KARNA PARVA (Mahabharata)

Hari Om Karna parva has 96 chapters and 5175 slokas in it. After the slaughter of Dronacharya, distressed Duryodhana and others kings went to Asvatthama. While consoling grief-stricken Asvatthama, they suggested him to follow the system of science. Later, they returned back to their camps at the time of sun set. Though they were at … Continue reading KARNA PARVA (Mahabharata)

Untold Stories – From Mahabharata

Hari Om Seeking blessings The war was just about to begin. The two armies – that of the Kauravas and the Pandavas – were arrayed facing each other, on the battlefield. Yudhishtra suddenly got down from his chariot and walked towards the Kaurava camp. His brothers were surprised and worried. They called out to him, … Continue reading Untold Stories – From Mahabharata

Untold Stories from Mahabharata

Hari Om Suyodhana becomes Duryodhana When Duryodhana was born, his happy mother Gandhari named him Suyodhana or ‘great warrior’. However, he later preferred to be called by the name ‘Duryodhana’ or ‘he who is unconquerable. Duryodhana is believed to be an avatar of the Demon Kali. In character, Duryodhana was a generous and righteous king. … Continue reading Untold Stories from Mahabharata

Unknown Stories from Mahabharata

Hari Om Rukmi offers help Rukmi, Rukmini’s brother, nursed a grudge against Krishna. Rukmi had wanted his sister to marry Sishupala, but Rukmini herself, had preferred Krishna. She secretly wrote to Krishna asking him to save her from this marriage saying that she preferred to marry him instead. Krishna therefore, carried away Rukmini just before … Continue reading Unknown Stories from Mahabharata

Interesting Stories from Mahābhārata

Hari Om Duryodhana’s three regrets Duryodhana lay dying on the battlefield. He took shallow breaths, his life hanging on by a thread, as tears rolled down into the soil. “If only... if only...” His mind raced as they thought of the mistakes that had brought about his tragic end. “If only,” he thought, “I had … Continue reading Interesting Stories from Mahābhārata