Devayani, Sharmishtha and Yayati: A love triangle that changed a dynasty

Devayani, Sharmishtha and Yayati: A love triangle that changed a dynasty

Ashok K. Banker


one of many least-known, but so much poignant love tales, is the story of Devayani, daughter of Shukracharya, Guru of the Asuras, and Kacha son of Brihaspati, Guru of the Devas. The Devas or Gods of the Vedic age have been everlasting enemies of the Asuras or Demonic races. How may possibly the son of the preceptor of the Gods probably wish to discover love and happiness with the daughter of the preceptor of the Demons? but love vegetation within the unlikeliest areas and so Kacha and Devayani started to dream the most unlikely dream. Their love used to be doomed to finish tragically however the how and wherefore of the tragedy is what makes their tale so unforgettable. however the tale doesn’t finish there. as an alternative, it segues (after a spot of some years) into one other: the affection triangle of Devayani, her former pal Sharmishtha, and the fellow they either enjoyed, Yayati. After a quarrel along with her good friend Sharmishtha, Devayani used her father’s effect and gear to strength her pal Sharmishtha to dwell out the remainder of her existence as Devayani’s own maidservant. someday, Devayani discovered herself trapped on the backside of a good deep within the wooded area. quickly after, a stranger wandering throughout the wooded area, chanced throughout her.. On studying that he used to be Yayati, king of a robust country, she blackmailed him right into a dating. yet unknown to Devayani, Yayati fell in love with Sharmishtha, leading to a love triangle that presages the plots of numerous present-day cleaning soap operas. learn directly to see how Ashok’s storytelling shines marvelous gentle upon this gem pried unfastened from the mosaic of his personal Mahabharata sequence.

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