Sundara Kanda: Hanuman's Odyssey

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While Mahabharata's Bhagvad-Gita is taken as a philosophical guide, Ramayana's Sundara Kãnda is sought for spiritual solace; many believe that reading it or hearing it recited would remove all hurdles and usher in good tidings! Miracles apart, it's in the nature of this great epic to inculcate fortitude and generate hope in man for it’s a depiction of how Hanuman goes about his errand against all odds. Besides, it portrays how Seetha, on the verge of self-immolation, overcomes despair to see life in a new light? With the rhythm of its verse and the flow of the narrative this Hanuman's Odyssey that paves the way for Rama to rescue his kidnapped wife is bound to charm the readers and listeners alike.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

BS Murthy

Born 27 Aug 1948, BS Murthy is the author of Benign Flame: Saga of Love, Jewel-less Crown: Saga of Life, Crossing the Mirage: Passing through youth (plot and character driven novels all), Glaring Shadow: A stream of consciousness novel, Prey on the Prowl: A Crime Novel and Onto the Stage: ‘Slighted Souls’ and other stage and radio plays as well as 'Stories Varied - A Book of Short Stories'. His non-fiction works are Puppets of Faith: Theory of communal strife, Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help (in verses with contemporary idiom sans 110 interpolations) and Sundara Kanda: Hanuman’s Odyssey, also in verse. All these can be freely download at Project Gutenberg Self Publishing Press or can be bought for US $1.00 at Amazon Kindle – Besides articles on general management (The Hindu), materials management (Purchase) general insurance (The Insurance Times) and literary/social subjects (Triveni,) he contributed ‘Addendum to Evolution: Origins of the World by Eastern Speculative Philosophy’ to The Examined Life On-Line Philosophy Journal, Vol. 05 Issue 18. that is apart from and including those carried in this site. BS, a graduate mechanical engineer from Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi, also interests himself in current affairs, sports, etc. and has an ear for Carnatic and Hindustani classical music. He is a Hyderabad based Surveyor and Loss Assessor since 1986 and is married, to a housewife, with two sons, the elder one a PhD in Finance and the younger a Master in Engineering.

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