Full text of “The Mahabharata Rajaji”. See other formats. MAHABHARATA retold by C. Rajagopalachari (Edited by Jay Mazo, International Gita Society) Contents . Mahabharata [C. Rajagopalachari] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. OVER MILLION COPIES SOLD Originally published in the year. Mahabharata is a mythological book by C. Rajagopalachari. Rajaji considered this book and his Ramayana to be his greatest service to his countrymen.

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So Duryodhana went with his brothers and the Pandavas for a swim in the Ganges. You must certainly do this for my sake, for it is my dearest wish. Duryodhana bound him with wild creepers and threw him into the river. Besides its epic narrative of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kauravas and the Pandavas, the Mahabharata contains much philosophical and devotional material, such as a discussion of the four rajwji of life” or purusharthas. He decided that Drona was the fittest person to impart further instruction to the Pandavas and the Kauravas.

The Pandavas mled the kingdom for thirty-six years. Stricken to death the rishi thus cursed Pandu: What is your ancestry? If I give up my life, this girl and boy will surely die soon for want of a protector. Reveal O mighty armed thy parentage and the race mahabharzta illustrious by thy birth.


If you abandon me, I shall enter fire and die. I love becoming part of this tradition of stories of storytellers telling stories of storytellers, spiraling forward through the generations.

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O king, guard yourself against the sons of Pandu. Your sons are blessed with long life. The devas were thus at a great disadvantage in their long drawn-out war with their natural foes.

I can only write on this condition? This particular book has retained the feel of an ancient epic while being very readable. Pandu passed away while they were still living in the forest.

Mahabharata by C. Rajagopalachari

The Marriage Of Devayani Chapter After I am gone, take another wife. Kacha acceded to their request and set out to meet Sukracharya who lived in the rajani city of Vrishaparva, the king of the asuras. It’s certainly not about the epic battle that was every bit as grinding to read about as the effect of war itself. Pandawa dan Kurawa tumbuh bersama di Hastinapura. But it was perfect for me.


All in all its a beautiful, complete story. Arjuna’s shafts hit Bhishma’s bow and shattered it many times. She stood stupefied with anguish not knowing what to do.

Abhimanyu demonstrated that his valor was no less than his illustrious father’s. But as always, Penguin delivers.

Duryodhana thought that Bhima must have died as he had been thrown in the river infested with poisonous snakes and planted with spikes. I have been happy with you.

And the book is quite good. Abimanyu menerobos formasi lawan dg pasukan Pandawa dibelakangnya.


Bhishma will at worst be neutral, while Ashwatthama is devoted to me, which means that his father Drona and uncle Kripa will also be on our side. One person found this helpful. Attachment And Duty Chapter The curse cannot be recalled, but if you can persuade anyone to exchange his youth for your age the exchange will take effect.

The Slaying Of Jarasandha No object of desire, com, gold, cattle or women, nothing can ever satisfy the desire of man, We can reach peace only by a mental poise beyond likes and disl ik es. It touches almost every cultural aspect of India and also touches on certain major scientific proce I first read this book when I was aged 8.

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The virtuous sage, though impaled on the spear, did not die. The Mahabharata is of this class.

Just as Sophocles, Aeschylus and Euripides took over immorial sagas of heroes and the gods in composing their Greek tragedies, so Valmiki used pre-existing lore to craft his superb artistic masterpiece, far more refined and elaborated than the cursory account of the tale in the Mahabharata.