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How will you arrive at a perception of peace, and feel the joy of a cessation from
conflict, unless you have a Maya-image to give you a hold on it — though in itself
a Maya- image is by no means peace and joy! It is granted and vouchsafed to ...
Nowhere does the magic of Maya the preserver, life's fundamental law of illusion,
deception, imagination, which holds all creatures in thrall — nowhere does it
more show its deluding, teasing power than in love, in that tender craving of one
... the narrow- nosed Shridaman-head, the thoughtful, mild eyes and cheeks
covered with soft fan-shaped beard, was no longer Nanda's lively body but
another one altogether. Another it was, at once and from the first minute after his
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - polutropos - LibraryThing
Few pages, leaving the reader with much to think about. What is attraction? What is beauty? What is the role of love and lust in a relationship? What is, ultimately, morality? Written with a light, humorous touch, the book is unforgettable. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - fieldnotes - LibraryThing
This folkloric, Hindu-light treatment of desire, loyalty and identity lacks the craft, gravity and heft of other Thomas Mann novels. His few prose outbursts in description of beauty or deity seem ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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