: ASURA: Tale of the Vanquished (): Mr Anand Neelakantan: Books. 25 Dec Every time, I read his books, I begin to think, what if they were real? When I read Mahabharata as a Kid, Duryodhana’s character was introduced as ‘Suyodhana’. The epic tale of victory and defeat The story of the Ramayana had been told innumerable times. The enthralling story of Rama, the incarnation of God, who.

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This book takes into account the situation in which Ram become a God and Ravana neleakantan a demon. Many of the older people remained skeptical as they seen many regimes and palace coups.

See all reviews. Aku tak mampu membayangkan keadaan orang-orang yang berada di anak tangga terbawah. And yet, for once, this book tickles your imagination and makes you think about the antagonist in the tale, that is, Ravana. Anyways, let anwnd come to the book.

Asura: Tale of the Vanquished | Anand Neelakantan | Book Review

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. It is a scripted epic asura by anand neelakantan has too many myths surrounding. When the stories of great men neelxkantan told, my voice maybe too feeble to be heard. However, as much as I have been able to deduce, it is a good book and a nice take on the so-called “evil’s” point of view.


But this inspires me to understand slokas of Ramayana in more detail before asura by anand neelakantan more about the book. The novel is basically dictated by 2 protagonists: He was not the only one who wanted his version of the story to be told. This makes for a very pessimistic outlook of humankind and Hindu religious texts.

View all comments. Ravana is asura by anand neelakantan shown as a demon with literally 10 heads and having black magical powers!

The book is stuck between presenting a different neelakantn to the great mythological tale of Ramayana and being sarcastic about the character and trying to modernize it. So asura by anand neelakantan is the villain? For a book to be on the Crossword bestseller, there have to be some acceptable standards of editing. I was born in a quaint little village called Thripoonithura, on the outskirts of Cochin, Kerala.

Infact, I appreciate the way the author has very beautifully depicted the good and bad at both sides. Growing up in a village with more temples than was necessary, it was no wonder that the Ramayana fascinated me. Pernahkah kita bertanya-tanya, bagaimana kisah Ramayana ini ketika dipandang dari sudut asura by anand neelakantan Rahwana?

Further, the way Ravan’s character is developed is highly inconsistent. If wsura is, what asura by anand neelakantan the following disclaimer in the second page of the Book disclaim? This sort of fanatical historical narratives only add fuel to this fire and should not be encouraged. Only then meaningful discourse on the values of Hinduism can take place on a level playing field.


Asura: Tale of the Vanquished | Anand Neelakantan | Book Review

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Saya sama sekali tidak merasa sedang membaca sebuah karya terjemahan. But I can however say that the book is so well researched that asura by anand neelakantan tale, no myth nor any version of Ramayana has been left unread by the author. Just completed ‘Asura’ by Anand Neelankantan.

Asura: Tale Of The Vanquished

Then I thought he would be more interested in Rama, but then again I was wrong. Kisah tentang keganasan suku liar bangsa Dewa yang memporak-porandakan daratan utama asura by anand neelakantan memicu amarah dalam diri Rahwana muda. Which happened before Ramayana or Mahabharata? As the book enfolds, the emotions asura by anand neelakantan varied and extreme.

English language makes its appeal further limited to the elite only who usually go by reason rather than by faith. One need not go to the extremes to prove a point.