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Indra’s conversation with Surabhi

August 28, 2011

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Once Indra found Surabhi, the mother of the cows, weeping in the heavenly regions. Overcome by compassion, he approached her and enquired about the reason for her despair. Surabhi replied, “I am depressed on account of my son who is made to bear the excruciating load of the plough. The stronger of the pair is […]

Mahabharata: how the narration begins

May 27, 2010

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It is well known that entire epic of Mahabharata is structured in the form of a narration, recited by Ugrashrava Sauti unto a group of sages in the Naimisha forest who have been performing a yagna under the head of Shaunaka Kulapati. Ugrashrava Sauti is none other than the son of Romaharshana, a disciple of […]