This illustrates the story from the Mahabharata where Draupadi, the wife of the Pandava brothers, prays to Lord Krishna for help and is saved by His making the cloth of her sari endless so she can not be humiliated.

This illustrates the story from the Mahabharata where Draupadi, the wife of the Pandava brothers, prays to Lord Krishna for help and is saved by His making the cloth of her sari endless so she can not be humiliated.

29 April the Indian painter Raja Ravi Varma was born in Kilimanoor in Kerala. Depicted below is Raja Ravi Varma’s imagination of King Shantanu courting the fisherman’s adopted daughter Satyavati, a complex story told in the Devi Bhagavata Purana

Mahabharata: Raja Ravi Varma painting depicting the scene, King Shantanu wishing to marry the Fisherman's daughter, Satyavati.

Mahabharata: Raja Ravi Varma painting depicting the scene, King Shantanu wishing to marry the Fisherman's daughter, Satyavati.

Vithya: Raja_Ravi_Varma,_Ganga_and_Shantanu Shantanu stops Ganga from drowning their eighth child, which later was known as Bhishma.

Vithya: Raja_Ravi_Varma,_Ganga_and_Shantanu Shantanu stops Ganga from drowning their eighth child, which later was known as Bhishma.

Yudhisthira, the last surviving hero of the Pandavas, walks up to heaven with his dog - scene from the Indian epic The Mahabharata via Wikipedia.

Yudhisthira, the last surviving hero of the Pandavas, walks up to heaven with his dog - scene from the Indian epic The Mahabharata via Wikipedia.

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