Mahabharat

Seven great warriors and how they died in mahabharata – in pictures

Death of various great warriors in Mahabharata war   Mahabharata was was fought over for eighteen days. The major part saw the prowess of Bhishma. He was on the verge of decimating pandavas army single-handedly, before Shikhandi came to the rescue of Pandavas. Following is a brief on how the great warriors were neutralized and …

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Seven supreme sacrifices from Indian mythology

Supreme sacrifices from Indian Mythology We come across unparalleled sacrifices in Indian mythology. Here are seven of them which are the most remarkable. The sacrifice of sage Dadhichi Sage Dadhichi has done the ultimate sacrifice of giving his life so that Devas finally got an upper hand over asuras. Because of his sacrifice, Indra got …

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Mahabharat and Sholay – A resemblance

Mahabharat and Sholay (Hindi movie) There is atleast one instance, although not significant in whole scheme of things, where Mahabharat (the epic) and Sholay (hindi movie) have similarity. I am discussing the incident when Gabbar Singh killed Salim and asked the villagers to give Jai and Veeru to them.  After a bit of discussion, a decision was taken when …

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