About Mahabharata

January 26, 2022 0 Comments

“Whatever is found here on dharma, artha, kama and moksha, may be found elsewhere. But whatever is not in it,  cannot be found anywhere else.”                             -The Mahabharata 1. Translated by, Bibek Debroy. Often called the greatest story ever told, the Mahabharata …

Govina Haadu – The song of the Cow.

January 23, 2022 0 Comments

Govina Haadu,also called, Punyakotiya Kathe, is a story about a cow named Punyakoti, who inadvertently crosses path with a very hungry and fierce tiger named Arbhuta. Based on a story in Mahabharata, this beautiful, soul stirring song has been part of Kannada folklore for thousands of years.    The following is not a translation; it …

Story of Dhruva: The Immovable Star

January 19, 2022 0 Comments

The star we know as Dhruva is called by many names: Pole star, Polaris, North star. The Dhruva star is special because it does not rise or set and remains in the same spot above the northern horizon, marking due north—a steady guiding star to navigators everywhere for thousands of years. The story of Dhruva …