Karna is one of the central characters in the epic Mahabharata, from ancient India. He was the King of Anga. Karna was one of the greatest warriors whose martial exploits are recorded in the Mahabharata, an admiration expressed by Krishna and Bhishma within the body of this work. Karna was the son of Surya and Kunti. He was born to Kunti before her marriage with Pandu.
What remains unnoticed is the fact that the novel also criticizes aspects of British rule in India. Focusing on this, the present article tries to show how the novel at times subverts the very discourse of colonialism it seeks to foster. William Browne Hockley — was a pioneer in the field of Anglo-Indian literature. He is remembered today mainly for his novel Pandurang Hari. Milan Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being In an interview he gave after the reprinting of one of his later novels, Milan Kundera said, most eloquently, that? This statement is one most indicative of the unique authorial style found in all of Kundera? Pre-Hindu religion before the writing of the Ramayana involved several similarities to the Hindu religion.
Myths and Folktales within the Mahabharata, The story of Shikhandin from the epic Mahabharata is especially intriguing because it highlights his trans-transgender disposition. Myths and Folktales within the Mahabharata, Born as a woman child to Drupad the king of Panchal, and named Shikhandini, she goes on to measure the lifetime of a male archer eventually killing the good teacher Bhishma. Myths and Folktales within the Mahabharata, After performing many vows and sacrifices, his wife finally bore him children.
In the Mahabharata, four women play pivotal role in the course of events. The men play dice and wage wars in Mahabharata, as anywhere else; but it is the women who hold power and influence. It is the women who direct the course of events and unconsciously determine the fate of men and their generations to follow.