But before narrating the story of the meeting, I searched the web library and share with you a few interesting sites. The many questions that come to our mind are raised in them.
- Why did Kunti not speak up about Karna when the society seemed to accept children of unwed mothers?
- How could Kunti and Gandhari let the rivalry between the cousins develop and escalate? It was probably easier to control them as they were still young.
The links below illustrates the amount of thought bestowed and research done on Kunti. The teachings of Kunti http://vedabase.net/tqk/en is compiled here. The only intriguing part is that there is no mention of Karna in the introduction.
Kunti's meeting with Karna has inspired poems: http://www.parabaas.com/translation/database/translations/poems/RT_Karnakunti.html
Jat gotras descended from Kunti
The descendants of kunti are known as Kaunteya or Kuntal, which is a Jat gotra. The Jat clans originated from Kunti are:
And just for fun!
Kunti : Japanese restaurant in Kuta in Bali, Indonesia.