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The Mahabharata for Children

The Mahabharata for Children

The Boys Who Fought

Pattanaik Devdutt
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A book about handling bullies and being humble

‘When you can fight for the meek without hating the mighty, you follow dharma.’

In the forest, the mighty eat the meek. In human society, the mighty should take care of the meek. This is dharma. A hundred princes should have looked after their five orphaned cousins. Instead, they burnt their house, abused their wife and stole their kingdom. The five fought back, not for revenge but for dharma. What came of the five’s fight against the hundred?

India’s favourite mythologist brings to you this evocatively illustrated retelling of the Mahabharata that is sure to illuminate and enthral a new generation of readers.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Mar/2021

ISBN: 9780143441618

Length : 120 Pages

MRP : ₹199.00

The Mahabharata for Children

The Boys Who Fought

Pattanaik Devdutt

A book about handling bullies and being humble

‘When you can fight for the meek without hating the mighty, you follow dharma.’

In the forest, the mighty eat the meek. In human society, the mighty should take care of the meek. This is dharma. A hundred princes should have looked after their five orphaned cousins. Instead, they burnt their house, abused their wife and stole their kingdom. The five fought back, not for revenge but for dharma. What came of the five’s fight against the hundred?

India’s favourite mythologist brings to you this evocatively illustrated retelling of the Mahabharata that is sure to illuminate and enthral a new generation of readers.

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Pattanaik Devdutt

Devdutt Pattanaik is a medical doctor by education, a leadership consultant by profession and a mythologist by passion. He has written and lectured extensively on the nature of sacred stories, symbols and rituals and their relevance in modern times. His books with Penguin India include The Book of Ram, Myth = Mithya: A Handbook of Hindu Mythology, The Pregnant King, Sita: An Illustrated Retelling of the Ramayana and the Devlok series of stories for children. Devdutt's unconventional approach and engaging style are evident in his lectures, books and articles. To know more visit www.devdutt.com.

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6 Facts About The Mahabharata You Might Not Know About

Mahabharata is one of the major Sanskrit epics of ancient India. It has been retold in various locales, and in many histories. Devdutt Pattanaik in The Boys Who Fought retells the story of Mahabharata, the significant Kurukshetra War, and fates of Pandava and Kaurava princes in a charmingly illustrated form. Here are a few significant […]