Kanthapura

by

Raja Rao

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An important Hindu term with various meanings in different contexts and languages. It often refers to the god Vishnu and the notion of absolute, unified being. As a child, Moorthy once felt he saw Hari while meditating by the Himavathy river.
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Hari Term Timeline in Kanthapura

The timeline below shows where the term Hari appears in Kanthapura. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Section 7
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...as he sat in the Himavathy river while his mother washed clothes, trying to see Hari everywhere. At that time he felt himself sink into the earth “and then there was... (full context)