Connecting with the Mahabharata
Since centuries, the Mahabharata has been a source of deep spiritual and philosophical learning for us. However, the valuable knowledge of our sacred itihasa and contemporary geography that has survived through centuries is hardly known. This, then, is what this book attempts to decode.
Connecting With the Mahabharata is a landmark work in simplifying knowledge of its history, geo-spatial landscape and cultural heritage, and connects all to the roots of a bygone time that has lived with us till date, inspiring those who cherish their history and culture to follow our 'Dharma. It sets the tone and template in understanding the text in its correct context, even to the extent of understanding what the word 'Mahabharata' signifies. It is truly said that whatever is in the world is in the Mahabharata, and what is not in Mahabharata is not in the world; thus stating a simple fact that answers to issues that we face in everyday life can be found in this greatest of all epics'. Knowing the Mahabharata in its holistic backdrop is the key to knowing the world as it was then and is even now.