Draupadi


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Draupadi

princess won by Arjuna, brings her home as the wife of all five brothers. [Hindu Lit.: Mahabharata]
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Draupadi, an Indian immigrant from the West Indies, is the other important character who exercises some influence on Sandhya, while the male characters are of secondary importance.
He has become like Bhishma Pitamaha of the Mahabharat who had kept mum at the disrobing of Draupadi resulting in the war," he said.
Kiran Bedi had earlier compared Manmohan Singh with Mahabharata's King Dhritarashtra, by saying that just like Dhritarashtra supported Kauravas, even after they attempted to disrobe Draupadi, the same way the Prime Minister is backing his ministers who were equal to Duryodhana.
DRAUPADI, the fiery priness from the Indian epic Mahabharata, takes centre stage in Chitraleka Dance company's Tears of Fire at mac next weekend.
515), Ananda Devi's second novel, Le voile de Draupadi, superbly tells the story of a young Indo-Mauritian woman, from a well-to-do, well-educated family, who, as a wife and a mother, finds herself at a moment of intense personal crisis.
Ganguly who joined on January 7, had shot into the limelight for essaying the role of Draupadi in the 1990s' mega serial Mahabharata.
In the famous dicing scene from the MBh, for example, Duhsasana's public humiliation of the Pandavas' wife Draupadi and his lecherous comments to her effectively emasculate her husbands: the text describes his act of grabbing Draupadi by her hair as "unmanning the sons of Pandu" (pandavanam paribhuya viryam.
Favourites among the more elaborate tableaux are the famous Ashoka grove scene from the Ramayana with Hanuman presenting Rama's ring to the imprisoned Sita, and the so-called "Endless Sari Episode" from the Mahabharata with Krishna preventing Draupadi from being disrobed.
There is more Asian dance at the mac in Cannon Hill Park on March 3 and 4 when the Chitraleka Dance Company presents Tears of Fire, a new work that tells the story of an enigmatic and fiery Indian princess, the mythological character Draupadi.
At the time of the incident, Prahlad was alone at home as his wife Draupadi had gone to meet her parents in Madhya Pradesh.
Further commenting on the demands over the inclusion of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) under the ambit of the anti-graft bill, Yadav said: "We had heard Draupadi had five husbands.