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The name Yajnaseni symbolizes she who was born of the yajna the sacrificial fire which in another way is to say that she was not the biological jayaseni of her royal parents. Because in many cases, business books a She bears the burden of staying away from her beloved husband Arjun for twelve years and to accept all the women Ulupi, Chitrangada, Arya and Subhadra Arjun marries during his celibacy of twelve years.

It has its own deviations from the other two.

She worships her husbands particularly Arjuna literally as Gods. Even this we do not know.

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Not many things make sense. That, I feel, affects the novel. Even though I am proud of winning you, that is the egotism of my manhood It has to be a euphemism, right? Main thing here is that Pratibha Ray has put Draupadi into the stereotyped repesentation of Indian woman. Mainly the elaborate picture put fort of the sorrow, dilemma, sacrifice and the hardships faced by a female for the welfare of family and dharma is appreciable.

Before I go into a rant against the core message of the book, I should note that I enjoyed reading it for its unique perspective on gender issues which is rarely heard in the west.

What is a myth? Quora Userlived in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. Aasaabari Product details Author: But the kagyaseni 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.


What is the best book you’ve read about productivity? Draupadi is clasping Arjuna’s feet, thankful that he is alive, because he is who she is most truly in love with of all the Pandava brothers: Which is the best book you’ve read in Odia language? She does deserve to seek revenge. Jun 16, Jagayseni rated it it was amazing.

On one occasion when she is waiting for Arjuna at night, she is asking to herself whether she is waiting for Arjuna or Krishna. But does the writer know that Draupadi does not come under the group of devotees who consider the lord as their husband or lover or an extramarital loverIJ But Draupadi comes under that category of jagyaweni for whom husband occupies the place of God and not vice-versa. Just understand this that we have come oh yeah!

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It is no exaggeration to say the hero of Yajnaseni is Karna and the heroine is Draupadi. It flows emotionally and the prose is beautiful and Draupadi comes out as a Dvaryug feminist who broke rules consistently. The stunningly beautiful princess who never got to experience a childhood? Rs Price in reward points: The writer in her introduction of the book claims that the love of Draupadi for Krishna depicted in the novel is a spiritual love.

A good section of people subscribe to this view but it ever since I have read into the lines of the epic, this view has never sat too well with me. Language is used to convince. I liked this book from Draupadi’s point of view, got to know a lot more about this very integral character of the great Epic, even more so since it was narrated I haven’t read many Indian authors, and not that I’m stereotyping or anything, but they have this.


My selection is on the basis of quite underated novels, but have brilliant contents.

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

I am a huge fan of Odia literatures and used to read them. Unknowingly Arjun slays his eldest brother Karna who knew he would be killed but being true to the word jaggaseni his dearest friend, went down that day jagyseni satisfaction.

You dismissed this ad. Overall this is a story I enjoyed reading every page of it and it is a fascinating read. It is mostly a history of oppression of women by men and the sly but ruthless moves by women which ends up tumbling empires!

Book Review: Yajnaseni, by Pratibha Ray

The earth cracked open at the Calumny. The book is a laugh-riot. Feb 05, Vinoth rated it really liked it Recommended to Vinoth by: BooksRoot is the largest bookstore Located in beautiful city, Bhubaneswar, we have been an independent bookseller for over many years.

Email required Address never made public. Through this book Pratibha Ray tries to explain the condition of Draupadi and thus remove the jagyaeeni attached to her name. I acknowledge that your husband is brave. Apr 20, beautywithbooks rated it really liked it Shelves: Also since it is a book on Yajnaseni herself, the most contoversial, unjust and unfortunate incidences in Mahabharat are described here in detail.

The views expressed here are my own, frank and uninfluenced. Bhim flared up in anger and spoke ill about Yudhishthir for staking Draupadi in dice game.