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Stri Aur Purush (Hindi Translation of The Relations of The Sexes) By Leo Tolstoy

स्त्री और पुरुष - लियो टालस्टाय

यह पुस्तक उन भाई बहेनो के लिए है, जो योग-विलास को जीवन का सुख और उदेश्य मान बैठे है, या विवाहित होकर दुःखी जीवन व्यतीत कर रहे है, या विवाह को प्रकृति के धर्म का पालन समज कर विवाह की कल्पना से स्वर्गीय रास का सपना देख रहे है, या उच्छ श्रृंखल वैवाहिक जीवन व्यतीत कर ईश्वर पर दुष्टता का आरोप लगाते घुम रहे है।

Tyare Karishu Shu (Gujarati Translation of What Shall We Do Then) By Leo Tolstoy


ત્યારે કરીશું શું

પુરાણોમાં આપને પૃથ્વીને ભાર થયાની વાતો સાંભળીયે છીએ. શું લોકસંખ્યા વધવાથી કે જંગલો વધવાથી કે હિમાલય જેવો પહાડ ઉપસી અવાથી પૃથ્વીને ભાર થતો હશે? આવા બનાવો પૃથ્વીનો ભાર વધવાનું કારણ નથી. પૃથ્વીને ભાર થાય છે અલાસનો એદીપનાનો પાપનો અને અનાચારનો। ભાર અસહ્ય થયો છે. હવે કૈક ઉત્પાત થવાનો જ્વાળામુખી ફાટી નીકળવાનો અથવા અભૂતપૂર્વ દાવાનળ સળગવાનો। એ મહતી વિનીષ્ટ માંથી સમાજ કેમ બચે એની વિવેચના આ ચોપડીમાં તોલ્સતોય કરે છે.

Anna Karenina (Hindi Edition) by Leo Tolstoy

अन्ना कारेनिना -लियो तोलस्तोय

तोलस्तोय का लिखा हुआ यह वृहत उपन्यास कई समान्तर कथाओ और रुसी जीवन के सुक्ष्म ब्योरो से मिलकर बना है। समाज की संरचना से टकराकर टूटी एक स्त्री के प्रेम भरे हृदय की उएह कहानी आज भी पाठक को स्तब्ध कर जाती है।

Hadji Murad (Hindi Edition) by Leo Tolstoy

Hadji Murad (also known as Hadji Murat) is a novel written by Leo Tolstoy and not published until after his death in 1912. The final work of Tolstoy, Hadji Murad is about an Avar revel commander who seeks personal revenge and forges an uneasy alliance with the Russians who he had been previously fighting. Hadji Murad is highly recommended for those who enjoy the writings of Leo Tolstoy and also for those who are discovering Leo Tolstoy works for the first time.

Leo Tolstoyni 23 Vartao

In his book, 23 Tales, we see Tolstoy’s love of the short story, whether for children or adults; and witness the secret of simplicity and transparency of style, so evident in the great Russian writers. The children’s stories remind us of Tolstoy’s life-long passion for the schooling and education of peasant children. Of the adult stories, some draw on traditional Russian folk tales, breathe the air old peasant wisdom, and take us deep into the land of snow, bears, heartache and vodka. Other stories reflect Tolstoy’s political and moral concerns, such as war, alcohol and greed.

‘The artist of the future,’ wrote Tolstoy, ‘will understand that to compose a fairy tale; a little song which will touch; a lullaby or a riddle which will entertain; a jest which will amuse or draw a sketch such as will delight dozens of generations or millions of children and adults, is incomparably more important and more fruitful than to compose a novel, or a symphony, or paint a picture of the kind which diverts some members of the wealthy classes for a short time and is then for ever forgotten. The region of this art of the simplest feelings accessible to all is enormous, and it is as yet almost untouched.’

‘Work while ye have the light,’ is Tolstoy in teaching mode. The opening scene is an aristocratic dinner party, at which all the guests declare themselves dissatisfied with their dissolute and useless lives, but find a thousand different reasons why nothing should change. There follows a moral tale, set in the first century, when the new Christian sect was just getting noticed by the prevailing Roman Empire. It tells the story of two school friends, Pamphylius and Julius, who take different paths in life, but whose paths keep crossing. Pamphylius joins the Christians, living poor in community, while Julius acquires status and power. Here Tolstoy gives us his picture of authentic Christianity; and gives Julius a choice.

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