Sacrifice

Published by : Niyogi Books
Author: Rabindranath Tagore
Year of Publication: 2012

Sacrifice is a play in translation from Bengali to English, done by Rabindranath Tagore with an introduction by Nirmal Kanti Bhattacharjee.

A very mythological, indianised kingdom-faith story where offering and bloodshed are key understanding of true worship forms the basis of this story.

Is killing of animals the true ‘sacrifice’?

Is stopping the old age rituals a question on the meaning of ‘sacrifice’?

What is the definition of righteous ‘sacrifice’?

The book is a very easy size pocket book and a very clearly written play script which can be utilised for adaptations.

Despite the setting of the play situated in an era of kings and queens, the question of rituals and faiths is very contemporary.

Read and find your meaning and understanding of the term ‘sacrifice’.

 

 

 

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