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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. 424 more words

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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

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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

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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


Essence of Meru: A to Z challenge 2014 Day # 5

Namah pannaganaddhaaya vaikuntha vasavardhineh 
Shruti-sindhu Sudhothpaada-mandaraaya Garutmathe

Finally! It’s time to say goodbye and start the journey towards the end. Aruna has come to greet me, cloaked in a sombre red, as if deeply regretting a parting friend. 1,062 more words


The Mahabharata – An Introduction

As an attempt to keep this blog going, and as part of the efforts to keep myself occupied, I have decided to give myself the exercise of writing more often. 1,020 more words

Hindu Mythology

Uniting Colours of Holi!

India is a country of myriad cultures and even more festivals, some celebrated by people of specific regions or religions, while others celebrated across the country. 196 more words