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The cause of Mahabharata! Could Bhism Pitamah had subverted the War?

By - Abhudai Pal  Bloodshed! Bloodbath! Hue and Cries!  The whimpering of widows! The grave silence! Broken families and civilization decimated!  Pic credit to the rightful owner. Just imagine a scene with the above situation(s). You will shudder! And, you should cry, regret, repent, shout, and feel the agony in your arteries and veins.  What led to the birth of such a scenario?  Is it because of an individual's ill-intention?  Could this be prevented?  In my mind, plenty of questions arises regarding such dystopia.  The answer to all of my questions is just one word.   "WAR" It is the WAR that gave birth to these scenarios. Who wins in a war? I do not know! However, it is the entire humanity that loses because of a WAR.  If I had told you, the WAR I am talking about could have been prevented just because of one person. And that person stayed silent because of his commitments.  Would you revere him?  I am talking about India's most famous Epic, "THE MAHABHARATA.&

Pandava's win in the Mahabharta? Their ability or luck!

By - Abhudai Pal Have you ever thought, what was the main factor for Pandava’s Win in the Battle of Kurukshetra known as Mahabharta? The 5 brothers, Yudhistra, Bheem, Arjuna, Nakul, and Sehdev emerged as the undefeatable warriors of the war, famously known as Pandavas. The 5 brothers weren’t born from their mother's womb but were born of prayers to different gods. According to the Indian epic Mahabharata, Pandava’s mother Kunti received a boon from Sage Durvasa that by chanting the mantra followed by invoking the particular God she will be blessed with a baby boy from that GOD. Accordingly, when the time arrived and Kunti prayed to Lord Yamraj and she was blessed with Yudhistra.  Being the son of Yamraj, Yudhistra came to be known as Dharmraj – The epitome of righteousness. In this way her two other sons, Bheem and Arjun were born. Nakul and Sehdev were also born in this way by the 2 nd wife of Pandu, Madri. Kunti invoked Ashvins Kumar for Madri and she was blessed with twins. It

The greatest and the most uncontroversial ideal ruler of India

By - Abhudai Pal  What are the qualities of an ideal ruler ? You might say: Whose policies are pro citizens Understand and value's the relation of him/her wit h the kingdom Who is brutal to law violators and forgiving to his/her enemies Had Serving attitu de rather than ruling Flourishing his kingdom culture and keeping the place for others too Enriches its kingdom Was there any ruler in history, who could fulfill some, if not all qualities of an ideal leader as mentioned above? Yes, in Indian History there was an ideal king. If you are curious about politics and want to become the voice of the helpless, then you could learn a lot from this ideal ruler/king. Let me introduce you to the qualities of this great ideal ruler. Qualities of the Ideal Ruler His decision-making ability was inclusive and uncontroversial. He was the epitome of the valor. His administrative ability was not myopic. Born to be the king without difficulties but ended up facing a lot of struggles. Dealing effic