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

I see these as virtues which in combination with his more traditionally “moral” traits honesty etc make him a well rounded character, and almost an ideal Man. But look at the distorted character of Draupadi of Pratibha Ray. It is also a display of the female beauty to the public gathered for svayamvarlike some object on exhibit. I was so much interested and the poem biok stories in it has always inspired me.

Overall this is a story I enjoyed reading every page of it and it is a fascinating read. The most important thing is that I never doubt them, nor do i ever shower them with unnecessary compliments.

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Even that is enough reason to pick up the book. Married off at a young age according to the stipulations of a code of ethics she scarcely understood, never jagyaxeni a voice in d The closest match that Draupadi of the Mahabharata has in the history of literature is perhaps Helen of Troy. It has its own deviations from the other two.

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You are commenting using your Twitter jagyasenii. She loves Arjun but also starts loving Bhima at some point in the story. 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 odds with herself.

History portrays Draupadi as self-centred, hot-tempered, head-strong woman who inflicted terrible war in the kingdom of Hastinapur. Main thing here is that Pratibha Ray has put Draupadi into the stereotyped repesentation of Indian woman. I used to think that women were hugely respected in that era – the woman choose her husband in her swayamvar! That is why there is such arrogance in man.

He is also known for his short stories. Which is the best novel book you ever read? I say this because boko many things were as elaborate bok they should be for example the time before and after the Kurukshetra is shown but not the war!

So they have to say that he is not actually a dalit but son of Sun! She compromises and forgives the mistakes of pandavas all the time, but as a woman, she cherishes her self-respect and loathes the mockery made in the hall of dice.

A svayamvar is not just winning a bride. 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 tell 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. Here Jayadrath sexually assaults Draupadi. Arjun is nook to love Draupadi ‘the most’. My love for this epic and its characters made me turning pages but yes the dialog is an irritant here.


Inevitably, the Kurukshetra war arrives and danse macabre begins. Draupadi – a woman of strange contrasts, she disturbs our very sense of balance and order.

The early parts of the book are quite slow and at times made me wonder if the book is headed anywhere, but there are parts that are also well done, like the jaggaseni descriptions from this new persp Review A Bookworm’s Musing: What are the best true crime books you’ve read?

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Without any fault why should she have to undergo the ultimate suffering? Blogging from A to Z: But given the circumstances he was born and then discarded by Kunti for the fear jagyassni society, and every moment he was down casted for being a son of charioteer, that should be a common attitude of a man.

Book Review: Yajnaseni, by Pratibha Ray

Pratiba, instead of letting her be on her own truly, on the pretext of making a feminist book, has tried to garner more sympathies for Draupadi. In some circumstances, even if we consider it sinful, no one will describe it as an unpardonable crime. Which is the best jagysaeni novel you have ever read?

This book made me think a lot.