Books : A Source Of Wisdom Getting Lost
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Books : A Source of Wisdom Getting Lost

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As we have now articulated a tendency to be moving away from books, we have started to lose or love over books. People who say that they like to read books, in fact, 10% of them truly read books regularly. The situation of Hindi Novels/Books is even worse. Ask somebody who claims to be a book lover, who has read the last book, can take the name of Premchand while battling something and will mention some of his stories after asking the name of the book. Obviously, this is a tribe that does not read the book but celebrate the Book day.

A Source of Wisdom Getting Lost

I have seen many obscure people, journalists and anchors - they know the name of some famous writers, but do not know about their writings or their books. In book fairs, literature festivals are not real writers, they are often celebrities who became popular due to some other reason and taking advantage of this popularity are writing books. In the center of growing literature festivals in the country, there are often such film personalities, TV anchors and leaders-cricketer. The author is somewhere marginalized, whose job is to just provide legitimacy to these celebrations.

 Well, it is true that books have not always been read too much. This is the reality of at least 30 years. The twentieth century is not a literature century, else it turns out to be a century of cinema. Minor artists from the movies are more renowned than any writer. The books that the Film world has handled, they became renowned.

 Sarat Chand's classic novel 'Devdas' became classic after filming. Lesser people remember their much better novels, such as ‘pather dabi’, 'Dena-Paona’ or 'charitrahin'. The creations of 'Tamas' and 'Chandrakanta' got real fame when they became serial.

 The world of books is basically limited to schools, colleges and universities. They remained the only medium of education and knowledge for centuries. So the books were seen with some extra reverence. But beyond the scope of educational institutions and academic activities, other great literature has become worthless to us. Rather books that sell mysteries, crime, and sex are in demand. It is not unintentionally that some of the world's most famous writers have been writers of detective novels, of course, many of them are very well-known writers, but they do not come in the list of the best authors.

 Is it only with India..? Books are very favourable and likeable in the USA. Over the centuries, they have cultivated civilizations. Their role in saving humanity inside the USA is very big.

Secondly, it is always beautiful to think about reading books, but reading books is not always as stunning. They demand a lot of attention and focus. It can stress the mind. Entertaining books are simple, but the books which demand some depth, that give clues to our interventions, which give us the knowledge, many times get stressful while reading them. Many of the world's greatest novels are not excellent readable novels. Their readability demands some conditions. Of course, they can read less however, they last for hundreds of years. Books are actually a source of knowledge.

Nonetheless, the crisis of books in our time is another. With the words written on knowledge, the monopoly of the books has broken through new mediums. In educational institutions, maybe it is happening centuries later that the importance of books is decreasing and options for the computer or online study are increasing. Of course, they are dependent on books, but step by step it looks that the younger generation is less interested in reading, more interested in watching the video instead of books, they are slowly taking e-books. Kindle's growing popularity is pointing to this reality.

 Of course, books- and literary books- so far, a large number of shops are being sold and sold-out. It is astonishing to see that in Hindi everyday poets, storytellers and new writers of writers are coming up with their new books. In fact, the roots of books in our entire civilization have become so deep that they cannot be imagined to remove them easily, it cannot be imagined. That day not far when we will be part of a bookless society - it's difficult to think at least for our generation but celebrating Book Day and showing fake love for books, we will not be able to save books. Books will remain only when the practice of reading comes within.

 The practice of reading will survive when we will have our curiosity about our history-geography. From here it opens the book's value. Books make an intellectual environment. These surroundings are important for our survival. Read the book, read well, and simply do not say that you just have a love for books.