Myths & Legends of India: The Lacquered Palace

Myth & Legends of India Duryodhana, Dhritarashtra’s eldest son by his wife Gandhari, and thus the leader of the Kauravas, has become consumed with hatred for the Pandavas, mainly because the people of Hastinapura are calling for Yudhishthira (eldest of the Pandavas) to be named as Dhritarashtra’s heir. Duryodhana persuades his father to send the … Continue reading Myths & Legends of India: The Lacquered Palace

Myth & Legends of India: Krishna, Naraka and the Founding of Dvaraka

Enjoy this tale from Myths & Legends of India ❤ Because Krishna is a major character in the epic, Vyasa - or those who hand down the epic orally, with many changes and additions - felt the need to include a full account of his life. The pretext for it is a conflict between Sisupala … Continue reading Myth & Legends of India: Krishna, Naraka and the Founding of Dvaraka