(For best on the go experience, click on the red audio icon at the beginning of the post to stream narration.) At the beginning I was ecstatic, and I can safely say that I was one of the happiest being on earth. The thought of so called ‘break away from home and being independent’ was […]
The beautiful Bear Mountain covered in lush greenery, hills, and cut across by the Hudson river is not what it seems. It houses things beyond the normal. Check out my eerie experience here.
This forest in Vrindavan, India is teeming with divine mystery. It is said that the god of love and compassion, Lord Krishna descends on Earth with his lady love into this very area every night.
The Jagannth Temple in Puri is shrouded in mysteries. Check out all the logic defying phenomenon which has baffled people for ages.
Kaal Bhairav is the presiding deity of the holy town of Ujjain in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. One might think he is just another Hindu god but wait till you find out his secret. This god guzzles down alcohol like any drunkard on a Friday night at the bar! And that too, quite […]
40 kilometers away from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh India, on the banks of the Ganges river is a village called Shivrajpur. The star attraction of the village is the Khereswar Temple dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva, the Hindu god of death and destruction. But it’s not just any temple. The temple has a […]
The great war of Mahabharata is about to begin. Learn the events that unfold during this battle between cousins.
In the last part of this ongoing series (check it out here), we learnt the origin stories of the heroes and villains of our story. Now let us jump right into how this group of cousins define the idea of the first ever ‘dysfunctional family’. You did think this family would be into what every […]
In Part-I of this story, we learnt about the birth of Dhritarashtra and Pandu. Now let us know about their offspring. They are the main villains and heroes of this story (respectively). Pandu was the nice guy. He was the ruler of Hastinapur because his elder brother Dhritarashtra was blind. One day he was out […]
(For best on the go experience, click on the red audio icon at the beginning of the post to stream narration.) The Mahabharata is an epic poem compiled between 300 BC and 300 AD by the great poet Vyasa. Consisting of one hundred thousand 2-line stanzas, it is the largest single literary work in the […]