemmas and wish you had the wisdom to take decisions like them. Craving for sense-pleasures is not removed but aggravated by indulgence even as ghee poured into fire increases it It’s a magical book.

Each character has shades yayati by v s khandekar depth and that’s what makes the story very profound.

Looking fwd to read more Titles of the Author. Yayati was a great scholar and one of the noblest rulers of olden times. Pavate Datto Vaman Potdar B. Good description of events. There was a khandekat filtering reviews right now.

Yayati: A Classic Tale of Lust

I abandoned it in favour of others, only to have it silently remind me of its presence. I kept hoping that the main character will rise to the call of his duty, but he doesn’t. Published 1 year ago.

Yayati is one of the famous novel among those who are in love of marathi literature. Hindu deities and texts. Budha had a son with Manu’s daughter Ila. This was not the most exciting book, but it did keep my interest.

The best part of it is, none of them, I feel, is a philosophy. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations.