Yuganta, The End of an Epoch by Irawati Karve

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'Yuganta: The End Of An Epoch' by Irawati Karve is a book which studies the pivotal events and characters of the Mahabharata with a logical, analytical and critical point of view. The brilliance of late Mrs. Karve's knowledge and understanding of the epic can be seen by reading this work of hers/5.

Yuganta: The End Of An Epoch was originally written in Marathi by the author. The author earned the Sahitya Akademi Award for this piece of work.

Yuganta: The End Of An Epoch has been greatly appreciated for the fact that it provides its readers Yuganta a treasure trove of knowledge regarding the state of things in that era/5(29). Full text of "YUGANTA - THE END OF AN EPOCH - IRAWATI KARVE" See other formats.

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Sought Out By An Inquirer Like Her, Whose View Of Life Is Secular, Scientific, Anthropological In The Widest Sense, It Is Also Appreciative Of Literary Values, Social Problems Of The Past And Present Alike, And Human Needs And Responses In The Present And Past/5(7). Find books like Yuganta: The End of an Epoch from the world’s largest community of readers.

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A must-read for anyone who finds Mahabharata interesting. Buy this book – Yuganta The end of an Epoch by Irawati Karve at Amazon India. Whether through her Hindu Society: An Interpretation, a scholarly treatise in English, or through Yuganta: The End of an Epoch, her study in Marathi of the characters and society in the Mahabharata, we obtain ample illustration of the range and quality of Irawati Karve’s mind.

Preface. The second essay in this book was written in July   “Yuganta: The End of an Epoch” by Irawati Karve (translated from Marathi by the author) J Books We've Read Admin Leave a comment I read M T Vasudevan Nair’s “Bhima -Lone Warrior” (Malayalam original ‘Randamoozham’) and Kavita Kane’s “Karna’s Wife: The Outcast’s Queen” before I read Karve’s.

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YUGANTA - THE END OF AN EPOCH - IRAWATI KARVE by IRAVATI KARVE. Topics The End of an Epoch book MYTHOLOGY, SOCIAL CRITIQUE Collection ArvindGupta; JaiGyan Language English.

INDIAN MYTHOLOGY, SOCIAL CRITIQUE Addeddate Identifier Yuganta-TheEndOfAnEpoch-IrawatiKarve Identifier-ark ark://t0psg Ocr ABBYY FineReader. Last week, I happened to finish reading Irawate Karve’s ‘Yuganta – the end of an epoch’. The book was first published in the s or 70s, but I believe that the mainstream media needs to revisit some of Karve’s ideas from time to time – every 5 or 10 years.

Source –. In Yuganta: The End Of An Epoch, the author has. IRAWATI KARVE’S ‘YUGANTA’. DUNHAM. What was expected, once the results of the immense task of critically editing the. Mahabharata* began to appear.

About the Author. The author of this book, Irawati Karve, was also a well-known anthropologist and educationist from India. COVID Resources.

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Yuganta studies the principal, mythical-heroic figures of the Mahabharata from historical, anthropological and secular perspectives. The usually venerated characters of this ancient Indian epic are here subjected to a rational enquiry that places them in context, unravels their hopes and fears, and imbues them with wholly human motives, thereby making their stories relevant and astonishing to.

I read Yuganta when I was barely in my teens. To a large extent this book has influenced my perceptions about Mahabharata. Iravati Karve’s Yuganta – End of an Epoch is not a rehash of the epic. It is an in-depth character analysis of prominent characters and controversial subjects in the great epic of Mahabharata.

Yuganta-the end of an epoch. I read the Mahabharata because I like it. The Mahabharata is an inexhaustible mine¦ may as well be my own words (those who know me well, even my students, may vouch for it).

But, these words are not mine. These are just two of the three things I share with Irawati Karve, a celebrated and distinguished anthropologist. It is said that with the end of the Mahabharata came the end of the Dvapara Yuga and the beginning of the Kali Yuga – this is the end of an epoch (Anth of a.

This book written by Vidushi Irawati Karve is a delight for readers. The first edition in Marathi was out in the year. It brings out the human side of the characters of the Mahabharata, leading us to set aside the divine angle of viewing the Mahabharata and look at it, especially its characters with human qualities, eligible to praise, fail, chide, mock, and not always hold a venerable high.

Yuganta - The End of an Epoch - Irawati Karve () Febru Yuganta is a unique depiction of the Mahabharata the grand epic of the Hindu religion. The book tries to rationalize the epic and present it from a terse logic and definitive view point rather than from a religious view.

What was the epoch which defines the times of Mahabharata. Yuganta - The end of an epoch by Iravati Karve: Impressions Commenting on this book would be a minor crime, for there are perhaps few equals to Iravati Karve’s Yuganta – The end of an epoch.

Commentaries and commentaries have been written about the ‘Mahabharat’, and continue to be written today, such is the mystery and vastness of that. Book 13 Yuganta: The end of an epoch by Irawati Karve Ap Ap dhanyalakshmi This book which came as a gift from a dear friend, was written by Irawati Karve in Marathi, translated to English by W.

Norman Brown and published in Yuganta: The End Of An, EpochIravati Karwe,bigshopi ient_time. INDIA'S MYTHOLOGICAL HISTORY: YUGANTA THE END OF AN EPOCH. The book is a collection of essays by the author who strips the divinity of the great characters of the epic and analyses them on a human level.

According to her “the Mahabharata makes no attempt to idealize its characters; in every character it brings. Yuganta: The End of an Epoch. Author: Iravati Karve. Genre: Ethics, Literature, Philosophy, Anthropology.

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The premise of the book is that the Mahabharata is essentially a record of events than a mythological tale. So the author tries to cull out the real/human interpretations of the events underneath the alleg.

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About the Book: The Mahabharata War was, or thought to be, such a momentous event as to leave an indelible impact on the life and culture of not only the Indian subcontinent but on all the other countries where Indians migrated in strength and lived for some time.

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Yuganta – the end of an epoch. September 3, — 1 Comment. Irawati Karve studies the humanity of the Mahabharata`s great figures, with all their virtues and their equally numerous faults.

Sought out by an inquirer like her, whose view of life is secular, scientific, anthropological in the widest sense, yet appreciative of literary values, social problems of the past and present alike, and human needs and responses in her own time and in antiquity as /5(28).

the destruction of the Aryan Civilization or to end the rule of the despotic rulers. To see whether Draupadi was a victim of the situation, or whether it was a war of revenge or an inevitable destruction of the Aryan clan. Overall, the war of Kuruskshetra was merely a family feud or part of a bigger political.

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* Jaya It's neither a translation nor an original version. I feel that. Looking for books by Irawati Karve. See all books authored by Irawati Karve, including Yuganta: The End of an Epoch, and Racial Problems in Asia, and more on ADVERTISEMENTS: Biography of Irawati Karve and his Contribution towards Sociology.

Irawati Karve was an Indian educationist, anthropologist, sociol­ogist and a writer from Maharashtra, India. She was born to G.H. Karmarkar, an engineer in Myingyan, Burma, on Decem and died on Aug She was named Irawati after the great and sacred Burmese [ ].

Yuganta: The End of an Epoch, a study of the main characters of the Mahabharata treats them as historical figures and uses their attitudes and behavior to gain an understanding of the times in which they lived. Karve wrote the book first in Marathi, and later translated it into : 15 DecemberBurma.

The End of the UNIX Epoch I understand that a 32 bit unsigned int can hold 4, seconds. And since there are seconds in an hour seconds in a day, and days in a year, then I get that the epoch will end in 49, days which is. Books We've Read No formal book reviews with stars or ratings, simply our thoughts on the books we have read.

Month: May “Yuganta: The End of an Epoch” by Irawati Karve (translated from Marathi by the author) J Books We've Read Admin Leave a comment. Yuganta: the end of an epoch Written by Irawati Karve ( – 11 August ) She was an Indian sociologist, anthropologist, educationist, and a writer from Maharashtra, India.

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