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Book Recommendation: Palace of Illusions - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

The Indian Epics – Ramayana and Mahabharata have always fascinated me. With vivid character and plot portrayals, their stories have often awed, inspired and sometimes even appalled me. 383 more words

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News Round-Up: Everyone Has Jobs, Amitabh to Anupam to Imraan!

Happy Monday!  So much news to catch up on!  For instance, Amitabh went to the hospital, which is always an exciting experience for the international news media.  1,155 more words

Sahadeva - Victory, Achievement & Defeat

Sahadeva, the killer of great evil Shakuni, branch of Adharma Tree. He was the son of Madri and King Pandu. He was regarded as a Great Maharatha. 792 more words

Victor Arjuna

The Mahabharata

यत्र योगेश्वरः कृष्णो यत्र पार्थो धनुर्धरः |

तत्र श्रीर्विजयो भूतिर्ध्रुवा नीतिर्मतिर्मम ||

Wherever, there is Krishna, the lord of yoga, and Partha (Arjuna), the wielder of the bow, exist prosperity, victory, increase in wealth and sound policy. 456 more words

Victor Arjuna

Five Roles Krishna Assumed For The Benefit Of The Pandavas

“This dhira-prashanta trait of Krishna was exhibited in His dealings with the Pandavas. On account of the Pandavas’ faithful devotion to the Lord, He agreed to become their charioteer, their advisor, their friend, their messenger and sometimes their bodyguard. 1,171 more words

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Mahabharata (Notes 1.1)

I was assigned to read Homer and Vergil this past year, and now I have an appetite for exploring ancient epics from beyond the traditional boundaries of Western canon. 27 more words


Ramayana 2: Feminist Horseshoe-Politics

Horseshoe-politics is a theory that suggests that the further one moves toward a political extreme, the more one resembles those at the opposite end of the spectrum. 1,237 more words