What is Madhushala(book) all about; apart from tavern of wine?


By Sunil Kumar As you must be aware; Madhushala is book of 135 “quatrains”: verses of four lines (Ruba’i) by Hindi poet, writer and Amitabh’s father Harivansh Rai Bachchan. What is it about? If one cursorily listens to these verses; …

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What is the meaning of the poem “Madhushala”?


By Sunil Kumar The poet Harivanshrai Bachchan attempted to explain the complexity of life; using the symbolism of the Madhushala(The Tavern). A book of 135 quatrains(4 lines) or Ruba’i; inspired by Persian Omar Khayyam; Madhushala was published in 1935; resulting …

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