Let us not forget that we have seen Arjuna and Karna from their birth to death. Naturally, we have “different” Arjunas and Karnas here. Would any reader accept about him/herself that he/she has remained constant and static throughout his/her life? That, what he/she has been in her teen days, he/she has remained the same in her 20s or 30s or 40s or 50s…? Would any reader in his/her ripe days like to be judged by his/her action of green days?
The Real Story of Durvasa visit (BORI) Part 1 – The Durvasa visit and Krishna Part 2 – The Durvasa visit and Krishna – Part 2 Part 3 – The Durvasa visit and Krishna – Part 3 These two chapters arose from several questions on looking at the BORI edition What else has been dropped in BORI? When […]
How much Karna was responsible for the death of Abhimanyu? This was indeed very important question given the gray area regarding Abhimanyu’s death. Lets see the events – Fact -1 Karna asked Drona the ways to kill Abhimanyu – “Hearing these words, Karna, afflicted with the shafts of Arjuna’s son, once more said unto Drona, […]
(with due respects to Shri Gurucharan Das whose thoughts I also echo here) “Why should one like you envy Yudhishthira, dear son? You have all he has. He respects me and loves you. He has earned his wealth through righteous means. Be content with what you have. Stay with your own dharma. That is the […]