THE PERFECT TEACHER – STUDENT RELATIONSHIP

I would like repost the Champa Srinivas words. We may think of names like Drona, Arjun, Ekalavya, Karna, Parasuram, Duryodhan, Balram —- there are endless examples of teacher student relationships in the Mahabharat. But none came close to that between two unassuming friends – Arjun and Krishna. When Arjun crashed with confusion at Krishna’s feet, […]

Lamentation of Ganga

Lamentation of Ganga for respected Bhishma! All the kurus offered oblation of water to the son of Ganga and Santanu who was the great Vasu who disguise himself in human form. ततो भागीरथी देवी तनयस्योदके कृते। उत्थाय सलिलात्तस्माद्रुदती शोकविह्वला। परिदेवयती तत्र कौरकवानभ्यभाषत॥ 13-274-20 (92351) The goddess Bhagirathi, after those oblations of water had been offered […]

Birth of Atiratha Arjuna

IN the Mahabharata only Arjuna & Krishna’s birth were celebrated by Deva’s, Gandharvas, Apsaras and Rishi’s. Arjuna and Krishna both were part of Hari (Visnhu – Master of Universe) and born in two body but they were one soul together. अर्जुनः फल्गुनो जिष्णुः किरीटी श्वेतवाहनः | बीभत्सुर्विजयः कृष्णः सव्यसाची धनञ्जयः || When Bhima was born, […]

Birth of Shree Krishna

ॐ नमो नारायणाय Om Namo Narayana – Bow Down to Supreme God Narayana and his dearest friend Nara (Arjuna).   सत्यव्रतं सत्यपरं त्रिसत्यं सत्यस्य योनिं निहितं च सत्ये । सत्यस्य सत्यमतसत्यनेत्रं सत्यात्मकं त्वां शरणं प्रपन्नाः ।। You are the truth of vow the truth of the Supreme and the truth of the three-foldness [of e.g. […]

Yudhisthira – Victory, Achievement & Defeat

Yudhisthira was the eldest son of Kunti (Sister of Vasudeva) and King Pandu, he was foremost Ratha as well as Maharatha. He was the linage of Kuru and Bharata the Great King. He was the amshavtara of Dharma and possessed many qualities (ie. firmness, intelligence, virtue, might and many more). पुण्यश्लोको नलो राजा पुण्यश्लोको युधिष्ठिरः […]

Dharma Cycle

Who is Adharmik and who is Dharmik? Duryodhana had answered: जानामि धर्मं न च मे प्रावॄज्ञिल्त; | जानाम्यधर्मं न च मे निवॄज्ञिल्त;: || Draupadi had asked Duryodhana, what is the reason that in spite having many common things in between Kauravas and Pandavas – o Family o Same Grandfather Bheeshma and Veda Vyasa o Same […]

Karna: The Pupil of Drona

Karna was friend of Duryodhna before the learning (Gurukul) period with Kripa and Drona and Rama (Parshurama), Mahabharata describe “Then Duryodhana, Karna and Subala’s son Shakuni tried many other means to kill the Pandavas. However, Pandavas, scorchers of their enemies, got to know about all of these. As advised by Vidura, they never revealed all […]