A excruciating war starts | Mahabharata Paintings

Pandava finished their exile life Pandava-s sought refuge at Virata's palace and completed their incognito life Gaurava-s sniffed about Pandava-s hiding in Virata. They attacked Virata without giving any opportunity for Pandava-s. There was a small war in which Arjuna fount as Brihannala. Virata-s won the war to save their kingdom with Brihannala/Arjuna’s help. With … Continue reading A excruciating war starts | Mahabharata Paintings

Indraprastha | Mahabharata Paintings

After Pandava-s married Draupadi, they could not hide any more. They exposed themselves to external world. They stayed in Panchala for sometime. Accompanied by Krishna, they reached Hastinapur. Khandavaprastha became Indraprastha They appeared before the blind king Dhritarashtra. He blessed him. The bilateral negotiations about the ownership of the throne was started. Krishna lobbied for … Continue reading Indraprastha | Mahabharata Paintings

Varanavata palace | Mahabharata paintings

The feud between Pandava-s and Kaurava-s reached a stage where both will not gel any longer. Duryodhana did his best to justify his right over the throne. Vidura justified the right of Yudhishthira on the same. To stop any further escalation, Dhritarashtra suggested building a dedicated palace for Kunti and her sons. He discussed this … Continue reading Varanavata palace | Mahabharata paintings

The birth of Dhritarashtra’s sons | Mahabharata Paintings

Gandhari, the great mother

Kunti became a mother first. As a sister-in-law, Gandhari felt insecured about the throne now. The agony and trauma experienced by Pandu earlier, apprehended Gandhari's mind now. The thoughts about the chief chair of Hastinapur bloated everyone's mind. Gandhari conceived well before Kunti. But she did not give birth. Hapless Gandhari did not find a … Continue reading The birth of Dhritarashtra’s sons | Mahabharata Paintings

The royal marriages: Pandu with Kunti & Madri – Dhritarashtra with Gandhari | Mahabharata Paintings

Kunti's marriage with Pandu, Painting from Jammu and Kashmir

Kunti and Karna Surasena was the chief of Yadu-s. He is the father of Vasudeva. His daughter was named as Pritha, a matchless beautiful girl. Surasena gifted her female child to Kuntibhoja, his father's sister's son, as he was childless. In her step-father's house, she was appointed to greet and honor the gods and guests. … Continue reading The royal marriages: Pandu with Kunti & Madri – Dhritarashtra with Gandhari | Mahabharata Paintings