Ekalavya | Epitome of Autodidacticism (Self Learning of Archery)

Ekalavya is a noble person who was mentioned in the great epic Mahabharata,and he was the adopted son of a tribal king. Ekalavya wants to learn archery from Guru Dhrona, but he was not taught, since he was born in a lower caste. Ekalavya used to worship Dhrona from his mind, and had self-studied the […]

Kripacharya | 4th Avatar of Brahma | One of 7 Chiranjeevis

Kripa who was also known as Kripacharya is an incarnation of Lord Brahma, and is also the main person in Mahabharata, and is considered to be one of the seven Chiranjivis. He was the son of Saradvan and Janapadi. He was adopted along with his sister Kripi by King Shantanu. Kripa learnt all kinds of […]

Bhurishravas | Prince of Bahlika

Bhurishravas was a prince in the kingdom of Bahlika and he was a noble character in Mahabharatha. Bhurishravas was the grandson of the great King Sri Bahlika, who was the incarnation of Sri Bhakta Prahalada. Bhurishravas father was Somadatta, who was also a noble king and the son of Bahlika. The Bhor Saidan village named […]

Nalakuvara

Nalakuvara was mentioned in Hindu and Buddhist texts along with his brother Manigriva. He was the son of the Yaksha king Lord Kubera, and the consort of celestial dancer Rambha. He is considered as the god of Desire, and lives in Alakapuri. According to the Bhagavata Purana, Nalakuvara and his brother Manigriva were cursed by […]

Sanjaya | Narrator of Kurukshetra war to Dhritarashtra (Sanjaya Uvacha)

Sanjaya is one of the characters in Mahabharata and he was a disciple of Rishi Veda Vyasa and served honestly in the court of the King Dhritarashtra. Sanjaya has got great spiritual powers through the blessings of his guru Sri Veda Vyasa, and he has got the divine vision of seeing the things happening even […]

Vikarna | Brother of Duryodhana

As per the epic Mahabharata, Vikarna was one of the sons of Dhritarashtra and Gandhari and a brother of Duryodhana. Among the Kaurava brothers, he was considered as a noble and a good person. He can be compared with his half- brother the mighty warrior Yuyutsu. Vikarna has questioned about the harm caused to Draupadi […]

Draupadi | Panchali, Wife of ‘Five Pandavas’

Draupadi is the popular person in Mahabharata,and she is the sister of Lord Krishna. She is also considered as an aspect of Mata Parvati, and has got hundreds of temples all over India and also in some of the foreign countries. People are visiting and worshipping her shrines and their wishes are fulfilled by the […]

Shalya, a Warrior King in Mahabharata

As per the epic Mahabharata, King Shalya was the brother of Madri and the emperor of the Madra kingdom. Shalya, was a great warrior and was very efficient in handling with powerful weapons in the battle field, has helped Duryodhana and fought on the side of the Kauravas. Once the Hastinapur King Pandu met Shalya, […]

Uddhava, Friend of Sri Krishna & Compiler of Uddhava Gita (Hamsa Gita)

Uddhava is the friend of Lord Krishna. He was taught yoga and bhakti directly by Krishna. The discussions made between him, and Krishna is known as Uddhava Gita which is similar to that of Bhagavad Gita. Uddhava was a devotee and a dear friend of Krishna. Uddhava realized the bhakti of gopikas on Lord Krishna […]

Akrura, Army Chief of Yadavas in Mahabharata

Akrura was a chief of the Yadavas. The life of Akrura can be known from ancient Puranas. LIFE Akrura was the son of Svaphalka and Gandini, and he was born during the dwaparayuga in Mathura, in the Yadava community approximately 5500 years back. Akrurawas married to Sutanu, and they had two sons. Kamsa ruled Mathura. […]

Sudama (Kuchela), Krishna’s Childhood Friend

Sudama, also known as Kuchela, was a Brahmin childhood friend of Lord Krishna.The details about him were mentioned in the Bhagavata Purana. LIFE Sudama was born in a poor Brahmin family. And both of them were studied under the same Gurukulam. In course of time, Sudama had suffered from severe poverty, and his wife asked […]

Yuyutsu, Son of Dhritarashtra & Gandhari’s maid

Yuyutsu as per the great epic Mahabharata, was the son of Dhritarashtra and his wife Gandhari’s maid. He was the only son of Dhritarashtra who survived in the Kurukshetra war, after the death of all other kauravas. He was also called by various other names such as Dhartarastra and Vaishyaputra. LIFE Yuyutsu was a great […]

Bahlika | King Vahlika in Mahabharata

Bahlika also spelled as Vahlika, was the king of Bahlika kingdom in the Mahabharata, the elder brother of Shantanu, who was a king of Hastinapur and the uncle of Bhishma. He was the oldest warrior to fight in the Mahabharata war. Bahlika had a son Somadatta and grandson Bhurishravas who along with him fought on […]

Pradyumna, Son of Lord Krishna

Pradyumna, Son of Lord Krishna.. Role of Pradyumna in Mahabharata, Kurukshetra war.. Pradyumna was born to Rukmini and Krishna and the son looked exactly like Krishna. When he was hardly ten days old, Demon Sambara kidnapped the child not knowing that he was the son of Krishna threw him in the Sea as a huge […]

Vidhura Neethi, Code of Conduct for All

The victim of adverse fate will first become perverted utterly losing his sense of right and wrong. His power of judgement destroyed by Time, the all powerful, he will act in a Way which will lead him to ruin. The above mentioned warning was tendered by an elder statesman to an emperor who had allowed […]