books — voters. The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Jaya by Devdutt Pattanaik Ajaya by Anand Neelakantan Karna’s Alter Ego by. Buy Odia Novel Yajnaseni by Pratibha ha Ray’s Yajnaseni in Odia of best seller Popular Odia Novel eni book. The story of Draupadi, one of the most fascinating characters in the Mahabharata. Strange as it may appear, Draupadi, the most accomplished heroine of the.

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Thus I am taking the chance here to share some suggestions. She was no ‘Abala nari’. Start Now at wikibuy. The narration doesn’t absolutely do any justice to the title jafyaseni which is supposed to mean born from fire or even the vibrant glowing cover. Aa ka Ma Boi 3.

There is a big description of her duties towards her husband that Draupadi describes to Satyabhama, at the end of which Satyabhama “realises” how great Draupadi is. Jun 05, Meera Srikant rated it liked it. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Open Preview See a Problem?

He is bearing it boo. Which are the best books for reading body language? But look at the distorted hook of Draupadi of Pratibha Ray. That is why there is such arrogance in man. But on the other side her name is often used to refer to a woman of easy virtue.

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The language, the descriptions, the way she portrays emotions is really beautiful! Just as you end up feeling angry when you read about Karna. I haven’t read many Indian authors, and not that I’m stereotyping or anything, but they have this. Through this book Pratibha Ray tries to explain the condition of Draupadi and thus remove the stigma attached to her name.


But the story is so distorted and twisted with untruths and unethical non-facts that the heroes of the story have been degraded to the level of villains and the heroine is degraded to an unstable minded morally bankrupt character. The reader is supposed to think that he is deeply flawed because of his pride, egoism, and “arrogance”.

Too much of melodrama and un-realistic dialogues and artificial emotions Draupadi is a symbol of Indian woman. In front of her were her five husbands, seated helpless and silent and watching the insult of their wife. It is a pity that such an assaulted woman is told, that the assaulter is a husband of another woman so he must not be subjected to such a cruelty.

Did the scriptures really want to portray Draupadi as an ideal Indian woman? Her dilemma at having to marry five husbands or her feelings for Karna or the constant flirting with Krishna tells the story of a female who was at bokk with herself. And Ray has been convinced.

The writer in her introduction of the book claims that the love of Draupadi for Krishna depicted in the novel is a spiritual love. Preview — Yajnaseni by Pratibha Ray.


Yajnaseni: The Story of Draupadi

To add to woes, the English translation is stiff, prudish and thoroughly stilted. You ought to behave in the same manner with all… If we countenance injustice then the defeat of the Pandavas is inevitable. 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 a wife gets a little too irritating towards the end.

Pure, law abiding, beholder or their honour, personification of beauty biok sacrifice. I never understood what is there to read about a story which I bkok know.

Jayadrath is bereft of conscience, so he insulted jagyaeeni. But just because the author was smitten by the tragic hero, she had to give him redemption by letting the heroine fall for him. Whoever it is, that person is a nerd.

The Mahabharata, which s a code of moral conduct, can never portray its heroine having love for one and marrying the other. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mahabharata from the eyes of Draupadi. Yudhisthir is the eldest.

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