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The Stories of Mahabharata

Author: Sudipta Bhawmik

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The Stories of Mahabharata

Retold by Sudipta Bhawmik

Each episode tells a story from the great Indian epic, "The Mahabharata".

Audio Engineering and sound design by Avi Ziv
59 Episodes
The Kurukshetra battle continues for the seventh and eighth day. Pandavas clearly have an upper hand. Bhishma, Drona, Kripacharya all try their best but Arjun, Bheem and the other Pandava warriors seem indomitable.  Iravan, son of Arjun, fights valiantly but … Continue reading →
As the great battle of Kurukshetra continues, both the Pandavas and the Kauravas suffer huge losses. Great warriors are killed. Thousands of soldiers lost their lives. Bhurisraba kills ten sons of Satyaki. Bhagadatta mounts his elephant and almost kills Bheem. … Continue reading →
The Kurukshetra war rages on. Bheem was unstoppable on the second day. He wrecked havoc on the Kaurava army and none of the Kaurava generals succeeded in controlling him.  On the third day, Duryodhan was almost killed by Bheem. Duryodhan’s … Continue reading →
After Krishna returns with Arjuna to the Panadava formation,  Yudhistir dismounts from his chariot and walks towards the Kaurava army to seek blessings from his gurus. Bhisma, Dron, Kripa, and Salya wish them victory. Then, with the blowing of the … Continue reading →
On the first day of the war, Krishna drives Arjuna’s chariot to the middle of the battlefield of Kurukshetra. Watching Bhishma, Drona, Kripa and many of his relatives and friends assembled on the Kaurava side as his opponent, Arjuna is … Continue reading →
The huge armies of the Kauravas and the Pandavas assemble on the battlefield of Kurukshetra. Bhisma vows to kill 10,000 Pandava soldiers a day. Arjun assures Yudhistir of victory. The Kaurava and the Pandava generals meet and decide on the … Continue reading →
The war of Kurukshetra is imminent. The Kauravas and the Pandavas prepare to engage in the battlefield. The day before the war, the Kaurava generals meet to formulate their strategy. Bhisma, tells Duryodhan and his men, that although he is … Continue reading →
With the war looming large, Kunti is scared for her sons. Although the Pandava brothers are strong and powerful, they are not invincible. The Kauravas have great warriors like Bhishma, Dron, Kripa and Karna, and with their combined might, they … Continue reading →
After failing to negotiate a peace deal with the Kauravas, Krishna tries a different route. He knew, if by some means he could convince Karna to switch his allegiance to the Pandavas, Duryodhan would give up his ambition to win … Continue reading →
Krishna arrives at the Hastinapur palace with his peace proposal. However, his reconciliatory words falls into deaf ears. Duryodhan ignores Krishna’s proposal and claims he has done nothing wrong. Dhritarashtra makes a feeble attempt to convince Duryodhan, but fails. Duryodhan … Continue reading →
When Sanjay visited the Pandavas with the peace proposal from Dhritarashtra, Yudhistir  asked for only five villages for the five brothers. But Duryodhan denied. He said, he wouldn’t give the Pandavas even a spec of soil one could lift on … Continue reading →
The Kauravas and the Pandavas prepare for war while the diplomatic efforts to avoid it takes its own course. Dhritarashtra sends his trusted emissary Sanjay to dissuade the Pandavas from a bloody war. Yudhistir asks for five small villages for … Continue reading →
After Abhimanyu and Uttara’s wedding, the Pandavas get busy planning to claim back their Kingdom. They knew, Duryodhan wouldn’t give back their due without a fight. They begin to seek alliances of powerful kings. To fight the Kauravas they need … Continue reading →
King Virat was ecstatic to know that his son Uttar has defeated the indomitable Kauravas and won back their cattle. But Yudhistir’s lack of enthusiasm and unabashed praise for the eunuch charioteer Brihannala enraged him. However, his rage turned to … Continue reading →
Uttar takes Arjun (disguised as Brihannala) to fight the Kauravas and win back the cattle of King Virat. But witnessing the might of the Kauravas, Uttar panics. Brihannala takes Uttar to the Sami tree and fetches the Pandiva weapons hanging … Continue reading →
Emboldened by Keechak’s death the King of Trigartha, Susharma, with support from Duryodhan, attacks the Matsya Kingdom to steal Virat’s cattle. Yudhistir, Bheem, Nakul and Sahadev help Virat fight the Trigarta army. While Virat is busy fighting Susharma,  the Kaurava army … Continue reading →
In the kingdom of Virat, the Panadvas have been spending their thirteenth year in exile. As per the contract, they had to live in disguise such that nobody could recognize them as the rulers of Indraprastha. Draupadi served the queen … Continue reading →
The Pandavas complete their twelve years in exile. Now, as per the agreement, they have to go into hiding for the thirteenth year. It is quite a challenge since the entire Bharata knows the five gallant brothers and their beautiful wife … Continue reading →
The  four Pandava brothers, Bheem, Arjun, Nakul and Sahadev die while trying to fetch water from a lake. When Yudhistir finds the lake, he meets a mysterious crane who claims to have killed his brothers. The crane challenges Yudhistir to … Continue reading →
Karna was born with an armor that made him invincible to any weapons. Indra, to help his son Arjuna, wanted to strip Karna of his natural defense. Indra exploited Karna’s magnanimity and asked for the armor as a gift. Karna … Continue reading →
Comments (294)

Navin Reddy

when will be the next episode is going to released?

Sep 13th
Reply (1)

Sachin Garg

the wait is over

Sep 9th

nehal shetty


Sep 9th

Upasana Gupta

Amazing love listening to this.

Sep 2nd

Shubham Kalikar

sir, I listen your podcast in Castbox but they are saying there is sone sort of internal error and they can't play it. help pls.

Sep 2nd

Abhilash Shastry Mave

This is such a wonderful program.., I am a new person to podcast,So I recently started to listen this programs.Through this program I have learned the stories of the Mahabharata ,

Aug 8th

Visakh CP

very good sir and suggest other stories of you

Aug 2nd

nehal shetty

When will be the next episode uploaded? Can't wait for it🥺

Jul 21st

Subhasish Dash

Sir,, u should update atleast 1 episode per month I waited so eagerly

Jul 14th

aswaththaman jayaprakash

Thanks a lot

Jul 7th

Sunil Setty

I'm hooked up with this series, story telling skills and sound engineering is just perfect

Jul 6th


Thank you. :)

Jul 2nd

Arihant Dugar

error at 1:10, Pandavas went to live with Bhishma.

Jul 1st

gokul kumar

such a brilliant way of telling this story, this should go for long.

Jun 29th


Nice episode

Jun 9th


Very inspirational episode

Jun 9th


Thank you for this episode. Will wait for the next one :)

May 30th

Harshvardhan Shekhawat

When will new episodes telecast ?

May 19th

Haeriz Titan

was waiting for this ..

May 19th

prajwal mane

wow, finally after long wait . thank you sir and team

May 17th
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