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Mahadeva blesses Ashwathama

October 5, 2010

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Yudhshitira approached Krishna and asked how could the son of Drona slaughter everyone single-handedly, something that even Drona could not do in the war. Krishna replied, "Ashvattama had the blessings of ...

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) […]