End of radiance – Karna’s end | Mahabharata Paintings

Karna took over as commander in chief of Kaurava army on the sixteenth day, after the fall of Drona. Kaurava army had much hope of recovery after the fall of their great chieftains, Bhishma, and Drona. Coronation of Karna Kunti knew about the news. She understood that she could not prevent the clash between her … Continue reading End of radiance – Karna’s end | Mahabharata Paintings

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

Draupadi as Pandava’s wife | Mahabharata Paintings

Arjuna won Draupadi in Swayamvara. Pandava-s were on the way back to the house, where they took refuge. Meanwhile Kunti was afraid as her sons did not turn back till the evening. When they reached their home, Kunti did not pay attention to them. Arjuna - with much excitement - asked Kunti to look at … Continue reading Draupadi as Pandava’s wife | 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 Birth of Pandu’s Children | Mahabharata Paintings

The Pandavas, https://www.deviantart.com/molee/art/Kunti-and-Pandavas-412944958

Pandu in exile Once Sage Kindama and his wife wanted to get intimate in open. They turned themselves into an antelope and doe. Pandu crossed that place in the forest when he went for hunt. He hit them wit his arrow. Kindama was attacked. He cursed Pandu that Pandu will never touch a women. If … Continue reading The Birth of Pandu’s Children | 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