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# the patronymic of Kŗşņā, also known as Yājñasenī (the daughter of Yājñasena, ie. Drupada), who was the daughter of Drupada, the monarch of the Pāñcālas, the sister of [[Dhŗşţadyumna]] and Śikhandī, and the queen and wife of the 5 Pāndavas, and the mother of Prativindhya, Sutasoma, Śrutakīrti, Śatānīka and Śrutasena. She is the central female character of the Mahā[[bhārata]] epic, and is considered to be one of the paragons and epitomes of womanhood, femininity and female empowerment by both literati and laypeople alike upto modern times.   
 
# the patronymic of Kŗşņā, also known as Yājñasenī (the daughter of Yājñasena, ie. Drupada), who was the daughter of Drupada, the monarch of the Pāñcālas, the sister of [[Dhŗşţadyumna]] and Śikhandī, and the queen and wife of the 5 Pāndavas, and the mother of Prativindhya, Sutasoma, Śrutakīrti, Śatānīka and Śrutasena. She is the central female character of the Mahā[[bhārata]] epic, and is considered to be one of the paragons and epitomes of womanhood, femininity and female empowerment by both literati and laypeople alike upto modern times.   
  
 
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Revision as of 17:08, 27 March 2011

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Draupadi, DraupadI, Draupadi


  1. daughter of Drupada
  2. the patronymic of Kŗşņā, also known as Yājñasenī (the daughter of Yājñasena, ie. Drupada), who was the daughter of Drupada, the monarch of the Pāñcālas, the sister of Dhŗşţadyumna and Śikhandī, and the queen and wife of the 5 Pāndavas, and the mother of Prativindhya, Sutasoma, Śrutakīrti, Śatānīka and Śrutasena. She is the central female character of the Mahābhārata epic, and is considered to be one of the paragons and epitomes of womanhood, femininity and female empowerment by both literati and laypeople alike upto modern times.