Although Kshatriya people do not practice trade those days for their living, he had to write in a way that lured the Rana rulers. He was highly fascinated by the song, and decided to re-write it in Khas language. Considered his magnum opusMuna Madan has remained widely popular among the lay readers of Nepali literature.
The poem deals with his usual mental ability and is considered one of the best Nepali language poems. Born in Nepal, he was the first to begin writing epic poems in Nepali literature.
The merchant is about to leave Kathmandu for Tibet on work. Being pictured as a movie, Muna Madan was able to get selected for the Oscar Award, which also signifies the level of the creation. There are three persons in the song, the merchant, his mother, and his wife.
Muna Madan tells the story of Madan—a traveling merchant—who departs from his wife Muna to Tibet in a bid to earn some money. Eventually, inhe was admitted to the Mental Asylum of RachiIndiafor five months. The following couplet, which is among the most famous and frequently quoted lines from the epic, celebrates the triumph of humanity and compassion over the hierarchies created by caste in Nepalese culture.
Health[ edit ] In the late s, Devkota suffered from nervous breakdownsprobably due to the death of his mother, father, and his two-month old daughter. Departing from the Sanskrit tradition that dominated the Nepali literary scene at the time, being inspired from the Newar language a Sino-Tibetan language ballad song Ji Waya La Lachhi Madunihe wrote Muna Madana long narrative poem in popular jhyaure bhaka folk tune.
Great is a man with a great heart; not with great caste, creed.
Muna Madan is undoubtedly the most sold book in the history of Nepalese literature. Work and Style[ edit ] Devkota contributed to Nepali literature by starting a modern Nepali language romantic movement in the country.
So, He attained his basic education under the custodianship of his father.
Laxmi Prasad, inspired by his five-month stay in mental asylum inwrote free-verse poem Pagal The Lunatic. Since the Rana rulers had put a ban on the newa trade, language and literature, he changed the newa merchant character from the original song to a Kshatriya warrior class character.
He is supposed to forget to smoke the cigarette which was fired while writing. The poem describes the thematic hardships of the journey:India is a country in South Asia whose name comes from the Indus River. The name `Bharata’ is used as a designation for the country in their constitution referencing the ancient mythological emperor, Bharata, whose story is told, in part, in the Indian epic Mahabharata.
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