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A Retelling of an Indian Classic in English.

Set in late nineteenth-century India, this is the story of an educated and spiritual young man whose life is at a crossroads. Betrothed to and in love with Kumud, he nevertheless breaks off their engagement due to escalating familial tensions, and leaves Bombay to learn about his country and seek enlightenment.   A series of events leads both Kumud, now married, and Saraswatichandra to an ashram, where they must decide how to go on with their lives…


Set in Gujarat in the latter part of the 19th Century, this retelling in English attempts to capture the essence of Tripathi’s vision for a modern audience.

Sameer Acharya

This retelling of Govardhanram Tripathi’s most famous work was done by Sameer Acharya, an Indian-American writer of Gujarati descent, living in Los Angeles.

Saraswatichandra Cover with Gandhi

The book has been published by HarperCollins India.   It is available in both paperback and as an Ebook. Please click the link for buying information

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