Aavarana (Kannada: ಆವರಣ) is a Kannada novel by one of the eminent novelists S.L. Bhyrappa. Aavarana means enveloping or covering something. The second historical novel by celebrated Kannada author S.L. Bhyrappa, translated . Avarana the veil is realistic non – romanticised portrayal of Hindu/ Muslim. AVARANA -Three Reviews of pa’s famous novel on Jihadi destructions in India. – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for.

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There has been accusations that Bhyrappa is a Hindu fundamentalist who wants to divide society on the basis of history, an allegation which Bhyrappa himself anticipates and tries to refute in the novel.

I am sure I will read this one again in a few years, it is going in my permanent collection. Though the author must be lauded for his scholarship and style, both mighty impressive, what captures one’s mind is his intellectual integrity and courage. One of the greatest novels I have ever read!

I loved the climax and the way the transformation begins.

Characters citing a documentary of Hampi and Kashi. After marriage, her troubles with the husband due to religious incompatibility slowly begin to grow.

I regret not reading this book as soon as it came out. Feb 28, Jyothi Sunnadkal rated it really liked it. Aft Byrappa have lot of rivals in kannada literature. The Making of Buddha in a Traffic Jam.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Bhyrappa has reiterated that something was written in his novel. Yes, at the end of the book you see a list of 59 books that Lakshmi aka Razia refers to.


Don’t have a Kindle? Propaganda, by nature, is seductive; it feeds into half-baked concepts and beliefs to give them shape and brooks little opposition or questioning. It shows how the truth has been desperately veiled by politically motivated historians and the extent of the distortions. Avaeana trivia or quizzes yet. She then dissolves herself into the study of If not anything, this book inspires you to read History before believing anything propagated aarana the masses.

The novel went on to create a record in the Indian literary world by witnessing 10 reprints within five months of its release. My mom got me this book and said it’s an interesting one and one that created lot of debates.

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About the Author Dr. Please try again later. Feb 22, Tiru Pradyumna rated it it was amazing. We get to realize that Mughal rule was not the paradise as it is widely touted to be, we also get to realize that many of the so called progressive people do have their own agenda, the Marxist historians of the country are exposed.

Go ahead and grab it, but be prepared face the dilemma over truth, especially if you are an Indian. However, she is shocked to discover that her husband is not the open-minded, progressive individual he claimed to be.

He has trekked in the Alps, the Rockies, Andes and in Fujiama, but the Himalayas remain his greatest passion. I have to warn, the above mentioned symptoms relate only to an Indian reader though it might as well apply to others. But Indian academic setting is far from ideal; it’s rigged in the name of political correctness, and completely colonized by Communists who call themselves “liberal” and “progressive” to sound less menacing than facts all along History suggest about them.


I am sure I will read this one again in a few years, it is going in my perma 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. Customers who bought this item also bought. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

How many of us remember reading good amount of history about the Vijayanagar empire. The debate of truth vs lies has been explored in detail while the objective of the book largely looks like an attempt to restore balance and also to expose historians who distort it by creating the myth that Islamic rulers were tolerant and deny that there were mass temple destruction.

Her visit to the ruins of Hampi for a documentary churns her thinking and questions the ideology she believes in.

A certain ruler was NOT secular and we must accept that. One detailed review and discussion is here: This book only goes on to strengthen how tolerant and accepting an Indian culture is and how well the world has exploited it. Reading this book was indeed an educative experience for nivel.

ಆವರಣ [Aavarana]

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