The Mahabharata

Pictures and Tales from The Hindu Epic of Mahabharata
First Online: January 14, 2001
Last Updated: January 01, 2015

Introduction to Mahabharat Epic

Mahabharata (a.k.a. Mahabharat) is a great story of sibling rivalry, of complex interwoven sub-stories, of philosophy, divinity, adventure, bravery, and betrayal. The characters are very well developed and are glorified in great works of Indian art and literature.

Stories and Pictures of Mahabharat

Mahabharat Epic
An introduction to the Indian epic Mahabharat that has inspired art, literature, battles, relationships, and philosophy.
The Song Celestial
The Bhagavad-Gita is the war time counsel of Krishna to his disciple-relative Arjuna during the Mahabharata war.
Who's Who of Mahabharata
Learn about some of the important characters of Mahabharata epic. You can find how they are related to each other by clicking the red hyperlinks
Wife of Five Husbands
The story of Draupadi through the works of great artists

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