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Kurukshetra wars – Survivors and the aftermath

March 31, 2010

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The 10 warriors who survived the war include 7 from the Pandavas (Krishna, 5 Pandavas and Sathyaki) and 3 from the Kauravas (Aswattama, Kripa and Kritavarma) (Source: Mbh 9.1) Sathyaki and Kritavarma were from the Vrishni race. Many years after the war, these two warriors got into a brawl against each other that inadvertently led […]

The death of Arjuna – at the hands of Babhruvahana

March 29, 2010

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Arjuna is slain by his son Babhruvahana, who was born out of the Pandava's marriage to Chitrangada, the princess of Manipur. (Mbh 1.218) Long after the battle of Kurukshetra, Yudhishtira decides to conduct the Aswamedha Yaga. The yaga horse enters the dominion of Manipur, where Arjuna challenges their King Babruvahana for a fight...