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Title : Jaya Somnath
Author : K. M. Munshi
Pages : 432
Price : Rs 525
ISBN : 978-81-7276-588-0

About the book:

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Jaya Somnath is the story and heroism of Bheemdev and the love of the temple dancer Chaula for him. The story tells of the mortal crisis which Gujarat passed through when Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni attacked and destroyed the sacred temple of Somnath. It is a moving and fascinating story of Gujarat's fight to save its honour.
Jaya Somnath is a historical romance written in Gujarati and translated into English. The shrine of Lord Somanath at Prabhas is a very holy place and people flock here for darshan and prayers. Chaula is a very young temple dancer when the story begins. She is just eighteen and has the honour of dancing in front of the Lord on an auspicious day. She is applauded by everyone. She comes across Bheemdev and falls in love with him. The temple is destroyed by Mahmud of Ghazni and this book deals with the historical facts woven interestingly with a story.


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
  • Krishnavatara VII The Book of Yudhisthira
  • The Master of Gujarat-A historical novel
  • The President under the Indian Constitution
  • 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