Ranjit Desai(8 April – 6 March ) was a popular Marathi writer from Maharashtra, India. He is best known for his historical novels Swami and Shriman Yogi. In his novel Ranjit Desai pictures Shivaji from his birth rather he starts with the days prior to his birth. Before writing this novel Desai has searched history, he has. ”श्रीमान योगी’ ही रणजित देसाई लिखित शिवाजी महाराजांवरील चरित्र कहाणी आहे. Rs/-. M.R.P.: Rs You Save: 10% OFF.
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Ranjit Desai is a great author and is truly revered. Of course it’s not my place to comment on anything.
Graceful but not prodigal. Worth read by all Marathi speakers. At the same time, he was also a very good administrator dssai the kingdom he was building up became stronger under his rule. He was always vigilant and carried surprise attacks in enemy territories. There are at least known dynasties in India.
Shivaji never had powers to defeat his enemies in a straight one to one battle. After Shivaji, for 9 years under the command of Sambhaji, his eldest son and after Sambhaji was killed for next 18 years almost on their own.
He was idealist but not a day dreamer. Otherwise try purchasing online from bookganga. Shivaji was one of the major influences on the revival of nationalism and Hindu culture during a period when centuries of rule by Muslim invaders had induced a condition of apathy and indifference in t Shrimanyogi is a biographical work on the life and the achievements of the great Maratha king, Chatrapathi Shivaji.
Jul 15, Ankit Agarwal rated desak really liked it. Nov 29, Santosh rated it it was amazing. Before writing this novel Desai has searched history, he has not left any stone unturned while doing so. A stable system cannot be built without appeasing majority. What is the most charming facet of the book is its sensitivity. History remembers him as the creator of the Maratha dynasty.
Writing on Shivaji was shrimman very difficult task. The way the book is written by Ranjit Desai is awesome, while reading book whole history play in front of your eyes and you just feel you are with Shivaji Maharaj in his Life Journey. Apart from these occasional issues, the translation is rather well done. He was religious without being fanatic, he was a believer, but not superstitious, he was courageous desqi not foolish. Feb 01, Varad rated it it was amazing. He awakened the love for motherland in the sleeping mind, of people.
He lost many, but his first preference was his motherland.
Shriman Yogi (श्रीमान योगी)
Every day of his life Aurangzeb must have cursed himself for not killing Shivaji in Agra. The Author is of my district and later I ranjih to know that he was very close to my uncle. Review — Being a Maharashtrian it is extremely difficult for me to critically review any work on the life of Shivaji.
Expansion of ranji and strength with every new conquest, sustaining force and grit in defeat, this new history started with Shivaji. They were paying taxes, were his army, dying for his kingdom.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The best researched book ever. Just loved the way it is written. He ranjjit the most powerful Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb into an ocean of grief. This has always been the route of all the founders right from Chandragupta Maurya. After 27 long and painful years all he could achieve was to yoti half a million Mughals killed, crores of rupees blown and the once mighty Mughal Empire crumbling.
He created his own regiments of 40 thousand paid troops, in addition to about 70 thousand shilledars or hired troopers and an infantry of some 2 lacs, a treasure which could be counted by crores, choice jewelry and material provision of every indispensable article.
Scripted by Ranjit Desai, the celebrated Marathi vesai, Shreeman Yogi along with Swami is considered as the best among his works.
Here was a king; a multifaceted, multitalented and a complete man.
Every single household here knows Shivaji. Amit Available on Kindle. Before writing this novel Desai has searched history, he has not left any stone unturned while doing so.
Ranjit Desai – Wikipedia
View all 6 comments. Aug 14, Tejas Phaltankar rated it it was amazing. So my request to those people who are non maharashtrian I recently completed reading this book.
As I was reading I was so taken by the exploits of the man and soon an image developed in my mind. Another important ehriman is being a non maharshtrian i could read and understand the language, so the language used by the author is very simple. Almost all the realms were created by exploiting the political turmoil of their time.
A ehriman read for those who dont know much about the life of Shivaji Maharaj. This is one of my favourite. They have become more possessive about him adding unnecessarily, and untruthfully to his qualities considering him a god. He valued all, respected every religion.