The lie that killed Drona | Mahabharata Paintings

It was the fifteenth day of war. Drona was unstoppable after he took over as commander-in-chief position after Bhishma. Being his teacher, Arjuna could not raise his bow against him. The cruel killing of the unarmed Abhimanyu changed his mindset. But he could not control his teacher and the cost of lives he imposed on … Continue reading The lie that killed Drona | Mahabharata Paintings

The mutilated Abhimanyu | Mahabharata Paintings

Abhimanyu

After the fall of Bhishma, Drona became the commander-in-chief of Kaurava army. Though he was a skilled Archer, teacher and master of war tactics, he could not get an opportunity to slay any of the Pandava-s to take revenge for Bhishma's fall. Karna – who had vowed not to come to the battlefield under the … Continue reading The mutilated Abhimanyu | Mahabharata Paintings

Shikhandi, Draupadi and Dhrishtadyumna born | Mahabharata paintings

Drona did not forget or forgive Drupada for humiliating him in his court. He asked Drupada's kingdom as the tuition fee from Kuru princes. Kuru princes fought with Drupada and captivated him. Drupada lost his kingdom. It was given as a gift to Drona by Kuru princes. Drona kept half of it and made his … Continue reading Shikhandi, Draupadi and Dhrishtadyumna born | Mahabharata paintings

Kuru princes at Drona’s school | Mahabharata Paintings

Ekalavya's Guru dakshina, Wikipedia

Kaurava-s and Pandava-s were grown up in Hastinapur. They attained the age to start proper education and martial arts to increase their endurance. Kripacharya Kripa was grown up in Hastinapur. He was found by Shantanu from forest along with her sister Kripi. He became the first teacher for kuru princes. Dronacharya, tutor with a revenge … Continue reading Kuru princes at Drona’s school | Mahabharata Paintings