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Masti Venkatesha Iyengar

Geburtstag: 6. Juni 1891
Todesdatum: 6. Juni 1986

Maasthi Venkatesha Iyengar was a well-known writer in Kannada language. He was the fourth among Kannada writers to be honored with the Jnanpith Award, the highest literary honor conferred in India. He was popularly referred to as Maasti Kannadada Aasti which means "Maasti, Kannada's Treasure". He is most renowned for his short stories. He wrote under the pen name Srinivasa. He was honoured with the title Rajasevasakta by then Maharaja of Mysore Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wadeyar. Wikipedia

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„One who has a gentle and profound insight into what lasts in India, and what elements inherent in human nature threaten it…the best in traditions of the East and the West have gone into the making of his liberal humanist philosophy.“

—  Masti Venkatesha Iyengar

Anatha Murthy, in his book review, describes Masti, the Sahitya Akademi Awardee as here [Masti Venkatesha Iyengar, Masti, http://books.google.co.in/books/about/Masti.html?id=e6VqgWouUmUC&redir_esc=y, 2004, Katha, 978-81-87649-50-2, Review]
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„Sir, who would think of criticizing you for committing mistakes when you speak Kannada? The mistakes you committed whenyou spoke in English could have been made in Kannada too.“

—  Masti Venkatesha Iyengar

Masti reacting to a speaker who spoke in English for lest he committed mistakes while speaking in Kannada.[Masti Venkatesha Iyengar, Masti, http://books.google.com/books?id=e6VqgWouUmUC, 2004, Katha, 978-81-87649-50-2, 26]
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„Do you know, sir, it is God who has planted such doubts in you. That is His way of putting you to the test“

—  Masti Venkatesha Iyengar

To the author Ramachandra Sharma of this book who had said that he was incapable of total surrender to God as Masti had great faith in God page [Masti Venkatesha Iyengar, Masti, http://books.google.com/books?id=e6VqgWouUmUC, 2004, Katha, 978-81-87649-50-2, 26]
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