Astounding and unknown facts about Mahabharata
According to hindu mythology. A person finding his purpose of life must read Geeta (hindu,s holy book). The major part of book contains incident happen in Mahabharata. Including the teaching of lord Krishana. It mainly emphasis a person to live a meaningful and purposeful life. Here are some unknown facts about Mahabharata and teaching we can learn from it.
Sahadev who was one of the Pandavas had a gift of knowing everything about future. This means he could see what would take place in the future, about the war and its consequences. However he also was curse that he would die if he reveal this to anyone which is why he never shared his knowledge with his brothers.
A version of Ramayana within Mahabharata
Mahabharata contain a little version of Ramayana. Rishi Markandeya narrated the story of Lord Rama’s exile to Yudhisthira when he was regretting Pandavas and Draupadi’s exile. This version also proves that Ramayana took place way before Mahabharata.
Yudhisthira was consider to be a reincarnation of “Dharma” himself and was the most honest man there ever was on earth. Hence the wheels of his chariot were always a fraction above the land and never touched the ground. However when during the battle, he uttered his first lie, his chariot fell to the ground with a huge thud.
Nakula had the ability to ride as fast as falling rainfall. It is believe nakula could ride horse so fast that they will never become wet.
Real name of Kauravas
Kauravas are commonly known as Duryodhana, Duhsasana, Duhsaha, Dushkarna, Durmada. Their actual names were Suyodhana, Suhsasana, Suhsaha and so on. They were rename with “Du” which stands for anything that is not good or has a bad reputation following their bad reputation.
Krishana’s teaching to karana
During the final battle of karana with arjuna. Little time before his death krishana taught a great teaching to karana . At the time when his wheel got struck in the earth. He told him to remember similar situation happend before. At that time krishana taught him . It doesn’t matter if you has a right way and good intentions but if you took a wrong path. You are definitely wrong.