Book Review: Yajnaseni, by Pratibha Ray

Novels exploring Indian mythology tend to bring the more known tales in a different way. One of the more known characters in Indian mythology is Drapadi, also called Panchali as she was the daughter of the King of Panchala or Yajnaseni because she was born via a yajna conducted by the King. She’s the wife of the five Pandavas. The great epic Mahabharata tells the story from a third person perspective. Two authors, as far as I know, have tried to look at the Mahabharata from the point of view of Draupadi. One of them is Pratibha Ray, and this novel Yajnaseni. Continue reading “Book Review: Yajnaseni, by Pratibha Ray”