Tag: Mahabharata, nepotism
Nepotism is a problem, but entitlement is a bigger one.
Prasad KulkarniJun 26, 2020
The death of the actor Sushant Singh Rajput sparked a row on Nepotism. However, let’s go to the root of Nepotism and analyze it objectively, especially in the...
Was Draupadi Vastraharan in Mahabharata ‘enough’ for Kurukshetra war?
Prasad KulkarniMay 25, 2020
I have often heard a casual comment regarding Draupadi Vastraharan in Mahabharata, that ‘Kurukshetra war happened only for a woman’. Firstly, it would have...
Importance of scriptures like Bhagavad Gita: story of a Leaky bucket
Prasad KulkarniMay 03, 2020
A cool breeze off the Ganga river caressed Pandit Gangadhar Tripathi’s face. His grandson was sitting opposite to him hearing Bhagavad Gita, for the third time,...
Virat Parva: lesson from Mahabharata in COVID-19 lockdown
Prasad KulkarniApr 17, 2020
Owing to the COVID-19 lockdown, the Indian government decided to telecast the Ramayana and Mahabharata. Hence, the Ramayana on the National channel has shattered records...
Mahaprasthanika Parva: a mountaineering lesson from Mahabharata
Prasad KulkarniJan 19, 2020
In mountaineering circles, it is a very famous practise to sleep lower than the altitude you climb to, especially at higher altitudes. To elaborate, your body...
When Amarendra Bahubali reminded me of Arjuna
Prasad KulkarniMar 14, 2019
How did Amarendra Bahubali display a great trait like Arjuna
‘Ajaya’: Analysing the invincibility of Duryodhana
Prasad KulkarniFeb 10, 2019
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
Prasad KulkarniFeb 01, 2019
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,...