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Jeyamohan also credited as Jayamohan ; born 22 April is a Tamil and Malayalam writer and literary critic jeyamoban Nagercoil in Kanyakumari District in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. His best-known and most critically acclaimed work is Vishnupurama fantasy set as a quest through various schools of Indian philosophy and mythology.
In he started his most ambitious work Venmurasua modern renarration of the epic Mahabharata. The early major influences in his life have been the humanitarian thinkers Leo Tolstoy and Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Drawing on the strength of his life experiences and extensive travel around India, Jeyamohan is able to re-examine and interpret the essence of India’s rich literary and classical traditions. However, the bulk of his work has been in Tamil.
He has also written scripts for Malayalam and Tamil movies.
Books by Jeyamohan (Author of அறம் [Aram])
Bahuleyan Jegamohan and B. Bahuleyan Pillai was an accounts clerk in the Arumanai registrar’s office. Visalakshi Amma hailed from a family of intellectuals and trade-unionists. Jeyamohan’s siblings were an elder brother and a younger sister. Bahuleyan’s family followed him around on his work-related transfers to Thiruvattar and Arumanai towns in the Kanyakumari district.
Very early on, Jeyamohan was inspired by his mother to take up writing. Jeyamohan’s first publication during schooldays was in Ratnabalaa children’s jeyanohan, followed by a host of publications in popular weeklies. After high school, Jeyamohan was pressured by his father to take up commerce and accountancy in college.
The suicide of a close friend drove him to drop out of college and constantly travel the country in search of physical and spiritual experience. He took up a temporary job at the Telephones department in Kasargode where he became close to the Leftist trade union circles. He received many of his formative ideas on historiography and literary narrative during that period. Visalakshi and Bahuleyan committed suicide within a month of each other inand this drove Jeyamohan further into an itinerant lifestyle.
He met writer Sundara Ramasamy in who took on the role of a mentor and encouraged him to take up writing seriously. Jeyamohan also got another mentor in the form of Aatroor Ravi Varma who sensitized him to the delicate balance between art and life. In parallel, Jeyamohan was an avid read of Indian classics and philosophical texts like the Bhagavad Gita. Inthe journal Kollippaavai published his poem Kaidhi The Prisoner. Critics heaped praise on Padugai for its evocative narrative that wove together myths and contemporary visuals.
Jeyamohan wrote his first full-fledged novel Rubber in and then re-edited and published it in The novel won the Akilan Memorial prize for its path-breaking portrayal of the ecological and sociological impact of rubber cultivation in the South Indian states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Jeyamohan’s speech at the awards function was well received, and he further developed those ideas in Novelan exploration of the art form and its ideologies, and Naveena Thamizhilakkiya Arimugama comprehensive introduction to modernist Tamil literature.
InJeyamohan met Guru Nitya Chaitanya Yati which proved to be a turning point in his spiritual journey. The dialogues with the Guru opened new views into the body of Indian thought, which culminated in his acclaimed work Vishnupuram in His experiences convinced him of the continuing relevance of Gandhian idealism and non-violence as the sensible alternative to naked capitalism and militant socialism.
The leftist in him had been saddened by the collapse of the Soviet Union inand a decade long introspection on the nature of power and self-righteousness found expression in Pin Thodarum Nizhalin Kural in Jegamohan, Jeyamohan broke new ground with Kaaduan exploration of the forest landscape as a metaphor for lust and the vigour of life.
From toJeyamohan and his friends edited a literary journal named Solputhithu. Inhis readership circle created the ‘ Vishnupuram Ilakkiya Vattam ‘ to broaden the readership for serious literature in Tamil Nadu and to reward under-recognized pioneers of Tamil literature.
When he turned 50, Jeyamohan jeymohan a set of short-stories, titled ‘Aram’, that explored the values and idealism that is possible in man. In parallel, Jeyamohan has produced a prolific output as one of the foremost Literary critics and theorists of modern Jeyaomhan literature with focus on Tamil.
His 30 volumes on criticism and anthologies have earned him a respectable place among critics like Vedasagayakumar.
Jeyamohan had been an active participant in Tamil internet discussion groups like Mayyam, Forumhub and Thinnai.
As part of the debates, Jeyamohan produced some of his best essays on literary standards and criticism during this period. Novsl the possibility of losing some of these important works, Jeyamohan’s friend and writer Cyril Alex  created the author’s website for consolidating the author’s works.
Over the decade, the website has become an important repository of the author’s essays running into thousands. The author follows an innovative publishing model in which he serialises all new content on the website and allows free access, while simultaneously offering hardbacks and paperbacks through publishers.
More significantly, the website allows the author to freely engage in discussions with thousands of readers on the axioms that govern his works and thought. Jeyamohan gravitated towards Gandhian philosophy and political principles through debates with many intellectuals of the era.
His considerable writing resulted in the corpus of essays published in as Indraya Gandhia collection that examined the continuing relevance of Gandhi’s methods and ideals in modern India. Indraya Gandhi explored new dimensions on Gandhi’s life including his relationship with Nehru, Ambedkar and Dalit politics and the topic of Lust. Jeyamohan has continued to highlight jsyamohan Gandhians who represent the philosophy. As a part of the series, he sought to explain how the next generation of Gandhian leaders like Anna Hazare were continuing to inspire the nation towards achieving true democracy and equality.
Jeyamohan had been one of the first Indian ideologues to write about Anna Hazare many years before Anna Hazare’s popular anti-graft movement. Jeyamohan had personally visited Ralegaon Siddhi to see Hazare’s social movements in action, and he also wrote about Hazare’s tireless struggle to get the Right to Information Act passed in the Indian parliament.
ThroughoutJeyamohan continued to write about and support Anna Hazare’s anti-corruption movement and the Jan Lokpal bill. Amidst widespread scepticism and slander flamed up by the national and regional media across the political spectrum, Jeyamohan remained rock solid in support of Anna Hazare’s movement.
By the end of the summer ofJeyamohan had written close to 60 essays on the topic, many of them in answer to readers who had written in expressing their own doubts and questions. Jeyamohan’s works like ‘Kaadu’ and ‘Mathagam’ feature elephants in central roles, while his biographical and travel essays capture the centrality of nature, keyamohan and conservation to the Indian way of life.
One such true-life story on the conservationist Dr. Krishnamurthy veterinarian ‘Dr K, the Elephant Doctor’ sparked huge interest and discussion among readers on the impact of humans on forest life.
Told in semi-fictional form as through the eyes of a forest ranger, the story follows Dr K as, despite jfyamohan a giant reputation in the naturalist circles, he eschews human accolades and seeks a much more rewarding life in the company of animals in the Indian Forest Department’s elephant camps. Jeyamohan was introduced to Arunmozhi Nangai as a reader and married her in Their son Ajithan was born in and daughter Chaitanya in Jeyamohan has collaborated with filmmakers in Tamil and Malayalam and shares credits for story, screenplay and dialogues.
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