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Now let them die for you. Home About Us Advertise Submit. This is just part one Its interesting to see Krishna as bad guy, Yudhishtra incompetent, etc. I mean, you get a hang right? How do I find it? It is only when there is a divine origin granted to the Gita that Arjuna’s perfectly valid doubts get suppressed.

The authors imagination is commendable as writing something which happened thousands diec years and that too the voices of the vanquished from the Mahabharata is a marathon and uphill task. Such a fool who wage everything in a game is not competent to rule a kingdom and I see nature eliminating such a fool in it’s own way.

Suyodhana sees love around the parrot and hence does not fire arrow. What he has envisaged beyond the story http: Add all three to Cart.

The festival every year was during my school summer vacation and once I visited the place with my father during the festival.

Yet the story never cede to capture a reader’s attention Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Lists with This Book. The viewpoint of anand has completely baffled my understanding of mahabharata. I have always been fascinated by mythological stories.

The author’s resolve to exercise this option is a welcome relief amidst the plethora of indoctrination and blind-belief.

While this makes it very easy to glorify Duryodhana, for those who are familiar with the story of the Mahabharata, it is wholly unconvincing. Tne used all loopholes in conventional Mahabharata stories presented as divine intervention either by Krishna or God, and presented them as how it would be if there were no divine force other than tempering actual fact.


The book makes you question every single belief you have ever had. It sometimes even fits the ancient plot in the framework of current timeline, philosophy, ideas and politics. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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Also, he is not interested in remaining true to the era of the story. It is true today. I am not saying that Duryodhana should have gone ahead and consummated the relationship, just that the scene is one of the props to show Duryodhana is a nice guy, when actually, there are enough other scenes where it emerges quite naturally.

If I have to succeed I do not have to make others to fail. Dife, if you don’t ‘believe’ in the Mythologies and consider those as stories, you would know the other side to the story as well and perhaps stop thinking Krishna as God.

The depth of his detailing of characters and its perspective is adorable. Mainly because we have always akaya one version of the Mahabharata and a story is not complete, unless it’s heard from all sides.

No trivia or quizzes yet. This is a critical event that the author has completely missed. But once they have, how you move the pieces is in your hands.

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The ddice forms the most important plot of Mahabharata that is the dice game. Too much of chaos. He has made the story consistent with his worldview, and has The flavor of the season seems to be Mahabharata reteelings, and after reading a half baked highly insipid retelling by Kavita Kane in Karna’s wife read my review here https: History has always been from the side of the victorious as the losers never have a chance to elaborate their plot.

In a rare and clear-eyed portrayal, the book shows him tthe a man of unwavering convictions. Yudhishthira was crowned as the crown prince soon after the show of skill when Karna makes his appearance but BEFORE they proceed to the house of lac.


I grew up idolizing Karna, but while everyone, including Duryodhana himself lauds him for sticking to Duryodhana even against his own brothers, rolll what way did he stick to him.

What we see is only drama. It cannot happen even in today’s scenario, how could that happen in those times?

Oct 28, Hemantkumar Jain rated it it was amazing. I wondered about their magical world. Instead of blindly following the myths, he has created a new genre, of remaking and retelling, questioning and arguing. Like Mayasura, who built the beautiful city of Indraprastha for the Tge and was banished by them after the completion of the city as he was a low caste Highly recommended for all mythological fans Al What a book.

This book too has Politics, plotting, wars and injustice in the name of dharma but here the tables are turned and the pandavs are the grey characters.

Ajaya: Roll of the Dice

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is one such book, if you intend to read this because you may have heard of so much praise for it, you can stop here and get back to doing what you were doing and I teh go on blabber tne little more about this unfortunate accident and I am not even talking about poor editing or lack of it – I love this termspelling mistakes or cringe-worthy grammatical mistakes – I am no expert on any of them anyways, still couldn’t not notice. The book is awesome to read.

The village dce evolved into the usual, unremarkable, suburban hell hole, clones of which dot India. Some of the characters who are actual heroes in the original book who have been sidelined a bit are bought to prominence.

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