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Abhimanyu: The legendary young warrior

Abhimanyu: The legendary young warrior

As a Hindu growing up listening to India's two great and ancient rip-roaring epic tales, I have always been fascinated by each character. So how can anyone not be fascinated by the richness of the characters in Ramayana and Mahabharata? Mahabharata, especially, holds a special place in every Hindu's heart. The Pandavas, the Kauravas, and the war for "dharma" – each character and part of Mahabharata teaches a lesson.  Yudhishthira, Arjuna, Duryodhana, Karna, Draupadi, and Lord Sri Krishna are the first ones to cross anyone's mind when they think about Mahabharata, and rightfully so. But a young lad, who is…
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Abhimanyu: The Golden Prince

Abhimanyu: The Golden Prince

ABHIMANYU, the beloved son of Arjuna is one of the most endearing figures of Indian mythology. The Golden Prince, blazed across the realm of myth like an effervescent comet that lit up the heavens, yet was extinguished far too soon. Anuja Chandramouli, bestselling author of Arjuna, takes apart a familiar narrative and puts it back together with originality and flair, delivering a profoundly moving take on a classic text. Narrated with deep intensity, Abhimanyu’s saga unfolds, shedding light on unexplored aspects of his remarkable life and extraordinary persona. Booked4Books in association with the author brings an exclusive chapter from the…
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