Dancing the Self – Pandav Leela ~ An Intro

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 with a great book on the Pandava leela (a nine day festival celebrated in Garwhal hills), bitten by the bug, he returned again and again […]

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 […]

THE WINDOW WITH A VIEW OF OURSELVES

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 […]

Tree of Dharma Sahodara Case

Part 1: Tree of Dharma Part 1 The Sahodara 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 Brahma and Krishna. The trunk is Bhima. It is already declared that धॄति: क्षमा दमोऽस्तेयं शौचमिन्द्रियनिग्रह: | धीर्विद्या […]