This series is a mix of the famous shlokas from the Epics and RJ Bandya’s narration of infamous stories. A power-packed journey of tales, so carefully narrated that it is hard to believe that stories like these never really exist.
Yuyutsu in the Hindu epic Mahabharata was a son of Dhritarashtra with Gandhari's maid. He was the paternal half - sibling to Gandhari's children. What made the Pandavas what they were? Listen to the great beginnings of the Mahabharat and fuel your imagination with most unheard stories of the Great Indian epics.
Gandhari wished for one hundred sons who would be as powerful as her husband. What happened when she didn't have her promise fulfilled? Why does fate lift its ugly head on such a pious woman? RJ Bandya explains this beautiful tale of longing and love.
When Gandhari's pregnancy continued for an unusually long period of time, Her mother-in-law Ambika and Ambalika were very upset with her. Pandu and Kunti earlier bore a son whom they named Yudhishthira. So she beat her womb in frustration... What were the repercussions of this, and did it bear fruit? Listen to this wonder of a mother lost in longing.
The sage Mandavya was astonished that such a trivial incident could cost him his life. When Yamaraja tried to reassure him that death was justified, Manduka was further enraged. That is when he cursed Yamaraja to be born on earth as a sudra. The story takes its final leap in the heart wrenching story narrated by RJ Bandya.
A story says that gandhari unable to bear the fact that kunti bore yudhisthir before duryodhana beat her womb with bare hands. An act of jealousy that kunti had the first child. They say that it is this act of jealousy that transferred as a trait to duryodhana. What makes Gandhari the woman that she is? Rj Bandya explains how Gandhari turned bitter.
Did a crucification of the great sage Mandavya help him break his deep meditation. What is the length a person can go to the keep his oath? Find out in this riveting story in the fabulous voice of RJ Bandya.
All the sages of the world come together to question the great sage in deep meditation. Mandavya Rishi finally breaks his silence and gives a curse. Who is cursed and who is cursed? Do listen to the highly engrossing narration of RJ Bandya.
Yamaraja in Hindu mythology is the God of death who is also considered to have been the first man. Do you know that Yamraj also had to take birth as a human on earth due to the curse of a sage. This story has been described in detail in the Mahabharata, which is as follows. Do listen to the highly engrossing narration of RJ Bandya.
Indian epic's most complex sibling rivalry story is in its final chapter. What is the final verdict and how does this highly complex story be put to an end? Do listen to the highly engrossing narration of RJ Bandya.
There are stories from the Great Indian Epics that we all have heard throughout our lives. But, have you heard of the Yayati Complex. The Western world exposes us to Oedipus conflict, where Oedipus fulfills the prophecy to fight against his father, in order to gain affection of his mother. Listen to the second part of this complex and the engrossing telling by RJ Bandya.
In Hindu mythology, Sharmistha, also known as Sharmista or Sharmishtha, was the daughter of the great Daitya King Vrishparva. She was also a friend of Devayani for whom she later becomes a servant. Find out about this unheard Epical story and be transformed in a story of a strange Friendship
In today's Kaliyuga, most of the people of every religion and class consume alcohol, we should not consume alcohol, it causes a lot of harm to us, but in the past, great Guru Shukracharya had declared not to drink alcohol and this It was also said that if any priest consumes alcohol in future, then he will be punished for it. A story of why alcoloholism can bring devastation to lives.
Even a dead person can be revived with the use of this vidya. It is believed that the demon Guru Shukracharya had Sanjeevani Vidya. Using this, he had given life to all the demons. Garuda Purana also mentions such a mantra by which a dead person can be brought back to life. This back to life story changes how we rethink the status of God versus demons.
There is a story behind Sanjeevani Vidhya of Shukracharya.It was the need of hour to bring back Devi Lakshmi. Who brought back Lakshmi? This mysterious story has a character that we all see and love, a tortoise. Find out more about this tale of knowledge.
Shakuntala, the adopted daughter of Rishi Kanva and the real daughter of Menaka and Visvamitra, was separated from her husband, King Dushyanta, due to the curse of Rishi Durvasa who was quite infamous for his temper and curses. Listen to this wonderful story of a mesmerizing tale of shakuntala.
Bharata was a Chakravarti emperor of ancient India who was the son of King Dushyanta and Queen Shakuntala, hence a Chandravanshi king. It is believed about Bharat's strength that in childhood, he used to catch many wild animals in the forest and either tie them to trees or start riding them. How far can you test your strength, do find out in this story...
Jaratkaru is a rishi in Hindu mythology. He is the husband of the serpent-goddess Manasa and father of their son Astika. Husband and wife has same name as Jaratkaru. He appears as a subordinate character in the tales of Manasa and Astika. What are the conditions he has laid down to set his daughters marriage. Do find out in this interesting story.
According to legend, Sarpa Satra or Snake sacrifice was a yagna performed by Emperor Janamejaya of the Kuru empire who had ascended to the throne of Hastinapura upon the death of his father Parikshit. How did it all end? Find out with the twisted story.
Now Vrigu's son Chyavana had a son named Sukanya and Sukanya begat in turn Pramati, and Pramati had a son whom he called Ruru. Not many years after Ruru was born it happened that Menaka, one of the dancing girls in the Court of the god Indra, fell in love with Visvavasu the King of the Gandharvas. What happens when sacrifice is the only outcome of love.
There are stories from the Great Indian Epics that we all have heard throughout our lives. But, have you heard of stories that still remain a mystery? This story is about Redemption of the curse of Agni weeps in Power Palomparva of Adiparva of Mahabharata. This is the seventh chapter of the Mahabharata and the text of the Paulom Parva.