Madhushala is certainly the most famous poetry of Harivansh Rai Bachchan, and it propelled him into intense limelight relatively early in his literature journey. Dr Harivanshrai Bachchan is India’s leading Hindi poet – a confidante of the Nehrus. The core of this book is a long sequence called Madhushala (the house of. Best poems of Harivansh Rai Bachchan Poems Collection,Madhubala:Harivansh Rai Bachchan,Hindi Poems-Madhubala by Harivansh Rai.

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

Harivanshrai Bachchanji was among d best Hindi poets. There are total Chaupai 4-line verses and every one ‘Madhushala’ is not necessarily a tavern. A serious talk beneath ethereal humor.

Learn More at ragingbull. 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. He was called bachchan meaning ‘child-like’ at home. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. As a poet is famous for his poem Madhushala a bar selling alcoholic drinks. And Gandhi ji remarked that this is not glorifying liquor, and Bachchan escaped: So if you are a fan of Haribans rai ji’s poem harivwnsh should definitely go for it.

I was hoping to find one stanza on each page.


Madhushala – Wikipedia

It has been choreographed, and performed on stage. Unlike most other poems that are on a single theme and used a large number of motifs to give a single message, this contains messages a message for each stanzas including themes like seasons, life, existional crises, aging, death, hedonism, hopefulness, desperation, religion, caste, class, politics, the alcohal itself, the stanzas themselves etc and it is only motifs that stay same – Madhushala alcohal shop -hindi word ‘madh The translation probably will spoil even the title – wine-house?

It is scary and overwhelming The writing has perhaps the best “rhythm” of all that I’ve read – so spectacular that at times, I enjoyed verses purely on the basis of their metric, rather than their content. Please try again later. Their relationship goes through the period of acceptance, romance, separation and, in the end, self-revelation.

The simplicity with which the verses are strewn along haala, pyaala, saakibala and madhushala are bound to set you in a trance. These particularly small enterprises lack access to markets and hence do not have predictable income and growth. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Apr 12, Diksha rated it really liked it. He recited it for first time at Banaras Hindu University, and it is understatement to say that crowd went wild. Certain verses I pondered over several times and found to be exquisite.


The poet declares that he himself is the wine-bearer, drinker and the Madhushala.

Buy the selected items together This item: Return to Book Page. Nothing makes her happier than the impact emails from her readers. There’s also a YouTube video of amitabh bachchan reciting some verses from the same which is also pretty cool. You can’t ask for anything more from a book which is so good to read and beautiful to recite or listen. As of now, only Columbia University’s website has a PDF version of the book but, only the first twenty-five of the one-hundred-and-thirty-five quatrains are available in scanned format; while select American Universities have an edition of the same book in their library.

You will find the tavern. In that meeting Bachchan recited carefully chosen Rubaiyaan that highlighted that everyone is equal in Madhushala, and there is harmony and no quarrel among Hindu-Muslim inside the Madhusala.

I find it sad that its success blinded us collectively to see beyond it. I guess It must be a good one Where can I get the English translation of Madhushala? Apr 30, Abhishek rated it really liked it. What is your review of Madhushala?

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