John D. Smith

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Narrated By: Shaheen Khan, Sagar Arya

Duration: 1 day, 20 hours and 8 minutes

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The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India. It is of immense importance to the culture of the Indian subcontinent, and is a major text of Hinduism. Its discussion of human goals (artha or 'purpose', kama or 'pleasure', dharma or 'duty', and moksha or 'liberation') takes place in a long-standing tradition, attempting to explain the relationship of the individual to society and the world (the nature of the 'Self') and the workings of karma.

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Hindu sacred texts and revered writings, Ancient Sagas and epics

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