Episode # 5 – Introduction to MAHABHARATA – Part 5 – From “Vedas” to “Brahma-Sutra” to “Mahabharata”!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed the continuation of the significance of Sage Veda-Vyaasa, who had authored this great text called “Mahabharatham”. The work that Sage Vyaasa had done is something that no human being can even comprehend in the mind. Structuring and restructuring the Vedas isn’t a simple task. It requires an enormousContinue reading “Episode # 5 – Introduction to MAHABHARATA – Part 5 – From “Vedas” to “Brahma-Sutra” to “Mahabharata”!!!”

Episode # 4 – Introduction to MAHABHARATA Part 4 – An important accord on Sage Vyaasa!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed a brief on the structure of the Mahabharata text, which was authored by the great Sage Veda-Vyaasa. We’ve witnessed that the Mahabharata comprises around 1.25 lakh slokas, fit into 18 “Parvas”. Under the ambit of each “Parva”, there would be innumerable “Upa-Parvas”, which would come to around 99Continue reading “Episode # 4 – Introduction to MAHABHARATA Part 4 – An important accord on Sage Vyaasa!!!”

Episode # 3 – Introduction to MAHABHARATA – Part 3 – “The fifth Veda”!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed the continuation of the detailed introduction that we are giving for this enormous text called “Mahabharata”. In this, we had witnessed the significance of the person who had authored this great text, who is none other than Sage Veda-Vyaasa. We had seen how Sage Vyaasa had obtained theContinue reading “Episode # 3 – Introduction to MAHABHARATA – Part 3 – “The fifth Veda”!!!”

Episode # 2 – Introduction to “MAHABHARATA” Part 2 – Significance of Sage Veda-Vyaasa!!!

We commenced a huge project on “Life and Management Lessons from the Mahabharata” yesterday and have begun to witness a detailed introduction for the same. In fact, the “Ithihasa” called “Mahabharata” is so huge that our introduction would itself run into several episodes. Nevertheless, we shall go step by step and understand each and everyContinue reading “Episode # 2 – Introduction to “MAHABHARATA” Part 2 – Significance of Sage Veda-Vyaasa!!!”

Episode # 1 – MAHABHARATA – A detailed introduction – Part 1!!!

“Ithihaasa puraanaabhyaam vedam shoupabrahmayeth! Vibeh kalpashrutaadvedaha maamayam praharshati!! Naarayanam namaskritya naranchaiva narokthamam! Devim saraswathim vyaasam athojayamudheerayeth!! Shuklaambharadharam vishnum sashivarnam chathur bhujam! Prasanna vadanam dhyaayeth sarva vigna upashaantaye!! Vyaasam vasishtanapthaaram shakeh poutram akalmasham! Paraasharaathmajam vande shuka dhaatham tapo nidhim!!” A very warm welcome to all readers to our fifth important mega-project. Till now, with the divineContinue reading “Episode # 1 – MAHABHARATA – A detailed introduction – Part 1!!!”

Episode # 259 – Bhagawan Krishna marries Rukmini Devi – End of the “Shri Vishnu Puraana” project!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed Bhagawan Krishna “fooling” everybody at Vidharba and stalking away Rukmini Devi within a jiffy, even before anyone realized what was happening. This type of marriage in our Sanaatana Dharma is referred to as “Raakshasa Vivaaha”. Many of us might be familiar that “Vivaaha” means marriage. In fact, thereContinue reading “Episode # 259 – Bhagawan Krishna marries Rukmini Devi – End of the “Shri Vishnu Puraana” project!!!”

Episode # 258 – Bhagawan Krishna defeats Sishupala & King Rukmi – Takes away Rukmini Devi to Dwaraka!!!

In the previous episode, we were at an important juncture wherein Bhagawan Krishna and Rukmini Devi arrive at King Rukmi’s family deity temple, wherein Rukmini Devi had come to offer her oblations as a customary practice before the marriage ceremony commences. Sishupaala was also on his way to the same place with the dream thatContinue reading “Episode # 258 – Bhagawan Krishna defeats Sishupala & King Rukmi – Takes away Rukmini Devi to Dwaraka!!!”

Episode # 257 – A “Make-or-break” situation for Rukmini Devi and Bhagawan Krishna!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed Rukmini Devi getting more and more obsessed with Bhagawan Krishna and eventually she decides to take the offensive route against the wishes of her father and family. She thus calls a “Vriddha Brahmin” person, writes down seven to eight slokas in a sheet of paper, hands it overContinue reading “Episode # 257 – A “Make-or-break” situation for Rukmini Devi and Bhagawan Krishna!!!”

Episode # 256 – Rukmini Devi expresses herself to Bhagawan Krishna!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed the commencement of the all-important “Rukmini Kalyana” event, wherein Bhagawan Krishna is all set to marry Rukmini Devi, who is none other than the incarnation of Goddess Mahalakshmi. We had witnessed that whenever Bhagawan Vishnu incarnates in this world, Goddess Mahalakshmi also incarnates along with Him and protectContinue reading “Episode # 256 – Rukmini Devi expresses herself to Bhagawan Krishna!!!”

Episode $ 255 – Rukmini Devi’s unconditional love and surrender towards Bhagawan Krishna!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed the final few points of discussion under the Shri Vishnu Puraana project wherein we had spoken at length on how things would span out in the Kali Yuga. We had witnessed Sage Paraashara narrate an anecdote involving Sage Veda-Vyaasa and how Sage Vyaasa conceptualized the Kali Yuga. InContinue reading “Episode $ 255 – Rukmini Devi’s unconditional love and surrender towards Bhagawan Krishna!!!”