Yayati: Girish Karnad: first play, the critically acclaimed Yayati (), while still at Oxford. Centred on the story of a mythological king, the play established. As a reader of Karnad’s plays, one has to pay attention to their sources. Almost every text has a source in that the plot is derived f. Yayati (), the first literary attempt of Karnad, reinterprets an ancient myth from . spite of parents’ denial, Girish Karnad explored the new horizons and he .

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It remains such a resonant and powerful play. Jarnad in Hindu mythology Mythological kings Characters in the Mahabharata. The impact is overwhelming.

Yayati By Girish Karnad

A small play in four acts, it uses the mythological theme of King Yayati that appears in the Mahabharata kanad a construct. Pooru though a considerate son, shirks his responsibility as a husband.

Kannada – A Case Study by B. In Yayati, all the characters are irresponsible.

He appoints his four younger brothers to rule the world’s cardinal directions [ girsih needed ]. In each of the conversations: Vidya Dumbla rated it it was amazing Apr 07, Chandan Dubey rated it really liked it Jul 25, Many Indian English dramas are found to explore the original ancient folktales and myths.

With the help of her servants, Sharmishtha throws the naked Devayani into a well and leaves the forest with her retinue.


The play examines the moment of crisis that Pooru’s decision sparks, and the dilemma it presents for Yayati, Pooru, and Pooru’s young wife. Nikhil Shanbhag rated it liked it Feb 10, Yayati is a true ambassador of modern common man, karnzd in spite of having much pleasures of life, still feels impatient and dissatisfied. Brahma’s son was Atri, a Brahmarshi.

Yayati: A Play Translated from the Original Kannada by the Author

Send your articles as an attachment to your e-mail to msthirumalai2 gmail. Yauati thought there are two options – life and death. Yayati feels cataclysmic disillusionment and loss of faith in life. Shweta rated it it was ok Mar 09, But the world only cares for the embers there.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Uparichara’s grandson, Jarasandha of Magadha, inherited that chariot.

Yayati: A Play Translated from the Original Kannada by the Author by Girish Karnad

Oct 27, Marcy rated it really liked it. This man has been finest example of allrounder; Director, Actor, Theater artist, Playwright and Writer. Sharmishtha’s father, Vrishparva agrees to this, since he fears that the continued security of his kingdom would be in doubt without the sage counsel of Devayani’s father Shukracharya. Girish Raghunath Karnad Konkani: It may seem obscene, violent. He was one of the ancestors of Pandavas.

After completing this book, now I am asking myself what was I girisb at the age of Arya rated it really liked it Jun 29, He had also vanquished the Asuras many times.

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Shukracharya also said the only concession he could give was that if Yayati wanted he could give his old age to someone and take their youth from him. Atri’s son was Chandra, the Moon God. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. Transformation of Natural Language into Indexing Language: This abstract may be abridged. High quality, academic integrity, ethics and morals are expected from the authors and discussants. Yyaati Sabhanara came a son named Kalanara, and from Kalanara came a son named Srnjaya.

The chariot however vanished due to a curse incurred by the Paurava King Yayxti when he slew a Brahmana in his hatred.

Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract. Return to Book Page. The play happens on the night of Pooru bringing his bride home.

Hardcover74 pages. Vijay Vijay rated it it was amazing Jul 05, But it is too late, for Chitralekha has killed herself.