About the Book: Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata
The Mahabharata has the privilege of being the longest epic ever written in the
world. Jaya by Devdutt Pattanaik is a fascinating retelling of the Mahabharata
with beautiful illustrations. But what sets this book apart from the many other
versions of the epic is the seamless way the author has woven tales that are
well known with little known variants from regional and folk tales.
Originally known as Jaya, The Mahabharata has more than 100,000 2-line stanzas.
This enthralling retelling by Devdutt Pattanaik draws its readers into the
fascinating tale of the Kuru family, the