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Mahabharat: Arjuna Vanavasa Parva

Arjunavanavasa Parva is the sixteenth upa parva in Adi parva, the first maha parva in Mahabharata. Vyshampayana had narrated the historical events to Janamejaya, on his queries:

Krishna reciting Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna
Krishna reciting Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna

What happened to Yudhishtira and his brothers when they started a new life in the new palace at Indraprastha?

Yudhishtira and his brothers lived happily in the new palace at Indraprastha. Kunti and Draupadi also felt very happy in the new palace. People were also happy under the ruling of Yudhishtira. Indraprastha and Khandavaprastha are adjacent sites and were later merged together.

What Narada had told to Pandava brothers in Indraprastha?

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Mahabharat: Introduction

Mahabharat is an epic, written in Sanskrit, centuries ago in India. Ramayana had been seen as the oldest and holiest epic. Hence, it was already read with reverence during the month of Karkataka, as per solar calendar. After paddy cultivation, in Kerala, during the month of Karkataka, people could be seen reading Ramayana daily. Even after that one month, some energetic and young farmers of our country felt the necessity of another epic with a different taste. In the next month, as the paddy plants show growth slowly, and farmers have to simply watch their growth, feeding the natural monsoon water to the plants. This month is the Leo or Chingam under solar calculation system. Thus, people used to read the epic Mahabharat.

Mahabharat war
Kurukshetra or Dharmakshetra from Mahabharat
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