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Yamuna Harshavardhana

Educator, Writer, Story Teller
Educator, Writer, Story Teller

Yamuna is a Chennaiite whose childhood was without television and whose entertainment meant plenty of play, books and lots of stories. From a young age, she was innately attracted to the hoary Bhāratīya itihāsas and purāṇas. She cultivated fearlessness by reading the works of Swāmi Vivekānanda during her teen years. She graduated in Chemical Engineering and worked as one for a while but realised that her strength lay in teaching and eventually moved to the field of education. Alongside, she used her flair for words to retell stories from our itihāsas and purāṇas, on temples and saiRead More...

Once upon a Time Thousands of Years Ago

Books by Yamuna Harshavardhana

As one of the two​ defining​ itihāsas of Bhārata​ – ​​the first and older one being Rāmāyaṇa – ​Mahābhārata has ​a grandeur that is unsurpassed and perennially ​unique. The multi-layered characters and plots, brilliantly portrayed by Veda Vyāsa, have continued to mesmerise millennia of generations. The lofty grandsire Bhīṣma, the boy-warrior Abhimanyu, the humiliated Draupadī, the self-blinded Gāndhārī, the fiery Droṇa, th

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Once upon a Time Thousands of Years Ago

Books by Yamuna Harshavardhana

As one of the two​ defining​ itihāsas of Bhārata​ – ​​the first and older one being Rāmāyaṇa – ​Mahābhārata has ​a grandeur that is unsurpassed and perennially ​unique. The multi-layered characters and plots, brilliantly portrayed by Veda Vyāsa, have continued to mesmerise millennia of generations. The lofty grandsire Bhīṣma, the boy-warrior Abhimanyu, the humiliated Draupadī, the self-blinded Gāndhārī, the fiery Droṇa, th

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