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Origin of Mahabharata
Origin of Mahabharata cannot be accurately determined as it has elements spanning a significant time period. While some parts of it can be found mentioned in the Vedas certain others are seen in Purana literature. Moreover the epic is said to be the work of a number of different people who altered it down the ages.
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