hist-games: FW: pachisi

James Masters - Personal james.masters at ukonline.co.uk
Sun Sep 10 23:32:21 PDT 2000


I haven't heard of this story - has anyone else got any source for it?

James Masters
Masters Traditional Games
Kew
England
http://www.mastersgames.com
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/james.masters/TraditionalGames


-----Original Message-----
From: Leibson, Rachel [mailto:r.leibson at frimee.com]
Sent: 23 August 2000 00:47
To: 'james.masters at ukonline.co.uk'
Subject: pachisi


hello
can you tell me if the game of parcheesi, pachisi or ludo had any connection
to the battle of mahabharata. i heard the tale that a king wagered his land
on the game, lost and thus the battle was begun. any truth to this?

if you can enlighten me at all, i'd appreciate it.

thank you
rachel leibson


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