The Importance of Nakula and Sahadeva

Author - Pranshu Saxena  Believe it or not the article is about the MILK. Champa‘s excellent article on friendships actually also revealed some very important facts. And it is dedicated to people who asked about the importance of Nakula and Sahadeva. Drona mentions that when he went to get a cow for Asvwathamma, he could …

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Victorious Arjuna

Few words for Victorious Arjuna from Tryambaka Shiva, who is holding the great bow Pinaka and trident Trishula.   Shiva said "O Phalguna! I am pleased with you because of your matchless deeds. There is no kshatriya who is equal to you in valour and endurance. O unblemished one! Your energy and valour has been …

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Dhritarashtra Son or Diseases?

यस्मै देवाः प्रयच्छन्ति पुरुषाय पराभवम् | बुद्धिं तस्यापकर्षन्ति सोऽपाचीनानि पश्यति || When the gods wish to defeat a man, they first take his intelligence away, so that his vision becomes distorted. बुद्धौ कलुषभूतायां विनाशे प्रत्युपस्थिते | अनयो नयसङ्काशो हृदयान्नापसर्पति || When destruction is nigh and intelligence is clouded, an improper course of action appears as …

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Tree of Dharma Nara Purushartha Pratigya

Part 1 Tree of Dharma Part 1 Part 2 Tree of Dharma Sahodara Case Part 3 Tree of Dharma Freedom of Expression Part 4 Tree of Dharma Synonym and Antonyms The Nara Purushartha Pratigya Case Arjuna was the avatar of Nara. Arjuna is also represented as the Archer of the family. Actually, all five brothers were extraordinary archers. Bhima …

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THE WINDOW WITH A VIEW OF OURSELVES

The beauty about the Mahabharata, is that there are many profound anecdotes embedded in the fabric of the story, some in mainstream versions, some in folklore. The purpose of these tales is really to give a deeper understanding of the characters, and more importantly, a deeper understanding of ourselves. They act as windows through which …

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