Political Science Name of the Institute: SSLA
Course Name: Mahabharata
(UG/PG): UG Number of Credits: 4 Level: 2 Introduction Composed by Vyasadeva between 8th & 9th century BCE, but in written texts only from 4thcentury CE, the Mahabharata is not only the longest Indian epic, but also the longest epic in the world. With its focal point being the Battle of Kurukshetra between the Pandavas and Kauravas, it in essence highlights the victory of Dharma in times of Adharma.
With the current political scenario – be it domestic politics or international political we find an increasing gap between universal morality, ethics and politics.
Learning Objective(s): This course on Mahabharata will primarily–
Discuss the epic by summarizing the various parvas/units in class