Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s poetries will always give us the wisdom we need The Padma Shri Award winner penned down Madhushala, the. On the occasion of th birth Anniversary of Harivansh Rai Bachchan, a legendary hindi poet, let us have some sips from his Madhushala. Madhushala [Bachchan, Harivansh Rai] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Starting the third leading poet Bachchan’s poetry Rshake middle .

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But when his son and superstar amitabh sings it sounds magical. Follow us facebook twitter instagram youtube. Madhushala is a must-buy for those who wish to read one of the best poems ever written in Hindi. A serious talk beneath ethereal humor. Hold back your arms, ardent worshippers of Keats and Pushkin, my intent is not to posit that it is better than any of those globally deified poems and yes my statement is highly subjective, which is the whole point: The meaning of “Madhushala” that is interpreted is so subtle, so intricately woven, so finely balanced, that at times the literal reading of a few verses came across as a shock.

The only thing I have to say as regards to Madhushala is “This wine is really addictive. Upon being asked by the readers if he himself was a dipsomaniac, Late Harivansh Rai Bachchan presented the following quatrain to his readers: A must read for all ages.

It has no parallel in poetry. Among various concepts,I loved how the poem develops the relation between man and his ‘Madhushala’. Certain verses I pondered over several times and found to be exquisite. Bachchan died on January 18,at the age of 95, as a result of various respiratory ailments. Right or wrong, it’s futile to waste time brooding over it. Note that the book doesn’t provoke to drink or to get addicted. Views Read Edit View history. There is no rush.


How a Poet Who Had Never Had Alcohol Mesmerised Us About a Madhushala

He says he is the wine-bearer and he is passing on his bacnchan wine-filled cup in this Madhushala worldand praises himself by saying that even if you have read this wine poetry a million times it will not go empty without meaning. Certified BuyerKaroran. Rendered by the poet at various kavi sammelans, it literally became a craze.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This book holds true for anyone and everyone. He has been filling his inner bj with this wine and has been consuming it through his imagination. I love the way Mr. This book creates a world of like minded people, who Madhushala is an abstraction of anything and everything you ‘wish’.

You can also find her tweets manabi5. These two lines of the book themselves say about the book. Harivanshrai Bachchanji was among d best Hindi poets.

Number of people often say that it just about liquor as madhushala in English means- or place where one drinks and get liquor ;its totally wrong as through his p Harivanshrai Bachchanji was among d best Hindi poets.

Born on 27th November in an ordinary Kayastha family in a small town near Allahabad, Harivansh Rai gave up gave up his university education to participate in the significant upsurge of nationalism that began in Now share the story Too bad. It’s impossible now, to change the course of your direction. Other than writing, she loves listening to the stories told by her six year old daughter.

How a Poet Who Had Never Had Alcohol Mesmerised Us About a Madhushala

Retrieved from ” https: Madhushala was harifansh first part of a trilogy. Collection of the selected best of the verses by Amitabh Bachchan from the original book.

Amitabh is rrai narrating the lines of Agneepath throughout the movie. Harivanshrai Bachchan’s stardom, unique in Hindi literature, was mostly the gift of Madhushaala. I found the whole universe in this book. Bachchan passed away inat the age of For a change, I picked this up as it has rave reviews and I personally like Harivansh bachchan’s work.


In any case, returning to Madhushala – it has been overwhelming. Feb 14, Sidharth Vardhan rated it it was amazing Shelves: He received his formal schooling in a municipal school and followed the family tradition of attend Born in a Srivastava Kayastha family, in the village of Babupatti Raniganj in the district of Pratapgarh, U.

The poet says that he has been making wine poetry of vachchan the nice feelings and experiences of his life. Harivanshrai Bachchan must have published some 30 collections of his poetry. Inspirational, thought provoking, intellectually stimulating – all combined with those poetic ‘aah’ and ‘waah’ moments. InHarivanshrai shifted to Delhi to join the External Affairs Ministry as an officer on Special duty and during the period of 10 years that he served he was also associated with the evolution of Hindi as the official language.

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The writing has perhaps the best “rhythm” of all that I’ve read – so spectacular that at times, I enjoyed verses purely on the basis of their metric, rather than their content. I appreciate the title – “Madhushala”. Products like clay water bottles, sustainable bamboo products, wallets from used tyres and so on.

Can you ever perform an honest, objective comparison between poetry from different languages? His wife Teji Bachchan died four years later inat the age of