Friday Apr 28, 2023

Ep:24. Arjuna Vs. The King of Gandharva; A New Friendship (The Mahabharata)

On their way to #Panchala, the #Pandavas met with the #Gandharva King, #Angaaraparna. Things were tense between them initially; they did not start out as friends. After a #fight, in which #Arjuna easily defeated Angaaraparna, the #demigod Gandharva was immensely impressed with Arjuna’s talents and character, and they struck up a mutually beneficial #friendship.


Listen to the story of:

-The reasons the Pandavas decided to travel to Panchala

-Pandavas’ first meeting with Angaaraparna

-The fight between Angaaraparna and Arjuna

-The deal between Angaaraparna and Arjuna

-Arjuna obtains the #knowledge of #Chakshushi from Angaaraparna

-The reasons the Pandavas decided to avail the services of a #priest.


Music: Venkatesananda-Jesse Gallagher; At Depth-Lish Grooves

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

#mahabharata #mahabharat #indianepic #epic #ancientindia #india

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