When I hear from my dad about the various kids and charities who are benefiting from the sales of the book and will continue to do so, it is incredible. Duryodhana wants war and is unwilling to listen to the advice of anyone else. We have relatively flexible terms given that all the money goes to charity and there are no costs to be recovered as such. It comes in a set of 16 files (one each for the 16 Chapters in the book) and are in DRM free mp3 format. Girija Shankar, who played the role of a visually challenged Dhritrashtra in BR Chopra’s Mahabharat, is now settled in Los Angeles and visits India to shoot for Punjabi films. Did he put his son in front of the lives of the sons of the hundreds of thousands of citizens of the country? Please spread the word. Actually, Dhritarashtra had 101 children .One hundred sons and a daughter called **Dushala** from Gandhari, also he had another son **Yuyutsu** from a Vaishya servant Sukhada. My guess was something to do with Kuru dynasty . Upon the birth of those three children, Dhritarashtra, Pandu and Vidura, Kurujangala, Kurukshetra, and the Kurus grew in prosperity. Though I know all these stories, I never knew how it could be simply told like this without revealing the cruelty, revenge etc.”. In the Mahabharata Dhritarashtra (Sanskrit: धृतराष्ट्र, dhritarāshtra) was the son born to Vichitravirya's first wife Ambika.He was fathered by Vyasa.This blind king of Hastinapura was father to a hundred children by his wife Gandhari.These children came to be known as the Kauravas. I am happy to announce that we have taken the first step in putting Mahabharata for Kids in retail shelves. Admittedly, he is the King of Hastinapura for much of the story but Bheeshma ends up playing a much more prominent role. Thus, Bhima was saved and Dhritarashtra composed himself and gave the Pandavas his blessing. So what are you waiting for?. Known to be an able and ethical king, Dhritarashtra is often seen to have sacrificed his ethics for the love of his son Duryodhana and supported his son in many of his wrong doings. I regularly hear from parents and educators about how simple and easy it is to use the book as an introduction for Mahabharata for young kids. File image | PTI. The second topic was about Kunti’s decision to ask Draupadi to take all the Pandavas as her husbands. Sanjaya was a disciple of sage Krishna Dwaipayana Veda Vyasa and was immensely devoted to his master, King Dhritarashtra. And did the name Kaurava come from his name likes Pandava comes from Pandu . [CDATA[ As a last resort, he visits Lord Krishna and asks him for some solution. They died in a forest fire in the Himalayas. The Mahabharata was one of the greatest Indian epic which sent enormous message about the values life, friendship, relation, greed, power and ultimately Karma that everyone is bound to undergo. There are numerous characters in the Mahabharat who were known for their valor, courage, truthfulness and generosity whose names cannot be forgotten even today. Would the Pandavas have achieved immortality?. His brothers, while respectful to their elder brother, also needed to have intervened when they were made the pawn in the game. The Pandavas finish their 13 years in exile and are itching to reclaim what is rightfully theirs. Though he was the eldest son, his younger brother Pandu ascended the throne of Hastinapur because the one who is blind, cannot supposedly lead a nation. The king himself wanted his son to be his heir but he was also forced to consider the eldest Pandava, Yudhisthira who was older then Duryodhana. Pandu is later cursed by Sage Kindama, that he will die if he attempts to impregnate his wives. वाजिद खान की पत्नी कमलरूख का बड़ा खुलासा, पति ने इस्ल I have tried my best to pronounce the names in a slow manner so children can get it. Fearing retribution from the five brothers he returned all the things they lost in the dice game. I will leave the second event for a different post. The first such store to carry the book is Trinethra in Cupertino, CA. Having lost Draupadi, where was his obligation as a husband and responsibility for the well being of his wife?. There are numerous characters in the Mahabharat who were known for their valor, courage, truthfulness and generosity whose names cannot be forgotten even today. Starting with this post, I changed the font in the website which was pretty bad to Hedley New Web. On of his ancestor and famous king Bharata denied kingdom to any of his nine sons despite their claim due to their inabilities and passed throne to his purohit's son. The first discussion topic elicited an excellent response on Facebook and hopefully this one is worth a good discussion as well. Draupadi is at the crux of the whole epic. In that case, why did he?. I would recommend that parents and educators think long and hard and discuss with friends (and maybe even folks in this forum) to get a cohesive answer in place. 'Sanjaya' was narrating everything to 'Dhritarashtra'. But he does not. Most recently, this is what I heard from someone who picked up 10 copies for her family and local kids study group-, “Very nice book and the way in which the story is very carefully told is really appreciable . Being an important person in epic Mahabharata, Yudhisthira's role has been enacted by various actors over the years. Kunti uses her boon, given to her … One such story is of an over-ambitious King named Dhritarashtra, who was visually impaired since birth. Were Dhritarashtra (king of Hastinapur in the epic, Mahabharata) to step into the fray, he would have had a hundred sons and a daughter to back him, but a BJP candidate in Solapur has gone one better. As his father, Dhritarashtra has the one last opportunity to fix things. Sanjay in Mahabharat - Sanjaya was the son of Gavalgana. When I set out to write the book, I did not imagine the kind of response it has generated. He frequently bemoaned his ineffectiveness in preventing Duryodhana from going to war. Even in B R Mahabharat, he could be easily bent by Duryodhan and Shakuni. Some of those funds have already been distributed for charities like this. Dhritrashtra had no virtue but only vices such as attachment, greed, Envy and senseless decisions. INR 50,000 collected for charity. From the time the game of dice is proposed, Dhritarashtra has a bad feeling about it and he echoes that to Duryodhana. Veda Vyasa had agreed to bless Ambica, his brother’s widow, with a son at the request of his mother Satyavathi and met her on an appointed date. It is also hard to discover by happenstance which is ironic since it is on the Google platform. As a solution Bhishma suggested the partition of Hastinapur. Unable to digest the bitter truth, Dhritarashtra … He was the charioteer of Dhritarashtra and the first one who narrated the Bhagavad Gita other than Sri Krishna himself. Fully knowing that Yudhishtira was the rightful heir to the throne of Hastinapura, Dhritarashtra shows nepotism and gives it to Duryodhana. My reasoning is that it is due to the kind or rather lack of publicity. //