Anonymous - Mahabharata Essays
Mournful Mirror: Literary Aesthetics as a Reflection of War in the Mahabharata College
During the battle surrounding Drona’s death in the Mahabharata, the text frames the violent clash in unexpectedly tender terms. Despite the harsh realities of the conflict, the soldiers’ enthusiasm and regard for war is evident, provided that each...
For Love: A Comparison of Revelation of Love and the Mahabharata
In the year 1373 A.D., thirty-year-old Lady Julian lay on her deathbed in Norwich, England, after suffering for weeks from an unknown illness (Julian VII). Around the year 3100 B.C., the war of Mahabharata broke out in India, leaving villages in...
The Implications of Destiny and Dharma in the Mahabharata
The Mahabharata is one of the two great Indian epics, the other being the Ramayana. Composed in Sanskrit, it embodies the quintessential definition of the word epic with length of roughly 90,000 verses and a clearly defined hero upon whom his...