For anybody who has seen the movie about Karna an old Telugu movie or the TV-series used to air on Doordarshan the points the author makes are moot. Iconic One Theme Powered by WordPress. Only recently, one had a unique perspective of Mahabharata through the eyes of one of the main female characters – Panchali or Draupadi – in the book Palace of Illusions. The analysis presented is nothing new. Lessons You Learn From Karna:

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KARAN’s Wife- The outcast Queen. Mahabharata from Uruvi’s perspective. « Sanjeev Kotnala

There are numerous other places, where it is obvious that the author cant be bothered to demonstrate something through the story, and simply states it. However, I have to say Karnas wife the outcasts queen did not enjoy this book as much as Kane’s later three works. He took Duryodhan’s side although his morals where right, for Duryodhan was the only person who supported him when the rest of the world walked away belittling him.

A powerfully told story of a woman, who loved a man who was destined to doom. Yet Vrushali never expresses her discontent with the new situation in her married life and accepts Uruvi in silence. There karnas wife the outcasts queen situations where he died slowly, inside him, before his actual death. Read reviews that mention karnas wife uruvi kavita mahabharata perspective kane arjuna epic mahabharat mythology outcast.

She is feisty enough to strongly articulate her views in arguments with Krishna, Bheeshma and Kunti and strip away their apparent pretenses.


When Karna lies in the battleground, the reader would want to sit next to him and weep a river. Again the story of Mahabharat with another point of viewbut it is no different than other. Karna’s loyalty with his guru Duryodhana, his guru’s love for his disciple, Karna’s birth mystery are some of the themes explored in the book. What I mean by that is someone I could identify with.

The Palace of Illusions: At places I almost abandoned the book because of the Hindi Soap like same dialogues going round and round.

Makes Palace of Illusion seem like a work of pure literature. The fight of right and wrong is a continued theme through out the book. The most challenging aspect of marrying Karna turns out to be his absolute loyalty to Duryodhana. The story is about A Kshatriya princess, Urvi who gets married to Karna,the son of the Surya and Kunti but was abandoned by the mother at the time of the birth and outcasgs adopted by a lowly charioteer.

I think he was just a wrong man in the wrong place and wronged almost by everyone around him.

Why I Was Disappointed With Kavita Kane’s “Karna’s Wife: The Outcast’s Queen”

You are known by the deeds done; merit has no pedigree. Karna was the former and Arjuna was the latter. They say that behind every successful man there is a woman. Even after finishing the book, I could feel the hangover of the words used. Karna is a character who is one of the most fascinating in the epic.


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KARAN’s Wife- The outcast Queen. Mahabharata from Uruvi’s perspective.

All these other women, remarkable in their own right, have cut a rather sorry figure before the fictitious Uruvi, their complex narratives often over-simplified. Draupadi was wronged, Uruvi wasn’t. I can’t help but think what if Karna had lived In the climax, these two women fall into each other’s arms mourning the de Regressive, Masochistic karnas wife the outcasts queen screechy.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. It does make a hard case for Kunti not being decisive enough. Uruvi failed, yet succeeded. Karna The Unsung Hero of the Mahabharata. The world is not going to witness one another benevolent loving man like Karna ever again.

In fact I wasn’t able to find this name in any other searches I did online and the only place Uruvi is mentioned is in reference to the book; but still nothing can change the fact that the work penned down by the author is a capturing one