Maha Prasthanam

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Maha Prasthanam
Author Srirangam Srinivasarao
Country India
Language Telugu
Genre Poetry
Publication date
1950

Maha Prasthanam is a Telugu-language anthology of poems written by noted literary writer Srirangam Srinivasarao. It is considered an epic and magnum opus in modern Indian poetry. [1][2][3] The work is a compilation of poetry written between 1930 and 1940.[4] It was published in 1950 that rocked the Telugu literary world.

Maha Prasthanam meaning The Great Journey to a New World was also made into an Indian movie by the same name.[5] The book was reprinted for the 31st time in 2010.[6]

Poems in Mahaprasthanam[edit]

1. మహాప్రస్థానం(Mahaaprasthaanam) 2. జయభేరి (JayabhEri) 3. ఒకరాత్రి (Okaraatri) 4. గంటలు (Gamtalu) 5. ఆకాశ దీపం (Aakaasa deepam) 6. రుక్కులు (Rukkulu) 7. అవతారం (Avataaram) 8. బాటసారి (Baatasaari) 9. ఆశాదూతలు (Aasaaduutalu) 10. ai 11. శైశవగీతి (Saisavagiiti) 12. అవతలిగట్టు (Avataligattu) 13. సాహసి (Saahasi) 14. కళారవి (Kalaaravi) 15. bikshuvarshiyasi 16. ఒక క్షణం (Oka kshanamlo) 17. పరాజితులు (Paraajitulu) 18. aa: 19. ఉన్మాది (Unmaadi) 20. svin barn kaviki 21. అద్వైతం (Advaitam) 22. vaadu 23. abhyudayam 24. vyatyaasam 25. midhyaavaadi 26. pratij~n 27. cEdupaaTa 28. kaveetaa! o kaveetaa 29. navakavita 30. dESa caritralu 31. jvaalaa tOraNam 32. maanavuDA 33. samdhyaa samasyalu 34. dEni koraku 35. kEka 36. pEdulu 37. garjeamcu rashyaa 38. nijamgaanE 39. neeDulu 40. jagannaadHuni radha cakraalu

Honour[edit]

Sri Sri garnered the honored title of Mahakavi (The Great Poet) after writing this epic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ T. Venkata Rao. "Portrait of a revolutionary". The Hindu. Retrieved 13 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rich tributes paid to Sri Sri". The Hindu. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Musical event on Sri Sri tomorrow". The Hindu. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "A fitting tribute to a great poet". The Hindu. Retrieved 13 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "A penchant for the poor". The Hindu. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 
  6. ^ "Tribute to ‘Mahakavi' Sri Sri". The Hindu. Retrieved 13 February 2012. 

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