The Indian Astrology Series

The sky as our teacher…

Enter Karna…

Karna is one of the most nuanced characters created by Vyasa. He crafts the character of Karna so finely making Karna one of the greatest tragic heroes of all times. Check out how, when and where Karna enters the epic’s story and changes its course forever….

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…

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