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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 […]

The end of Vrishnis

April 3, 2010

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Two curses, one by Gandhari, and another by a group of rishis visiting Dwaraka were instrumental in bringing to end the glorious race of Vrishnis...

Vrishnis

March 31, 2010

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The brawl between Sathyaki and Kritavarma led to the destruction of the Vrishni race. What initiated the brawl? What did they accuse each other of?

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 […]