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MahabharActs-Wisdom on the Go!

Ancient yet timeless perspectives on our lives

These Quote Cards contain short nuggets of wisdom delivered by the characters throughout their journeys. Although cited from an ancient text, each card speaks a universal truth that is timelessly applicable to all human beings in their pursuit of dharmic duties. Many games can be played with one deck from short 10 minute rounds to elaborate 45 minute play variants. Each quote also has a contemporary version in language used today. Check out the basic play & variants in the deck. A great teaching tool for the family with loads of fun!

One of the two Sanskrit epic poems, the Mahabharata recounts the conflict between the Kaurava and Pandava princesses. Compiled by Sage Vyasa, who is also the scribe of the Vedas, it is considered the longest poem ever written. Beginning with the origin of the two families, the poem follows the lives of the five sons of King Pandu and their bitter rivalry with their cousin Duryodhana, son of King Dhritarashtra. During a rigged game of dice, Yuddhishtra, the oldest Pandava brother, gambles away everything he owns—including himself and his family—to Duryodhana, resulting in the exile of the five Pandava brothers and their wife Draupadi. The Mahabharata chronicles the events and adventures during the Pandava’s exile, eventually culminating in the return of the Pandavas and the brutal Battle of Kurukshetra. Despite their hesitation to fight their own family and friends, the Pandavas eventually defeat the Kauravas with the help and guidance of Lord Krishna.

CREDITS: Game Concept & Development: Rathi Raja & Mansi Vohra

Card Design & Editing: Mansi Vohra

Card Template & Design: Amita Gandhi Shah

Contemporary Quotes: Mansi Vohra & Haarika Reddy

Mahabharata Quote Compilation: Sandhya Ganesan, Haarika Reddy, Ashwin Viswanathan, Tarini Karwal, Lavanya Reddy, Vikram Krishnamoorthi, Niranjan Senthilkumar, & Prajanan Senthilkumar from the Vedic Class of 2016 at YICG

Rules: Rathi Raja, Mansi Vohra, Haarika Reddy

Card Back & Box Art Concept: Rajat Shah, Tanya Shah, Sarika Shah

Game Name: Krish Pamnani

Card template Design: Amita Gandhi Shah

©Young Indian Culture Group, Inc 2017

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Requirements

30-60
1-99
12+

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Publish Date April 17, 2018
Edition First
Department Board Games
Genre Historic
Theme Civilization
Setting Classical
Audience Family
Primary Mechanic Acting / Singing
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Why buy this?

  • Ancient values made easy to understand !
  • Countless gameplay variants !
  • Beautiful and original art !

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