Historicity of Amalgamation of 'Matushka' and 'Maiya': Based on Rahul Sankrityayan's 'Volga to Ganga'
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Research Paper | Social Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017

Historicity of Amalgamation of 'Matushka' and 'Maiya': Based on Rahul Sankrityayan's 'Volga to Ganga'

Srashti Srivastava, Dr. Satendra Kumar Mishra

This research paper is a critical overview of Volga to Ganga which has been one of the famous travel literatures by Rahul Sankrityayan, known as the Father of Hindi Travel literature. The decision to pick up the two major rivers Volga and Ganga shows a relation between the two. One relation is that both the rivers are accepted and recognised as the Mother Rivers. On one side in Russian culture Volga is called Matushka which means Mother Volga whereas on other hand in Indian Culture Ganga is worshiped as Maiya which means Mother Ganga. The book Volga se Ganga is one of the classical historical fictions which were originally written in Hindi with the astonishing description along with the critical depths of the historical canvas. The works of Sankrityayan has guided the readers to have a new insight to the literature of travel literature.

Keywords: Matushka, Volga, Ganga, Maiya, fiction, Aryans history

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017

Pages: 699 - 701

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Srashti Srivastava, Dr. Satendra Kumar Mishra, "Historicity of Amalgamation of 'Matushka' and 'Maiya': Based on Rahul Sankrityayan's 'Volga to Ganga'", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20171576, Volume 6 Issue 3, March 2017, 699 - 701

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