Dhritarashtra – ధృతరాష్ట్రుడు

In Mahabharatha it is basically a rivalry between Kauravas (sons of Drutharashtra) and Pandavas (sons of Pandu). Drutharashtra is the elder of the two brothers Pandu and Drutharashtra. Drutharashtra is the blind by birth and as per the prevailing customs in those days a blind person was not allowed to be the king. So Pandu… Continue reading Dhritarashtra – ధృతరాష్ట్రుడు

Mahabhaarata – మహాభారతం

Mahabhaarata is an epic. It starts with The King Shantanu (king of Hastinapura) marrying Ganga. They have a son Bhishma. Later king Shantanu marries Satyavati. They have two sons – Vichitraveerya and Chitraanga. Chitraanga has three sons – Dritaraashtra, Pandu and Vidura. Dritaraashtra is blind by birth, so Pandu rules the kingdom even though he… Continue reading Mahabhaarata – మహాభారతం