The Indian Astrology Series

The sky as our teacher…

Arjuna, the iconic hero of the Mahabharata

The Mahabharata refers to Arjuna using 14 different names. One of which is Savyasachi. Do you know what the name means? Watch the YouTube video for the answer and to know what makes Arjuna the iconic hero of the epic.

Mahabharata and the Ukraine War

All wars are the same. They are seeded by the egos, jealousies and insecurities of individuals. Neither the ancient Kurukshetra war nor the ongoing Ukraine war is an exception. Listen in to the story of how vendetta between two individuals, who were once friends, set off an uncontrollable chain of events that proved to be…

Drona’s cruelty to Ekalavya

Why did Drona refuse to teach Ekalavya? Was it because Ekalavya was not a Kshatriya? Because Ekalavya was supposedly a low-born compared to his other students? Why did he extract a bloody sacrifice from Ekalavya? Check the video on one of the most debated issues from the Mahabharata!

Caste in the Mahabharata

The stories of discrimination that characters like Karna and Ekalavya faced in the Mahabahrata are well known. But equally well known are the birth stories of Vyasa and Vidura who were born to mothers from a lower social strata of the society, but were nevertheless revered and respected for their ability. So, what was the…

Why Duryodhana Hated Bhima & Other Stories

Duryodhana hated the Pandavas, especially Bhima for his brute strength and bullying nature. Over time, the hostility of the Kauravas towards the Pandavas reached a point of no return. The rest, as they say, is history. This video tells the story about how every attempt of Duryodhana to kill Bhima not only backfired but actually…

The Mystery behind Madri’s Death…

The Mahabharata tells us that on Pandu’s death, his wife Madri entered his funeral pyre and left for the nether world with him. Or, does it? Why did Madri actually choose to end her life? Or, did she? Click the link to explore some interesting possibilities!

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