Ep. 11.Dhritarashtra, Pandu, Vidura:Birth; the struggle to revive a dying dynasty (Mahabharata)


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Souti Vaishampayana tells the story of the births of Dhritarashtra, Pandu and Vidura, who are seen as the saviors of the Kuru lineage.

Listen to the story to learn more about:

-How and why the Kuru lineage was in danger of going extinct

-The princes' parents and how their births were planned in order to guarantee the continuation of the Kuru lineage

-How the kidnapped princess Amba convinced Bhishma to let her go

-How the author of Mahabharata, Krishna Dwaipayana, is connected to the Kuru lineage.

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