Mahabharata by R. K. NarayanMahabharata by R. K. Narayan


byR. K. NarayanTranslated byÁngel Gurría Quintana

Paperback | March 1, 2007

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The Mahabharata, together with the other great Sanskrit epic, the Ramayana, embodies much of the cultural and religious heritage of India. This prose version of the epic elegantly narrates the great war between the Kauravas and the Pandavas, and tells of the warriors, kings, saints, and goddesses caught up in the romance and drama of family intrigue. With diversity of plots and themes—including the philosophical teachings of the Bhagavad Gita—the Mahabharata has entertained and influenced Indian audiences for nearly 2,000 years.
El Mahabharata, junto con el otro gran poema épico Sánscrito, el Ramayana, representa mucha de la herencia cultural y religiosa de la India. Esta brillante interpretación que viene abreviada y en prosa, narra la gran guerra entre los Kauravas y los Pandavas, y evoca los guerreros, reyes, santos y dioses que hicieron papeles en este drama cósmico monumental. Con su diversidad de tramas y temas—incluyendo las enseñanzas filosóficas del Bhagavada Gita—el Mahabharata ha entretenido e influido al público de la India desde hace hasta 2,000 años.
R. K. Narayan is one of the few Indian writers who has captured a wide audience in the United States and Great Britain, as well as in his native India. All of his many novels, gentle social comedies of middle-class life, take place in Malgudi, an imaginary town in southern India that serves as a kind of "golden mean", neither a large, ...
Title:MahabharataFormat:PaperbackDimensions:222 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.72 inPublished:March 1, 2007Publisher:Editorial KairosLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8472455394

ISBN - 13:9788472455399

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