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the story very well and looks or all the nuances which was not easily accessible Some of the background stories indeed explained especially in the Vol I however the Vol2 leans towards the recital of Bhagawad Gita and the gray areas of Shakuni s story and ew others such as Barbarik are either mentioned on the offing or not there at allWould definitely give it a 35 out of 5 or the magnificent effort or even attempting this and turning into a page turner A brilliant translation of an epic story that in my opinion has absolutely no parallel It has taken me than 4 months to read this book and its probably the most time i have ever taken but the sheer magnitude of the story the characters and the plot makes or very interesting reading The principles and the dharma on which the entire story is based is true to this era and it surprises me that we are not even half as spiritual or philosophical as our ancestors were Mahabharata is a saga of philosophy and there is hardly a topic in human life that is not touched in the book For people who love politics almost everything that a ruler a leader should be doing is also clearly mapped out in the end chapters of the book It ll need patience but the book is worth a read. A Great War and the events that lead upto it The original Mahabharata in Sankrit is an epic poem of 100000 couplets seven times as long as the Iliad and the Odyssey togethe. ,
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RACTERSBOTH T There can be nothing timeless than The Mahabharata Ramesh Menon renders the Mahabharata with a distinct taste of the old art of story telling The Mahabharata contains the greatest characters and the greatest dialogues ever and is befittingly titled too After reading the Mahabharata one realizes that every story ever told is just borrowed rom some sub plot of this great epic Even the villains in this great epic win your heart and the most inconseuential characters are so ull of honorI am proud to belong to a country A treatise on the law of marital rights in Texas from where an epic like the Mahabharata was born Writing this half way into the Vol 2If you are lookingor a JRR Tolkien version of the Vyasa epic this is not the book This is an abridged version or the millennials to appreciate the richness of story play character building and moral ethics This book in a very simple way depicts the great epic as a singular threaded story It has succeeded in showing how Indian culture was totally moral and immoral at the same time with lofty price or values Lots of Hearts family andriendship You will definitely ind all the important characters their struggle with morality twists and turns as suited or Great Epic And Enjoy epic and enjoy somber evening
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Has A Science Fictional Takea science ictional take the vimanas and is perhaps excessively Pajama Party fond of some unusual words like luculent But it s generallyaithful and it would be a good Bunco Babes Tell All first version to read if you have never read one If you are alreadyamiliar with the story you will almost certainly enjoy this take on itIt s in two volumes which are currently going Every Day by the Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi for three dollars each on Kindle at The deal of the millennium One of the two EPIC BOOKS IN HINDUISM AND INDIAN HISTORY THE OTHER ONE THE RAMAYANA THIS TALE TAKES PLACE IN DWAPARA YUGAROUGHLY 357 BCIT S A TALE OF BATTLES BETWEEN DHARMA AND ADHARMALORD VISHNU S AVATAR SHREE RAM PLAYS A MAJOR ROLE IN TRETA YUGA DURING THE RAMAYANA TALENOW LORD VISHNU TAKES AVATAR OF SHREE KRISHNA AND PLAYS A MAJOR ROLE IN THE MAHABHARATATHERE WERE UNBELIEVABLE CHARACTERS IN THIS BOOKTHE PANDAVAS THE SYMBOL OF GOOD ON ONE SIDE SUPPORTED BY THE GOD HIMSELF SHREE KRISHNA AND ON THE OTHER SIDE ARE THE 100 KAURAVAS BROTHERS THE SYMBOL OF EVIL SUPPORTED BY MANY MEMORABLE EVIL CHA. The Ramayana and the Mahabharata are the two great epics of India the Mahabharata being byar the longer Both were irst composed in verse and coming down the centuries in. .