A miniature painting from a 16th-century manuscript of part of the Razmnama, a translation of the Mahabharata After "seeing" the carnage, , who had lost all her sons, curses Krishna to be a witness to a similar annihilation of his family, for though divine and capable of stopping the war, he had not done so.
Carey's actual figures for the year 1803 was 275; for the months April—October 1804, the missionaries arrived at the figure 115.
Themes Just war The Mahābhārata offers one of the first instances of theorizing about , "", illustrating many of the standards that would be debated later across the world.
He argued that the practice had no standing and only God could take a life he had given.
Aryabhata's date of 18 February 3102 BCE for Mahābhārata war has become widespread in Indian tradition.
Some elements of the present Mahābhārata can be traced back to Vedic times.
The story is then recited again by a professional storyteller named , many years later, to an assemblage of sages performing the 12-year sacrifice for the king Saunaka Kulapati in the.
In 1799 Carey, a from England, first witnessed the burning of a widow on her husband's funeral pyre.