Yayati: Girish Karnad: first play, the critically acclaimed Yayati (), while still at Oxford. Centred on the story of a mythological king, the play established. As a reader of Karnad’s plays, one has to pay attention to their sources. Almost every text has a source in that the plot is derived f. Yayati (), the first literary attempt of Karnad, reinterprets an ancient myth from . spite of parents’ denial, Girish Karnad explored the new horizons and he .

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Ravi rated it it was amazing Jan 06, Girish Karnad reshapes the theme, content and thoughts of yayqti myth for readers and spectators of contemporary literature. He marries Devayani and takes Sharmishthadaughter of king Vrishparva and maid of Devayani as his mistress on her request.

Status Marking in Tamil – A Ph. Yayati could redeem this curse only if someone was willing to ex Yayati, Girish Karnard’s first play, was written in and won the Mysore State Award in Feb 13, RustyJ rated it it was amazing Shelves: A mis-understanding leads to a quarrel and Sharmishta pushes Devayani into a well. Lists with This Book. Padma rated it it was amazing Feb 05, After bathing, Sharmishtha confuses Devayani’s sari with hers and puts it on instead.


Wherever he hurled as Shami stick, he performed as sacrifice. May 03, Neetha Philip rated it it was amazing. Chandan Dubey rated it really liked it Jul 25, He appoints his four younger brothers to rule the world’s cardinal directions [ citation needed ].

Yayati | play by Karnad |

Pururavas ruled over the city of Pratishthana. I snarl because I want to retain a particle of my original self. Atri’s son was Chandra, the Moon God. No, it is ,arnad and dying we have to choose between. Karnad takes a deep insight into Yayati’s character and shows Yayati’s passion for the enjoyment of life, which ultimately turns into detachment and aloofness.

Indra was once more reinstated as the King of Gods.

From Srnjaya came a son named Janamejaya. Realising the futility of it all, Yayati takes back the curse on himself, yauati Pooru to youth and goes away to the forest with Sharmishta.

Theme of Responsibility in Girish Karnad’s Yayati.

Girish Karnad’s Yayati is one of the best reads in the past year. Kannada – A Case Study by B.

Or when she says, ‘I do have tears in my eyes. It is his son, Pooru, who finally offers to do this for his father.

Please ensure that your name, academic degrees, institutional affiliation and institutional address, and your e-mail address are all girixh in the first page of your article. Jarasandha was eventually defeated and slain by the Pandava Bhima who gave the chariot to his cousin, Yaayti Krishna. In a series of conversations between Devayani and Swarnalata, Devayani and Sharmishta and Devayani and Yayati, we are informed that before her marriage Devayani and Sharmishta were close friends. The narrative centers around King Yayati of the Bharata clan, his wife Devayani who is also the daughter of the Shukracharya, the preceptor of the asuras, Sharmishta, the daughter of the asura king in whose service Shukracharya is, Swarnalata, Devayani’s maid, Pooru Pururava – Yayati’s son and Chitralekha, Pooru’s bride.


Thus, Kafnad disillusionment is complete only with saturation. However, remote access to EBSCO’s databases from non-subscribing institutions is not allowed if the purpose of the use is for commercial gain through cost reduction or avoidance for a non-subscribing institution. The impact is overwhelming. For four decades Karnad has been composing plays, often using history and mythology to tackle contemporary issues.

Ayus completed his education from Yagati Chyavana and married the Asura princess Prabha.