Kurukshetra War

War described in the Hindu epic Mahabharata

The Kurukshetra War was described in the Indian epic poem Mahābhārata.

There it is said the war took place in Mahabharata. It lasted 18 days.[1][2]


  1. Devdutt Pattanaik. Jaya: An illustrated retelling of the Mahabharata. ISBN 978-0143104254
  2. Murthy S.S.N. 2016. The questionable historicity of the Mahabharata. Electronic Journal of Vedic Studies. 10 (5): 1–15.