Episode # 77 – The Kurukshetra war – A great disaster for Duryodhana and his Kaurava camp!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed Sage Vaishampayana briefing King Janame-Jaya as to how the Paandava brothers had to bear insult after insult, humiliation after humiliation under the wretched hands of Duryodhana and Co. at Hastinapura. Courtesy Vidura and Bhagawan Krishna, the Paandavas were afloat and alive. We’ve witnessed how the Paandavas were plannedContinue reading “Episode # 77 – The Kurukshetra war – A great disaster for Duryodhana and his Kaurava camp!!!”

Episode # 76 – The “DRAUPATI – INSULT” – Main trigger for the Kurukshetra showdown!!!

In the previous episode, we had been witnessing Sage Vaishampayana’s briefing about how the feud between the Paandava and the Kaurava camps started and how this feud led to the ultimate Kurukshetra war, which ended up in mass destruction on both sides. This briefing is being given here by Sage Vaishampayana in response to KingContinue reading “Episode # 76 – The “DRAUPATI – INSULT” – Main trigger for the Kurukshetra showdown!!!”

Episode # 75 – The enmity between Pandavas & Kauravas begins – Sage Vaishampayana outlines!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed Sage Vaishampayana giving a brief as to who the Paandava brothers are, and how were they born. We’ve already witnessed that the Paandava brothers’ grandfather was Sage Veda-Vyaasa himself. After this, King Paandu, who was ruling Hastinapura kingdom at that time had a curse that if he unitesContinue reading “Episode # 75 – The enmity between Pandavas & Kauravas begins – Sage Vaishampayana outlines!!!”

Episode # 74 – Sage Vaishampayana explains who the Pandava brothers are!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed an important point as Sage Vaishampayana commences with the Mahabharata story. We’ve witnessed that Sage Vaishampayana is empowered by Sage Veda-Vyaasa to narrate the entire Mahabharata text to King Janame-Jaya and the others who have assembled there, as the “Sarpa-Yaaga” was brought to a grinding halt. It isContinue reading “Episode # 74 – Sage Vaishampayana explains who the Pandava brothers are!!!”

Episode # 73 – Sage Veda-Vyasa – Grandfather to the Pandavas? An important accord!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed Sage Vaishampayana starting proceedings to describe King Janame-Jaya’s past. Upon the king’s request of understanding his past and why did the famous Kurukshetra war take place, Sage Vaishampayana has to now explain the entire background as to what all conspired and how all the events one after theContinue reading “Episode # 73 – Sage Veda-Vyasa – Grandfather to the Pandavas? An important accord!!!”

Episode # 72 – Sage Vaishampayana commences with an accord on Sage Veda-Vyaasa!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed the continuation of the conversation between Sage Pouranika and the other sages assembled at Naimishaaranya, including Sage Shounaka. The sages were eager to understand all the dialogues that took place in the sidelines of the “Sarpa-Yaaga” conducted by King Janame-Jaya. It is at this time, we witness SageContinue reading “Episode # 72 – Sage Vaishampayana commences with an accord on Sage Veda-Vyaasa!!!”

Episode # 71 – Sage Vaishampayana to start proceedings of the Mahabharata narration!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed the commencement of the “Amsa-Avatarana” Parva, wherein we’re going to see in detail as to who took birth in this world as which character. Just like in the Ramayana we had witnessed how Surya Bhagawan took birth as Sugriva, Vaayu Bhagawan took birth as Hanuman, etc. to beContinue reading “Episode # 71 – Sage Vaishampayana to start proceedings of the Mahabharata narration!!!”

Episode # 70 – The “AMSA-AVATARANA PARVA” – Setting up the grand Mahabharata story!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed the concluding touches given to the “Aasthika Parva”, wherein we had witnessed a brief “Phala-Stuthi” for it. As the snakes were protected by Sage Aasthika from falling into the “Sarpa-Yaaga” of King Janame-Jaya, the snakes were extremely happy and grateful to him. They collectively declare to Sage AasthikaContinue reading “Episode # 70 – The “AMSA-AVATARANA PARVA” – Setting up the grand Mahabharata story!!!”

Episode # 69 – Those who listen to / read this “Aasthika Parva” would be devoid of “SARPA DOSHA”!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed an important juncture wherein, Sage Aasthika gives a grand entry into the venue where the “Sarpa-Yaaga” is taking place vigorously. Snake after snake is coming and falling into the offering, and Snake Takshaka was the next to fall. At this time, King Janame-Jaya asks Sage Utthanga and theContinue reading “Episode # 69 – Those who listen to / read this “Aasthika Parva” would be devoid of “SARPA DOSHA”!!!”

Episode # 68 – The “Sarpa-Yaaga” comes to a grinding halt – Courtesy, Sage Aasthika!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed an important juncture wherein Snake Takshaka is the sole target for King Janame-Jaya, who is performing a highly intense “Sarpa-Yaaga” along with Sage Utthanga, who was the prime motivating force behind this mammoth exercise. As the “Aahuthis” (Offerings) are being given with more and more intensity, snake afterContinue reading “Episode # 68 – The “Sarpa-Yaaga” comes to a grinding halt – Courtesy, Sage Aasthika!!!”