Episode # 87 – How are the Paandavas and Bhagawan Krishna related to each other? An important accord!!!

In the previous episode, we had completed our discussion on the long “Amsa-Avatarana-Parva”, which is one of the most important “Upa-Parvas” under the “Aadhi Parva”. We had witnessed in this Upa-Parva as to who all took birth as part of the “Chandra-Vamsa” and as which “Amsas”. With the brief discussion of Bhagawan Krishna’s divine incarnationContinue reading Episode # 87 – How are the Paandavas and Bhagawan Krishna related to each other? An important accord!!!

Episode # 86 – End of the “Amsa-Avatarana-Parva” – A brief about Bhagawan Krishna’s divine incarnation!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed the continuation of the “Amsa-Avatarana-Parva” wherein we had seen who all took birth as part of the “Chandra-Vamsa”. We’ve witnessed in these lines that Sage Veda-Vyaasa himself was born in this famed “Chandra-Vamsa”. Subsequently, Vichitraveerya, Chitraangata and Bhishmaachaarya took birth. The next generation to these people were DhirdiraashtraContinue reading “Episode # 86 – End of the “Amsa-Avatarana-Parva” – A brief about Bhagawan Krishna’s divine incarnation!!!”

Episode # 85 – An overview of “WHO IS WHOM” in Mahabharata – Sage Vaishampayana outlines!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed the continuation of Sage Vaishampayana’s accord on how Sage Veda-Vyaasa was born. Subsequently, Sage Vyaasa’s mother, Satyavati gets married to King Shantanu of the “Chandra Vamsa” lineage. This is where the actual set of events commence. We’ve witnessed a brief about the “Chandra Vamsa”, how it all startedContinue reading “Episode # 85 – An overview of “WHO IS WHOM” in Mahabharata – Sage Vaishampayana outlines!!!”

Episode # 84 – The “CHANDRA-VAMSA” – King Shantanu marries Satyavati!!!

The previous episode marked an important event in the entire Mahabharata text – The divine incarnation of Sage Veda-Vyaasa. As we’ve witnessed yesterday, Sage Veda-Vyaasa was born to Sage Paraashara and Satyavati in an unconventional manner, wherein Sage Paraashara involved in a union with Satyavati with the help of his divine power of penance. WithContinue reading “Episode # 84 – The “CHANDRA-VAMSA” – King Shantanu marries Satyavati!!!”

Episode # 83 – The divine incarnation of Sage Veda-Vyaasa!!!

In the previous episode, we had continued with Sage Vaishampayana’s narrative on how King Upari-Chara-Vasu had two children that were born out of a fish accidentally. One of the children from this was Satyavati. This Satyavati grew into a beautiful woman and eventually as she was being brought up amidst a fisherman group, Sage ParaasharaContinue reading Episode # 83 – The divine incarnation of Sage Veda-Vyaasa!!!

Episode # 82 – Sage Parashara meets Satyavati amidst River Yamuna!!!

In the previous episode, we had commenced Sage Vaishampayana’s detailed accord on the Mahabharata right from the birth of King Upari-Chara-Vasu. We had witnessed how this King Upari-Chara-Vasu was noble in nature, and had obtained enormous boons from Indra himself. Once upon a time, King Upari-Chara-Vasu had undertaken a huge penance with the aim ofContinue reading “Episode # 82 – Sage Parashara meets Satyavati amidst River Yamuna!!!”

Episode # 81 – Sage Vaishampayana begins the Mahabharata marathon with King Upari-chara-Vasu’s accord!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed King Janame-Jaya continuing to express his wish to listen to the entire Mahabharata story in detail from Sage Vaishampayana. As the great Sage briefed King Janame-Jaya of what had happened earlier to his ancestors, King Janame-Jaya was moved to tears and along with it, his interest also grewContinue reading “Episode # 81 – Sage Vaishampayana begins the Mahabharata marathon with King Upari-chara-Vasu’s accord!!!”

Episode # 80 – King Janame-Jaya’s “GURU BHAKTI” towards Sage Vaishampayana – A lesson for all of us to learn!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed how Sage Vaishampayana gives the perfect “Elevator Pitch” to King Janame-Jaya for the launch of the great Mahabharata narration. With this, Sage Vaishampayana triggered the interest in King Janame-Jaya to listen to more of the Mahabharata, and induced many “unanswered” questions in his mind. As King Janame-Jaya wasContinue reading “Episode # 80 – King Janame-Jaya’s “GURU BHAKTI” towards Sage Vaishampayana – A lesson for all of us to learn!!!”

Episode # 79 – Sage Vaishampayana’s “ELEVATOR PITCH” triggers King Janame-Jaya’s interest to listen more!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed the crucial role played by Bhagawan Krishna in bringing all those people following “Adharma” to book. None of them were spared on either camps, except the five Paandava brothers. Each and every individual of the 18-Akshauhini-strong army had to bite the dust at the end of the eighteenthContinue reading “Episode # 79 – Sage Vaishampayana’s “ELEVATOR PITCH” triggers King Janame-Jaya’s interest to listen more!!!”

Episode # 78 – Role of Bhagawan Krishna in the entire Mahabharata story – Sage Vaishampayana briefs!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed the continuation of how the Paandavas were humiliated more and more by Duryodhana and Co. They were sent to the forest as part of the “Agnyaata-Vaasam” for a period of twelve years. During their thirteenth year when the Paandavas finished it and were residing at Viraata-Nagara, Duryodhana claimedContinue reading Episode # 78 – Role of Bhagawan Krishna in the entire Mahabharata story – Sage Vaishampayana briefs!!!