Friday, January 16, 2009

Dhyuta, the Game of Dice..

Dhyuta, the game of dice is an ancient game still played in the city, mostly popular since the famous Mahabharata epic when it was played between kauravas and pandavas .As the game proceeded, Yudhishthira (pandavas) lost all his wealth and kingdom one by one and finally his brothers and Draupadi. Currently this games remains to be the favorite game of the elders ….

3 comments:

Sid Sun Jan 18, 03:47:00 PM GMT+5:30  

A very interesting post indeed. I could not find much more information on how the game is played and if I can get to buy/play somewhere? Google wasn't of much help or maybe I wasn't searching right, could you shed some light?

Rajesh Dangi Sun Jan 18, 08:46:00 PM GMT+5:30  

you might have to work your wa upto some elders in the family, it does resemble like aludo game but there are many differences....

Shil Mon Jan 19, 06:25:00 PM GMT+5:30  

Hey, Nice pic. Who are these people playing? Where can I find them? Would be great if I could get a contact. thanks