Dating bhagavad gita
But when the Pāṇdavas came back to reclaim their kingdom after 13 years as per the original agreement, Duryodhana told Krishna that “I will not give even as much land to the Pāṇdavas as can stay on the tip of a needle.” Earlier, Duryodhana had even tried to kill the Pāṇdavas through several foul means.
There were two sets of royal cousins – the righteous five Pāṇdavas and the unrighteous hundred Kauravas.
Its teachings can help you whether you are happy or sad, in need or not in need, in a desert or in a rain forest, in a crowd or alone, whether you are praised by others or hated, and whether you love others or hate them.
The Gita teaches us how to transform from an average human being to an extra-ordinary human being, and then become Divine.
Another verse states that all the Upanishads are cows, and Lord Krishna is the milkman who has extracted their teaching in the form of the milk of Bhagavad Gita.
The Mahabharata is the longest poem in the world and has approximately 100,000 verses.
Yudhishthira, the eldest Pāṇdava prince, should have inherited the kingdom of Hastinapura, which is around 50 miles east of Delhi.