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The trends of philosophical thought in the Mahabharata

The trends of philosophical thought in the Mahabharata

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Published by Bharatiya Kala Prakashan in Delhi .
Written in English


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StatementSunanda Sharad Joshi
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 337 p.
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25088407M
LC Control Number2011353249


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Lord Krishna, the avatar of Lord Vishnu, used every unfair trick in the book to win the war. His lies and tricks did win the war in favor of the Pandavas, but they lost too much in the bargain.

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