Bhisma, Drona, and Karna share another common thing. The common blood! They have Bharadwaja-Angira blood and therefore Puru-blood running through their veins! We know Ashwathama and Kripa survived. If that indicates Bharadwaja-Gautama survival despite Vashishtha-Bhrigu-Kanva victory, the myths might well be the creation of Puru-vamshi affiliated poets! One evidence of this is the myth of Kripa’s (a gautama!) immortality! Kripa’s myth strains our imagination as he is said to have been the Acharya of even Janmejaya’s son! Another evidence is the myth of Ashwathama’s immortality and also his new avatar as the next Vyasa! The composition of Mahabharata was not always in Vashishtha or Bhrigu hand! If the composition period extends up to the Gupta period or even later, it is natural some powerful Bharadwaja-Gautama-Angira poets contributed to the corpus!
HAPPY NAVRATRI नमस्ते सिद्धसेनानि आर्ये मन्दरवासिनि । कुमारि कालि कापालि कपिले कृष्णपिङ्गले ॥ 6-23-4 I bow to you, O leader of Yogins, O thou that art identical with Brahman, O thou that dwellest in the forest of Mandara, O thou that art freed from decrepitude and decay, O Kali, O wife of Kapala, O thou […]
Everything you wanted to know about Indra and were afraid to Ask Indraraja’s – इन्द्रराजन् Indraraja’s – इन्द्रराजन II All the Other Indra’s After Nahusha, deities who take the title of Indra include gods who are Indras and there are kings who get Indrahood or Kings who are equal to Indra’s and even parallel Indras […]
As earlier, we have read the Chronology on Mahabharata, where we have started from Svayambhuva Manu (Who Created himself) in 4100-4000 BCE and Vaivasvata Era started in 3100-1400 BCE. So where does it come from, the world has created around 4000 BCE? Before, I start this long article post, let me clear it, it will […]
Part 1 – Tree of Dharma Part 1 Part 2 – Tree of Dharma Sahodara Case Part 3 – Tree of Dharma Freedom of Expression The Synonym Antonym Case The Tree of Dharma is based on the Trunk called Bhima. Its branches are Arjuna. The flowers and their sweet smell are the twins. The roots are the […]
The beauty about the Mahabharata, is that there are many profound anecdotes embedded in the fabric of the story, some in mainstream versions, some in folklore. The purpose of these tales is really to give a deeper understanding of the characters, and more importantly, a deeper understanding of ourselves. They act as windows through which […]
The Mahabharata is regarded as equal to four Vedas and called as fifth Veda. It is a the great ocean of the knowledge, and combined circle of life. It is a book of Stories and History of Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha. I have not such a proper word to explain the Greatness of Great […]