Twenty short stories from the Mahabharata that reveal the lesser-known side of the epicStories on characters and incidents so far not exploredPeriod stories, written in a simple manner and peppered with dialogues, thereby making this an enjoyable readUday Shankar is a telecommunications engineer by profession who spent over twenty-five years in the technology space. His penchant for training, coaching and mentoring led him to establish TLRTALKS-a company offering high-end training, coaching and mentoring aimed at enabling individual success through transformation in the fast-changing digital landscape for professionals and students alike. Besides being a motivational speaker, he is associated with the print and television media. He has written articles for leading newspapers like The Times of India, The Economic Times and The New Indian Express besides appearing on Zee Business channel as an expert on information technology. He was also a contributing editor to Dataquest and Computers Today. He loves meeting people and storytelling is his forte. His has a wide readership on LinkedIn where he writes regularly about the workplace and life skills. He is also a trained musician and a singer.Which Kaurava was inspired by the birds to commit one of the most grotesque murders in the Mahabharata? Why did King Muchkund sleep for a million years and wake up in the Dwaparyug? Whose soul had entered the dice of Shakuni? Why was Gandhari married to a goat before she wed Dhritarashtra? What was the secret behind Arjun's chariot being burnt to ashes after the war? Who instigated Janmejay to burn every snake in the universe? Who was the only Kaurava to cross over to the Pandavas before the battle? An epic that never dies and still remains relevant even thousands of years later-Vyasa's Mahabharata has always captured our imagination. The saga of two feuding families, the Mahabharata, with its various twists and turns, has been a compelling read across generations, inspiring many to dig deeper into the great poem. This collection of twenty short stories brings out characters and incidents that are largely unheard of and are buried in the vastness of the epic. Capturing every emotion from valour, lust, loyalty and treachery to goodness and ethics so relevant to the world we live in, these stories help us understand the epic better by bringing out a different dimension altogether.A fascinating collection of stories from the Mahabharata, hitherto unknown, epitomising the triumph of good over evil and dharma over adharma.
|Title:||Untold Tales from the Mahabharata|