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Being born a princess, and raised by a loving father and three doting brothers would make life seem like a bed of roses to any woman. Born out of the sacred fire, Draupadi is no ordinary woman, and her destiny cannot be to walk the beaten path. Witnessing estrangement and betrayal within her own family makes her perceptive and intuitive beyond her years. Complicated marital relationships, a meteoric rise and a fateful loss, humiliation unheard of and a pledge of revenge, all culminating in a bloody war—her ordeal seemed never-ending. Yet she stands up to it all—never succumbing, never breaking. One of the most unforgettable characters of the Mahabharata, Draupadi shows what a woman is capable of. Told with great sensitivity and passion, this book brings alive a character of epic proportions that resonates with every reader across space and time.

    Paperback, 304 pages
    Published 26-05-2019
  • Original Title : Draupadi
  • Publisher : Rupa Publications India
  • Genre : Mahabharata ,
  • ISBN : 9353333156 (ISBN13: 9789353333157)
  • Language : English
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Divinity rated it
January 22, 2019
Let me say this, without any reserve – finally we have a book by an Indian woman author who “lives”/”gets” the essence of this manifestation of Iccha Shakti from Bharat’s history! It is apparent that she has not merely researched Draupadi – one of the many powerful Indic women to look up to, but decided to bring to the fore, what has hitherto been merely glossed over. But fans of Saiswaroopa’s work, here earlier three bestsellers, would know this by now.You will know what I mean when you read this fabulous book.


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