The origin of The Mahabharata is associated with Apsara Adrika, an essential link in the initiation of the Epic. Apsara Adrika, a celestial nymph liberated herself from a curse and became instrumental in the birth of Matsyagandha.
Deepak MR reviews The Rise of Dharma, a retelling of the Mahabharata from Yudhishtira’s perspective.
What can Yayati Prashna tell us about technology and ecology? Where are we going wrong and what’s the way out?
A review of the Mahasamar series, books by Narendra Kohli in Hindi about episodes of the Mahabharata.
An excerpt from The Curse of Gandhari by Aditi Banerjee, in which we witness an interaction between Krishna and Gandhari.
Review of Devayani, by Manjula Tekal, a book about love, betrayal, jealousy and the human psyche.
The uniqueness of the Gita is that it does not glorify Sri Krishna alone; it glorifies Arjuna also and the very process of dialogue and discussion between him and Sri Krishna.
The background behind Karna’s motivations and loyalties and a life of destabilization.
The Purāṇas are replete with information on various topics like cosmology, geography, sociology, literary criticism and so on. Of the Purāṇas the Bhāgavatapurāṇa is most popular with the spread of the Bhakti Cult.
ಸ್ವರ್ಗದಿಂದ ಭೂಮಿಗಿಳಿದ ಇಂದ್ರದ್ಯುಮ್ನ ಮತ್ತೆ ಸ್ವರ್ಗಲೋಕಕ್ಕೆ ಹೋದ ಬಗೆ ಹೇಗೆ ಗೊತ್ತೇ? ಮಹಾಭಾರತದ ಈ ಕಥೆಯನ್ನು ರಾಘವೇಂದ್ರ ಹೇಳುತ್ತಾರೆ, ಕೇಳೋಣ ಬನ್ನಿ.