Aavarana: The Veil | S.L. Bhyrappa. Blind faith. Let’s get this out of the way: Aavarana: The Veil is more an ideological treatise than classic. Aavarana: The Veil by S. L. Bhyrappa is a story of a free-spirited and rebellious young woman, Lakshmi, who marries the man she is deeply in love with. Amir. Aavarana – The Veil has ratings and reviews. Sravya said: The author does not shy away from controversy. But what’s incredible is that he gives.
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I am sure I will read this one again in a few years, it is going in my permanent collection. Learnt many things about Islam and in the process, learnt many similar harsh truths about other religions including my own. Her azvarana to the ruins aavaranw Hampi for a documentary churns her thinking and questions the ideology she believes in.
If you look from a right wingers view this will get you filled with a lot of rage but look at it from a liberal point of view it exposes the bluff of historians hiding a lot of truth in Indian history books.
He has penned 24 novels and four volumes of literary criticism and books on aesthetics, social issues and culture. This books raises some very good questions about all this.
But what’s incredible is that he gives all the reasoning within the novel itself. They never said that nothing like the holocaust happened. Byrappa have lot of rivals in kannada literature. A Hindu-Muslim couple, wife converting to Islam for marri Picked this on an impulse while travelling to Hampi, for I knew it has some relation with the place.
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AAVARANA The Veil
He said that Bhyrappa was a debater who “doesn’t know what Hindu religion stands for” and “does not know how to write novels”. Aavarana stirred a major controversy in Karnataka. Veill does she discover? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Aavarana – What a Brilliantly compelling, powerful novel this was!!! Aav The act of concealing truth in Sanskrit is called “Aavarana” while the act of projecting lies is known as “vikshepa”.
While the disturbing sights keep coming to thra very bad news awaits her back home. One ought read the book for this. Aavarana was sold out even before its release in February I could not put the book down thf I picked it up. The characters are normal people but for the authors ability to dwell deep and project an unbiased but unacceptable reactions when faced with truth and ideological questions.
Seminars have been and are being held on his novels, and volumes of literary aavaraan have been published on his works. But the fact that it is in a regional language and has been written by the most popular writer in Kannada obviously broadens the reach of the material. Most of his aavaranaa are translated into almost all the Indian languages and six into English. But it is also self-serving, divisive and short-sighted, if not wilfully blind to the pitfalls of chest-thumping majoritarianism.
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Well, once we begin to read history are we sure that we are reading the correct version of it. Much of the history of the Muslim conquest of India was already familiar to me, so initially I thought that this book veul merely polemic.
Bhyrappa SLB documents in this novel and I loved the fact that this book had references. He writes in the south Indian language, Kannada, and has been the bestselling novelist for over 25 thd now. Her research finds expression in a novel-within-a-novel, in which a handsome Rajput prince is captured, converted, sodomized and eventually castrated by Muslim aavarxna — nothing understated about the allegory there — before reuniting, improbably, with his wife and children, after bearing witness to the Aurangzeb-ordered destruction of the Kashi Vishwanath temple.
It is apparent from the very beginning that this is a lofty book that makes you question the nuances of religions you see around you. Stumbling Through Life by Ruskin Bond.
At best, the study of history should help us to honestly, dispassionately understand the rights and wrongs of people we regard as our ancestors and use those lessons to shape our present and future. Then he proves that all he is saying is not a cock and bull story, he actually provides proofs from the books written by the Mughal historians. After marri This is a courageous book, written with the firm grasp of the subject.