A wise Brahmin scholar and ceremonial leader.
Pundit Term Timeline in A House for Mr Biswas
The timeline below shows where the term Pundit appears in A House for Mr Biswas. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 1, Chapter 2: Before the Tulsis
Part 1, Chapter 3: The Tulsis
...latrine. He looked uniquely unfit to work on the Tulsis’ estate and, as a trained pundit, found no greater pleasure than reading upstairs after work and performing puja. The only place... (full context)
Part 2, Chapter 1: “Amazing Scenes”
Part 2, Chapter 3: The Shorthills Adventure
Part 2, Chapter 5: The Void
...enjoyment and insisting that they take her favorite remedies. Old friends visited from Arwacas and pundits—a different one every time—came to perform pujas until she tired of Hinduism and switched to... (full context)
Part 2, Chapter 6: The Revolution