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Jyothirllata Girija

Born in 1935, Jyothirllata Girija started writing in Tamil for children first in 1950 and then was introduced as an adults’ writer by ANANDA VIKATAN in 1968.  She has more than 500 short stories, 25 novels, 50 novellas, 3 full-length plays, several articles on social issues, translation of major part in Tamil of Kiran Bedi’s As I see it etc. to her credit.

She has won 20 awards so far for her Tamil creations. Her teen-agers’ novel which already won an award in Tamil Nadu was translated in Ukraine and released during the Festival of India in Moscow in 1987.

As for her creations in English, introduced by Vimla Patil of Femina in 1975, she has written about 36 short stories in the Indian periodicals – THE ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY OF INDIA, FEMINA, EVE’s WEEKLY, PRATIBHA INDIA, YOUR FAMILY, FICTION REVIEW, WOMAN’S ERA, MOVIELAND (MALAYSIA), THE SUNDAY (INDIAN) EXPRESS, THE WEEK END and EVE’S TOUCH. 

Several articles on social and political issues in ALIVE and OPEN PAGE in THE HINDU.

Long rhyming poems in couplets that were serialized in POET, Chennai - edited by late Dr. Krishna Srinivas - viz. Ramayana in Rhymes, The Story of Jesus Christ, Voice of Valluvar (Tirukkural, The Tamil Veda), Pearls from the Prophet (300-odd sayings of Prophet Muhammad in verses), Song on the Sun God (English rendering in verses of Aditya Hrudayam) and The Living God at Puttaparthi, in quatrains.

Gandhi Episodes, based on Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography, is being serialized now in In METVERSE MUSE, (Visakhapatnam), edited by Dr. H. Tulsi.

Also several single poems in anthologies of various poetry magazines of India.

 
Books By Jyothirllata Girija

Ramayana In Rhymes

Ramayana In Rhymes
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182535084
Non Fiction - Education

$14

The Story of Jesus Christ Retold in Rhymes

The Story of Jesus Christ Retold in Rhymes
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182535183
Literature & Fiction

$12

The Mahabharatha Epic in Rhymes

The Mahabharatha Epic in Rhymes
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182535374
Literature & Fiction

$21

Goodbye to Violence

Goodbye to Violence
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182535442
Fiction

$35

The Inscrutable Mulla Nasrudin Episodes

The Inscrutable Mulla Nasrudin Episodes
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182535701
Literature & Fiction

$19

Caught in the Crossfire

Caught in the Crossfire
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182535732
Fiction

$17

Lyrics of the Lord (The Bhagavad Geetha)

Lyrics of the Lord (The Bhagavad Geetha)
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182535817
Poetry

$15

Voice of Valluvar - Thirukkural - (The Tamil Veda)

Voice of Valluvar - Thirukkural - (The Tamil Veda)
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182535756
Poetry

$20

Mini Bharat

Mini Bharat
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182535862
Fiction

$17

My Motherland

My Motherland
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182535800
Fiction

$12

The Jewel of India

The Jewel of India
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182536180
Non Fiction - Education

$15

The War Is Not Yet Over

The War Is Not Yet Over
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182536111
Fiction

$14

The Have-Nots

The Have-Nots
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182536357
Poetry

$12

Instant Love

Instant Love
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182536371
Fiction

$15

The Deity of Puttaparthi in India

The Deity of Puttaparthi in India
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182536210
Non Fiction - Education

$12

Blossoms from the Buddha - the Dhammapada

Blossoms from the Buddha - the Dhammapada
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182536203
Fiction

$10

English Translation of the Tamil Naaladiyaar - Retold in Quatrain

English Translation of the Tamil Naaladiyaar - Retold in Quatrain
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9788182536715
Literature & Fiction

$13

w(ealth) w(ine) w(oman). man.life

w(ealth) w(ine) w(oman). man.life
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9789385945243
Fiction

$20

The Impossible Girl

The Impossible Girl
Jyothirllata Girija
ISBN: 9789385945571
Literature & Fiction

$14