Sunday, October 20, 2019

Character of the Day: KRISHNA


KRISHNA is an avatar of Vishnu, and he is worshiped by many as the supreme god. His story is told in the Mahabharata, in the Bhagavata Purana, and in other sacred texts.

Wikipedia: Krishna

Wikiquote: Krishna

Holiday: Krishna's birth is celebrated as Krishna Janmashtami and he is also celebrated during Holi.

Mahabharata: Krishna is a major figure in the Mahabharata, related to Kunti (he is her nephew), and an ally of the Pandavas in the War.

Freebookapalooza: Shri Krishna of Dwarka by C. A. Kincaid

Devdutt.com: 8 stories about Lord Krishna you have never heard before

Kindle: Krishna Krishna by Indira Parthasarathy ($3)

Bizzell: Krishna: Defender of Dharma by Shweta Taneja, plus many ACK comic books about Krishna and his family


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Krishna: Defender of Dharma
(we have this graphic novel in Bizzell)




Saturday, October 19, 2019

Character of the Day: DRAUPADI


DRAUPADI is the fire-born daughter of King Drupada and wife to the five Pandava heroes.

Wikipedia: Draupadi

Mahabharata: Draupadi is a central character in the epic.

Devdutt.com: Five For Draupadi

Kindle: The Importance of Being Draupadi by Krishnan Rangaraju ($5)

Bizzell: Palace of Illusions by Chitra Divakaruni


Draupadi: Fire-Born Princess by Saraswati Nagpal


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Friday, October 18, 2019

Character of the Day: GHATOTKACHA


GHATOTKACHA is the son of the Pandava hero Bhima and his rakshasi wife, Hidimbi. Ghatotkacha fights on the Pandava side in the War, and is slain by Karna.

Wikipedia: Ghatotkacha

Mahabharata: Ghatotkacha belongs to the young generation of heroes; for example, he is a cousin of Abhimanyu, son of Arjuna.

Devdutt.com: Rakshasas or Rakshaks?

Kindle: Ghatotkacha: Mighty Son of Bhima by Appaswami ($3)

Bizzell: Ghatotkacha: The Chivalrous Demon


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