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Volume 5 Issue 4
April-2018
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JETIR1804364

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830-833

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Girish Karnad’s Hayavadana : Debunking Religious Beliefs and Practices

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2349-5162

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"Girish Karnad’s Hayavadana : Debunking Religious Beliefs and Practices", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 4, page no.830-833, April-2018, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1804364.pdf

Abstract

Karnad is India’s leading playwright and one of the most outstanding practitioners of performing arts. His plays are steeped in Indian culture for the themes are taken from myths, legends, folktales; prove his debt to Hindu lineage and the rich heirlooms that Kannada folk lore has. In his plays one finds revealed nature of human consciousness – the cognitive life, the life of desire in a socio-cultural context. Like all cultural texts, Hayavadana is resonant with multi-layered social message. It revisions all eternal issues featuring in traditional Indian thought and literature:- man-woman relationship , virtue-sin, duty-desire, casteism, monogamy, Varna system, sati; and moreover demystification of religious beliefs and practices. In his plays Karnad did not leave any belief or practice unchallenged .He has questioned all kinds of superstitious and supernatural beliefs and practices , both secular and spiritual ,directly as well as indirectly.

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Culture, Myths, Folktales, Superstitions, Religious Beliefs and Practices.

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"Girish Karnad’s Hayavadana : Debunking Religious Beliefs and Practices", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 4, page no. pp830-833, April-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1804364.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR1804364
Registration ID: 183099
Published In: Volume 5 | Issue 4 | Year April-2018
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Page No: 830-833
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"Girish Karnad’s Hayavadana : Debunking Religious Beliefs and Practices", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.5, Issue 4, page no. pp830-833, April-2018, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR1804364.pdf




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