Your dharma made you associate with evil people and that is why your dharma could not protect you. My dharma made me stand with the truth. I stood for my principles and I stood on the side of righteousness.
Instead of providing solutions to problems, Mahabharata presents ways and means of approaching a problem along with fundamental principles.
Sahadeva the lesser-known hero of Mahabharata
This is an attempt to present the way in which Vyasa Bharat and Puranas have explained the secret of the births of Panchali and Pandavas, that ultimately resulted in such an unconventional marriage.
Sage Markandeya is an important person in the Vana Parva of Mahabharata. Every era needs a Markandeya – that quiet, calm sage full of Devotion, Tapas and Brahmacharya to enable to us see our Deluge and the Supreme in the midst of that Great Deluge.
Shivakumar G V explains the metaphor behind the story of disrobing of Draupadi.
Abhinav Agarwal ponders on how the idea and fear of abandonment governed Karna’s thought process before the war.
Context is key to rightly understand characters and events from Mahabharata. Therefore, reading the Mahabharata in its entirety is a invaluable. The article perfectly elucidates this point with the example of Yudhishthira.
This book was shown to me by my father. My sister had already read this book and didn’t have a great opinion of it. I however, decided to read it…