The Birth of Pandavas

Surasena gave the boon to his cousin Kuntibhoja that he would give his first born to childless brother. Kuntibhoja was obliged with the commitment of his brother. Surasena later kept his promise and as soon as Pritha was born, he gave her to Kuntibhoja. Kuntibhoja gave Pritha a new name, Kunti. Kuntibhoja brought up young […]

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Vidura: Curse of Mandavya

Once there lived a sage, Mandavya, well versed, conversant with duties, devoted to truth and dharma. His asylum was deep into the woods, desolated. He used to sit under a giant tree at the entrance of his hermitage, meditating in sheer silence. With no human sign in the dense forest, he was all by himself. […]

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Satyavati: Journey from Fisherwoman to Queen

Long ago lived a king named Uparichara Vasu of Chedi Kingom. He was an ascetic, learnt scholar and great follower of sages and Brahmanas. Once he was out in the forest on hunt. At night under the moonlight he got fascinated to uncontrolled desire of being with wife Ginika. He ejected his body fluid. In […]

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MB Series Episode 10: Formation of Indraprastha

Vidura reached Panchal with the message of King Dhritarashtra for Yudhishthira to return to Hastinapur with Draupadi. He shared the message in front of King Drupada and requested him to allow Yudhishthira to return with him. King of Panchal politely asked Yudhishthira to take decision. Yudhishthira accepted the message and decided to return to Hastinapur […]

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MB Series Episode 9: Draupadi’s Swayamvar

Pandavas continued to live in Ekachakra for months after Bhima killed Bakasur. They used to learn scriptures and Vedas from the Brahmana in whose house they were living. One day, that Brahmana was visited by a sage who travelled across several remote regions. He stayed with Brahmana for few days and one day while sharing […]

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MB Series Episode 8: Hidimba, Bakasur and Bhima

After escaping from the palace of wax, Pandavas with mother Kunti, with the help of prudent spy of Vidura, crossed the river Ganga and entered the other side of the jungle. They were tired but kept walking, saving themselves from the unexpected threats. After hours of walk when they were deep inside the woods and […]

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MB Series Episode 7: The Palace of Wax

After defeating Drupada and fulfilling the wish of their Guru, Pandavas with Kauravas and Guru Drona returned to Hastinapur. A year passed and in that one year, firmness, kindness, knowledge, benevolence and patience of Yudhishthira spread all across Hastinapur. Beholding the popularity of young prince, Dhritarashtra in agreement of other elders declared Yudhishthira as heir […]

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MB Series Episode 6: Rangbhumi, Karna and his lineage

Years passed and the education of all princes in the Gurukul of Drona and Kripa completed. That was the day of Graduation when on the orders of king Dhritarashtra, a large stadium was prepared for the citizens of Hastinapur to witness the prowess of princes of Hastinapur. “Rangbhumi” was decorated and citizens gathered to welcome […]

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MB Series Episode 5: Birth of Pandavas and Kauravas

Pandu started living ascetic life in forest. He dedicated his life in prayers and meditation. He was desirous of offspring but due to curse of the sage couldn’t approach his wives. Kunti, when came to know about the desires of Pandu told him about a powerful mantra she had. She was blessed by Rishi Durvasa […]

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MB Series Episode 4: Curse on Pandu

Bhishma took the responsibility of education of Dhritarashtra, Pandu and Vidura. He supervised their learnings till the time they reach adolescence. They had gone through the lessons on political affairs, economics, finances, science of war, and weapon handling skills. Vidura as predicted by Vyasa became the most learned scholar. He became expert in politics and […]

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MB Series Episode 3: Birth of Dhritarashtra, Pandu and Vidura

Vichitravirya became the king of Hastinapur and Bhishma’s guarding ensured no evil eye prying on the throne. When Vichitravirya reached adolescence, Bhishma got the responsibility to find fitting queen for the new king of Hastinapur. King of Kashi hosted an event for her three daughters, Amba, Ambika and Ambalika, to choose their grooms. Soon, the […]

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MB Series Episode 2: Bhishma Pratigya

Years passed since Ganga left Shantanu and went away with their eighth child, Devavrata. The life of Shantanu was shattered. He had seen the death of his seven sons, the seven newborns. Even being the supreme lord of kingdom, he could do nothing. And when he gathered courage to stop Ganga, he was blamed of […]

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MB Series Episode 1: The Birth of Devavrata

Mahabharata is not the story of just a dynasty. It is not just the story of two groups fighting a horrendous war ever in the history of humankind. It is not just the story of intelligence of Yudhishthira, strength of Bhima, prowess of Arjuna, and skills of twin brothers. It is neither the story of […]

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