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serpent and the rope.

Raja Rao

serpent and the rope.

by Raja Rao

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination414p., 21cm
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19975421M

The Serpent and the Rope introduces to American readers India's greatest novelist. Reflecting the flavor and wholeness of the traditional Indian way of life, where fact . Raja Rao: The Serpent and the Rope This novel may be a bit precious for Western readers, hovering, as it does, in the higher philosophical and literary planes. Both the language and the subject are written by a man who does not seem to dwell in the ordinary world – he is an Indian über-Brahmin – so much so that even his illness is literary.

  It is an Indian novel. This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. The lesson of the snake rope story is also meant to extend even further, to the deceptive idea that there is an “I”, the self, or the ego. The ‘I’ made real the snake that was only a coiled rope. The emotions, the fear it was a snake, joy that it was rope, all of these components of the ego working to create a reality.

was born a Brahmin &#; that is, devoted to truth and all that."" So begins the philosophical pilgrimage of our hero Rama, first met as he visits the Ganges after the death of his father, who leaves him the head of the household. A student of the Albigensian heresy, dwelling in France and married to a French woman, Rama remains aloof from the West, never disengaged from India, finding his. As a churning rope another giant serpent called Vasuki is used. In pre-Columbian Central America Quetzalcoatl was sometimes depicted as biting its own tail. The mother of Quetzalcoatl was the Aztec goddess Coatlicue ("the one with the skirt of serpents"), also .


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The Serpent and the Rope introduces to American readers India's greatest novelist. Reflecting the flavor and wholeness of the traditional Indian way of life, where fact and fable, philosophy and the matter-of-fact blend into one, this semi-autobiographical novel can be called timeless, just as India herself seems timeless and other-worldly by virtue of her unchanging/5.

Other articles where The Serpent and the Rope is discussed: Raja Rao: ” Rao’s second novel, The Serpent and the Rope (), is an autobiographical account of the narrator, a young intellectual Brahman, and his wife seeking spiritual truth in India, France, and England.

The novel takes Rao’s first marriage and its disintegration as its subject. The Serpent and the Rope is an autobiographical-style novel by Raja Rao, first published in and the recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award in The book explores themes of. Introduction. Raja Rao's The Serpent and the Rope is an autobiographically-based novel that follows a man's journey to seek truth.

The book was critically acclaimed and was honored with the. The Serpent and the Rope made him one of the finest Indian prose stylists and eventually won him the Sahitya Akademi Award in Inhe won the Padma Bhushan and in he won the Padma Vibhushan.

Product details. Paperback: pages; Publisher: Penguin (August 1, ) Cited by: The Serpent and the Rope is a novel by Raja Rao first published in by John n in an autobiographical style, the novel deals with the concepts of existence, reality, and fulfillment of one's capabilities.

The protagonist Ramaswamy's thought process in the novel is said to be influenced by vedantic philosophy and Adi Shankara's : Raja Rao. The Mayans tell us that in a ‘serpent rope’ is going to emerge from the center of our Milky Way galaxy out of which will step a bearded god of enlightenment.

John Major Jenkins has proposed, and I agree, that the archaic term ‘serpent rope’ is interchangeable with the modern scientific term ‘wormhole’ or ‘stargate’, i.e. The Serpent and the Rope is an amazing book and Raja Rao's scholarly writing puts me in his awe.

He quotes from Sankara (Dakshninamurthy astakam, Kashi Panchakam, Kalabhairava astakam, Annapurna astakam, Manisha panchakam, Nirvana satakam) Bhavabhuthi's Uttararama Charita, Kalidasa's Raghuvamsam, French sources and others.

Search for "The Serpent And The Rope" Books in the Search Form now, Download or Read Books for FREE, just by Creating an Account to enter our library. More than 1 Million Books in Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Tuebl and Audiobook formats. Hourly Update. The Serpent and the Rope by Raja Rao and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   His book on television and culture, Between River and Rock: How I Resolved Television n Six Easy Payments will appear later in from Giant Steps Press.

He is currently co-writing a book that explores how best to fashion technology and cultural solutions for the exponential explosion of data and its warehousing requirements.5/5(1). The Serpent and the Rope by Rao, Raja and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 'The Serpent and the Rope' is written by Raja Rao and this is a worldly creation of the author.

This can be called as a semi autobiographical story of raja Rao. The title depicts some spiritual thoughts and by this the author wants to show some truth of life. The serpent. This book argues that this metaphor is a good start but only a start in explaining the doctrines of Advaita Vedanta.

12 Some Metaphysical Issues and their Mataphorical Clarification 94 13 The serpent and the Rope in the Modern World 14 The Limits of Metaphorical Exploration Conclusion Notes Glossary Bibliography Your book: "Between the Serpent and the Rope" Basavaraj Puranik 12/17/ Dear Mukunda Rao, Congratulation to you for your brilliant book.

I found your book, from its first line to the last one, as a testimony to your erudite, incisive, plain, yet magical writing that conveys the intricate, yet exquisite agony and ecstasy of spiritual journey.

while reading your book i experienced delight Followers: This new edition of a book first published in and out of print for two decades, is likely to prove an insurmountable challenge to the general reader.

The Serpent and the Rope Raja, Author. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Raja Rao. Serpent and the rope. London: J. Murray, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Fiction. The Serpent and the Rope is a vehicle for examining Raja Rao’s complex spiritual and philosophical ideas.

While it is superficially the story of a failed marriage, the marriage itself really. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t1pg76n6n Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive.

Get this from a library. The serpent and the rope. [Raja Rao.] -- About the marriage of Rama, a young Brahmin doing graduate work in France, to Madeleine, an ethereal French college teacher, some six years his senior.

In her eagerness to attain Eastern wisdom. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.The Serpent and the Rope by Raja Rao — Story analysis. Reading and enjoying The Serpent and the Rope will be an incomplete effort unless the reader gets to know about the fascinating life of Raja Rao, the author.

The footprints of his eventful life that straddles the East and the West are clearly visible in .All in all, “The Serpent and the Rope” is a highly cerebral novel that will be enjoyed primarily by intellectual readers.

The author’s style is felicitous and the descriptive passages Author: Pratapaditya Pal.