Mahabharata: The Myth of the Death of Bhisma, Drona, Karna, Duryodhana

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!

Dharma Cycle 1

In school, when we learned the Bhagvada Geeta and were asked to write essays (nibandha) on it, the first word in every essay, first word of Geeta was Dharma. Dharmakshetre Kurukshetre samaveda yuyutsava: mamaka pandavaschaiva kimakurvata Sanjaya Dhritrashtra’s first question? What did my sons do? But, he prefaces it with battle field as not Yuddha […]

Tree of Dharma Nara DevaArtha

Part 1: Tree of Dharma Part 1 Part 2: Tree of Dharma Sahodara Case Part 3: Tree of Dharma Freedom of Expression Part 4: Tree of Dharma Synonym and Antonyms Part: 5 Tree of Dharma Nara Purushartha Pratigya Part 6: Tree of Dharma Nara Purushartha Teamwork Drona did use Agneyaastra and Satyaki Varunastra that day. Drona and Aswathhama used their celestial […]

Creation of the World

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 […]

Tree of Dharma Nara Purushartha Pratigya

Part 1 Tree of Dharma Part 1 Part 2 Tree of Dharma Sahodara Case Part 3 Tree of Dharma Freedom of Expression Part 4 Tree of Dharma Synonym and Antonyms The Nara Purushartha Pratigya Case Arjuna was the avatar of Nara. Arjuna is also represented as the Archer of the family. Actually, all five brothers were extraordinary archers. Bhima […]

Tree of Dharma Synonym and Antonyms

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 […]