Sabha Parva : Part 2 The Rajasuya Yagna…

The Rajasuya Yajna comes to a completion After the Rajasuya yajna and the elimination of King Sishupala by Sri Krishna, and Sri Krishna receiving the highest honour as part of the yajna, all the kings…

A Memo about the Women in the Mahabharata…

A recent controversy has erupted in Google with an employee writing an internal memo against gender diversity and equality. Its now known as the anti-diversity memo. This memo was 10 pages long and has been…

Mahabharata: Adi Parva 8

Kurukshetra, Vishwamitra and Vashishtha Kurukshetra was so named because that kshetra-that field, was actually Kuru’s place of penance, and hence, a very powerful field. He also explains the story of Vasishta and Vishwamitra. Vishwamitra was…

QA: On Lamentations

The topic of death is very sensitive. We often read that Kshatriyas should not lament for death. Why is it said so? See, different tattvas are looked at. It is important to understand these principles.…

Mahabharata: Adi Parva Part 7

The Pandavas at Ekachakra The Pandavas, along with Kunti, as per Vyasa Maharishi’s advice, go to Ekachakra, which though under a particular king, is not sufficiently protected by that king, and hence has fallen in…

Mahabharata: Adi Parva Part 6

Drona Becomes the Teacher of the Kuru Boys After the Pandavas and Kauravas grow up, the elders of the Kuru dynasty decide that it is time for some rigorous training, and hence Kripacharya is appointed…