BC. In what modern Indians mistakenly call the Indus Valley Civilisation. The inhabitants of that period called it the land of Meluha – a near perfect empire . Book: The Immortals of Meluha Author: Amish Type: Fiction Pages- Publishing house: Westland Press I wish I could tell you and convince you about how. modeling excellence; I believe that this interest can lead to total culture change for the. Neuro linguistic programmi Immortals of meluha. Pages·· .

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And when human beings are known to have emotions, it seems pretty stupid to think the entire society did not protest.

Hence, to prevent this anger from destroying a society, such misfortunate people are regarded as vikarma and prevented from being a part of the society. One might argue that there is a possibility that those names were used even at that time and attribute the fact to the creative freedom but still these simple facts stick out like a sore thumb.

Retrieved 25 January The story focuses on Shiva, a twenty-one year old warrior who is living with his tribesmen in what is currently Tibet. The detailed descriptions of the city were, I think, based on the Mohenjo Daro civilization.

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The Chandravanshi princess Anandmayi explains that they too had a similar legend that the Neelkanth will come forward to save their land by launching an assault against the “evil” Suryavanshis.

Talk with Amish Tripathi”. Shiva, the chief of immorgal mountain tribe, the Gunas, is offered a choice.

It has all the cliches in the book like when Sati takes the deadly arrow onto herself which was actually meant for Shiva and then Shiva charges towards the attacker deflecting the arrows shot at him with his sword, is simply preposterous. A past buried under mounds of earth and ignorance. However, for me personally, the story started with a boom, went slightly uphill and then went down and down, and continued to plummet until the end But, even though I tend to warn people off from the books I hate, for this one I have chosen to remain silent.


I started the book with a different set of mind and the ending was much pleasure. Why does everyone seem to ‘guffaw loudly’ Jai Shri Siddhu!

Today, Shiva is a god. Immotal of those invited are the Gunas, whose chief Shiva is a brave warrior and protector. Archived from the original on 22 February Lord Shiva is also portrayed as a revered Leader who’s a non-conformist and didn’t bother too much about hierarchy, class, creed, taboos or the business-as-usual way of doing things.

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The book is a fast paced read, written in an easy-going flowing manner. The religious texts while sacred no offence to anyone in anyway do not act as a proof of reality of how the life of Shiva unfolded. Rohit Gupta Yes, in every page. Shiva’s our definition of a hero, ready to fight for a oc cause anytime. He did not dance for appreciation.

The Im,ortal of Meluha is a mythological novel erroneously labelled sometimes as epic fantasy that takes one of the gods of Indian mythology and meuha him as a man. So treat it as such. The war at the end is cleverly worded. If I am not wrong, a person would be more likely to become angry IF they are subjected to a cruel, lonely life where no one is willing to touch them.

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Retrieved 14 April It sort of just crept up on me. Write a product review. Perhaps, he could have done with some perspiration too, so he could have strived to write this book much better than it turned out to be. At the outset, I had been right about my impression. In my case, after reading 50 pages i just wanted it to be over and believe me it was really painful read.

Please try again later. I just wanted to get through the book. Daksha allows Sati to get married to Shiva, amid much joy and happiness. We’ll I’m not a great critic but here’s my honest review about what I felt after reading this book.


Also when an author wants to emphasize how good his protagonist is, it is best done in a subtle manner but here it is loudly proclaimed over and over again by the other characters which annoyed me a lot. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Names that you would remember vaguely from mythology, Amar Chitra Katha and your grandmother’s stories are fleshed out into real and mostly believable characters.

Without bringing the aspect of Shiva and his mythology in to focus analysing the story in general, you will end up with a very common crux. Tripathi added, “It set me thinking that this was exact opposite of our Vedic etymology where evil was Asura and gods were Devas. Epic characters like Sati, Daksha and Nandi are given so little time and attention that you hardly understand them, leave alone connect with them.

To ask other readers questions about The Immortals of Meluhaplease sign up. The author is brilliant in the way he blends mythology and history to tell the epic story of Shiva, a tribal warr Most books that I read, I either like or dislike, love or hate – but every now and then, there comes along a book that just plain exasperates me because I cannot decide which side of the fence I’m on.

It will be interesting to see how the trilogy progresses. A completely original plot brilliantly amalgamating mythology, history and fiction to create a mesmerizing saga.

Retrieved 5 February He makes mistakes, he loves, he punishes, he laughs, he kills, he cries, and he dances!!