1 Jan As she goes about her work with the villagers, slum dwellers and the common men and women of India, Sudha Murty—writer, social worker. Told Simply And Directly From The Heart, The Old Man And His God Is A Collection Slumdwellers And The Common Men And Women Of India Sudha Murty. 29 Jul In The Old Man and His God, Sudha Murty reflects upon various instances, chance meetings and experiences which has had during the course.

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The Old Man and His God | Sudha Murty | Book Review

In conclusion, do buy the book, since the proceeds go to charity. I admire Sudha Murty’s work as an entrepreneur, a social worker,a teacher, in technology etc. Know anv types of hepatitis. May 07, Jalpan Soneji rated it really liked it. Or for instance the girl from “the deserving candidate”. This is why cinnamon is good for your skin.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Each story is different the old man and his god by sudha murthy its own way yet conveys a universal message. Common diet beliefs and myths. A list of the Best Books by Sudha Murty. This book portrays a true picture of India, both city and village life.

The old man and the god is collection of sudha murthy’s life experiences expressed in a clear n thruthful manner. She shares her perspective of incident, people she came across. It shows the true character of people whom Sudha Murty has encountered in the course of her life. She is one of the many women who inspire me. Everything you need to know about Deepika Padukone-Ranveer Singh wedding venue! Jan 29, Srujana rated it it was amazing. Her experiences with them reinforces her views on basic essence of human values like unconditional love, affection, compassion, peace, content, empathy, selfless love and service, trust, gratitude, thankfulnessgood attitude, great friendship, simplicity, modesty, honesty, mother’s sacrifice, philanthropy and other virtues which restores faith in humanity!

The title story is about a blind old man in a little Shiva temple, the old man and his god by sudha murthy the author takes shelter in the midst of a storm, who refuses to take any help saying that he is content with what he has.


Apr 29, Arti rated it really liked it. A tale the old man and his god by sudha murthy two brothers, made in heaven, the line of separation, mother’s love and sweet hospitality.

Simple and direct, the novel explores the various aspects of human nature. May 13, Saiesha Hinge rated it really liked it Shelves: When it comes to her writing, however, I murhy a bit confused. In the book “The Old Man and His God”, Sudha Murty records the struggles and hardships of villagers, slum dwellers, and of tye men and anf.

Are you a victim of ‘gaslighting’ in your relationship? And these observations aren’t much more insightful than the ones you might get from an elderly family member. There are stories about selfish and generous people during natural disasters like the tsunami; about how people can be poor and live happily; about how people show their gratitude to people who supported them when they needed it.

Good book on Sudha murty’s life experiences Certainly a good read.

You need Kangana Ranaut’s desi ensemble in your wardrobe! Some of the other stories in the book includes a lady unhappy with her work,a maid striving to earn money for her daughter’s education,a cunning father exploiting his son,a NRI visiting India for happiness and ends up gaining more stress and many more. Vishnu, who is in possession of material success but does not know what happiness is, of Venkat, who has no time to listen, of other ordinary people who have lived extraordinary events.

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. User Review – Flag as inappropriate I almost fell in love with this book.

Sudha has meticulously documented everything which is much appreciated. I love the short stories by Sudha Murthy – they’re full of wisdom that’s acquired only through experience and observations. We have sent you a verification email. Return to Book Page. The author has penned down a nice collection of anecdotes describing people and situations she has encountered mostly while doing social service.


Read my first book penned by Sudha Msn. I thus recommend The The old man and his god by sudha murthy Man and His God to all my readers and rate it three and a half out of five stars.

Simple yet profound books written by Sudha Murty

It helps in realization of peace in small things and will make you love your life. Light vocabulary makes it an easy read. Do you want to switch? The old man and his god by sudha murthy the one where her friend Saroja keeps complaining about her many problems in life. One such chapter which most fascinated me was the one in which Murty writes about an incident which happened when she was on a trip to a holy monastery in Tibet.

But on total, it is not a great book. After going through her novel The old man and his god.

The Old Man and His God: Discovering the Spirit of India by Sudha Murty

For instance, money doesn’t bring one happiness. Narayan award for literature” no less and writings in both fiction and non-fiction. A simple yet powerful compilation of short stories. Is it that I do not belong to the oldd audience?

Narayan Award for literature, the Padma Shri inand the Attimabe Award from the Karnataka government for excellence in Kannada literature in I admire the moral in each story – all of them are relatable and written in a lucid language.

How to get rid of dandruff for good. A little stone bench under a banyan tree in a village in Karnataka is the perfect place for travellers to rest and forget their burdens for a while as they chat with the man sitting there patiently listening to them, a better counsellor than one can find teh in the city.