The Mahabharata is the most voluminous of the Indian epics. The form in which it is known to us today appeared between the 5th and 3rd century BC and consists of nearly 12,000 pages and more than 100,000 stanzas of history and Indian thought.
Here, the world is ruled by deceit and lies while the wise men work hard at keeping the peace. ”The war” describes the monumental battles on which the future of the universe will depend. One by one, numerous heroes will die in the course of the impressive battles.
The Mahabharata is an epic with heroes and gods and fabulous animals. At the same time, the work is personal. In other words, the characters are vulnerable, full of contradictions, totally human.