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Our real guru

According to a narrative in the Mahabharata (Aashwamedhik Parva), the gods, rishis, serpents, and asuras — all visited Lord Brahma some time ago and asked, “Lord, how can we attain our wellbeing?” After listening to their request, Brahma uttered out … Continue reading

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From the Mahabharata: The rejection of Lord Krishna’s peace proposal

When Lord Krishna, in his role as the ambassador of the Pandavas, reaches Hastinapur to ask the Kaurava king to return the part of the kingdom that justly belongs to the Pandavas, it all comes down to getting the proposal … Continue reading

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What was Arjuna doing in the Mahabharata war?

Towards the end of the Drona Parva, Arjuna asks Ved Vyas, “When I was fighting the enemy forces, I envisioned a divine being who was releasing all the weapons for me. While everyone around assumed that it was me displaying … Continue reading

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