Saturday, August 20, 2016

Overview: Parthasarathy. Krishna Krishna.


Title: Krishna Krishna
Author: Indira Parthasarathy
Year: 2014

Comment. This is a beautiful retelling of the Krishna legends, and there is also an audiobook version available that you can listen to in Bizzell.

Bizzell Reserves: Go to the Bizzell Reserve Desk to check out a Kindle with this book; you can learn about the Bizzell Kindles here. The Kindle also has an audiobook version you can listen to!

Bizzell Stacks. In addition, there is a copy available for checkout from the regular Bizzell stacks: PL 4758.9 .P297 K5713 2007 (click to see if it is checked out or not).

Kindle: You can buy your own Kindle copy from Amazon for $2.99 (checked price November 2017); more about Kindles.

Audible: You can buy an audiobook version of this book from Audible for $2.99 (checked price November 2017).

Length: two weeks. I've divided the reading into four parts: Part A - Part B (one week of reading), and then Part C - Part D (another week of reading).

first week
Reading Part A
Introduction
Prologue
Narada's Discourse
The Yadava Clan
The Magic Melody of the Flute
Kamsa's Invitation
Kamsa's Dream
Reading Part B
Jarasandha Provoked
The Retreat of Jarasandha
Destination Dwaraka
Rukmini's Wedding
The End of Jarasandha
Draupadi's Swayamvara

second week
Reading Part C
Politics and Marriage
The Final Duel
Gandhari's Curse
Bhama, The Brave
Krishna, The Psychologist
Reading Part D
Krishna Acquires Another Sister
Sukra's Curse
The Children of Destiny
Midnight Massacre
Sermon from the Chariot
The Lost Melody






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