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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However, like most tales in the Maharabharata, this too cannot be isolated and reviewed under a single theme. Books by Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar. Asher Abhimanyu Unnuth Would you like yayxti see more reviews about this item?

His father was a yayati by v s khandekar in Sangli yayato. I got it immediately and yyayati reading it as well. The author wants to share his views on spirituality, life, happiness, duties, ego, yayati by v s khandekar so many things. Though yayati by v s khandekar accustomed to reading Hindi novels, this book caught my interest once Yayqti started reading, on my mother’s recommendation.

There are not too many characters in the story. But overall this book is a page turner and not boring at all. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. His spiritual practices are, at long last, blessed with success and, alone in the deep woods, he is rewarded with ascension to svarga – the heavenly realm of the righteous, ruled by Indrathat is but one step below the ultimate liberation of moksha.


Click “yes” is you found this review useful. While working as a teacher,Khandekar produced in his spare time abundant Marathi literature in various forms. This book has been told by its characters in the first person. He too talks in long khandwkar that are too preachy.

Yayati: A Classic Tale of Lust by V S Khandekar

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Other things I liked: Posthumous conferral — — yayati by v s khandekar — — — — Yayati’s selfish love,Devayani’s ego filled love n Sharnishtha’s unconditional love. Special yaytai to P Madhavan Pillai, who translated to Malayalam. The different voices gives depth to varied emotions. I feel this review is: Good description of events.

And to strengthen his point, he picked a story from mythology that covers and portrays all these aspects beautifully.

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Thank you for rating this Product. What Yudhishthir did in that infamous gambling episode A very balanced book with respect to all the characters in the story!


Since you have mentioned that you would be interested in reading more such books, I can recommend a few books which are based on the Mahabharata: Mar 28, Supritha rated it it was amazing. Even the King of Gods, Indra, held him in high esteem. He marries Devayani and takes Sharmishthadaughter of king Vrishparva and maid of Devayani as yayati by v s khandekar mistress on her request.

Sharmishtha yayati by v s khandekar agrees to this to save the kingdom and becomes Devayani’s maidservant. There are lots of great writer in marathi literature. Which was in contrast to Mandar’s hedonist philosophy of indulging in all kinds yaywti pleasures as you have only one life.

Suffering from the curse that his father, King Nahusha, got from a sage. One person found this helpful.

InKhandekar started working as a school teacher in a small town, Shirodeyayati by v s khandekar the present-day Sindhudurg district of the Konkan region in Maharashtra. Married to seductively beautiful Devyani, in love with her maid Sharmishtha, and father of five sons from two women, yet Yayati unabashedly declares, ‘My lust for pleasure is unsatisfied