Pages tagged with Mahabharata

The article speaks about the relevance of Krishna Janmashtami in the lives of numerous Indians in the country.
Delhi or Indraprastha, as it was called in the ancient times went on passing from one kingdom to another, beginning with the Mauryas, Guptas, Palas of Central India, and then to the Afghan and the Muslims invaders for about four centuries, and finally to the Mughals in the 16th centur...
“Yathihaasthi thadanyathra Yannehaasthi na thath kvachith” A saying about the Hindu epic Mahabharatha which means that you can see the things mentioned in Maha Bharatha somewhere else, but cannot see anything anywhere that did not have a mention in Mahabharatha. However, when you ...
The Mahabharata is not only an epic for Indians, but a story that is still narrated by parents to their children. This is how it goes....
In ancient days people had principles. They fought for honor. This distinguishes Bhisma from ordinary war-butchers of the ‘modern’ world.
Mahabharata is the well-known world epic from India written in Sanskrit, and it tells us the story about the war between the Pandavas and the Kauravas in the ancient kingdom of Kurukshetra. This page is about the hundred villains who were called Kauravas. All these hundred were the ...
The message of Gita is fresh and relevant even today. It is not restricted to the Hindus or Indians. It is a gospel for all mankind.
Archery is a popular sport which started 5000 years ago. Before inventing the gun, bow and arrows are the means of war equipment.
The roots of gambling and gambling tools can be traced back thousands of years to religious ceremonies conducted by many pre-historic societies. Wide-spread cultural evidence indicates that early man created many rituals specifically to foretell the future or explain what was beyond ...
The Vishnu sahasranamam is recited everyday by Hindus. It was composed by bheeshma on his deathbed as an advice to King Yudhishtira. It glorifies the supreme lord by detailing his thousand names.
Kurukshetra is the place where the 18-day Mahabharata war took place. And it is also the place where Krishna gave Arjuna a discourse on Dharma, called Bhagavad Gita, consisting of 700 verses.
Karma's ways are not easily understood. Karma is simply the universal law of cause and effect that says every thought, word and act carries energy into the world and affects our present reality.
Women of India, it is said, have been held in high esteem. Our contemporary experience and experiences received through the ancient literature tell some different tale. This article aims at understanding status of women in India right from the days of the Indian Epics.
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