Essays Tagged: "Mahabharata"

The Indian Caste System.

al things but is often interpreted to signify color. In a verse from the first millennium epic, the Mahabharata, Brigu, the sage explains: "The brahmans are fair, the ksatriyas are reddish, the vaisya ...

(12 pages) 326 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Discuss the function of errata or 'unreliable narration' in Salman Rushdie's "Midnight's Children".

belief that the god Ganesha sat at the feet of the bard Vyasa and took down the entire text of the Mahabharata from beginning to end. Saleem boasts that 'despite my Muslim background, I'm enough of a ...

(7 pages) 74 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature


istället gudarna Vishnu och Shiva.Under den här tiden skapades två episka skrifter Mahabharata och Ramayana.Den puraniska perioden, 300-1200e.Kr.Hindu ritualer som vi känner dem ... 200 sådana texter.De kortaste består av bara arton verser om två eller fyra rader.Mahabharata och RamayanaDe visa mäns tankar som fanns nedtecknade i shruti-texterna var sv&arin ...

(16 pages) 35 1 2.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Hinduism. A) Describe the sacred stories and writings. B) Four principal beliefs, nature of God, significance of life after death. C) Hinduism in Australia

A) The Vedas, Upanishads, Ramayama, Mahabharata, Bhagavad Gita, Puranas, Dharmashastras, Manusmrti are some of the most important sacred ... d the Hindu character and has inspired millions of people with the deepest of love and devotion.The Mahabharata was written at about 300 BC and is the world's longest poem of 100,000 verses. The Bhaga ... 00 BC and is the world's longest poem of 100,000 verses. The Bhagavad Gita is the sixth book of the Mahabharata and is a poem describing a conversation between a warrior Arjuna and the God Krishna. Th ...

(5 pages) 124 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Mauryan Empire

s. The Veda was religion based and did not have historical accounts. India had two great myths, the Mahabharata and the Ramayana. The Maurya dynasty had an imperial government, hereditary family linea ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Mahabarata A

RESPONSE TO THE MAHABHARATA Considering that heaven is a place where supposedly no enmities are allowed, it is very ... told Yudhisthira "there is some good and bad in all things" (Narasimhan 213).Furthermore, the Mahabharata presents a society in which traditions are followed strictly. However, the idea of relat ...

(1 pages) 411 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


(1 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Draupadi in Mahabharata

DRAUPADI IN THE MAHABHARATA:Draupadi was a proud and angry heroine of the epic Mahabharata. Draupadi was the daughte ... der, in fact in her stride she vanquished each one of the perpetrators of her humiliation and agony.Mahabharata has many other names for Draupadi, each carrying a unique quality which defines her.She ... mon moi and invited their brothers for the religious ceremony in their new palace.This event in the Mahabharata can be said to be the starting point of the war, and Draupadi as the sole reason for it. ...

(8 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers