Mahabharata - The Great Epic Of India (English) | by Kamala Chandrakant | Amar Chitra Katha | Comic Book

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Sku : 91065582

Language : English

Publisher : Amar Chitra Katha

Height : 7.5 Inch

Depth : 0.6 Inch

Width : 10 Inch

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•One of the world's greatest literary and philosophical creations is the famed Indian epic known as the Mahabharata.
• One of the longest epic poems ever composed, it is composed of almost 200,000 verses and is written in the Sanskrit language. 
• The sage Vyasa is credited with writing the Mahabharata, which is thought to have been written between 400 BCE and 400 CE. 
• The Mahabharata tells the tale of the Kuru dynasty, with a particular emphasis on the war between the Pandavas and the Kauravas, two branches of the royal family. 
• The epic looks at morality, fairness, loyalty, dharma (duty or righteousness), and the nature of existence. The Kurukshetra War, a significant conflict between the Pandavas and the Kauravas, serves as the focal point of the Mahabharata's main narrative. 
• The Kauravas, led by the ambitious and haughty Duryodhana, square off against the Pandavas, led by the upright and honourable prince Arjuna. With multiple individuals, moral quandaries, and ethical issues, the war turns into a figurative and intellectual battleground.
• The Mahabharata is not just a tale of battle; it also includes several stories, discussions, and subplots. The Bhagavad Gita, a dialogue between Lord Krishna (an avatar of Lord Vishnu) and Arjuna about the meaning of duty, righteousness, and the way to liberation, is one of the key teachings contained within it. Characters like the honourable Yudhishthira, the brave Bhima, the expert archer Arjuna, the upright Draupadi, and the mysterious Krishna are just a few examples of the Mahabharata's complex tapestry of personalities.
• Many languages, including English, have versions of the Mahabharata. The epic has been translated into English in a number of works by different authors and academics.
• By enabling readers to explore the rich plot, philosophical lessons, and cultural heritage of the Mahabharata, these translations hope to make its eternal wisdom and storytelling accessible to a larger audience.