Dr. Latha’s Buddha Mohadarshana inaugurated the tradition of writing epics in the 21′ century. A major work in Kannada this epic has won the appreciation of both the critics and the scholars As though Buddha was born in the land of Kannada the poetess has dealt it intimately that the divine persona of the Buddha endears itself to the lay and the learned alike. A work of all times, it was taken in procession placed on an Elephant in Mysore. Dr. Latha’s personal pilgrimage to places associated with the Buddha in India and Nepal has given the work as usual depth and sweep. in this literary master work of creative art the Buddha is looked at as the first ever harbinger of a welfare society that his portrait is simply grand and majestic. This work is indeed the result of Dr.Latha’s several years of study and research. Buddha’s love of mankind, sacrifice, compassion and his timeless teachings have found an inimitable expression in this work.
Buddha Mahadarshana is a volume consisting of 800pages spread over 6 books and 86 chapters.
Buddha Mahadarshana-the first epic of the 21st century in Kannada that deserves Jnanpith award.
-Nadoja. Dr De.Ja.Gow
Buddha Mahadarshana – one of the great epics of this century.
-Dr. H.J. Lakkappagowda
By writing Buddha Mahadarshana Dr. Latha has shed new light on the world.
The Elephant Carrying Buddha Mahadarshana placed on its Back was auspicious that signaled a new vision of life and the function held in Dr. Latha’s honor was the height of her achievement.
-Prof. Vasantha Kushtagi
The honor heaped on Dr.Latha was indeed like honoring millions of our women. She richly deserves the Jnanpith Award.
-Dr. Sa.Shi. Marulaiah
The epic by dint of its merit will live for ever.
– Poojya Sri Ananda Bhanteji
This epic is like a crown to the Kannada language. A temple chiseled in words.
— Prf. Chandrasekhara Patil
Latha has faithfully delineated the Buddhist rationale and its philosophical concerns.
– Prof Baraguru Ramachandrappa
Younger may be in age, but then should the idea be younger. Like this Dr.Latha Rajashekar is far ahead in her thoughts and expressions than her age. This epic proves this.
Buddha Mahadarshana is an epic that spreads the timeless values of the Buddha, and Dr. Latha Rajasekhar’s epic is the result of her penance similar to that of the Buddha.
Comprehension, imagination and narration have reached a climax in the creativity of Dr. Latha’s epic.