22 Jul 2014
Jul 22 2014

Thus losers in the deceitful act of gambling, and insulted by Kauravas, the Pandavas started for their exile in forest. Vidura told Yudhisthira to allow mother Kunti to stay back as she was old and weak. Yudhisthira agreed. Draupadi, however, accompanied her husbands to the forest. A few […]

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22 Jul 2014
Jul 22 2014

Second episode depicting the soft – righteous or peculiar – nature of Yudhisthira: Once Duryodhana and his army men reached Kamyak forest to see for themselves the ill fated life and hardships of Pandavas. They halted at a nearby lake where a group of Gandharvas – musicians from […]

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22 Jul 2014
Jul 22 2014

Days passed by, Pandavas were almost coming to the end of their twelve year period of exile. One more year of exile incognito remained. Once sage Dhaumya proceeded to tell them the story of Savitri that represented power of chaste and loyal wife. Story of Satyavan and Savitri […]

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22 Jul 2014
Jul 22 2014

Exile Comes To The End Thus ended the exile of Pandavas. They could successfully fulfill all the conditions of banishment. Duryodhana and Shakuni had no excuse now, but to offer Pandavas their due portion of kingdom. But greed and hatred ruled the heart of Kauravas. Their rule extended […]

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22 Jul 2014
Jul 22 2014

Birth of the Gita To everyone’s surprise, in this war for righteousness, in the beginning Arjuna, the great and brave warrior, finds himself suddenly overwhelmed with the feeling of mental depression, grief, and fear when he realizes that he has to fight with his close relatives – brothers, […]

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20 Jul 2014
Jul 20 2014

On the second day Arjuna took command of his army and arranged his men in a special format which gave little scope to Kauravas army to advance and attack the Pandavas. Bhishma had killed Uttar son of king Virata. Shalya had managed to kill Shweta. Pandavas saw great […]

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20 Jul 2014
Jul 20 2014

Story of King Parikshita and Beginning of Dark Age (Kali Yuga) Five Pandavas and their wife Draupadi survived in the Great War of Mahabharata, while all the Kauravas and the sons of Pandavas died. Abhimanyu, son of Arjuna, also died. However, Uttara, wife of Abhimanyu, was carrying the […]

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20 Jul 2014
Jul 20 2014

On the banks of the river Godavari, stood a huge silk-cotton tree. At night, the birds from all around used to come to this tree and rest there. Once at dawn, when the moon was setting over western mountains, a crow woke up and saw a hunter coming […]

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20 Jul 2014
Jul 20 2014

Do friends always need to be equal in size? Or in strength? What do you think? Well, as it happens, sometimes people – and creatures – that are widely different can be true friends. That is what this story is all about. Once upon a time there lived […]

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20 Jul 2014
Jul 20 2014

People who have a one-track mind either make fools of themselves or else get into trouble. When Vishnu Sharma wanted to illustrate this, he told the following stories to his young scholars. The first story is about a fox who thought of nothing but food and saw everything […]

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