How was Vidura born and how he never became the King…
He might have been in the clan of the thirsty Kauravas, but Vikarna is defined by his strong sense of ‘dharma’ and dutiful righteousness, which set him apart from the rest of his brothers.
Like the contemporary times, though inconvenient, long-distance marriages existed and thrived centuries back too. The alliance between Bheem and Hidimba is a fitting example of it.
The curse of Shukracharya made him lose his youth and turned him into a decrepit old man. Yayati was crestfallen at this turn of events.
Without the concept of divorce in mythology, Tara was forced to return to her husband when she left him, but she was not judged morally
Vyas is believed to be an expansion of Lord Vishnu, one of the trinity. He was created when Vishnu for the first time uttered the syllable ‘Bhu’
Since we are all glued to the Mahabharata telecast in the confines of our homes these days, a relationship worth exploring is that of Draupadi and Krishna – the virtuous and brave princess of Panchaal and the all-pervasive Supreme Lord himself. Throughout the Mahabharata, they may not have shared the stage too often, but whenever
Think of divine love and the very first image most of us conjure up is of Lord Krishna with his beloved Radha by his side. We have grown up seeing them together as idols adorning the Hindu temples, hearing stories about a bond so sublime that it transcended the boundaries of space and time, and
Queer romance, even in today’s modern world, struggles to be acknowledged, let alone celebrated. Pride parades meant to familiarise, bold films meant to sensitize, artwork created to normalize this romantic love of a different kind has still not proved enough to encourage a much-needed paradigm shift. Our society continues to battle these apprehensions, one dauntless
When one flips through the pages of legendary scriptures, one stumbles upon many tales that portray rather offbeat perceptions of love and a different course of relationships. One such story is of Krishna’s son Pradyumna and his marriage to Mayawati. To understand this story, we have to revisit the creation of Kama Dev, the God