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Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Introduction
I expect that most people taking the time to read this introduction are newcomers to the text. For those already ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Introduction
Welcome to a world where gods and heroes walk the earth, where virtuous kings lead the people, where our lifetimes ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Introduction
My rendition is not an academic one, nor is it unabridged. Rather, I have written it as a novel in ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Introduction
I will not delay your reading further. I have written a note at the end giving more background information, and ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Introduction
"In the realm of dharma, artha, kama, and moksha, (ethics, economic development, pleasure, and liberation), whatever is found in this ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa 1.1
Ambikā peered curiously into the mirror as her maidservants finished adorning her in preparation for the nuptial bed. She had ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa 1.1
Ambikā balked at the prospect, and she felt herself growing increasingly restless. She dismissed the maidservants as they fussed around ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa 1.1
Satyavatī had convinced Ambikā and her co-wife Ambālikā to stay and fulfill their husband’s duty and thereby secure the welfare ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa 1.1
There was a knock at the door. Ambikā looked up shyly. The door opened and a tall man entered. Ambikā’s ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa 1.1
Satyavatī blamed herself. If it had not been for her father’s greed, Hastināpura would not be in such a precarious ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa 1.1
She could still vividly picture the events. It had seemed to be like any other day. She was sitting by ...