SynopsisArjuna Saga of a Pandava Warrior-Prince: 1 is the story of an epic warrior prince from the Mahabharata. Arjuna, the archer genius of the Pandavas, whose adventures, conquests and follies are well known even till today, is one of the famed Pandava princes. Arjuna known as the son who was gifted to Kunti-the mother of the Pandavas-by the grace of the Wind God Vayu, was said to be a man capable of great things right from his birth. The auspicious omen that surrounded his birth and the foretold future that destined for a greatness and heroism, all of these is told beautifully in this book.
The story starts with the birth of Arjuna, a boon from the Wind God to Kunti and tells us about the childhood of Arjuna, his escapades as a talented marksmen and the adventures that ensues amongst the Pandava brothers. Arjuna's training as a Warrior Prince and the enmity that starts between the Pandavas and Kauravas, the little fights of dominance between them are all described vividly. As the book goes on, we learn more about Arjuna's love interests, his follies, heroic deeds of unselfishness and his innermost thoughts on the various aspects of life that he comes across in the Mahabharata.
Arjuna Saga of a Pandava Warrior-Prince: 1 is told in a refreshingly humorous and modern tone, set against the staggering backdrop of the Mahabharata. The 1st edition was published on 25 January 2013 and is available in paperback.
A wonderful story of one of the epic childhood heroes, Arjuna and his numerous tales of glory and war that still is well known and loved.
A very different take on the Mahabharata as it is told from Arjuna's point of view.
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About the author
Anuja Chandramouli is a bestselling Indian author and new-age Indian classicist. Her highly acclaimed debut novel, Arjuna: Saga of a Pandava Warrior-Prince, was named by Amazon India as one of the top five books in the Indian Writing category for 2013. Yama's Lieutenant, its sequel, Yama's Lieutenant and the Stone Witch and Prithviraj Chauhan: The Emperor of Hearts are her other bestsellers. Her articles, short stories and book reviews appear in various publications like the New Indian Express and The Hindu. An accomplished orator, she regularly conducts story-telling sessions and workshops on creative writing, empowerment and mythology in schools, colleges and various other platforms. This happily married mother of two little girls lives in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu. She is a student of classical dance and yoga.