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Profile: Yudhamanyu and Uttamaujas

August 4, 2010

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Yudhamanyu and Uttamaujas were princes and brothers from the royal clan clan of Panchalas. Both of them were designated bodyguards to Arjuna in the Kurukshetra war...

Profile: Gandiva

June 14, 2010

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Some interesting facts about Arjuna’s weapon: – Brahma created the Gandiva and retained it with him for 1000 years; Prajapati* then owned it for 503 years, Indra for 85, Chandra for 500, after which Varuna kept it for 100 years. Arjuna then used it for 65 years. (Mbh 4.43) – Arjuna received Gandiva from Varuna […]

Profile: Abhimanyu

May 8, 2010

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Abhimanyu was the son of Arjuna and Subhadra. He – was the incarnation of Varchas, the son of Soma (the Moon-God) (Mbh 1.67). – when born, had the rituals related to his birth performed by Krishna himself  (Mbh 1.222) – had a broad face like the hood of a snake (Mbh 1.222) – lived in […]

Profile: Sathyaki

April 14, 2010

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Sathyaki, also known as Yuyudhana, was the son of Satyaka and grandson of Sini. He – was a partial incarnation of Maruts (Mbh 1.67) – was present in the svyamvara of Draupadi (Mbh 1.187) – participated in the grand festival of Vrishnis and Andakas in the Raivataka mountain. (Arjuna first saw Shubadhra in this festival) […]

Profile: Kritavarma

April 5, 2010

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Kritavarma, the son of Hridika, was from the clan of Yadavas. He – was a partial incarnation of the Maruts (Mbh 1.67) – was present in the svyamvara of Draupadi (Mbh 1.187) – visited Indraprastha with nuptial presents for Arjuna & Shubhadra (Mbh 1. 222) – was a member in the court of Yudhishtira in […]