Parijata Harana by Shankaradeva

Parijata Harana by Shankaradeva

Summary of Shankaradeva’s Parijata Harana Shankaradeva’s Parijata Harana retells two stories from the Bhagavata and the Vishnu Puranas. The king of the devata, Indra asks for help from Lord Krishna as demon Naraka or Narakasura attacks his palace and seizes their belongings. In the hour of need, Lord Krishna consoles him and promises that he will save him from the…

Mrichchhakatika-The Little Clay Cart-Sudraka

Mrichchhakatika-The Little Clay Cart-Sudraka

Mrichchhakatika by Sudraka Sudraka’s Mrichchhakatika is a prakarna, a type of Sanskrit play. Unlike nataka like Shakuntala or The Recognition of Shakuntala where the hero belongs to the royal family, here the hero is a Brahmana merchant and the heroine is a courtesan. Sudraka’s Mrichchhakatika Summary The play Mrichchhakatika by Sudraka is a love story between a…

Death Be Not proud-John Donne-Why You Shouldn’t Fear of Death?

Death Be Not proud-John Donne-Why You Shouldn’t Fear of Death?

Death Be Not proud Summary In the poem, “Death Be Not Proud” by John Donne the speaker questions the mightiness of Death. He argues with Death and tries to prove the powerlessness of Death. At first, he compares Death with rest and sleep that induce pleasure in men and later he says death is nothing…