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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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 View all 3 comments. Unlike most other poems that are on a single theme and used a large number of motifs to give a single message, this contains messages a message for each stanzas including themes like seasons, life, existional crises, aging, death, hedonism, hopefulness, desperation, religion, caste, class, politics, the alcohal itself, the stanzas themselves etc and it is only motifs that stay same – Madhushala alcohal shop -hindi word ‘madhur’ means sweet and has a sweet sound to itSaki female cupbearer – sort of like waitress only the original word is much more sensualpyala cupHalalhal a sort of poison etc.

The poet here again is telling the reader that he will go to any extent, like boiling this world to make wine or dance on one leg with an empty cup, to make this collection of Madhushala pleasing to the reader. A serious talk beneath ethereal humor. 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 poems he have stated many things as-passion,determination,destiny,social inequalities,caste-ism,religion etc.

They had two sons, Amitabh and Ajitabh.

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Other than writing, she loves listening to the stories told by her six year old daughter. Our narrator insists there is no breath scurrying in the air without the hint of intoxication in it, why, for even the martyrs in the war are inebriated by the promise of freedom! You may like it. Also to publisher i m convent educated so i didnot understand the poem meaning until someone told me so i request them to put meaning of difficult words.


Madhuzhala was part of his trilogy inspired by Omar Khayyam uarivansh Rubaiyatwhich he had earlier translated into Hindi. Have doubts regarding this product? There are harlvansh Chaupai 4-line verses and every one ‘Madhushala’ is not necessarily a tavern. Kuch kiye bina hi jai jai kaar nahi hoti, koshish karne walo ki kabhi haar nahi hoti.

After listening to madhhshala Mahatma Gandhi said that all criticisms were uncalled for. Jan 05, Maaheeka rated it really liked it. No matter how much you drink, no matter how carefree you act; let me tell you a secret, the fire within you won’t die, I am Madhushala’s Madhubala. Open Preview See a Problem? Hai andheri raat par diya jalana kab manaa hai?

This literary masterpiece played a significant role in changing the outlook of Hindi literature. This appeals to harivvansh poetry readers as well as veterans.

Certified BuyerNew Delhi. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments. It’s a dark night, but are you forbidden to light a lamp? As of the book- short novella that contains poetry based upon madhushala bar, so to say. Madhushala is a must-buy for those who wish to read one of the best poems ever written in Hindi.

मधुशाला by Harivansh Rai Bachchan

The poet says that the reader is the wine and he himself is the cup and by filling the cup, the reader will become an alcoholic. Realizing that this was not the path he wanted to follow, he went back to the university. Sometimes it behaves like a woman, sometimes like a moderator, sometimes a teacher and sometimes i just run out of words to describe it. A must read for poetry-lovers or reader in general. Harivash Rai Bachchan would introduce himself with these lines.

The poet tries to explain the complexity of life with his four instruments, which appear in almost every verse: I appreciate the title – “Madhushala”. Madhushala has been translated into English and regional Indian languages such as Bengali, Marathi and Malayalam. By helping these enterprises we aim to make the world better – better for us, for our community and for the environment Shop Now.


Certain verses I pondered over several times and found to be exquisite. Published August 30th by Penguin Books Ltd first published Thanks for telling us about the problem.

8 heartfelt quotes by Harivansh Rai Bachchan that will make you look at life in a new way

Certified BuyerKaroran. Certain verses I skimmed over, unable to grasp the meaning and the vocabulary. However from to he taught in the English Department at the Allahabad University and after that he spent the next two years at Cambridge University doing his doctoral thesis on W. But if ever asked to introduce himself, he had a simple introduction: Its written in form of quartets poem consisting of 4 lines ,madhushala is collection of his poems.

Collection of the selected best of the verses by Amitabh Bachchan from the original bzchchan. He says he is the wine-bearer and he is passing on his poetry wine-filled cup in this Madhushala worldand praises himself by saying madhushzla even rao you have read this wine poetry a million times it will not go empty without meaning. This book holds true for anyone and everyone.

You will literally celebrate this book rather than enjoying it!! No trivia or quizzes yet.

Books with missing cover Articles containing Hindi-language text. I found the whole universe in this book. You will find the tavern. Apr 16, Ambar Parashar rated it really liked it Shelves: Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app.

View all 13 comments. Madhushala is probably his best known work.