Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Dr. S.L. Bhyrappa is widely regarded as the greatest living Sita – Warrior of Mithila (Book 2 of the Ram Chandra Series) [ Kindle Avarana the veil is realistic non – romanticised portrayal of Hindu/ Muslim relationship in India, how it was in past how it is in present and what remains little. This is not a book based “only” on emotional rhetoric or some serious research . What are an average Muslim’s views on S L Bhyarappa’s novel “Avarana. Aavarana: The Veil | S.L. Bhyrappa. Blind faith. Let’s get this out of the way: Aavarana: The Veil is more an ideological treatise than classic.

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While reading Avarana I had so many questions going inside my head.

The Veil is more an ideological treatise than classic. It all comes to a head at a conference organized to revise the history curriculum for schools and colleges, when Razia avarxna the whitewashing of Muslim brutality down the ages. It is because you know why?

An example of such convolution is the period of Mughal rule in India which was most brutal, oppressive and wroth with religious intolerance, but the left historians have attempted to erase this fact and replace it by false nook that portrays the Mughals and Aurangzeb in particular as benevolent and secular.

Bhyrappa has reiterated that something was written in his novel. May 21, Jaihanuman Hk rated it it was amazing. View all 17 comments. First the research, it takes prodigious amount of research to come up with such a book and it takes humongous courage to write what S. Though there was so many opposing to this book, truth of what had happened those days will never fade.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Satyameva Jayate — Truth alone triumphs! The important part about this book is that the author backs the incidents with appropriate references and also shows the amount of research and back breaking hardworking which has gone in to writing this.

Is there a translation in Telugu? Do read the book to know all that. I remember reading avraana and pages about the Delhi Sultanate and Mughal Empire but I read only a few paragraphs about the heroes like Sivaji.

All within the first six pages. The aim of the novel is to portray history as it is and not conceal history for ulterior motives as several authors and historians have done.

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Bhyrappa is a story of a free-spirited and rebellious young woman, Lakshmi, who marries the man she is deeply in love with. Confusion grips you right from avarnaa start and the book leaves you nervous, ashamed, frustrated and clueless at the end.

Sadly this what we see even in the present times, how the humanities space is taken over by people who believe in a certain kind of an ideology and anyone who has counter views is aavarana welcome. Must read for everybody.


Her quest leads her to the many parallels in the narratives between the past and the present and she gradually finds that though much has changed in Indian society over the centuries, much remains the same.

ಆವರಣ [Aavarana] by S.L. Bhyrappa

Apt title, highlighting the importance of unshackling oneself avarrana the bonds of false knowledge. He kept the narrative in simple plain English and ensured that the book is easy to read. However, she is bpok to discover that her husband is not the open-minded, progressive individual he claimed to be.

It touches upon many eras of Indian history, forcing you at times to do your own research before boo, proceed. Yes, at the end of the book you see a list of 59 books that Lakshmi aka Razia refers to. A boook of a temple in Hampi.

I dont want to tell it. We must accept the past in its complete ugliness. Mar 03, Prabu Siddharth rated it really liked it Shelves: Why would anyone write a book like this?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. What were the customs of them? However, truth has a nasty way of showing up despite all veils of lies, misinformation, narratives and propaganda.