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Tag: Arjuna

Shami Tree and Vijayadashami

This is the story of why the Shami tree is revered on Vijayadashami day. Read on to know why…

Karna – From the Mahabharatha

Karna is a character without whom Mahabharatha would be incomplete. It is his story we are going to read now. Lord Krishna’s father Vasudeva had a sister by name Pritha. She was a very bright, beautiful and lovely girl. Even while she was very young, her father gave her in adoption to Raja Kuntibhoja who […]

How Arjuna got the Paasupata Astra

The Pandavas along with their wife Draupadi, were in exile in the forest after the cunning game of dice played by their cousin Duryodhana.  The terrible war seemed inevitable and they had to gather forces, armies and weapons for that. Duryodhana, on his side had  four stalwarts namely Bhishma, Dronacharya, Kripacharya and Ashwatthama who had complete […]

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