The Immortals of Meluha | Amish Tripathi | A Review


The Immortals of Meluha | Amish Tripathi | A Review

The Immortals of Meluha Amish Tripathi A Review

The Immortals of Meluha Amish Tripathi A Review

The Immortals of Meluha by Amish Tripathi-A Review

“The Immortals of Meluha” by Amish Tripathi is a spellbinding tale that brings ancient Indian mythology to life, reimagining the legend of Lord Shiva in a gripping and enchanting narrative. Set in the mythical land of Meluha, this novel takes readers on an epic journey of discovery, heroism, and the eternal battle between good and evil.

Tripathi’s storytelling is captivating from the very beginning, as seen in the opening lines: “Only the Neelkanth can save us!…For generations, we have awaited him. Only he can save us from our doom.”

One of the book’s strengths lies in its meticulously crafted world-building. Meluha, a land ruled by the Suryavanshis, is depicted with vibrant details and cultural nuances, immersing readers in its rich tapestry: “The Vasudevs came to Meluha when all was lost. All we need to do is to bring back Lord Ram’s reign of righteousness. He will restore Suryavanshis to their lost glory.”

The characterization of Lord Shiva is both relatable and awe-inspiring. Tripathi brilliantly humanizes the god, exploring his inner conflicts and doubts: “Duty goes hand in hand with rights. You have a right to perform your prescribed duty, but you are not entitled to the fruits of your actions.”

The novel’s narrative is rife with action, political intrigue, and moral dilemmas, making it a page-turner from start to finish. Tripathi’s writing masterfully explores the complexities of right versus wrong, duty versus desire, and the consequences of one’s choices.

“The Immortals of Meluha” also incorporates profound philosophical insights, drawing inspiration from ancient Indian wisdom: “What is evil? Killing is evil, lying is evil, slandering is evil, abuse is evil, gossip is evil: envy is evil, hatred is evil, to cling to false doctrine is evil; all these things are evil.”

Tripathi’s attention to detail is commendable, as he seamlessly weaves mythology, history, and fantasy into a cohesive narrative. His portrayal of the Naga, a mysterious and enigmatic tribe, adds a layer of intrigue and sets the stage for future adventures in the series.

Critics may argue that the pacing of the novel occasionally lags, but the intricacy of the plot and the depth of the characters make it a compelling and immersive read.

In conclusion, “The Immortals of Meluha” by Amish Tripathi is a gripping and immersive mythological journey that breathes new life into ancient Indian tales. The novel’s engrossing storytelling, rich world-building, and philosophical reflections make it a must-read for fans of mythology, fantasy, and adventure. As the first installment in the “Shiva Trilogy,” this book sets the stage for an epic saga that explores the essence of divinity, the struggle between good and evil, and the immortal power of love. 0 0 0.

The Immortals of Meluha Amish Tripathi A Review

N.B. The article ‘The Immortals of Meluha Amish Tripathi A Review’ originally belongs to the book ‘Reviews of Selected Motivational Books‘ by Menonim Menonimus.

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