The Penguin Companion to The Mahabharata

The Penguin Companion to The Mahabharata

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Author: Bishnupada Chakravarty
Translator(s)/ Edito: Debjani Banerjee
Publisher: Penguin
Year: 2007
Language: English
Pages: 138
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0143102087


The Mahabharata is one of India's most revered epic-a transcendental, monumental literary and spiritual narrative with contemporary resonance.

Mahabharata- the founding epic of Indian culture, is transfused with ancient Indian Wisdom. It tells the story of an apocalyptic eighteen days war for territorial power which pitted brothers against brothers and sons against fathers, ended one age and began another.

This companion chronologically recounts the events of the Mahabharata also providing readers with:

- An episode by episode outline of the Mahabharata
- Interesting little known facts of Mahabharata
- An account of a journal on how the Pandava spent their twelve years in exile
- A compilation of Mythological concepts with detailed explanations
- New insights into the spectrum of characters
- Mythical place names and their present names and locations
- User friendly information available for students, scholars and general public alike.


About the Mahabharata

The Story of the Mahabharata

The Mahabharata in Brief

Some Interesting Facts about Mahabharata

Journal of Yudhishthira

Some Interesting Places and Characters

Mythical Names of some Places and their present Names and Locations

Other Interesting Mythological Concepts