Pratibha Ray is a novelist and short-story writer from Orissa. Her novel Yajnaseni is a best-seller in Orissa and won her the Bharatiya Jnanpith’s prestigious ninth. 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. jagyaseni oriya novel. 40 likes. Book. jagyaseni oriya novel. Privacy ยท Terms. About. jagyaseni oriya novel. Book. 40 people like this topic. Want to like this.

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. That was one of the most irritating pages of the book for me. There are a hundred categories to choose from when it comes to books. One thing I do jxgyaseni understand is ajgyaseni people need to take a hovel That is why there is such arrogance in man. She is the princess of Panjaal, Daughter of mighty king Durupad, sister of the fire-born warrior Drishtadyumna, queen of the Pandavas and the mistress of the History portrays Draupadi as self-centred, hot-tempered, head-strong woman who inflicted terrible war in the kingdom of Hastinapur.

It is upon the women too. She takes credit for creating harmony among the brothers at the same time calls for sympathy for the sacrifice she had to make to become wife of five husbands.


Even the swayamvara was ‘planned’. I never understood what is there to read about a jagjaseni which I already know. An Illustrated Retelling of the Ramayana. Through this book Pratibha Ray tries to explain the condition of Draupadi and thus remove the stigma attached to her name.

The heart pains for draupadi. Something huge as this, when put up for public consumption, has to be looked at objectively and broad-mindedly even when you are an author.

Yajnaseni: The Story of Draupadi

An OTP has been send to your mobile. The language is clunky and for someone unfamiliar with the multiple names for Arjuna, Krishna, Yudhishtir and Draupadi, the characters can be extremely confusing.

Upload photo files with. I had not expected such cruelty from you. No trivia or quizzes yet. She agreed for the marriage to keep respect to the word but is not ready to accept responsibility of it.

So, probably I may have to make one, eventually. It’s really well written. The author has given a beautiful account of the mindset of Draupadi, both as a damsel and as the queen of Pandavas. Books by Pratibha Ray. Wonderfully written by Pratibha Ray, woman herself, but highly disappointing translation. She respects and admires Yudhishthir like God, as he is an unperturbed man.


Yajnaseni: The Story of Draupadi by Pratibha Ray

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.

Bhima, though funny at times, gets a comparatively good treatment. Draupadi while bound in her love for Arjun, sacrifices everything magyaseni keep the unity of the Pandava family intact. Books are not only written to educate, they are written for leisure and even for the metamorphosis of the soul.

There are many expressions of Draupadi which exceed the limits of morality of a married woman. Jgyaseni is like a complaint on the justice denied by the world.

What excuse does a God of the stature of Krishna have? Set up a giveaway. A character culturalised to represent chastity. Image size per photo cannot exceed 10 MB. Write a customer review.