Parva (, Epoch / Age) is a Kannada language novel written by S L Bhyrappa based on the Sanskrit epic, Mahabharata. It is a non-mythological retelling of the Mahabharata and is widely acclaimed as a modern classic. The story of the Mahabharata in Parva is narrated in the form of personal reflections of some of the principal characters of the epic. Parva is unique in terms of the complete absence of any episode that has the element of divine intervention found in the original.
Considered to be Bhyrappa's greatest work, Parva remains one of Bhyrappa's widely debated and popular works.
In the Paisa region of Colombia, parva refers to a wide variety of small baked goods and sweets that are used as quick snacks or morning meals, and are either sweet or savory. This type of food is usually accompanied with coffee, hot chocolate, or sweeter drinks like aguapanela. Examples of more savory parva foods include pan de queso, pandeyuca, buñuelos, and croissants. Savory examples of parva include red roll cake filled with guava , mojicones, roscones, meringue, tambourine, and cucas.
Parva is a 2002 Indian Kannada musical drama film directed and written by Sunil Kumar Desai and produced by H. C. Srinivas. The film stars Vishnuvardhan along with Prema, Roja and Yakshagana exponent 'Keremane' Shambhu Hegde in prominent roles. The music is written, scored and produced by Hamsalekha.
The film released on 18 January 2002 to generally positive reviews from critics. However, the film failed commercially at the box-office.
Usage examples of "parva".
If Hirtius had heard rumors that King Deiotarus of Galatia was bribing Antony, he saw those rumors confirmed when Armenia Parva was taken off Cappadocia and added to Galatia.
Agido tilted her head back to watch their dizzying descent as she had done as a child in Iphigeneia, unimaginably far to the east, so far away that her homeland was little more than a fairy-tale to the people of Norvena Parva, and the color of her hair and eyes marked her as a foreigner, almost a monster.
It was why she had come to Norvena Parva, searching for less strenuous work, not yet willing to face the pain and suffocation of returning to Troia, to her kin.
It was the heavy bean soup, with garlic and cheese and toast on the side, that was a specialty of Norvena Parva and the southwestern part of Norvena Magna.
And Easton Parva is the only one likely to come vacant in the next three years.
He genuinely wished the parishioners of Easton Parva to have the very best minister possible and was certain that he was that person.
THOMAS KEN, 1637-1711Bishop of Bath and Wells, lecturer in logic and mathematics New College, Oxford, 1661-63, then presented to living of Easton Parva by Lord May-nard, and built up a reputation for piety and charity.
Gnaeus Domitius Calvinus and the troops he managed to scrape up met Pharnaces near Nicopolis in Armenia Parva, and were defeated badly.
However, Pharnaces preferred to stay in Pontus and Armenia Parva, wreaking havoc.
Tarsus while Caesar himself had gone off in search of Pompey, and Calvinus and Sestius had marched to Armenia Parva to face Pharnaces.
From what I hear, far kinder country than we encountered in Armenia Parva last December and January.
I let Deiotarus keep a great deal more than I had intended, but he lost western Galatia to the new client-kingdom of Pergamum, and Armenia Parva to Cappadocia.
Hirtius had heard rumors that King Deiotarus of Galatia was bribing Antony, he saw those rumors confirmed when Armenia Parva was taken off Cappadocia and added to Galatia.
Armenia Parva will be choked with snow until the middle of Sextilisoh, how I hate the discrepancy between the calendar and the seasons!
In the end I let Deiotarus keep a great deal more than I had intended, but he lost western Galatia to the new client-kingdom of Pergamum, and Armenia Parva to Cappadocia.