Karna in Javanese wayang.


Mughal-style Karna faces off against Krishna.

Karna-The Real Hero of Mahabharata, The World's Greatest Epic From India (Part III)

Kunti abandons Karna.

A painting depicting Karna's ill fate from his birth onwards. Kunti, the mother abandons the baby fearing disgrace

A Western aesthetic.

Karna: The Rockstar Death bed or KarNa Mantras Karna is one of the greatest characters in Mahabharata (which is also treated as fift.

Kunti and Karna as Surya looks on.

My reactions as I read epics: Mahabharata by Kamala Subramaniam and Samhita Arni, Vachana Bharata by Krishna Shastri.

The end is nigh.

The Adamant Chariot Wheel.

Karna and Parashurama.

The Mahabharat which is the longest epic in the world, speaks of a time in ancient India when the rulers of the sub continent's innum.

Kunti makes a journey to reveal to Karna her secret in a last chance attempt to have him side with the Pandavas.

When the Kurukshetra war was almost at close, the Pandavas were reeling from the assault by Karna. Karna had defeated every Pandava brother except for Arjuna. One night after the battle, Kunti approached Karna and appealed to him to not kill any Pandavas.