Girl, 13, Retells Mahabharata In Verse


Girl, 13, Retells Mahabharata In Verse

Thirteen-year-old schoolgirl has retold the Mahabharata solely in verse.

New Delhi:

Thirteen-year-old schoolgirl Sia Gupta has retold the Mahabharata solely in verse, recasting the timeless story of affection and hate, fact and deceit, and intrigue and battle in about 1,000 verses.

“The Mahabharata in Rhyme” is just not Sia Gupta’s first ebook.

She had in actual fact written her first ebook titled “The Magical World of Poems” on the age of eight. She has additionally written the “Tales in Rhyme” sequence primarily based on the favored tales of Aladdin, Cinderella, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Beauty and the Beast.

In her newest work, Sia Gupta focuses her verses on the beliefs of dharma, responsibility and sacrifice to indicate how the Mahabharata stays related even within the twenty first century.

“This epic tale you all should know, Which took place many moons ago!” the ebook begins.

And it ends with Bhishma’s loss of life.

“With Bhishma’s death, this epic tale is now done.

Everyone had lost and no one had actually won.

This story teaches us lessons to which we can all relate; We should learn from Bhishma’s life and Hastinapur’s fate!” it says.

The writer captures the unfolding of the battle between the Pandavas and the Kauravas for the throne of Hastinapur in easy verses, wanting into the occasions, the characters and the ethical dilemmas they face.

The illustrated ebook, revealed by Om Books International imprint Om Kidz, was first launched on the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) 2021.

According to JLF co-director Namita Gokhale, this “delightful retelling of the Mahabharata in verse brings the epic alive by and for a new generation”.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by India07 workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)


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