Thursday Dec 15, 2022

Ep.16:Drona’s Revenge/The Kuru Princes’ Preceptor (The Mahabharata)

It's not a good idea to get on Drona’s bad side!


One of the most powerful and influential characters in the story of the Mahabharata, Drona, an expert in the art and science of weapons, was the preceptor of the Kuru princes. His deep-seated hatred for his former friend King Drupada was just as legendary as the way he exacted his revenge from his nemesis.


Listen to the story of:

-Drona’s origin

-Drona’s friendship and clash with King Drupada

-How Drona became the Kuru princes’ preceptor

-How Drona got his revenge against Drupada

-How Drona became king.


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The Mahabharata 1: Complete and Unabridged; translated by Bibek Debroy. (2015). Penguin Random House India. (Original work published 2010)


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