Garwhal Mahabharata and worship of Duryodhana In 1970s, aptly named William Sax got a scholarship to study Pandava legends in the hills and dales of Garhwal. In 1978, he returned Continue Reading
Karna is on the horns of a dilemma. To be or not to be: should he break his vow, as the sun-god, his putative father, had exhorted him to do; or should he surrender his invincibility ? Characteristically he disobeys his father and chooses the second alternative. He hugs still more closely round himself the pretentious cloak of generosity and parts with his precious possessions, with apparent nonchalance.
The earlier threads covered the choices before Bhishma and Drona and the path that they chose to undertake. Part 1 – Bhishma Part 2 – Drona In this part, I Continue Reading
Author’s note: Interesting to note that most people believe that Mahabharat is more or less over at this stage. The war is won and what remains is crowning of Yudhishthir as the the king. But readers may note that only 9 parvas out of 18 are complete at this stage.