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Duryodhana

V. Raghunathan

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Duryodhana: The Prince Who Would Be King ...The popular tellings of the Mahabharata are about Duryodhanasdeviousness, obstinacy and greed for power that would bring about thebattle of Kurukshetra between the Kauravas and the Pandavas, and hisownMoreDuryodhana: The Prince Who Would Be King ...The popular tellings of the Mahabharata are about Duryodhanasdeviousness, obstinacy and greed for power that would bring about thebattle of Kurukshetra between the Kauravas and the Pandavas, and hisown downfall.But was there more to him? Was he all black, or was it a matter ofshades of grey?What was he?True heir or pretender to the throne?Arch villain or brave prince defending his rajadharma?Ace strategist or wicked schemer?History, they say, is written by the victors. So we have never heard theside that Duryodhana presents. The epics enigmatic villain finally hashis say -- on people, their motives and their machinations. For the firsttime we read a different meaning into episodes we may be familiar with --be it the attempted killing of Bhima, the burning of the wax house, thefamous game of dice or even Draupadis vastraharan -- and get insightsinto the story we may not have come across before. Here is the crownprince of Hastinapura as we have never known him, adding yet anotherdimension to the labyrinth that is the Mahabharata.