The Mahabharata is a masterpiece of myth and legend and the greatest spiritual epic ever written in human history. It was first written in Sanskrit about five thousand years ago by Vyasdeva, a Himalayan mystic. It's an unmatchable saga, full of intrigue and finer insights into human nature. The book takes you through all of the events and circumstances that led to the war between two groups of cousins from the great Kuru family, the Pandavas and the Kauravas. The Mahabharata takes all aspects of human psychology and presents them to us in such a way that you don't just read it; you live it.