Preface-1-Introduction to Mahaabhaarat
Preface-2-How and When Was Mahaabhaarat Written?
Preface-3-Why Was Mahaabhaarat Written?
List of Incarnations -
An easy table to find out who was incarnation of whom in Mahaabhaarat.
There are two versions of MBH Kathaa here
According to KM Ganguli -
the only available translation of full Mahaabhaarat on the Internet -
According to Other Books
Geetaa is an important boon in itself, that is why it has been given here separately.
Krishn is not the part of the Mahaabhaarat, still He is the hero of the Mahaabhaarat. Here are the
details of His life before appearing in Mahaabhaarat scenes.
This section contains some stories which are out of the main stream of Mahaabhaarat,
although they are from Mahaabhaarat only. They can only be accessed either from here,
or from relevant contexts in the main story, or from the "
Stories on the Index to Mahaabhaarat".
Index to Mahaabhaarat
This is a new feature in this site. It is like a book index. Topics are given with
the references of pages where they appear. Visit this page, you may find it useful
in searching your desired topic.
There are a few general items covered here - a few
Articles on various topics, some Doubts -
I have written some doubts or questions which arose in my mind,
maybe some readers also have similar doubts, some
Questions and some
Related Sites and Discussions
It lists MBH-related sites and the pieces of information from some useful discussions
in MBH users group. Read the discussions, you will enjoy them.
These notes are not ordinary notes to explain terms from Mahaabhaarat Kathaa. There are some
additions too by manipulating ideas and facts expressed and described in it. So even if one does
not have a chance to go to this page from the text, one must go to this page from here and read
all the pages. It might increase the knowledge and broaden the outlook of the reader.
Biographies : Witnesses to Mahaabhaarat and Raamaayan
Over 450 detailed biographical sketches of witnesses of
Mahaabhaarat and Raamaayan are give here, but includes many others too.
Most comprehensive database of names with brief description about them is prepared
under the section "Dictionary
of Hindu Religion". This list has been prepared of all possible names
with minimum and necessary information about them. There are over 1,500 names listed here.
By far this list is not complete and more names will be added in future. Any contributions,
corrections, or omissions are welcomed.
As its name depicts, it contains many Hindi and Sanskrit words and information used in Hindu religious sources -
- Stories of all incarnations of Vishnu etc
Dictionary of Words
- Meanings and explanations of religious and some non-religious terms
- We have two main genealogies - Solar Dynasty (Soorya Vansh) and Lunar Dynasty
(Chandra Vansh). Here are the lists of the kings in both the dynasties according
to various sources.
History of India
- Here is a brief history of India to understand the religious literature better
- This section gives a brief description of Hindi, Sanskrit, English and foreign literature.
Names of places, rivers, mountains etc to understand Hindu religious literature
better. It is not limited to the words used in my own site but may be used to
understand this literature from other sources also.
Names - A brief description
of more than 1,500 names from Hindu religious literature
Sketches - This section
gives many biographies related to Hindu Dharm,
Sketches of Sant
- Biographies of some popular Sant (saints)
- This section gives some consolidated information about
Hindu religious events and history of India.