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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A Hindu-Muslim couple, wife converting to Islam for marri Picked this on an impulse while travelling to Hampi, for I knew it has some relation with the place. How did they handle the ones who were not following their customs? Hence no need to hide the cruel truth.

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He has served as a Prof. Sat, Jun 14 The author has vigorously protested the tag that the book is inflammatory by challenging the reviewers to refute the points made in the book.

Then he proves that all he is saying is not a cock and bull story, he actually provides proofs from the books written by the Mughal historians. It shows his action to speak the truth.

Book Review | Aavarana: The Veil

novle I liked it all. Views Read Edit View history. Bhyrappa is a story of a free-spirited and rebellious young woman, Lakshmi, who marries the man she is deeply in love with. Playing out a little over a month after the demolition of the Babri Masjid, this first interplay between husband and wife is intriguing.


ಆವರಣ [Aavarana] by S.L. Bhyrappa

Return to Book Page. While the story runs between the two eras Mughal era and the present timesone cannot help but notice the irony that not much has changed. Mar 16, Akshay rated it it was amazing.

Lakshmi, a rebellious, free-spirited and intelligent film-maker, breaks ties with her staunchly Gandhian father to marry Amir, the man she loves. His novels are avsrana translated wvarana pan Indian languages. Honestly I had to skip few pages in the beginning coz the reality was too harsh to bear – but I caught up and now conclude that this is a great read with lot of facts for backup. Nov 01, Kanika rated it it was amazing.

And she finds out that although Indian society has come a long way over the centuries, it still remains as rigid as before. Nobel this book was indeed an educative experience for me.

Byrappa have lot of rivals in kannada literature. The act of concealing truth in Sanskrit is called “Aavarana” while the act of projecting lies is known as “vikshepa”.

See all 35 reviews. The novel reiterates “if we don’t study history, it repeats”. The novel raises avaraana and searching questions about religion, liberalism and identity and highlights the importance of unshackling oneself from the bonds of false knowledge. It remains silent on the responsibility of the majority in a geography peopled by multiple religions and the implications of settling a medieval score in the 21st century.


A very thought provoking read which meshed up the past and the present and the ever going feud between religions.

This novel deals with the historical period in Indian history when the Mogul Emperor Aurangzeb ruled most part of India.

The book closes with the words of Avarsna Vivekananda on the dangers of stumbling upon an inspired superconscious state without undertaking yogic discipline. Archived from the original on Its a book every single Indian or even non-Indians should read, to get an understanding of why India is in a state that it is in right now, when it comes to Religion, Politics and everything in between.

He kept avsrana narrative in simple plain English and ensured that the book is easy to read. He, along with his family, forces her into practising Islam. Ananthamurthywell known in Kannada literaturehas criticised Bhyrappa and his works, terming Aavarana as dangerous.

SL Bhyrappa has established himself as a fabulous story teller – his technique of weaving stories within stories and relaying timelines with current events is simply brilliant.

Go ahead and grab it, but be prepared face the dilemma over truth, especially if you are an Indian. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. What xvarana brilliant book. Though major portion of the story involves history, t Why would anyone write a book like this?