His works have been translated into several languages, including English, Hindi, Malayalam, Bengali and Gujarati, amongst others. Yayati remains his best known and perhaps his most critically acclaimed work. He was conferred the Padma Bhushan in for his landmark contribution to Indian literature. Yayati : A Classic Tale of Lust. V S Khandekar.
It was not the smile of a lover only, it was obviously tinged with pride. It was the smile of a pretty woman, who in her arrogance thought she could reduce a man to utter subjection. He keeps trying to figure out what will bring him happiness but keeps equating fickle enjoyments as eternal joys.
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Consequently, he goes on submitting more and more to his carnal impulses and feels perplexed that despite all these he is feeling further deteriorated, dissatisfied. Meanwhile, the drama between Devyani and Sharmishtha intensifies as Devyani begins to see Sharmishtha as a threat between her and Yayati.
Kacha, an enlightened ascetic, and a friend to all these three characters makes appearances at times and his dialogues help a reader feel pacified while contemplating the desperate plight of these three characters. Someone who soothes the reader with some words of wisdom. If in the eyes of the world you are a maid, to me you are a gracious queen. The slave is Devyani. She is slave to her splendour, dignity and ego. The man whose soul is prey to selfishness, desire and enjoyment is forever slave in this world.
He originally wrote this book in Marathi the language spoken in the Indian state of Maharashtra and the book was published in One interesting thing about this book was its creative narration. The tale progresses with changing perspectives. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.
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