arjun, arjuna, atom bomb, Kunti, Mahabharata, mythology, panchkanya, parthenogenesis, pregnant nun, Queen bee, virgin mother, virginity
Parthenos= virginity; Genesis= birth. Parthenogenesis = Asexual reproduction i.e birth occurring solely from mother’s genes with no paternal(sperm) contribution.
Partha= born of Pritha/Kunti (click on the link for my review of Yuganta , Mahabharata by Irawati Karve) of Mahabharata. Parth is also another name for Arjun.(click for my fascination with Arjun)
‘Parth’-enogenesis in Mahabharata ? Is our epic the origin of the Greek word?
Kunti had five men in her life. Kunti is (still) counted amongst Panch-Kanya (eternal virgins) in Indian Continue reading