Questions tagged [draupadi]

Wife of Pandavas, also known as Panchali.

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What is the mystery of ayOnija (अयोनिज) births?

We will come across Sita in Valmiki Ramayana, as ayOnija - अयोनिज, a non-uterine birth. Similarly, in Mahabharata, we read about Draupadi and Dhristadyumna, who are also ayOnijas, borne out of fire. ...
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What scriptures describe Draupadi being the reincarnation of Ketaki?

A story I read in Tales from the Mahabharata speaks of Draupadi being the previous birth of Daksha Prajapati's daughter Ketaki. Ketaki decides to marry Lord Shiva and starts performing penances to ...
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Did Draupadi's marriage with five men set a precedent for other women to marry multiple men?

Did Draupadi's marriage with five men influence other women during her time to marry multiple men? Common folk in any society always look up to their rulers, and Draupadi was a very powerful and ...