Who Wrote Mahabharata And Where?

Why did Ganesha wrote Mahabharata?

According to legend, an elephant was the first animal that Lord Brahma later found when he went out to look for one (to replace Ganesha’s head).

It’s said that Ganesha wrote the Mahabharata, as it was recited to him by sage Vyasa (Veda Vyasa)..

Is Mahabharata a myth or history?

According to the historians of Early India, the Sanskrit epic, the Mahabharata, can certainly be used as a source of history provided one can identify its internal chronology. Broadly speaking, the composition of the Mahabharata has been dated between c. 400 BCE and c.

Who is the first writer of Mahabharat?

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Where was Mahabharata written?

Near the banks of river Alaknanda, in Badrinath, rishi Ved Vyas wrote the most intriguing epic of Hindu mythology- The Mahabharata. Comprising more than one million words, this epic is the longest in the world.

Did Mahabharata really happen?

All places mentioned in Mahabharata are real places, all are identified and still exist with the same name. For instance, Hastinapur is in UP with multiple evidence of Mahabharata in Hastinapur. … Dwarka is located on Gujarat coast. Kurukshetra where the war actually happened is in present-day Haryana very near to Delhi.

Who wrote Gita?

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Which demon did Lord Ganesha kill?

Mahodara: As Mahodara, Lord Ganesha overcame the combined forces of the three demons, Mohasur, Durbuddhi, and his son Jnanaari, capturing the first, and slaying the other two.

Who is the brother of Lord Ganesha?

SubrahmanyaGanesha is the son of Shiva and Parvati and he is the brother of Karthikeya (or Subrahmanya), the god of war.

Why did Shiva kill the elephant?

So Shiva the ultimate source of knowledge went to him to remove his ignorance (only knowledge can kill ignorance or agyan). Ganesha still refuse to listen to him. Hence Shiva got furious and beheaded him with his Trishool (it is also said that Shiva was cursed that he will have to kill his own son).

Which is older Mahabharata or Ramayana?

Ramayana happened before Mahabharata. … There are many facts to support this like Ramayana happened in the Treta Yuga which comes before the Dvapara Yuga(Mahabharata) and Rama(Ramayana) was the 7th avatar of Vishnu, while Krishna(Mahabharata) was the 8th avatar of Vishnu.

Who actually wrote Mahabharata?

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When did Krishna die?

It was on February 18, 3102 BC that Krishna breathed his last on the banks of river Hiran in Prabhas Patan, after living 125 years seven months and six days.