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Ashraf Karayath Re-invents the Meaning of Life with his Debut Fiction Novel ‘Janaka and Ashtavakra- A Journey Beyond’

Reference: India Education
Mumbai: As the current world is grappled by the Covid-19 pandemic, Ashraf Karayath’s debut novel “Janaka and Ashtavakra- A Journey Beyond”, published by Rupa Publications, sets a new meaning of life. For most of the population across the world, the key characteristics of life has come out to be anxiety, stress, fear and ...

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Ashraf Karayath Re-invents the Meaning of Life with his Debut Fiction Novel 'Janaka and Ashtavakra- A Journey Beyond'

Reference: 4Ps News
As the current world is grappled by the Covid-19 pandemic, Ashraf Karayath's debut novel "Janaka and Ashtavakra- A Journey Beyond", published by Rupa Publications, sets a new meaning of life. For most of the population across the world, the key characteristics of life has come out to be anxiety, stress, fear and uncertainty. However, the mythological novel sets the journey in search of knowledge, liberation, enlightenment, consciousness and answers some of the questions...

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Ashraf Karayath Re-invents the Meaning of Life with his Debut Fiction Novel 'Janaka and Ashtavakra- A Journey Beyond'

Reference: The News Strike
“Janaka and Ashtavakra: A Journey Beyond” is a novel that narrates the story of an ancient Indian king, of his turbulent life, of impending war in his kingdom, and of treachery and conspiracy within the secretive world of his palace. Although dramatic, the work is an allegorical tale meant...

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JANAKA AND ASHTAVAKRA: A Journey Beyond

Reference: Rupa Publications
A young boy Ashtavakra goes to King Janaka’s court to debate the kingdom’s most learned sages but is ridiculed by the courtiers for his deformed body. After the boy triumphs in the debate, Janaka realizes that the boy...

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Author Ashraf Karayath launches debut novel 'Janaka and Ashtavakra- A Journey Beyond'

Reference: Indian Express Indulge
This book is allegorically written, with strong messages and insights, for the modern reader who is caught in the rat race and has forgotten the meaning and charm of life. Although the story is set a few thousand years ago in India, it throws...

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'Janaka and Ashtavakra' is a quest for knowledge, liberation, enlightenment...

Reference: Mathrubhumi
The seeds of the book grew out of the knowledge he gained in the hustle and bustle of Dubai's business world, said the author, who was born in the rural hamlet of Nadapuram in Kerala.

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Ashraf Karayath Re-invents the Meaning of Life with his Debut Fiction Novel 'Janaka and Ashtavakra- A Journey Beyond'

Reference: 4Ps News
As the current world is grappled by the Covid-19 pandemic, Ashraf Karayath's debut novel "Janaka and Ashtavakra- A Journey Beyond", published by Rupa Publications, sets a new meaning of life. For most of the population across the world, the key characteristics of life has come out to be anxiety, stress, fear and uncertainty. However, the mythological novel sets the journey......

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ASHRAF KARAYATH RE-INVENTS THE MEANING OF LIFE WITH HIS DEBUT FICTION NOVEL ‘JANAKA AND ASHTAVAKRA- A JOURNEY BEYOND’

Reference: The News Strike
As the current world is grappled by the Covid-19 pandemic, Ashraf Karayath’s debut novel “Janaka and Ashtavakra- A Journey Beyond”, published by Rupa Publications, sets a new meaning of life. For most of the population across the world, the key characteristics ...

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Drawing on mythology to find one’s inner being

Reference: NEWSD
“Janaka and Ashtavakra” is the story of the ancient King Janaka (Sita’s father) who becomes obsessed in his quest for spiritual liberation. It explores his turbulent life, an impending war in his kingdom, and the treachery and intrigue within the secretive world of his palace. When the whole world believes a calamity is imminent, Janaka upholds his conviction and deep-rooted faith....

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Drawing on mythology to find one's inner being

Reference: English Lokmat
New Delhi, Aug 1 It might seem a mythological tale but in reality is about the search for knowledge, liberation. enlightment, consciousness and the qestion on absolute realities of life....

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Drawing on mythology to find one’s inner being

Reference: IND News
“Janaka is a true spiritual seeker, who has always asked existential questions. He is king who understood the follies and meaninglessness of the luxuries which surrounded him, and was also a saint who always sought the right path to be liberated, to be enlightened. Although the story is set a few thousand years ago in India, it throws light on the modern....

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Drawing on mythology to find one's inner being

Reference: Daiji World
This is the time where we all need to calibrate ourselves to the strength of our inner wellbeing, which is dominant and inherent in us Spirituality is nothing but untapping those innate strengths. We need to have faith in a universal, timeless principle, such as ‘Where there's a problem, there's a solution'.....

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Janaka and Ashtavakra: Tale of King Janaka’s Quest for Spiritual Liberation

Reference: News Gram
“As part of my professional and business life, I had many opportunities to study management studies, self-help theories, and principle-centered leadership which we applied in our day-to-day business. I realized that it’s not the hard work that determines a person’s success, but it’s the inspired action that comes from within.....

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Drawing on mythology to find one's inner being

Reference: 5 Dariya News
Every adversity carries with it an equivalent benefit or truth," Karayath explained.The seeds of the book grew out of the knowledge he gained in the hustle and bustle of Dubai's business world, said the author, who was born in the rural hamlet of Nadapuram in Kerala and moved to Abu Dhabi in the early 1990s after finishing his MA in English Literature."As part of my professional and business life, I had many opportunities to study management studies, self-help theories.....

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Drawing on mythology to find one's inner being

Reference: Windows To News
That led him to explore literature and mythology and he had the opportunity to read many books, attend various self-development and spiritual programs. In that path, he found the wisdom contained in Ashtavakra's Gita "interesting and shockingly revealing" and led him to question "how we can balance

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