Image library for MLLL-4993, Epics of Ancient India (University of Oklahoma), along with "Public Domain Editions" of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata.
Monday, March 20, 2017
Image: Draupadi and Sudeshna
Draupadi (as Sairandhri) and Queen Sudeshna
Ravi Varma lithograph, 1910
During the Pandavas' time spent in King Virata's court, Draupadi, using the name Sairandhri, serves Queen Sudeshna as her handmaiden; Sudeshna's brother is the infamous Kichaka, and she is the mother of Uttar and Uttara (who will later marry Arjuna's son Abhimanyu).