Know Your Mahabharata – Chapter 1 – Karna – The Birth

Know Your Mahabharata -Karna - Chapter 1 - The Birth

The Know Your Mahabharata Series is an effort to build awareness about the Vyasa Mahabharata in its original form as composed by the sage and debunk myths that have cropped up around the Epic over the Ages.

In the first part of this series, we look at Karna, one of the main antagonists of the Epic and an enigmatic character.

  • Was Kunti a cruel, uncaring queen who forgot her newborn baby?
  • Was Karna an abandoned prince who lost his royal status at birth and lived a life of hardship?


In this video, we look at the events around Karna’s birth and clear the air about the same.

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