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Rakesh Sai Babu as King Hiranyakashyap

This chhau dance item  derive from the legend of King Hiranyakashipu and signifies the victory of good over evil.

In one of ours performance Rakesh Sai Babu present the king  Hiranyakashyap. 580 more words

Chhau Dance

Part 3: Draupadi Swayamvar

Drupad, the king of Panchal had earlier conducted a yajna and got a son and a daughter as the result. The son, Drishtadyumna, was destined to kill Drona, whereas the daughter, Draupadi (or Panchali or Krishnaa) was destined to divide the Kuru household. 747 more words

Hindu Mythology

Part 2: Justifying Pandavas

Kauravas and Pandavas were biological grandchildren of Ved Vyaas, Mahabharata’s author. Vyaas, in Mahabharata has neither portrayed anyone as completely white or completely black, he has portrayed everyone as grey. 431 more words

Hindu Mythology

Why do Hindu married women wear sindoor?

As a child , I always watched my mother while she wore here makeup. I loved looking at her doing that, especially while wearing sindoor, I don’t know how did she do that , with her right ring finger she would always put it accurately. 371 more words

My Life

The Mahabharata - An introduction (Part 2)

I have been listening to the Mahabharata as told by Sri Krishna Premi. As part of my attempt to remember details of what I listen to, I have been making blog posts out of my notes. 1,689 more words

Hindu Mythology

NaPoWriMo 2: Kaikeyi, Daughter of Men

On her fifth birthday
Her mother leaves
Her father bades her mother part
Her mother cries and weeps
And leaves her

Twelve brothers
Twelve young men and she… 516 more words