Bahlika | King Vahlika in Mahabharata

Bahlika also spelled as Vahlika, was the king of Bahlika kingdom in the Mahabharata, the elder brother of Shantanu, who was a king of Hastinapur and the uncle of Bhishma. He was the oldest warrior to fight in the Mahabharata war. Bahlika had a son Somadatta and grandson Bhurishravas who along with him fought on […]

Mahabharata stresses on Truth, Righteousness

The main theme underlying the Mahabharatham emphasises that unscrupulous and unethical conduct, duplicity and evil deeds will never pay. One can achieve perfection and reach God solely guided by the twin factors Righteousness and Truth (Dharmam and Satyam). The epic, a mammoth edifice with Devotion as its foundation projects Vidhura’s intellectual acumen, Kunti’s sagacity, Gandhari’s […]

Pradyumna, Son of Lord Krishna

Pradyumna, Son of Lord Krishna.. Role of Pradyumna in Mahabharata, Kurukshetra war.. Pradyumna was born to Rukmini and Krishna and the son looked exactly like Krishna. When he was hardly ten days old, Demon Sambara kidnapped the child not knowing that he was the son of Krishna threw him in the Sea as a huge […]

Dasi Parashrami in Mahabharata (Mother of Vidura)

Story of Dasi Parashrami in Mahabharata, who is Dasi Parashrami? Dasi Parashrami is a serving maid in Hasthinapur kingdom at Queen Satyavati. Due to the untimely death of King Vichitravirya, her queens – Ambika and Ambalika were got the pregnancy with Maharshi Veda Vyasa in Niyog procedure. Along with Ambika and Ambalika, Vyasa also operated […]

4000 year old Chariot of Mahabharata era found in UP’s Sanauli ASI Excavations

For the first time in the Indian sub-continent, burial pits have been found with chariots that date back to the Pre-Iron Age(Bronze). This new finding is set to create space for further investigation on dating of the Mahabharata period and further inquiry into the origins of the horse in the Harappa age, as per the […]

Time is a great Healer & Guide to Virtue

A shrewd man would scrupulously avoid evil deeds and refrain from doing acts, which men of learning and the sastras did not approve of, stubborn in his decision to do only virtuous deeds, he would brook no delay in executing them. Avarice, anger and greed are among the qualities that should be renounced, if one […]

Vidura Neethi, A guide for Management

Vidura Neethi is a great guide for management skills and potential organizational behavior. Even when one is confronted with the worst trials ans tribulations, he should not lose his balance. Patience is a virtue and the quality of endurance (Krishna) is the hallmark of nobility. This is evidenced by dharmaputra’s absolute calmness and unperturbed out look. Sri karpangadu Venkatachariar expounding the Mahabharatha […]

Important Vyuhas in Kurukshetra War (Mahabharatha Yuddham)

What are the important Vyuhas in Kurukshetra War (Mahabharatha Yuddham). These Vyuhas were strategised by both – Kauravas and Pandavas. మహాభారతంలో జరిగిన కురుక్షేత్ర యుద్ధంలో పాండవులు ఏడు అక్షౌహిణీలు, కౌరవులు పదకొండు అక్షౌహిణీల సైన్యంతో యుద్ధాన్ని ప్రారంభించారు. రోజుకొక వ్యూహం నిర్మించి ఆ ఆకారంలో తమ సైన్యాలను నిలిపేవారు. అందులో కొన్నిప్రముఖమైన వ్యూహాలు.. 1. క్రౌంచారుణ వ్యూహం : పాండవ సేనాని దృష్టద్యుమ్నుడు క్రౌంచపక్షి ఆకారంలో సైన్యాన్ని నిలుపుతాడు. […]