I heard this version in an old telugu film which praises Karna. I thought that was just a created story for the sake of film. I didn't believe that version. But these days, a dialogue is made popular who are relating draupadi to raped victims whose translation is like this

We accept Draupadi who has five husbands as a virtuous wife. Why not accept raped victims?. and many similar dialogues
This version is supported by a story which is a part of a book named Jaya: An illustrated retelling of Mahabharata written by a famous writer Devdutt Pattanaik. That story is below.

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My question:

  • Did Draupadi want karna as her sixth husband?
  • Was Draupadi unhappy about her husbands anytime?

Please quote sanskrit verses too if possible.

  • @sv. My bad. I was thinking something while typing this. Is it want or wanted? I think it was wanted since it is past tense. Nov 28 '16 at 17:51
  • NP. I'm not an expert in English but see this & this. Nov 28 '16 at 17:54

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