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Title : Krishnavatara VII The Book of Yudhisthira
Author : K. M. Munshi
Pages : 215
Price : Rs 260

About the book:

The book includes the chapters from the Book of Yudhisthir as well as from the Book of Kuruskshetra. This book deals with the main episodes preceding the Kuruskshetra was and ends with the war being raged. The Kauravas ruled over Hastinapur while the Pandavas had to be content with Khadavaprastha, a wilderness. However they made it into a beautiful place and managed to invite kings to perform the Rajasuya. When Krishna is honoured there is a big fight. Then the Kauravas invite the Pandavas to the famous game of dice which eventually leads to their banishment again and the Mahabharat war.
The book under review gives more of the Mahabharat story than Krishnavatara though Krishna is invariably linked with the Pandavas. The main episodes of the game of dice, Draupadi vastraharan . The second part which is part of the VIIIth volume of Krishnavatara deals with the happenings in Dwarka, of Prabhavati's marriage with Krishna's son Pradyumna.


About The Author : K. M. Munshi :
Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi, Kulapati and the main person behind the Bhavan's books was a very versatile person. He was an eminent lawyer, one of the framer's of the Indian Constitution, and a seasoned statesman. K M Munshi was influenced by Sri Aurobindo and was an ardent freedom fighter, working with Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Patel, Tilak, Annie Besant, Jinnah and others. He was the Home Minister of Bombay, India's Food Minister, Governor of Uttar Pradesh, India's Agent General at Hyderabad. Acknowledged as the foremost writer in Gujarati in his times, his contribution to literature is vast. He wrote novels, dramas, memoirs, history and historical novels in Gujarati and English.

By the Same Author :
  • Somanatha the Shrine Eternal
  • Krishnavatara-I The Magic Flute
  • Krishnavatara-II The wrath of an emperor
  • Krishnavatara-III The Five Brothers
  • Krishnavatara-IV The book of Bhima
  • Krishnavatara-V The book of Satyabhama
  • Krishnavatara VI The Book of Veda Vyaasa the Master
  • The Master of Gujarat-A historical novel
  • The President under the Indian Constitution
  • Jaya Somnath
  • The end of an era (Hyderabad Memoirs)
  • Bhagavad Gita and Modern Life
  • Lomaharshini
  • Foundations of Indian Culture
  • Pilgrimage to Freedom
  • Pilgrimage to Freedom - Volume II
  • Prithvi Vallabh
  • The Creative Art of Life
  • Bhagavan Parshuram
  • Aadhey Rastey (Autobiography - Book 1) - आधे रास्ते
  • Sidhi Chadan (Autobiography - Book 2) - सीधी चढ़ान
  • Swapna Siddhi Kee Khoj Me (Autobiography - Book 3) - स्वप्न सिद्धि की खोज में