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How did Gandhari gave birth to 100 kauravas. Explain it & don't you think its funny?

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Asked by incredible creature, 05 Nov '09 02:05 pm
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It is thus written at Mahabharata, Aadhiparvam, chapter 114, sloka 17 that Dridharashtra's wife Gandhari gave birth to a lump of flesh which Vyasa cut into 100 pieces and kept each one in a pot. At the appropriate time, each piece was born as a son and thus a 100 sons were born to Gandhari. .Dridharashtra's wife Gandhari gave birth to a lump of flesh which Vyasa cut into 100 pieces and kept each one in a pot. At the appropriate time, each piece was born as a son and thus a 100 sons were born to Gandhari. (Dridharashtra's wife Gandhari gave birth to a lump of flesh which Vyasa cut into 100 pieces and kept each one in a pot. At the appropriate time, each piece was born as a son and thus a 100 sons were born to Gandhari.
Answered by Jack Johnson, 05 Nov '09 02:15 pm

 
  
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Dont think all the 100 were born to Gandhari.. Like Prem mentioned in one of the episodes, Yuyustu was born to a maid. So may be main guys, Dury.. Dushh were born to Gandhari, but the rest to others.
Answered by jameel ahmed, 05 Nov '09 02:11 pm

 
  
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She was upset because, Kunti gave birth to Dharmaraj Yudhistar first prior to her and fearing loosing power and kingdom to Dharmaraj, she physically put pressure on her abdomen by hitting it repeatedly and the embrayo broken in to 100 parts. Maharshi vyasa then stored all 100 pieces in earthen pots and preserved with his powers and thus 100 children. I am not sure about the facts but this is my GQ through one NTR's movie and my little study of Mahabharata and Mahabhagavata.
Answered by Chinna, 05 Nov '09 02:59 pm

 
  
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She did not give birth to all 100 sons.All those sons,to whom the blind king Dhitarastra fathered were treated as her son.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 05 Nov '09 02:10 pm

 
  
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It is just an imaginative story.
Answered by hitler, 05 Nov '09 02:09 pm

 
  
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If a woman at present can give birth to 8 twins at 1 time, then is it not possible for a woman like GANDHARI of 5000 years back to give birth to 7-8 twins at each time during a period of 18- 20 years of carrying time of a woman.It does not seem funny.Besides this the ancient bio-engineering might be much advanced to which we dont have a proper access
Answered by Pradipta pati, 05 Nov '09 02:46 pm

 
  
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The medical science in that time was more advanced,which we cannot imagine in this present !
Answered by roopa, 05 Nov '09 02:16 pm

 
  
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Its clearly mentioned that they were all test tube babies and its 101, one was a girl child. Gandhari tried to abort her pregnancy but Maharshi vyas took the 101 pieces of the lump of flesh and put them in 101 jars.
Answered by manoj thakur, 05 Nov '09 02:54 pm

 
  
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The rest of this article deals with the Kaurava in the narrower sense, that is the children of Dhritarashtra, by Queen Gandhari. When referring to these, a more specific term is also frequently encountered - Dhārtarāṣṭra, a derivative of Dhṛtarāṣṭra (Dhritarashtra).

According to the standard texts, Gandhari wanted a hundred sons, and Vyasa granted her a boon that she would have these. Another version says that she was unable to have any children for a long time and she eventually became pregnant, but did not deliver for two years, after which she gave birth to a lump of flesh. Vyasa cut this lump into a hundred and one pieces, and these eventually developed into a hundred boys and one girl.

This story should be read in view of the dispute over the succession to the throne of the kingdom.
Answered by gagan, 05 Nov '09 02:22 pm

 
  
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At that time the concept of over population didn't arise
Answered by twinkle solanki, 05 Nov '09 02:07 pm

 
  
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