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Krishna’s sister and wife of Duryodhana: Bhanumati

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

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

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

‘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...

‘Ajaya’: Analysing the invincibility of Duryodhana

Once the 11 akshauhini armies of Kauravas, along with numerous titans of warfare viz. Bhishma, Drona, Karna and Shalya perished, Duryodhana, who was burning with anger...

When Krishna and Arjuna met for the first time

The love of Krishna and Arjuna “My wives, my kinsmen, my relatives, none amongst these is dearer to me than Arjuna. O Daruka, I shall not be able to cast my eyes,...