Gita Mehta

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  • Analysis : A River Sutra By Gita Mehta

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    case of A River Sutra by Gita Mehta, the interactions between the narrator and other characters are used to show how living vicariously through others prevents personal growth. Early on in A River Sutra, the interaction between the narrator and the Jain Monk Ashok shows how the narrator feels entitled. Both character begin discussing how they renounced the world; the narrator believes that he is entitled to hear his story: “‘As a monk, can you deny me enlightenment?”’ (Mehta 13). At this point, this

  • Analysis : Bombay Lost And Found By Suketu Mehta

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    In the nonfiction book written by Suketu Mehta, Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found, the title holds significant meaning. The reason behind this is explored within the first chapter, “Personal Geography,” as it concisely represents why Mehta chose this as the name of his work (3). Through the telling of his history in Bombay as a child and his rediscovery of it coming back as an adult, Mehta sets the stage for an in-depth description of this city and its nature throughout the rest of the book. This

  • Cultural And Historical Themes In The Crow Eaters By Bapsi Sidhwa

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    Introduction to Bapsi Sidhwa: Bapsi Sidhwa is widely recognized as one of the most prominent Pakistani-Anglophone novelists writing today. She was raised in the Parsi community, a religious and ethnic minority in Pakistan. Sidhwa was born on August 11, 1938, in Karachi, Pakistan, then part of India. Her family belonged to the Parsi ethnic community which practices the Zoroastrian religion. Sidhwa received a bachelor’s degree from Kinnaird College for Women in 1956. After her first husband died, she

  • Matrix-Analysis

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    Matrix and Bhagavad Gita:- Matrix is not just an ordinary science fiction movie and is in actual a philosophical message woven around a science fiction concept. To certain extent I found matrix similar to Bhagavad Gita in which Arjuna(Neo) who is perfectly capable of fighting against Kauravas(Machines) is confused, helpless and does not believe he could actually achieve what he is supposed to through war. Bhagavad Gita is a book that enlightens soldier in war by banishing all self-doubts and dilemmas

  • The Symposium And The Bhagavad Gita Essay

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    Paper Assignment 2 Prompt 1 When it comes to the subject of love and desire, it would seem that The Symposium and The Bhagavad Gita disagree as to whether those qualities are beneficial to achieving spirituality or detrimental. In the Symposium, Plato states that desire is part of the pathway to achieving spirituality. By contrast, the unnamed author of the Bhagavad Gita seems to state that desire is an obstacle in the pathway to achieving divinity. Their perspectives can seen through their texts

  • Krishna 's Counsel : Time Of War

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    [TYPE THE COMPANY NAME] The Bhagavad Gita Krishna’s Counsel in Time of War Arundhati Ganesh | 140501650 3/30/2015   Although the Bhagavad Gita was written in the first century CE, it tells us a story that is even more ancient than that. The Gita is a part of an even bigger epic, the Mahabarata which was written about a great civil war which took place around 3000 BCE. After the mighty Mayuran Empire had fallen, there were several battles between the smaller communities regarding who would

  • Analysis Of The Poem ' The Mahabharta '

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    its universal themes. Having given the world the Bhagavad Gita, the story of Damayanti, an abbreviated version of the Ramayana, and the Rishyasringa, often considered as works in their own right, it is basically a story of men pursuing power and men who have wronged and have been wronged with. By virtue of this content, the author has tried to put forth her take on the grey characters of Mahabharta. Keywords:Pandavas, Draupadi, Bhagwat Gita, Krishna, Duryodhana 1. Introduction Mahabharata has been

  • Violent And Non Violent Actions

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    then we will lose all of pride and we will become cowards, it takes the stronger man to step back and fight for what he believes in than a man, than a man that uses violence out of anger to solve his problems. The Bhagavadgita or also known as the Gita and “The Song of the Divine One” is one of

  • Desire In The Symposium

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    the social system of ancient Greece, these men are praised for their wisdom and eloquence. One such philosopher, Pausanias, gives a speech early in the text that addresses desire as a multifaceted concept, setting the tone for the novel. The Bhagavad-Gita, an ancient Indian text that is much revered in modern Hindu culture, considers the same concepts of desire and virtue, but is written as a dialogue between the warrior-prince Arjuna and his charioteer, the deity Krishna. Within the text, Krishna addresses

  • Krishna, From The Ramayana

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    Gloria Diaz Professor Young RS:1138 2:30-3:45 October 20, 2017 Are Krishna, from the Bhagavad Gita, and Rama, from the Ramayana, really that different from each other? The Bhagavad Gita is a story about the conversation between Arjuna and Krishna when Arjuna is questioning if he should fight in a war. While The Ramayana is about the life of Rama during his exile and going back to his kingdom