Early morning, Bhima sets out for Baka’s abode with a buffalo-cart full of viands and victuals. When Baka answers his call he finds, a buffalo grazing on the ground, and empty cart and the sacrificial victim-to-be, eating all the food. Baka is not amused. After a few pleasantries, he gives Bhima a few hard punches, […]
After a while, this turns into a hand fight with a mixture of moves from boxing and wrestling. Bhima is a man of good stamina and his strategy is simple, “to wear out the opponent”. In such fights, he always waits for an opportunity when, the opponent is tired.
Once Baka falls, Bhima makes his move. He pounces on him and wrenches his neck out of position from his shoulder. Baka lies dead with blood oozing from his mouth. To the terrified onlookers, who were Baka’s servants, Bhima yells. “Get out of my sight, and never cause any trouble for the people” Eventhough, the […]
Brahmins are a lot, who would travel anywhere, to get gifts and alms, and that is their main livelihood. Some villagers from the agrahara (Brahmin ghetto) were traveling North, all the way to the kingdom of Panchala, to attend princess Draupadi‘s wedding, hoping that, they would get some gifts.
Draupadi, The husky beauty, who is said to have been born out of sacrificial altar to her father King Drupada of Panchala. Perhaps you can find the voluptuousness of a goddess in her limbs. Perhaps you can find in her the obedience of a woman in the harem. It could not be her lotus eyes […]
The purported death of the Pandavas at the lacquer house in Varanavata, was not widely believed to be true. People believed that Pandavas were alive somewhere. King Drupada, Draupadi‘s father, secretly wished to marry her off to Arjuna. Draupadi also wished to marry Arjuna. But they had no idea of the whereabouts of Arjuna. Ref: […]
The wedding of Draupadi is to be conducted in the bridegroom-choice style(swayamvara). The description follows. The bride’s father would finalize a time and venue for the event and sent messengers to everywhere communicating about the ceremony. All those who wishes to marry the bride would convene at the chosen place and time. The bride is […]
Kunti on hearing about Draupadi‘s wedding, says to her sons. “Let us go to the kingdom of Panchala“. “Anyway, how long can we spend our lives begging of alms at Ekachakra. If luck allows us, we may even get a chance to compete in the bridegroom choice.” So, they bundled there spare belongings and set […]