Author:A.N.D. Haksar (trs. from the Sanskrit)


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Madhav & Kama: A Love Story from Ancient India

By: A.N.D. Haksar (trs. from the Sanskrit)

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015723

ISBN: 8186939245

Condition: New

This is the story of Mádhavánala and Kamákandalá. Madhav, a handsome and accomplished young man, is asked to leave his city of Pushpávati: his looks and singing so distract women that they neglect their work, and cityfolk are in uproar about it. Exiled, Madhav reaches the court of King Kama Sena, the ruler of Kámávati, where he meets the bewitching courtesan Kama. The two fall in love, but royal ire ensures that the lovers must part. A heartbroken Madhav takes shelter in a temple at Ujjain, the city of King Vikramaditya. What can the great ruler do to assuage Madhav's pain? What d... View more info