✍️Author- Divya Narain Upadhyaya✍️Genre- Mythology✍️Pages- 164✍️Format- Ebook✍️Ratings- 4.9 One of the best read of 2020!!This book is a collection of seven mythological stories of our Hindu deities.The first chapter is about how Sati died and Shiva wandered all around the Bharatvarsha carrying her lifeless body.Mentioned about the establishment of Shaktipeetha and how Vishnu prevent the […]THE... Continue Reading →

The Battle of Panchavati and other stories from Indian scriptures by Divya Narain Upadhyaya — Writings and Book reviews

The Battle of Panchavati and other stories from Indian scriptures by Divya Narain Upadhyaya My Ratings- 4/5 stars It’s a short book that can be read in few hours. It’s collection of seven stories based on Indian Scripture. Like author, I am also fascinated by stories from ancient India, mythology and scripture. The first one […]The... Continue Reading →

The Battle of Panchavati and Other Stories from Indian Scriptures


Thank you Divya Narain Upadhyaya for the review copy.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐/🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟


I have read the kindle format of the book and it’s cover is appealing. Rightly guessed from the title it is a mythological fiction. It has 7 stories namely The Cosmic Dance, The Eighth Son, The Battle of Panchvati, The Killing of Keechak, Gangadhar, The Curse of Draupadi and Gautam.

All the stories are derived from epics. The narration is very well done and so is the character development. The myriad of emotions are conveyed in a beautiful manner. Each story has a moral which makes it interesting. The book has plenty of enthusiasm and optimism brimming throughout it’s pages. With lucid language and good vocabulary this book can be easily recommended to anyone.

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Book Review: The Battle of Panchavati and Other Stories from Indian Scriptures

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Title: The Battle of Panchavati and Other Stories from Indian Scriptures

Author: Divya Narain Upadhyaya

Publisher: Leadstart Publishing

Genre: Mythology

Pages: 163

Rating: 5/5⭐

More about the book:


The Battle of Panchavati and Other Stories from Indian Scriptures is a collection of some well-known stories from Indian Scriptures drawn from a variety of sources. These are the stories most of us have grown up with. The bookis an attempt to revisit these timeless stories in a new rendition to make them more acceptable and interesting to the modern reader. This collection of seven timeless classics is an ideal companion of the traveller, the vacationer or even the casual reader.


The Battle of Panchavati and Other Stories from Indian Scriptures by Divya Narain Upadhyaya is collection of seven short stories.
These stories are from different Indian Scriptures that we have grown up listening. The author has picked up such…

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Book Review – The Battle of Panchavati and Other Stories


Book Name The Battle of Panchavati and Other Stories from Indian Scriptures
WriterDivya Narain Upadhyaya

Short Summary -: This book ‘The battle of Panchavati & other stories’ is a collection of 7 different stories from hindu mythology. They all shared the stories related to different people’s. Most of thems are related to God & some are old stories which we use to hear from our mother/grandmother. The 7 chapters are –
(I)- The Cosmic Dance
(II)- The Eight son
(III)- The Battle of Panchavati
(IV)- The killing of keechak
(V)- Gangadhar
(VI)- The curse of Draupadi
(VII)- Gautam

Things I liked -:
1. Each chapter start with a image related to the story inside & also end with a moral & glossary related to the chapter. Which is interesting & also it made the book easy to understand.
2. The stories are…

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