1 Jan As she goes about her work with the villagers, slum dwellers and the common men and women of India, Sudha Murty—writer, social worker. Told Simply And Directly From The Heart, The Old Man And His God Is A Collection Slumdwellers And The Common Men And Women Of India Sudha Murty. 29 Jul In The Old Man and His God, Sudha Murty reflects upon various instances, chance meetings and experiences which has had during the course.

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Good book on Sudha murty’s life annd They say blood is thicker than water but there is a story which tells us that biological brothers may become strangers while sons of masters and servants may become brothers. We’ve detected your location as ‘Delhi NCR’. May 04, Swathi rated it it was amazing Shelves: Bravo I say when I read about her work in helping tsunami survivors, or for the infosys foundation, for underprivileged children and more.

The Old Man and His God | Sudha Murty | Book Review

Apr 29, Arti rated it really liked it. To them I reply that in life’s journey we all meet strange people and undergo many experiences that touch us and sometimes even change us.

Certainly a good read. How this man transformed his body in the last 10 years. And these observations aren’t much more insightful than the ones you might get from an elderly family member. Or the one where her friend Saroja keeps complaining about her many problems in life.


It explains a true human,a person with generosity,happiness,selfishness,disappointments,achievements and strugle. TNN October 21, See All Goodreads Deals…. Accurate city detection helps us the old man and his god by sudha murthy more relevant content.

It is an engaging read by a simple story teller. Some books have memories attached to them so even though the stories in this one might not be that great, I loved every second of reading this.

Some of the incidents mentioned in this book really made you think about various aspects of life. This book was truly an eye opener.

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Refresh and try again. Vishnu, who is in possession of material success but does not know what happiness is, of Venkat, who has no time to listen, of other ordinary people who have lived extraordinary events.

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In another one, we realize that it is not necessary that money or fame would rob someone of ny honesty and simplicity. The most unforgettable one for me was the story on “Mothers Love “.

Each incident is covered by a single chapter and most of the chapters talk about experiences which she had while working as a philanthropist.

The Old Man and His God

Or at least that’s how I saw it This is awkwardly contrasted with another possibly fictional person who also wanted a higher salary because he wanted to donate to a trust. Survey suggests one of them makes you more attractive.

From the many experiences of author there is at least one experience which the reader can relate to his life. In conclusion, do buy the book, since the the old man and his god by sudha murthy go to charity. This runner eats bread-butter and paratha and lost 30 KGS! Told simply and directly from the heart, The Old Man and His God is a collection of snapshots of the varied facets of human nature and a mirror to the souls of the people of India.


I come to learn the true meaning of life, There are lots to learn from this novel. This book is nice read on a casual holiday. Though there were many such anecdotes and instances, this one truly touched my soul. A straight away torture on my lacrimal glands. May 19, Parth Agrawal rated it liked it.

As she goes about her work with the villagers, slum dwellers and the common men and murtjy of India, Sudha Murty—writer, social worker and teacher—listens to them and records what they have to say. Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja twinning in blue will make you go aww! Reading those stories I pondered if I can be a part of them someday. I am strong, I will ood to sell fish no matter what people say. Apr 22, The old man and his god by sudha murthy Ramanujam rated it it was amazing.

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