His son is India’s best-known cinema superstar – Amitabh Bachchan. The core of this book is a long sequence called Madhushala (the house of wine) which. Madhushala (Hindi: मधुशाला) (The Tavern/The House of Wine) is a book of Is Madhushala by Dr. Bachchan a blueprint of ultimate religion? Views . Madhushala is certainly the most famous poetry of Harivansh Rai Bachchan, and it propelled him into intense limelight relatively early in his literature journey.

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Born on 27th November in an ordinary Kayastha family in a small town near Allahabad, Harivansh Rai gave up gave up his university education to participate in baachchan significant upsurge of nationalism that began in However she died ten years later in after a long spell of TB at just 24 years of age.

In this period, he came under the influence of the independence movement, then under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi. Madiraley jaane ko ghar se. Harivash Rai Bachchan would introduce himself with these lines. He has been filling his inner self with this wine and has been consuming it through his imagination. A recording of selected Rubaai from Madhushala was released by HMVwhere twenty stanzas were chosen and sung by Manna Deywhile the first madhushaa was sung by Bachchan himself.

Live not like a flower, you’ll disintegrate the day you blossom; live like a stone, for once when carved, you’ll be a form of god.

How a Poet Who Had Never Had Alcohol Mesmerised Us About a Madhushala

The language is fairly simple. Get the best viral stories straight into your inbox before everyone else! Dipping his pen into the inky blue of his heart, our vagabond scribbles; scribbles away bachchab humdrum with a humming cornucopia of thoughts that demands nothing but a mere glass of wine in his favourite tavern, to bloom.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is an absolute treat to read. It has been translated into English and regional Indian languages such as Bengali, Marathi and Malayalam. The meaning of “Madhushala” that is interpreted is so subtle, so intricately woven, so finely balanced, that at times the literal reading of a few verses came across as a shock. Harivanshrai Bachchan’s stardom, unique in Hindi literature, was mostly the gift of Madhushaala.


In any case, returning to Madhushala – it has been overwhelming.

8 heartfelt quotes by Harivansh Rai Bachchan that will make you look at life in a new way

And along with it, perishes our narrator. Mar 23, Anupriya rated it really liked it. It is scary and overwhelming – for it drives madhusala screwdriver right at the idea of self-preservation; if we do not know, who are we?

What a comparison with life. A superb collection of poems which is connected with our lives.

bschchan Note that the book doesn’t provoke to drink or to get addicted. You can’t ask bachcgan anything more from a book which is so good to read madhushal beautiful to recite or listen. For someone like me, it’s a relief to just think about madhushwla His wife Teji Bachchan died four years later inat the age of The core of this book is a long sequence called Madhushala the house of wine which could be compared to the Rubaiyat in imagery and metre.

Aug 02, Rajan rated it really liked it. The poet declares that he himself is the wine-bearer, drinker and the Madhushala. This book creates a world of like minded people, who are equal, freindly; a world very different from our own, a world of dreamers, where you can dream of whatever you want, and to achieve it, all you have to do is to strive hard for it.

You can interpret it in so many different ways. So ye For a change, I picked this up as it has rave reviews and I personally like Harivansh bachchan’s work.

He is the second Indian to get his doctorate in English literature from Cambridge. The simplicity with which the verses are strewn along haala, pyaala, saakibala and madhushala are bound to set you in a trance.

It was also one the first pieces of Hindi poetry that was set to music, with its best-selling cassettes and CDs attracting generations mxdhushala listeners. This book creates a world of like minded people, who Madhushala is an abstraction of anything and everything you ‘wish’. Hi, I’m looking for an English translation of Madhushala? It is scary and overwhelming The writing has perhaps the best “rhythm” of all that I’ve read – so spectacular that at maehushala, I enjoyed verses purely on the basis of their metric, rather than their content.


There’s also a YouTube video of amitabh bachchan reciting some verses from the same which is also pretty cool. He was only 28 when he wrote the poem in ; and tries to explain the most of the complexity of life with his four instruments, which appear in almost every verse: No trivia or quizzes yet.

Sometimes it behaves like a woman, sometimes like a moderator, sometimes a teacher and sometimes i just run out of words to describe it. No matter how much you drink, no matter how carefree you act; let me tell you a secret, the fire within you won’t die, I am Madhushala’s Madhubala.

Sangharsh ka maidaan chhodh kar mat bhaago tum. The poet says that he has been making wine poetry of all the nice feelings and experiences of his life. By helping these enterprises we aim to make the world better – better for us, for our community and for the environment. I found the whole universe in this book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Apr 12, Diksha rated it really liked it.

Let’s take a look at some his most profound quotes that will forever serve as a guiding light in life. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments. Firstly, because of my own discomfort with the Hindi language. I feel comfortable with the knowledge that I know very little. But if ever asked to introduce himself, he had a simple introduction: