Dr Harivanshrai Bachchan is India’s leading Hindi poet – a confidante of the Nehrus. The core of this book is a long sequence called Madhushala (the house of. Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s poetries will always give us the wisdom we need The Padma Shri Award winner penned down Madhushala, the.

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People have had millions of interpretations harivajsh this book, all of them true to the person. I was hoping to find one stanza on each page. My Blog Shaina’s Musings. Read more Read less. The site is also not responsible for any inappropriate acts practiced by the third party links added here only for the information purposes including the advertisements appearing in various formats. Today marks the th birth anniversary of the illustrious poet, whose memories are etched deep in our hearts. All in all, an excellent purchase.

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Buy the selected items together This item: I guess It must be a good one Madhushala is an abstraction of anything and everything you ‘wish’. That makes this all the more difficult. You can interpret it in so many different ways. There are 3 stanzas of the poem on each page. Start reading Madhushala Hindi on your Kindle in under a minute.

I had the pleasure of reading this book recently; written insometime around when my grandparents were bachwn. Hold back your arms, madhushalq worshippers of Keats and Pushkin, my intent is not to posit that it is better than any of those globally deified poems and yes my statement is highly subjective, which is the whole point: Sangharsh ka maidaan chhodh kar mat bhaago tum. The music was composed by Jaidev. I got that book in 50 rupees, which is totally worth it.


The poet’s cinema-star son Amitabh Bachchan was not very far off the mark when he said that the kind of stardom he enjoyed today, had come his father’s way a long time back. Books with missing cover Articles containing Hindi-language text. November 27, He has touched almost every aspect of human life with this. The writing has perhaps the best “rhythm” of bachah that I’ve read – so spectacular that at times, I enjoyed verses purely on the basis of their metric, rather than their content.

It is a reflection of the sentiment of revolution reformation?

It may sound exhausting but once you do this in initial stages then you will have no problem all the way to the end. Pity that this is not possible now. It would have given me a better understanding of the text.

I would have loved to read it, in its entirety. Excellent book and delighted hsrivansh have the lyrics to the famous tunes of Madhushala.

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This appeals to novice poetry readers as well as veterans. Published August 30th by Penguin Books Ltd first published To get the free app, enter mobile phone number.

Unlike most other poems that are on a single theme and used a large number of motifs to give a single message, this contains messages a message for each stanzas including themes like seasons, life, existional crises, aging, death, hedonism, hopefulness, desperation, religion, caste, class, politics, the alcohal itself, the stanzas themselves etc and it harifansh only motifs that stay same – Madhushala alcohal shop -hindi word ‘madh The translation probably will spoil even the title – wine-house?


It is scary and overwhelming – for it drives a harkvansh right at the idea of self-preservation; if we do not know, who are we?

He’s also touched some social aspects for eg “mandir masjid alag karate ek karati madhushala’.

But the main point is this – the work is immensely layered. An Autobiography by Harivansh Rai Bachchan, he states that “imitations or parodies of Madhushala had begun to appear immediately after its first public reading: One person found this helpful.

The core of this book is bxchan long sequence called Madhushala the house of wine which could be compared to the Rubaiyat in imagery and metre.

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I love the way Mr. InHarivanshrai shifted to Delhi to join the External Affairs Ministry as an officer on Special duty and during the period of 10 years that he served he was also associated with the evolution of Hindi as the official language.

Hindi is not my first language, and hence I had difficulty in understanding many of the verses. Jan 28, Avinash rated it it was amazing Shelves: As I said, I am comfortable with the knowledge that I know very little. Only those should cry, when I am dead, who have lived life as I have. Its written in form of quartets poem consisting of 4 lines ,madhushala is collection of his poems. Firstly, because of my own discomfort with the Hindi language.