When, Amba told Bhishma about her love, he sent her with honour to Shalva. In the epic, Kunti felt bad for Madri as she didn't have any children due to a curse and shared her secret mantra with her. In the epic Mahabharata, Droṇa or Droṇāchārya was the royal preceptor to the Kauravas and Pandavas. He was the husband of Shakuntala and the father of the Emperor Bharata. Once she came in contact with the semen of Uparichara and impregnated herself. Chitrasena was able to achieve this by narrating to her the story of the Pandavas and the bravery of Arjuna.[26]. They had a son, Astika, who saved the serpents including Takshaka from Sarpa Satra organised by king Janamejaya to avenge his father's death.[48]. Vrishasen came and sat beside me while the other two went to their mother. He was the king of the land of Southern Panchala. He was considered to have the physical strength of 10,000 elephants approximately. He was succeeded by his son Vajradatta. Later, Alambusha was killed by Bhima's son, Ghatotkacha. When Arjuna visited Dwarka, he fell in love with Subhadra and ran away with her. He was killed by 2nd Pandava Bhima. Chandra had an affair with Tara, Brihaspati's wife. He is motivated by greed, jealously, and a desire for retribution, tricking Yudhisthira into a dice game that ultimately robs the Pandavas of their kingdom, and gladly engaging them in war when they return from exile and seek what is rightfully theirs. She was sister of Prince Uttara. He was one of the sons of God Brihaspati. Madri, using the mantra, called the Ashwini and had two twins, Nakula and Sahadeva.[12]. AND KARNA HAD HIS KAVACH KUNDAL HERE,HE KNEW THAT HE WON'T BE KILLED,STILL RAN AWAY LIKE A COWARD,LOL Shakuntala was wife of Dushyanta and the mother of Emperor Bharata. He was killed by Bhima when he tried to force himself on Draupadi. for 18 days. He was killed by Droṇa during the Kurukshetra War. Nakula and Sahadev were twins born to Madri who had invoked the Ashwini Kumaras. In the Mahabharata epic, Madri, also called Madhuri, was sister of Shalya, princess of the Madra Kingdom, second wife of Pandu and the mother of two sons: Nakula and Sahadeva. Bharadwaja trained his son and Drupada. In Indralok, Lord Indra advises Arjun to learn dance and music from … Meet Amrit, a 19 year old Indian girl who went to the age of Mahabharata. Her sole goal in life becomes his destruction, to fulfill which she is reborn as Shikhandini/Shikhandi. Hanuman wanted to test Bhima and appeared as a normal monkey in front of him. He fought in the Kurukshetra war for the Pandavas along with his father Drupada and brother Dhristadyumna. He is the god of dead and Dharma. He was the son Budha, son of Chandra, and Ilā. [42], King Kuru had two wives named Shubhangi and Vahini. Narakasura was the son of Bhumi, the earth goddess. Kripacharya was the son of Śaradvān and Jānapadī, born in a particularly extraordinary manner. Bhanumati is a character in the Indian epic Mahabharata. But Duryodhana asked his army to intrude their camp anyway. Shrutsena was the son of Sahadeva and Draupadi. resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. However, he, along with his wife and her sons, perished in the fire. Bhagadatta was the son of Naraka, king of the Pragjyotisha Kingdom and second in a line of kings of Naraka dynasty. Krishna, using his wit, killed Kalyavana. Kuru is the name of the ancestor of the clan of the Kurus in the Mahabharata. Aruni was a disciple of sage named Dhaumya. He was killed by Sahadeva on 18th day of war before his father's death. She is also the mother of the Vyasa, author of the epic, whom she called for Niyoga when Vichitravirya died without any heir. Parashara was a sage. Ahilāvati, also known as Mourvi, her maiden name, was a female figure in the Mahābhārata epic. He was Prime Minister of Kuru Kingdom before Vidura. She is spouse of Brihaspati, a guru of gods. Vikarna was the only Kaurava who questioned the humiliation of Draupadi, the wife of his cousin Pandavas after they lost her in a game of dice to Duryodhana. Shakuni was the prince of Gandhara Kingdom in present-day Gandhara, later to become the King after his father's death. He is popularly known as the father of the Pandavas, who were called so after him. Ghatotkacha was the son of the Pandava Bhima and Hidimbi. After the Pandavas and Draupadi retired for heaven, he was crowned as the new king. He was the biggest reason for Abhimanyu's death. Yogmaya or Vindhyavasini is an incarnation of goddess Adi Parashakti. Shantanu was a Kuru king of Hastinapura in the epic Mahabharata. He was the fourth brother among Upapandavas. His capital was known as Kampilya. His hairs were cut off as a punishment. Iravan also is known as Aravan and Iravat[30] is a minor character in Mahabharata. During the exile of Pandavas, Arjuna came to meet him. GradeSaver, The Night-Raid, The Woman, and Tranquility, Instruction, The Horse Sacrifice, The Hermitage, The Clubs, The Great Journey, The Ascent to Heaven, For Love: A Comparison of Revelation of Love and the Mahabharata, The Implications of Destiny and Dharma in the Mahabharata. He was the most loyal companion and main bodyguard of Kansa. Dhrishtaketu and his brothers and sons participated in the Kurukshetra War, where they all were killed. Later they had a child named Vyasa. [39] Eventually, the sage was gratified. With his father, he entered battle field on the 11th day of Kurukshetra war and fought for Kauravas. He helped his father many times in the Kurukshetra war. (हमे कुछ कथाये मिली जहा कहा गया की कर्ण को नशीला पेय दीया गया था) मदिरा का नशा अपनी जोर पर था. He was son of King Srutayudha and Queen Sakrayani of Kalinga. He married Tapati, daughter of Surya, and had a child named Kuru. He was the first god called by Kunti after her marriage using a mantra as her husband couldn't conceive. He is the spiritual father of Yudhishthira. He was one of the best archers and one of the greatest warriors of his time and he was trained by Lord Parashurama. It was produced by B. R. Chopra and directed by his son, Ravi Chopra. He was the second brother among Upapandavas. Arjuna is considered as chief protagonist in Mahabharata. In the war, Abhimanyu killed warriors including Rukmartha, Brihadbala, Laksmana (Duryodhana's son), Dushmanara (Dushyasana's 2nd son), 7 foster brothers of Karna, sons of Shalya, etc. [3], Agni is the Hindu god of fire, son of Aditi and Kashyapa, and husband of Svaha. This list mentions notable characters only. Yama also appeared in the tale of Savitri and Satyavan. With his brother Yudhamanyu, they fought a battle against Duryodhana. Kings maintained their own music schools to train princesses and their maids-in-waiting in the performing arts. Subala was father of Shakuni and Gandhari. According to the Matsya Purana, Yaudheya is also the name of the son of Prativindhya, however he does not succeed Yudhishthira to the throne of Hastinapur as he inherits his maternal kingdom. Little is revealed about Laxmanaa in the Mahabharata other than her marriage to Krishna's son Samba. [41], In the literature, Kuru is an ancestor of Pandu and his descendants, the Pandavas, and also of Dhritarashtra and his descendants, the Kauravas. He was the son of Brihaspati. During the war, he killed Iravan, son of Pandava prince Arjuna and Naga lady Ulupi. Mahabharata, (Sanskrit: “Great Epic of the Bharata Dynasty”) one of the two Sanskrit epic poems of ancient India (the other being the Ramayana).The Mahabharata is an important source of information on the development of Hinduism between 400 bce and 200 ce and is regarded by Hindus as both a text about dharma (Hindu moral law) and a history (itihasa, literally “that’s what happened”). Once he was visiting Haridwar, where he saw Ghritachi, an Apsara, bathing in river. Purochana built the Lakshagraha palace and burnt it. In the last Mahabharat series, we had learnt that the Pandavas had lost the game of gamble to the Kauravas. He was also the surrogate father of Dhritarashtra, Pandu and Vidura. Mahabharat is an epic Indian television series based on the ancient Sanskrit epic of the same name.The original airing consisted of a total of ninety-four episodes and were broadcast from 2 October 1988 to 24 June 1990 on Doordarshan. But Arjuna refused her as he thought her as his mother. Mahabharata study guide contains literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Ugrasena (Sanskrit: उग्रसेन) is a Yadava king in Mahabharata epic. He was a master of advanced military arts, including the divine weapons or Astras. In the epic, he was the first god called by Kunti using the mantra given by sage Durvasa to obtain a child. He was a son Pururavas and his apsara wife, Urvashi. These were some of his appearances in the epic. There was a fight between Chitrasen and Duryodhana. After his father's death, he became the king of Gandhara. Political History of Ancient India, 1953, p 150, Hemchandra Raychaudhuri, University of Calcutta. Karna's sons were Vrishasena, Vrishaketu, Banasena, Chitrasena, Satyasena, Sushena, Shatrunjaya, Dvipata and Prasena. He was the son of king Bhishmaka and elder brother of Rukmini. Bhima asked Karna to take his son's body to perform funerals and later fight with Arjuna.[13]. Out of these children, Dushala is the only girl. He was always appreciated by Kansa. She too had a high degree of devotion and abdication. On the last day of the Kurukshetra War, Yudhishthira killed him during a spear fight. While Purochana and his sons and wife were trying to escape, Bhima killed all of them, including Purochana. He gained a boon that only his mother could kill him. He was very powerful and feared by Virata and the citizens of the kingdom. She was married to Yayati and gave birth to two sons — Yadu and Turvasu, and a daughter —Madhavi. Adhiratha and Radha never differentiate Karna with Shon and loved them equally. Parishrami was the chief maid of queens Ambika and Ambalika. Sanjaya was Dhritarashtra's advisor and also his charioteer. He did not fight the War, and hence, was the only alive son of Ghatotkacha. Devi Yamuna or Yami is the river goddess of life. Hidimbi, along with her brother, Hidimba, tried to eat the Pandavas, when they entered their forest. In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Laxmanaa (also spelled Lakshmanaa or Lakshmanā) is the daughter of Duryodhana and Bhanumati. In the Kurukshetra War, he fought from the Kaurava side. According to the Mahabharata, the sage Vyasa was the son of Satyavati and Parashara. He was the brother of Anjanaparvana. Chitrasen defeats the entire Kaurava army, and Karna is forced to flee. He was younger brother of Shikhandini/Shikhandi and elder brother of Dhrishtadyumna and Draupadi. Budha's son, Pururavas, was the first king of the lunar dynasty. His story is set long before the Kurukshetra war. Madira's children were Nanda, Upananda, Kritaka, and others. From his seed, Kripa and Kripi were born. He was killed by Ashwatthama in the Kurukshetra War. Devki and Vasudev were parents of Lord Krishna. Jayadratha was King of Sindhu Kingdom. In the epic Mahabharata, is the 2nd born of the Pandavas. In the Vana Parva, sage Markandeya narrated her story to the Pandavas. Karenumati was the daughter of Chedi king Shishupala, and sister of his successor Dhrishtaketu. Later on Kripa became an acharya, teacher of the royal children, giving him the name Kripacharya. Vyasa was the author of epic Mahabharata. Gandharvas in Mahabharata When Arjuna, the Pandava, went to the heavens in search of celestial weapons, the Gandharvas at Indra’s court taught him singing and dancing. Dharma, later in the epic, appears testing Yudhishthira by taking form of a Yaksha. They were born through Niyoga. He was the commander-in-chief of the Pandava army during the entire Kurukshetra War i.e. Dhrishtaketu was the son of Chedi king Shishupala, who was a cousin of Krishna. Durmasena was the son of Dushasana. She was a princess of Gandhara (modern-day Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa) and the wife of Dhritrashtra, the blind king of Hastinapura, and the mother of a hundred sons, the Kauravas. She was also the grandmother of Babruvahana. Prabha, sometimes Indumati, was the daughter of Asura Svarbhanu, who later became Rahu and Ketu. Duryodhana hides in a lake after all his warriors are killed, and is ulimately killed by Bhima. In the Hindu epic Mahabharat, Vijaya was the daughter of king After that, Durmasena killed brutally injured Abhimanyu in a mace duel. Vishvahini was the mother of Ulupi and grandmother of Iravan. Before departing, he rewarded Kunti by teaching her Atharvaveda mantras which enabled her to invoke any god of her choice to beget children by them. He was slain by his cousin Krishna, at the great coronation ceremony of Yudhishthira in punishment for the opprobrious abuse made against his august personage. Bhima killed Banasena by beating his chest, head, and abdomen regions in front of Karna. He was the son of Parikshit and the grandson of Abhimanyu and Uttarā. He was the son of Ghatotkacha and Mourvi. Brihaspati often ignored Tara and she started to have an affair with Chandra, the moon god. During the Kurukshetra war, he took the indestructible armor and earrings from Karna and gave him a powerful weapon. He is son of Anusuya and Atri. His sister Karenumati was married to Nakula. Menaka left Shakuntala and Vishwamitra again started to meditate. He was the grandson of Maharishi Gautama. After Vasudeva and Devaki were released, she started living with them. Parikshit was a king from kuru lineage. The wife of the five Pandava brothers, Draupadi is a celebrated princess who is widely regarded as the most beautiful woman in the world. She married Ayu, son of Pururavas of lunar dynasty, and had a son named Nahusha. This is where he hears the story of his great-grandfathers. On the 11th day he killed 10 generals of Pandava army in one attack of Sword. On the 7th day, he massacred the Kaurava army and killed many brothers of Shakuni. She was the wife of Shakuni and Queen of Gandhar. However, Bhishma won the princesses for his brother. Dhrishtadyumna killed Drona, the royal guru, when he was meditating which was against the rules of engagement. After the Pandavas and Draupadi left for heaven, Takshaka killed Parikshit. His sister Kunti was married to Pandu. Bhima also slew krodhavanshas, demon Maniman, and Kichaka. When Bhima slayed his father, Krishna declared him to be the new ruler of Magadha. Amitabh Bachchan in KBC 10 I am not providing these movies, i just collect and post URLs from third party providers. He was born to Devaki and her husband, Vasudeva of the Yadava clan in Mathura. She agreed on the condition that he wouldn't ask her a single question. Vapusthama was the princess of Kashi, the grand-daughter of King Sarvaga and great-granddaughter of Bhima, the 2nd Pandava. Nakula and Sahadeva were twins born to Madri, who had invoked the Ashwini Kumaras. He was slain by Bhima on the 14th day of the war when it continued after sunset. They got married in a self choice ceremony. He was sent by Devas to Sukracharya's ashram to learn about Mrita Sanjeevani mantra. Benjamin Walker. Though the Bhāratas is a prominent community in the Rigveda, the story of Bharata is first told in the Adi Parva of the Mahabharata, wherein he is the son of Dushyanta and Shakuntala. After 10 month, some fishermen caught her, cut open her womb and found two children — Matsyagandha and Matsya. 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