PRAYANAM is the latest novel from the veteran Telugu writer, Malladi Venkata Krishnamurthy. Out of roughly 100 novels he published, this is his 4th spiritual novel, which deals with the Devotional, Karma and Jnana margas of Hinduism. A story of a spiritual aspirant who wants his fiancé to give him permission, after their marriage, to enter into Sanyasa Marg at his 40th birthday. As per her advice he travels 11 Jyotirling Khestras through out India as a monk to find out if it is feasible to lead a monk’s life at present time in India. What are his experiences and what is the outcome? A gripping tale with a variety of characters, both spiritual and non-spiritual, that reflect the present spiritual scenario of India. His mark of humor is present in the novel.