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Meluha Ke Mritunjay (Hindi) is the Hindi translation of the first novel of the Shiva trilogy and is a mythological fantasy. The book takes the reader along with Lord Shiva on his journey of introspection on who he desired to be and how it led to dire consequences.
Summary Of The Book
Meluha Ke Mritunjay (Hindi) is a gripping fantasy tale that narrates the legend of Shiva against the backdrop of many myths and the popular Hindu belief of Karma. The books takes the reader on a magical journey, that along the way talks about the origins of the Brahmins, the many Avatars of Vishnu and the properties of Somras, a drink believed to grant immortality to its drinker.
The year is 1900 BC and on the land of Meluha what modern Indians mistakenly know as the Indus Valley Civilisation, is a utopian empire created hundreds of years ago by the greatest of the kings that ever ruled the face of earth, Lord Ram.
The proud empire and its rulers, the Suryavanshis, are facing a looming crisis as their primary river, Saraswati, is slowly ebbing away. Added to their woes are the terrorist attacks from the Chandravanshis, their neighbours from the east who have teamed up with the Nagas, an ostracised race of humans with superior martial skills.
As dark clouds hover above the once proud empire, the only glimmer of hope that the citizens cling onto is an ancient legend that proclaims the emergence of a hero when everything seems to be in a state of despair.
Soon, a Tibetan immigrant Shiva, along with his loyal followers, sets foot in Meluha. Is he their hero, their saviour? Pushed into circumstances that he had never dreamed of and at the same time burdened with a sense of duty and love, will Shiva march the Suryavanshis on a path to victory and destroy evil forever?
Meluha Ke Mritunjay (Hindi) ruled the bestseller list of leading magazines like The Times Of India, The Economic Times, The Statesman, and Rolling Stone India just a week after it was first published in February 2010. Since then, it has sold over a million copies all over the world. The book has also been translated into several regional Indian languages like Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu. Acclaimed film director Karan Johar's Dharma Productions has bought its film rights.
About Amish Tripathi
Amish Tripathi is a bestselling Indian author.
His other novels are The Secret Of The Nagas and The Oath Of The Vayuputras.
His writing genres include mythology and history, focussing solely on religious themes as he is a staunch believer of Lord Shiva.
Amish was born in Mumbai, India, on 18th October, 1974. He is holder of a B.Sc degree and completed his MBA from the prestigious IIM-Calcutta. Prior to becoming an author, he was in the financial services industry for more than 14 years, working for companies like DBS Bank, IDBI Federal Life Insurance, and Standard Chartered. He was ranked 85th on Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list in 2012. He lives with his wife and son.
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Amish is a 36-year-old, IIM (Kolkata) educated boringbanker turned happy author. The success of his debutnovel, The Immortals of Meluha (Book 1 of the ShivaTrilogy), encouraged him to give up a fourteen yearold career in financial services to focus on writing. Heis passionate about history, m...View More
Amish is a 36-year-old, IIM (Kolkata) educated boringbanker turned happy author. The success of his debutnovel, The Immortals of Meluha (Book 1 of the ShivaTrilogy), encouraged him to give up a fourteen yearold career in financial services to focus on writing. Heis passionate about history, mythology and philosophy.He believes there is beauty and meaning in all worldcultures and religions. The Secret of the Nagas is thesecond book of the Shiva Trilogy.
Amish lives in Mumbai with his wife Preeti and sonNeel. He is presently working on the third book of theShiva Trilogy, The Oath of the Vayuputras.
Know more about the Shiva Trilogy books through:Web: www.shivatrilogy.com
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Mar 18, 2015
Content is awesome but material of book is of average quality.
Dec 20, 2014
A book that could stop the time for you.
Sep 23, 2014
Awesome storyline...good service !
Feb 10, 2012
BrilliantI Read it in English few days ago and it is my fav. now,
Feb 17, 2012
Fantastic BookBought this book for my mom and when she finished it,the only question she asked me 'when is part 2 coming in hindi?'.
Sep 20, 2013
Just a comic , needs maturityDear Amish, May be you read it or not but you need improvements.
Mar 2, 2013
nothing newactually this book is the continuation of the same stories told in different times by different people ...its better to read shiv puran and such books written by our great indian saints. actually amish has encashed old thing in new pack...
Aug 20, 2012
Keep a little respect for feelings of readersThe writer has written an excellet book with a lot of research on the subject. However I was pained to see the unnecessary inclusion of irrelevant dreams being seen by Lord Shiva about the seeing of a women crying for help. The book would have continued without the reference of dream mentioned in the start of Chapter 15 and I was forced to tear the page no. 261-262 of the book so that my other family members may read the book without any hesitation. The writing on page no. 261-262 appears to be of a third grade porn story unnecessary included in the book and I feel very sorry about the autho… (Expand)
Jan 27, 2012
AwesommmmmmmmeeeeeeeeeI Read This Book Few Days Ago In Hindi..
Jan 5, 2014
poor writing, a lot of factual mistakesI started getting frustrated just after reading few pages and it continued till last. Its written without studying or understanding history and culture. The success of this series is a very good example that Amish is IIM alumni and know how to sell scrap at the price of gold.
Jan 4, 2012
Review of Meluha Ke Mritunjay is badI was very happy to see this book at home, but got disapointed cause i got this book in hindi i wanted it in english. though i am not that use to in hindi it very difficult to read. i am very unhappy with this.
Nov 10, 2015
excellentexcellent copy........................received in a very nice condition!....................
Aug 26, 2015
Good ServiceFast Shipping and Good Service with timely informed about the delivery time & date thanks .