Karna's Wife: The Outcast's Queen

By Kavita Kané

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Karna's Wife: The Outcast's Queen tells the extraordinary story of Karna, the unsung hero of the Mahabharata, through the eyes of his wife Uruvi, bringing his story to the reader from a unique perspective. An accomplished Kshatriya princess who falls in love with and dares to choose the sutaputra over Arjun, Uruvi must come to terms with the social implications of her marr Karna's Wife: The Outcast's Queen tells...

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August 1st 2013 by Rupa Publications
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"Princess, you have decided to follow the hard path. I cannot promise you the life a royal princess deserves,' he began slowly. 'I am a wandered myself, stuck in an eternal search. I am a vagabond who doesn't know where I am going. My past beckons my present, but I can see only a blurred future. All my life, I have been slighted as a person of low birth- and the stigma will rub off on you as well. Yet, I am not ashamed of who I am..."
"I would rather devote myself to what I always did - trying to heal people. That is my way of healing myself."
"Karna is a good man, but he sees good even in what is bad. His seeing it as good doesn't make the bad good, but makes his goodness look bad."
"She sometimes wished she was more thick-skinned, so that she could see nothing, feel nothing."
"The course of morality is subtle and even the most illustrious, wise people in this world fail to always understand it."
"Karna gave a mirthless smile and replied evenly,'What is the use of a competition if one cannot be compared with others? Talk is the weapon of the weak; release your arrows instead of hollow words."
"Radheya has always been a rebel against caste and the social hierarchy,' her mother-in-law said, after a brief pause. 'He has constantly been cruelly reminded that as a sutaputra, he cannot aspire to more than he deserves, but he believes in his own worth."
"It is not what
has happened or what will happen that is relevant; what you do in the now is significant.
That defines your karma."

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