Draupadi – A role model

Draupadi's saviour - Shri Krishna

A lot has been said about the character of Devi Draupadi and lot of these suggest that she was lesser than a dignified soul. For those, this must be said that she was one of the panchkanyas and remembering here every morning washes away sins of a person. This should be noted that even Devi … Read more

Rakshabandhan – Krishna and Draupadi story

Draupadi tying rakhi to Lord Krishna

Rakshabandhan or Rakhi, is a popular festival in India which is celebrated on the day of Shravan Poornima. This day, sister tie sacred threads on the wrists of their brothers wishing good health and long life to them. Following are few stories which signifies the power of the holy thread or Rakhi. Rakhi – Krishna … Read more

Why Draupadi had five husbands?

Draupadi cheerharan

Devi Draupadi is an important character in Indian mythology and there are stories related to her which are talked about most. One aspect of her personality which is controversial as well, is her having five husbands. But as everything in life happens for a reason, this is no exception as well. We will look at … Read more

Draupadi could have fourteen husbands

This story is related to Draupadi’s previous birth. She was an ambitious lady in her previous birth. This led to a situation where she would have ended up with many more husbands.  Draupadi story of her having five husbands Draupadi, the wife of five pandavas,  had an eventful life. She was born when Drupad performed … Read more

Draupadi wanted someone else as her husband

Though this is not a verified fact, but Draupadi had a wish to have someone as her husband outside her marriage with Pandavas. The Jambul episode This secret of Draupadi, may be considered to be an important aspect of human thinking and also highlights that no one is immune to wandering thoughts. This is also … Read more

Draupadi Swayamvara

Draupadi Swayamvara Draupadi was the beautiful girl of King Drupad. When she attained youth, Drupad wanted her wedding to happen. Thus, Draupadi swayamvara ( the ceremony of choosing a groom) was organised with great fanfare. When this ceremony happened, Pandavas were supposed to be dead in the house of Lakshagriha. The suitors Many dignitaries, who … Read more

Shri Krishna did not save Draupadi from cheer haran

Who saved Draupadi from cheer haran The statement that Krishna did not save her, may appear as untrue. When we read the following facts, we may find there are other stories regarding how Draupadi was saved on that shameful day, when Yushishthira lost everything. All gurus and sages remained silent while Dushashana was trying to disrobe Draupadi. Duryodhana, Dushashana … Read more

Draupadi – an enigma

Draupadi cheerharan

Draupadi – An enigma Of all characters of Mahabharat, Draupadi’s character is probably the most complex and interesting, barring the Shri Krishna’s character. If I dare say, one can paint her as a positive character or a negative one, if one wants to. One can find enough of both, positive and negative indicators about her … Read more