Greatness of Krishna
Prasad KulkarniMay 29, 2019
Prologue: the Krishna Jarasandha rivalry The greatness of Krishna was not a mere accident, but a result of superhuman choices. His life was everything apart from roses....
Vidura: the unsung hero of Mahabharata
Prasad KulkarniMay 01, 2019
For those who don’t know the epic character of Vidura, here is a short backdrop: Son of maid Somewhere in northern India, flourished the Kuru kingdom ruled by the...
Draupadi Swayamvar: Krishna’s best friend Uddhava
Prasad KulkarniApr 24, 2019
Prologue The Panchala king Drupada offers his daughter Draupadi’s hand in marriage to Krishna. This leads to Krishna’s entrance in Mahabharata. I strongly...
Krishna’s sister and wife of Duryodhana: Bhanumati
Prasad KulkarniApr 22, 2019
Prologue Before we proceed with this interesting tale, I strongly recommend you to read this story on how Krishna entered Mahabharata. In this story, the Panchala king...
Krishna in Mahabharata: the beginning
Prasad KulkarniApr 20, 2019
If you read any unabridged version of Mahabharata, it is evident Krishna enters the story in Draupadi swayamvara. Yet, reading through the story reveals that he entered...
The Real Culprits of Mahabharata war
Prasad KulkarniApr 03, 2019
Some might blame the fabulous four of Mahabharata viz. Duryodhana, Dusshasan, Shakuni, Karna. One may claim it’s Dhritarashtra, while some may assert that...
How Krishna defeated Jarasandha by commanding the sea
Prasad KulkarniMar 29, 2019
‘Why’s that the path of Dharma is always laborious?’ mused Krishna lying on his grass bed in the remote Gomantaka Hill of Sahyadri Ranges. It was one of the dark...
Balarama: The Fourth Pillar of Duryodhana’s arrogance
Prasad KulkarniMar 21, 2019
Amidst the melodious sounds of Vedic chants and annoying vehicles, I walked towards the Tirumala bus stand from the exit of the world famous Srivari temple of Tirumala....
A poem on Arjuna
Prasad KulkarniMar 19, 2019
Arjuna, the protagonist of the great epic of Mahabharata is a very personification of heroism. His character and charisma have inspired and writers and poets for...
When Amarendra Bahubali reminded me of Arjuna
Prasad KulkarniMar 14, 2019
How did Amarendra Bahubali display a great trait like Arjuna