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  • Mahabharata Episode 37: The Abduction of Draupadi

    Mahabharata Episode 37: The Abduction of Draupadi

    24/05/2016 Duración: 18min

    Jayadratha, the husband of Duryodhan’s sister Duhshala, sees Draupadi in the Kamyaka forest and is enamoured by her divine beauty.  Unable to control his lust, Jayadratha tries to abduct her against her will. When the Pandavas come to know of this, … Continue reading →

  • Mahabharata Episode 36: The Story of Mudgal and Durvasa

    Mahabharata Episode 36: The Story of Mudgal and Durvasa

    10/05/2016 Duración: 17min

    In this episode, we hear two enchanting stories from the Mahabharata. In the first story, Rishi Durvasa grants Mudgal an eternal life in heaven. But Mudgal declines the offer in search of eternal truth. The second story is more exciting. … Continue reading →

  • Mahabharata Episode 35: Duryodhan’s Malaise and Recovery

    Mahabharata Episode 35: Duryodhan’s Malaise and Recovery

    03/04/2016 Duración: 17min

    Duryodhan’s attempt to humiliate the Pandavas went haywire. He got into a fight with the Gandharavas and was defeated and captured. The Pandava brothers fought the Gandharvas to rescue Duryodhan and his entourage. However, instead of being grateful, Duryodhan felt … Continue reading →

  • Mahabharata Episode 34 : The Rescue of Duryodhan

    Mahabharata Episode 34 : The Rescue of Duryodhan

    09/03/2016 Duración: 17min

    Duryodhan plans to visit the Pandavas during their exile and humiliate them. But he gets embroiled in a battle with the Gandharvas and is captured by the Gandharva King Chitrasena. At the request of their brother Yudhistir, Arjuna and Bheem … Continue reading →

  • Mahabharata Episode 33: The Virtuous Butcher And Draupadi’s Advice

    Mahabharata Episode 33: The Virtuous Butcher And Draupadi’s Advice

    13/02/2016 Duración: 16min

    When asked to talk about the virtues of a woman, Rishi Markandeya tells Yudhistira how a housewife advised Rishi Kaushik about the ways of life and led Kaushik to meet the butcher of Mithila to learn about Dharma. We also … Continue reading →

  • Mahabharata Episode 32: Markandeya’s Visit

    Mahabharata Episode 32: Markandeya’s Visit

    05/01/2016 Duración: 19min

    Rishi Markandeya visits the Pandavas and tells them several stories from his vast experience. He narrates the story of the Matsya, Manu and the great deluge. He tells them about the celestial cycles of creation and destruction, and how the … Continue reading →

  • Mahabharata Episode 31: Arjuna Returns and Nahusha’s Curse

    Mahabharata Episode 31: Arjuna Returns and Nahusha’s Curse

    20/12/2015 Duración: 20min

    Arjuna returns from Indra’s palace in the heavens back to his brothers and his wife Draupadi in the Gandhamadan mountains. He tells them the stories of his conquests against the Nibata Kabacha demons and the demonesses Paulam and Kalaka’s army. … Continue reading →

  • Mahabharata Episode 30: The Story of Bheema and Hanuman

    Mahabharata Episode 30: The Story of Bheema and Hanuman

    24/11/2015 Duración: 16min

    Draupadi asks Bheema to fetch her the divine lotus.  Bheema, eager to please his wife, embarks on a journey to find the precious gift. On his way, he meets an old and frail little monkey. Little did he know, it … Continue reading →

  • A Casual Chat with Parambrata Chattopadhyay

    A Casual Chat with Parambrata Chattopadhyay

    04/11/2015 Duración: 22min

    Parambrata Chattopadhyay is one of the busiest film actors in Bengal today. Noted as an actor of the alternative cinema, Parambrata has demonstrated his talent not only in Bengali films but also in the mainstream Hindi film industry. His performances in … Continue reading →

  • A Conversation with Suman Ghosh

    A Conversation with Suman Ghosh

    04/11/2015 Duración: 24min

    The acclaimed filmmaker Suman Ghosh was in town. He was invited to New Jersey by Dhriti Bagchi (of Mrittika) to screen his recent film “Kadambari”. Based on the life of Kadambari Tagore, the wife of Jyotirindranath Tagore and sister-in-law of … Continue reading →

  • Mahabharata Episode 29: The Story of Ashtavakra

    Mahabharata Episode 29: The Story of Ashtavakra

    27/10/2015 Duración: 19min

    The young Rishi Ashtavakra was born crooked at eight parts of his body. The deformity was caused because of his father’s curse. But later Ashtavakra saves his father from his ill fortune. Listen to this story and the stories of … Continue reading →

  • Mahabharata Episode 28: The Tales of Rishi Chyavan and King Ushinara

    Mahabharata Episode 28: The Tales of Rishi Chyavan and King Ushinara

    06/10/2015 Duración: 17min

    In this episode of the Stories of Mahabharata, Rishi Lomasha tells the Pandavas two exciting stories. In the first story, he tells the story of Rishi Chyavan who regained his youth with the help of the celestial physicians the Ashwini … Continue reading →

  • Mahabharata Episode 27: The Story of Parashurama

    Mahabharata Episode 27: The Story of Parashurama

    22/09/2015 Duración: 18min

    According to the Hindu scriptures, Lord Vishnu appeared on earth nine times to purge the earth of evil (his 10th appearance is yet to happen). Parashurama was the sixth incarnation. In this episode, Rishi Lomasha tells the Pandavas the story … Continue reading →

  • Mahabharata Episode 26: The Tales of Bhagiratha and Rishwasringa

    Mahabharata Episode 26: The Tales of Bhagiratha and Rishwasringa

    07/09/2015 Duración: 19min

    Rishi Lomapada tells Yudhistira and his entourage the tale of Bhagiratha and how he brought Ganga from the heavens to the earth and then led her to the oceans, thus forming the mighty river. He then tells them the story … Continue reading →

  • A Conversation with Debshankar Haldar

    A Conversation with Debshankar Haldar

    04/09/2015 Duración: 41min

    Debshankar Haldar is undoubtedly the most sought after stage actor in Kolkata. As of now, Debshankar performs in 23 productions at the same time, a feat which no actor has ever been able to accomplish.  Considered to be the greatest … Continue reading →

  • Mahabharata Episode 25: The Pilgrimage

    Mahabharata Episode 25: The Pilgrimage

    26/08/2015

    After spending few years in the Kamyaka forest, the Pandavas embark on a grand pilgrimage to visit the various holy places around the country. and learn about their glorious legends. Rishi Lomasha volunteered to be their guide. On their first … Continue reading →

  • A Chat with Anindya Chatterjee

    A Chat with Anindya Chatterjee

    20/08/2015 Duración: 12min

    Few months ago, filmmaker Anindya Chatterjee was in the USA with his debut feature film “Open-Tee Bioscope”. He, along with his friend Saugata, was touring the country and screening the film a several venues where Bengalis flocked. For many Bengalis … Continue reading →

  • Mahabharata Episode 24: Arjuna and Urvasi

    Mahabharata Episode 24: Arjuna and Urvasi

    06/08/2015 Duración: 18min

    Arjuna visits the heavens to acquire more weapons from his father Indra. Apart from acquiring the skills in using the divine weapons, Arjuna also begins taking lessons in music and dance from the Gandharva Guru Chitrasena.  There he meets the … Continue reading →

  • Mahabharata Episode 23: Arjuna’s Quest for Divine Weapons

    Mahabharata Episode 23: Arjuna’s Quest for Divine Weapons

    23/07/2015 Duración: 19min

    Yudhistira realized that to conquer the Kauravas, he needs to have powerful weapons. He sends Arjuna on a quest to acquire divine and powerful weapons from the gods. Arjuna travels far and meets Lord Shiva in a strange circumstance. The … Continue reading →

  • Mahabharata Episode 22: Draupadi’s Argument

    Mahabharata Episode 22: Draupadi’s Argument

    07/06/2015 Duración: 22min

    The Pandavas are now in exile in the forest. One day Krishna visits the Pandavas in the forest to express his solidarity.  He apologizes for not being able to attend the game of dice and stop this misfortune from befalling on … Continue reading →

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