Sep 14, 2020
Rani Laxmi Bai, the warrior queen of India, was a unique and exemplary woman, born as Manikarnika in the present Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. At the ripe age of 14, she was married off to the 40-year-old king of Jhansi. She was given the name “Laxmi Bai,” derived from the Hindu Goddess “Laxmi” who is the goddess of wealth and prosperity. The Rani had great athletic prowess and practiced wrestling and sword fighting every morning. She has been described as intelligent, diplomatic, and extremely patriotic.
2020 - Fall - Issue 2