In the final leg of their pilgrimage, the Pandavas approach Mount Kailasa, the abode of Nara and Narayana.
12 Feb 2018
The story series set up for the Pandavas’ pilgrimage in the Tirtha-Yatra Parva of the Mahabharata continues to deliver, with sage Lomasha narrating tales that convey the significance of each sacred sp
04 Feb 2018
The story cycle set up for the Pandavas’ pilgrimage in the Tirtha-Yatra Parva of the Mahabharata continues to deliver, with sage Lomasha narrating tales conveying the significance of each sacred spot
28 Jan 2018
The story cycle set up for the Pandavas’ pilgrimage in the Tirtha-Yatra Parva of the Mahabharata continues to deliver, with sage Lomasha narrating stories of the significance of various sacred spots t
15 Jan 2018
The Pandavas’ pilgrimage takes them to the banks of the Narmada, where Lomash tells them about the significance of the location.
07 Jan 2018
At a point during the Pandavas’ tirtha yatra (four Pandavas sans Arjuna, and Draupadi), the storytelling role is briefly taken from sage Lomasha and passed to Akritavarna.
31 Dec 2017
Continuing their pilgrimage, the Pandavas arrive at the river Koushiki, somewhere in the kingdom of Anga.
26 Dec 2017
It is inevitable that during their pilgrimage through the entire Indian subcontinent, the Pandavas encounter major and minor rivers.
10 Dec 2017
The Pandavas begin their pilgrimage by traveling eastward. After several stops, they reach rishi Agastya’s hermitage.
03 Dec 2017
After receiving a list of pilgrimage spots across the continent by Narada, the Pandavas are told of a similar list by sage Lomasha.
26 Nov 2017
In their forest exile, the Pandavas are in sorrow. Yudhistira, we know, needed the comforts of literature in the form of the story of Nala and Damayanti, which was told to him by Brihadashva.
19 Nov 2017
Like Yudhistira, there was once a king who lost his kingdom and riches through a game of dice.
12 Nov 2017
As advised by Vyasa during the Pandava forest exile, Arjuna is sent away in the search of divine weaponry. This is Arjuna’s third odyssey in the epic.
05 Nov 2017
From my viewpoint as a modern reader, the Mahabharata is perhaps at its weakest as a literary work whenever it abandons the epic-historical plane — its base story, so to say — for its mythological,
30 Oct 2017
During the Pandavas’ exile, Draupadi is not the only one who urges Yudhistira to take swift action against Duryodhana and wrest the kingdom back from the Kauravas.
24 Oct 2017