Aranya Parva - 6

Aranya Parva - 6

Vaishampayana then narrated the story of Karna to Janmejaya when the king asked why Yudhishthira was scared of Karna. Karna was born to a young Kun...

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Aranya Parva - 5

Aranya Parva - 5

The Kauravas were upset hearing about Arjuna’s achievements. Karna then advised Duryodhana to visit the Pandavas in the forest so he could mock the...

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Aranya Parva - 4

Aranya Parva - 4

Arjuna narrated the story of how he obtained celestial weapons. He also told them of how he was asked by Indra to defeat the Nivatakavachas. These ...

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Aranya Parva - 3

Aranya Parva - 3

Meanwhile, the sage Lomarsha reached the forest where the Pandavas stayed. He advised them to go on a pilgrimage to see various holy places. Along ...

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Aranya Parva - 2

Aranya Parva - 2

Arjuna then did rigorous penance to please Lord Shiva. One day, as he was praying, he heard the sound of a boar and saw it running towards him. Pic...

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Who was a Suta?

Who was a Suta?

We often come across the narrative that Karna, who was adopted by a Suta family, faced discrimination all his life because of being a Suta. This s...

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