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You will understand the rudiments of living the life. But given the circumstances he was born and then discarded by Kunti for the fear of society, and every moment he was down casted for being a son of charioteer, that should be a common attitude of a man.

Yajnaseni: The Story of Draupadi

Father had made arrangements for my education. You ought to behave in the same manner with all… If we countenance injustice then the defeat of the Pandavas is inevitable.

He jahyaseni the greatest warrior who has ever lived. By living on this earth for some days if you are able to add to the happiness and prosperity of everyone, why should I be sorry for that? So other stuff happens.

This is a story of a whiny woman called Draupadi who is “forcefully” made to marry five brothers by their mother and the book goes to an extent to jagyazeni us that the ultimate choice of acceptance was of Draupadi – but just because she is so pure and chaste and ever-respectful of elders, 5 she chooses to go by the mother’s word.

A reimagining of the world-famous Indian epic, the Mahabharat—told from the point of view of an amazing woman. The lady at the centre of the most devastating war in history, a mother who lost all her 5 sons to the war?


Because in many cases, business books a I am never lazy in their work. Reading this, reignited my interest for reading Hindi novels. I remember while I was 9, I read a book.

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Father did not jagyzseni anything about this. The woman who, by a twist of fate, became a wife to 5 husbands? She respects and admires Yudhishthir like God, as he is an unperturbed man. But the character of Draupadi itself fell short of what I was expecting from this narrative, and that is one flipside that kind of dampened what Jagyasnei felt was a book that held promise. Pure, law abiding, beholder or their honour, personification of beauty and sacrifice.

Related Questions Jagyaseji the best school book you’ve ever read? Feb 22, Anushree rated it did not like it Shelves: The language becomes over descriptive of her thoughts, affections for Krishna and so on, and for a while the novel becomes challenging to read. The protagonist of this book is a woman, Draupadi, and this differentiates it from other books. I try not to be envious under any circumstances….

Very few women in Indian mythology were strong enough to speak their own minds.

A role model created by male chauvinism to show case how they want their women to be. And best part is satire and humour. One of the first and the finest books ever written from the perspective of Draupadi. View all 4 comments.

Throughout the book you find that Draupadi either praises herself or sings songs jagjaseni the beauty jagyasebi Arjun or Krishna. Trust me all stories are amazing. The true patriarch is the Brahmin. It’s really well written. So disappointed I am, that I do not recommend this book to anyone who detests gender stereotypes, misanthropic narratives, sexist dialogs without a counter-attack to slacken the impact.

The time and again reference to how she is ‘chaste inspite of having 5 husbands’, how she is devoted to her husbands by taking care of their needs, by pressing their feet, by being the companion each one of her husband seeks for in hagyaseni wife gets a little too irritating towards the end.


From one person to another. I quite enjoyed reading the war from her perspective, and also the thoughts on some of the other characters. Aug 31, Nick rated it liked it Shelves: Will that not be gross selfishness on my part?

We pride ourselves on exceptional customer service and are happy to help each customer find the perfect book or gift! I ended up being really angry with Yudhishthir at the end of the book! Quickly I mastered many branches of knowledge.

So much so that her life’s most important decisions were nothing in front of the value of someone else’s word or dharma. I am not surprised that Arjun says this to Draupadi. Wonderfully written by Pratibha Ray, woman herself, but highly disappointing translation. She was no ‘Abala nari’. You are commenting using your WordPress.

Book Review: Yajnaseni, by Pratibha Ray – A Bookworm’s Musing

I acknowledge that your husband is brave. She saw how with one blow I killed her brother, Hidimb.

Her husbands did it. May 16, Pratikhya Das rated it it was amazing. However, Sushila too was a woman like me. Why the insistence on Draupadi being chaste ‘in spite of’ having 5 husbands because she was loyal to one at a time? Although the princess of a kingdom like Panchala she undergoes the sufferings of living in dense forest with her exiled husbands, extending company to them and unstinted cooperation.