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Rasikapriya Of Keshavadasa
Rasikapriya Of Keshavadasa
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What is love at the first sight? How do lovers meet, and where? How does passion affect men and women? What are remembrance, pathos, laughter and fury? Keshavadasa, the Hindi poet of love, who lived in the colourful age of Akbar, the great Mughal, gives novel answer to these questions, and many others, in Rasikapriya.

He was not only a great poet, but also a skilled courtier, a clever historian, a learned scholar, a consummate artist in language and a connoisseur of horses. He wrote about love and women with an ease and beauty known to few Hindi Poets.

Now for the first time a translation of Rasikapriya is available to English readers. There can be no more befitting comment on this great book than the one made by the poet himself: 'By reading Rasikapriya the poet himself: 'By reading Rasikapriya understanding of love increases, knowledge is gained of all love's ways, andboth pleasure and salvation are attained. As amorous men appear unhappy day after day without their beloveds, so do the poets appear without Rasikapriya.

About the Author:

K.P. Bahadur was born on 21st February 1924 at Allahabad. After securing M.A. in English from Allahabad University, he joined Indian Administrative Service and held various posts like District Magistrate, Commissioner & Secretary 20 Point Programme, Harijan & Social Welfare, Youth Welfare & National Integration, Administrator, Municipal Corporation, Varanasi; Inspector General Prisons, UP., chairman, Vigilance Commission & Administrative Tribunal.

A prolific writer, K.P. Bahadur has authored many books on as diverse subjects as philosophy, history, sociology, fiction, humour and poetry.

CONTENTS

What the Book is AboutV
INTRODUCTIONi-cxii
Chapters
I.Invocation and Blessing2-13
II.The Nayaka22-21
III.TheNayika22-60
IV.The Meeting of Lovers61-71
V.Where Lovers Meet, and How?72-88
VI.The Emotions90-109
VII.More Nayikas111-130
VIII.Love And The Ten States132-156
IX.Arrogance157-165
X.Ways to Remove Arrogance167-178
XI.The Separation of Lovers180-191
XII.Love's Messenger193-206
XIII.The Act of Bosom Friends208-218
XIV.Laughter, and other Sentiments220-237
XV.The Kinds of Poetry239-242
XVI.The Defects of Poetry244-248

Rasikapriya Of Keshavadasa

Item Code:
IDE776
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
1972
ISBN:
8120807340
Language:
English
Size:
8.8" X 5.8"
Pages:
361
Other Details:
630 gms
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From the Jacket:

What is love at the first sight? How do lovers meet, and where? How does passion affect men and women? What are remembrance, pathos, laughter and fury? Keshavadasa, the Hindi poet of love, who lived in the colourful age of Akbar, the great Mughal, gives novel answer to these questions, and many others, in Rasikapriya.

He was not only a great poet, but also a skilled courtier, a clever historian, a learned scholar, a consummate artist in language and a connoisseur of horses. He wrote about love and women with an ease and beauty known to few Hindi Poets.

Now for the first time a translation of Rasikapriya is available to English readers. There can be no more befitting comment on this great book than the one made by the poet himself: 'By reading Rasikapriya the poet himself: 'By reading Rasikapriya understanding of love increases, knowledge is gained of all love's ways, andboth pleasure and salvation are attained. As amorous men appear unhappy day after day without their beloveds, so do the poets appear without Rasikapriya.

About the Author:

K.P. Bahadur was born on 21st February 1924 at Allahabad. After securing M.A. in English from Allahabad University, he joined Indian Administrative Service and held various posts like District Magistrate, Commissioner & Secretary 20 Point Programme, Harijan & Social Welfare, Youth Welfare & National Integration, Administrator, Municipal Corporation, Varanasi; Inspector General Prisons, UP., chairman, Vigilance Commission & Administrative Tribunal.

A prolific writer, K.P. Bahadur has authored many books on as diverse subjects as philosophy, history, sociology, fiction, humour and poetry.

CONTENTS

What the Book is AboutV
INTRODUCTIONi-cxii
Chapters
I.Invocation and Blessing2-13
II.The Nayaka22-21
III.TheNayika22-60
IV.The Meeting of Lovers61-71
V.Where Lovers Meet, and How?72-88
VI.The Emotions90-109
VII.More Nayikas111-130
VIII.Love And The Ten States132-156
IX.Arrogance157-165
X.Ways to Remove Arrogance167-178
XI.The Separation of Lovers180-191
XII.Love's Messenger193-206
XIII.The Act of Bosom Friends208-218
XIV.Laughter, and other Sentiments220-237
XV.The Kinds of Poetry239-242
XVI.The Defects of Poetry244-248

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