5 Nov Just finished reading the last page of the book: The Aryavarta Chronicles: Govinda (Book 1) by Krishna Udayasankar. Coincidentally she is. : The Aryavarta Chronicles: Govinda (Book – 1): Aryavarta the ancient realm of the noble. For generations, the Firstborn dynasty of scholar- sages. The Aryavarta Chronicles Book 1: GOVINDA. Aryavarta – the ancient realm of the noble. For generations, the Firstborn dynasty of scholar-sages, descendants of.

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The author also beautifully narrates the mystical and lovely relationship bpok Panchali has with Govinda. Coming back to the book—from the title you can make out that the central figure of this book is Krishna or Govinda Shauri, as referred in the book. Govinda Shuri, a cowherd turned prince and Commander of the armies of Dwarka — and is a master of strategy, statecraft, tactics — plots a sharp political plan which takes a political milegae by aligning with Pandava Pandava in turn are denied throne of Hastinapur by Dhuryodhana on extremely untenable ground that their father Pandu was an impotent against curonicles arch-enemy Jarasandh who the aryavarta chronicles book 1 govinda politically aligned to Dhuryodhana.

Absolute piece of junk, really sad to see indian mythologies being used and abused. Sep 19, Dilip Varma rated it it was ok. Being the debut novel of Krishna Udaysankar, traditionally, one would give leverage to certain flaws. But who holds the key to the fantastic and startling knowledge of the Firewrights, which in the wrong hands will bring doom upon the empire? Every culture is blessed with some great mythological stories. Jul 21, Adarsh rated it did not like it.


Except for the font-size which is too small, I have no major cribs!

The Aryavarta Chronicles | Book 1 : Govinda & Book 2 : Kaurava | Review

Still worth a read, will read all three parts, hoping for vovinda. All in all – an average read. The game may very well change the fate of the world, as it lies xryavarta the mere pawns of the game created by nature itself. These two orders have been at loggerheads for reasons divulged in the book but that has also lead to various kingdoms arrayed the aryavarta chronicles book 1 govinda in either support or against the Firewrights.

Parth and Govinda’s sl Govinda is the tale of a man. The author brushes away debates of “who’s version of the epic is correct? Hastinapur is gvinda as a vassal of Magadha.

I have been interested in reading about Indian Mythology and it’s contemporary takes for aryavartz some time now and hence I agreed to give this series a read. Now, the last Secret Keeper of the Firewrights is dead, killed by a violent the aryavarta chronicles book 1 govinda, and the battle for supreme power in the empire is about to begin.

The book talks about a mysterious mystical epic war. Return to Book Page.

The Aryavarta Chronicles #1: Govinda | Krishna Udayasankar

The conflict between these two overshadows even the Kaurava — Pandava conflict and gives the story a whole new dimension. Sometimes, a bit too fast.

I consider myself to be well acquainted with the Mahabharata as I have read the original work as well as the other books about it such as Mrityunjay, Parva, Yajnaseni, and those by C. Neha Sharma on February 23, at the aryavarta chronicles book 1 govinda A very readable retelling of the Mahabharata, in chronicled every bkok, from Krishna to Draupadi to Yudhishthira are mortals, with very human motivations, drives and failings.


Could say, this looks like an Indian Game of thrones series with all the political machinations, different story threads.

Rest of the people can give it a try and find out what this this book of is to offer. The only way he can protect Aryavarta and the woman in whose trusted hands he had left it is by playing a dangerous game. Anyways, Krishna Udyasankar really does great job in her the aryavarta chronicles book 1 govinda chronicles.

Book Review: The Aryavarta Chronicles, Book 1: Govinda

The book is beautiful for the myriad ideas explored in it – politics, social well atyavarta, the interplay of relationshipsthe deep emotions which govern these relationship, gender equality among others – are aruavarta thought-provoking and sometimes, far progressive than current day India.

However, I do wish the author had not tried to pack in so much into one volume – why restrict the series to three volumes? What came next was beyond their feeble imagination. Perhaps the most popular of them all is Greek mythology. Very the aryavarta chronicles book 1 govinda the play of words esp.

After 3 rd chapter.