Aavarana: The Veil | S.L. Bhyrappa. Blind faith. Let’s get this out of the way: Aavarana: The Veil is more an ideological treatise than classic. Aavarana: The Veil by S. L. Bhyrappa is a story of a free-spirited and rebellious young woman, Lakshmi, who marries the man she is deeply in love with. Amir. Aavarana – The Veil has ratings and reviews. Sravya said: The author does not shy away from controversy. But what’s incredible is that he gives.

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Ananthmurthy sir to tell it. Jun 09, Arjun Pradhan rated it it was amazing. The novel basically has following protagonist 1.


Published by Rupa Publications Pvt Ltd first published Needless to say this was one of the most controversial book ever written, however this novel went on to create a record in the Indian literary world by witnessing 10 reprints within five months of its release.

Gives a good insight into communists rephrasing Indian history by selective information in text books. Every religion also has deeply uplifting ideas and thoughts that help us become better human beings. Consequently, his characters are deeply rooted in Indian soil.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Shreyas Lokkur rated it liked it May 19, Dead or Alive by Shailendra Singh. The debate of truth vs lies has been explored in detail while the objective of the book largely aavarnaa like an attempt to restore balance and also to expose historians who distort it by creating the myth that Islamic rulers were tolerant and deny that there were mass temple destruction.


As mentioned correctly in the book, “you can’t build a strong society on the foundation of untruth. I could not put the book down once I picked it up.

Mar 16, Akshay rated it it was amazing. He said that Bhyrappa was a debater who “doesn’t know what Hindu religion stands for” and “does not know how to write novels”. The novel was a bestseller in Kannada, Gujarati, Tamil and other vernacular languages. My head bows down to S. And why it is important that it is acknowledged, however ugly it is. Aavarana means enveloping or covering something.

Refresh and try again. This is a courageous book, written with the firm grasp of the subject. It shows 2 stories – One set during the time of Aurangzeb and the other in modern India. This aavarqna one of the first Kannada translations of the author.

Standing up to the politically correct version of discourse is not easy. Dr Bhyrappa is an avid listener aavqrana both Indian and Western classical music and has a keen eye for Art. At times, I could see vsil strain in the narrative where it seems to tend toward a judgement, but the author masters the art of expertly maneuvering it to maintain the open-endedness of the novel. We must acc The act of concealing truth in Sanskrit is called “Aavarana”!!!.

This is one of the most controversial novel by bhairappa, in this he has basically explored how our history has been distorted by so called secular people as well as communists.


A very thought provoking read which meshed up the past and the present and the ever going feud between religions.

And she finds out that although Indian society has come a long way over the centuries, it still remains as rigid as before.

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Bhairappa has given us a list of books at the end which proves his point. A Hindu-Muslim couple, wife converting to Islam for marri Picked this on an impulse while travelling to Hampi, for I knew it has some relation with the place.

It is a love marriage. A Rite for a Dead Man by U. While the disturbing sights keep coming to hera very bad news awaits her back home. Yes, it has some interesting ideas. I thoroughly enjoyed the book.

But this Byrappa is not that educated they believe since he is not a foreign returned lapsed intellectual and his novels will have vast knowledge-base, great moral content and in-depth research.

What does she discover? Truth is always bitter. Translated from the Kannada by Sandeep Balakrishna, Rupa, pages, Rs Ironically, doubt is where the novel ostensibly begins.