Sai Swaroopa Iyer
Part history, part legend, part sacred lore, Rukmini will leave the readers spellbound Rukmini nodded with a confident smile. ‘Trust me, Acharya. In addition to the mayhem I fought against in my own family, I also fought against the fear of uncertainties that would envelope My life, if, all gods willing, I wed Krishna. I am no stranger to the fact that life would become only more challenging at Dwaraka.’ a princess. A lover. A goddess an overreaching emperor thought he would use her as a pawn. Her eldest brother became a tool of her enemy. In her own family, she had none to call her own. But Rukmini, the princess of Vidarbha, made a choice. She would not bow down to patriarchy. The story of Rukmini is often overshadowed by the glorious exploits of her charismatic husband, Krishna vaasudeva. For the very first time, this novel gives Rukmini her due. It portrays the life of the feisty bride who made bold choices not only while eloping with her beloved but all through her life to become a resplendent goddess, a fitting partner to the most beloved God of the land.
Saiswaroopa is a former analyst with a Venture capital firm and an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur. She is the multifaceted author of books like “Abhaya”, “Avishi”, “Mauri” and “Creators of Telugu Epic Literature”.