Book: Love and Death
Author: Sri Aurobindo





Love and Death By Sri Aurobindo

Format: Global Grey free PDF
Pages (PDF): 29
Publication Date: 1921

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Summary:

This is a blank-verse retelling of a popular story from the Mahabharata, the tale of Ruru and Priyumvada. The hero, Ruru, quests into the afterlife to beg for the resurrection of his beloved bride, Priyumvada, killed by snake-bite. Death's bargain with Ruru is that he is to give up half his life so that Priyumvada can live again.


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