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, […]

Chekitana in Mahabharata | Son of Dhrishtaketu

Chekitana was born in the Suryavanshi clan and he was the son of Dhrishtaketu, the king of Kekaya Kingdom, and his family were close to Pandavas. His brother was Shaibva and his sister was Karenumati who married with Nakula. He also participated in the Mahabharata War, and died in the hands of Duryodana. Chekitana played […]

King Bhumanyu | Son of Bharata

Bhumanyu was the son of Bharata, and he was mentioned in Mahabharata. He was born from the Yagna performed by his father Bharata, and hence he got great powers, and he is also considered to be an amsha of Lord Agni Dev. He was also called as Vitatha. Similar to his father Bharata, he prosperously […]

King Vajranabha | Great Grandson of Lord Krisna

VajraNabha was one of the Yadavas, and he has become the King, after his father Aniruddha, as mentioned in the great epic Mahabharata. He was the great grandson of Lord Krishna, his appearance was similar to that of Krishna, and he properly ruled his kingdom. He is believed to have ruled his Mathura kingdom for […]

Babruvahana | Babhruvahana | Babhnu Vahana

Babruvahana is a character in the Mahabharata. He was the son of Arjuna and Chitrangada. Babruvahana was lived with his grandfather and also ruled the kingdom of Manipurawith his grandfather. He recognized Arjuna as his father only at a later stage in his life. Once when Arjuna went to Manipura in search of the sacrificial […]

Samba | Son of Krishna, Jambavati

Samba was the son of Lord Krishna, and Jambavati. His grandfather was the great “JAMBAVAN”, the bear king, who lived in Tretayuga and also in Dwaparayuga. In the ancient times, people were also worshiped the sons of Lord Krishna. Samba was born due to the severe penance of Lord Krishna on Lord Shiva. He contains […]

Bhanu | Son of Krishna, Satyabhama

Bhanu was the son of Lord Shri Krishna and Mata Satyabhama, and he closely resembles Lord Krishna in appearance. He was married with Suthanu, who was the daughter of Yudhishtira and Draupadi, and their son was Vajra. Banu moved closely with the Pandavas, and won their heart. He was the friend of Samba and Pradyumna, […]

Vrishaketu | Karna’s Son (Vrishaketu in Mahabharata)

Vrishaketu is mentioned in Mahabharata. He is considered to be a good mannered person, and he was the son of the generous king Karna and his wife Supriya, and he is considered as one of the best warriors similar to Karna. He also learned archery under Arjuna, and after the demise of his father Karna, […]

Lakshmana | Daughter of Duryodhana

As per the famous epic Mahabharata, Lakshmana is the daughter of Duryodhana and Bhanumati, and her brother was Laxman Kumara. She was a noble and a beautiful woman,who was liked by both the Pandavas and the Kauravas, and she didn’t find any difference between the Pandavas and the Kauravas, and she completely differs from her […]

Rohini Devi | Vasudeva’s Wife

Rohini lived in the previous Dwapara Yuga, and she is the wife of Vasudeva and her children are Balarama and Subhadra. She showed special attention on Lord Krishna, and had realized him that he was an avatar of god. Rohini is the daughter of king Bahlika, who was an incarnation of Bhakta Prahalada. Rohini is […]

Dhrishtadyumna | Drupada’s Son, Draupadi’s Brother

Dhrishtadyumna, was the son of Drupada, the Panchala king, and brother of Draupadi. And he and his sister Draupadi were born in the sacrificial fire. He was the chief of the Pandava army during the Kurukshetra War. Dhrishtadyumna killed Drona, the guru of pandavas and kauravas, during the time of his meditation. Drupada performed a […]

Jara | Hunter who killed Krishna

As per Mahabharata, during the Kurukshetra war, all of the hundred sons of Gandhari were killed in the battle. Due to that Gandhari had become very angry with Lord Krishna, and as a result, she cursed Krishna, that the entire Yadavas would be destroyed after 36 years. Similarly, after the completion of 36 years, severe […]

Satrajit | Yadava King, famous for his role in ‘Syamantaka Mani Story’

As per the holy Bhagavata Purana, Satrajit was born in the previous Dwapara Yuga, and he was a Yadava king. His daughter was Satyabama, an incarnation of Ma Bhudevi, and she married to Lord Krishna. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Surya Bhagavan, and in appreciation to his Bhakti, Lord Surya granted the Syamantaka […]

Kaliya | Poisonous Serpent Famous for Krishna’s ‘Naga Nathaiya’

Kaliya was a poisonous Naga king who lived in the Holy Yamuna River in Vrindavana during the previous Dwapara Yuga. Since it lived in that holy river, the water contains full of poison, and due to that, no one was able to take bath and drink water in that River. Kaliya was mentioned in the […]

King Pratipa | Pratipa in Mahabharata

Pratipa was the king of Hastinapur and he ruled it during the previous dwaparayuga. He was mentioned in the Mahabharata, and he was the father of Shantanu and his grandson is Bhishma. His parents were king Bhimasena and queen Sukumari. He was married to Sunanda and his sons were Shantanu, Devapi and Bahlika. He was […]

Samvarana | Father of King Kuru

Samvarana was the ruler of the Hastinapura kingdom and he was mentioned in the Mahabharata. His father was Riksha, and his consort was Tapati, daughter of Lord Surya, and their son was Kuru. Once, the kingdom of Hastinapura was affected by severe storm and drought, and as a result the King Samvarana performed Yagnas with […]

Shakuntala in Mahabharata | Wife of Dushyanta, Mother of King Bharata

According to Mahabharata, Shakuntala is the wife of Dushyanta and the mother of the great king Bharata. Poet Kalidasa has also written a text on the life history of Mata Shakunthala. Rishi Kanva found her in the forest as a baby, and he took her to his ashram and looked after her in a proper […]

Drupada, Father of Draupadi in Mahabharata

Drupada was the father of Draupadi, and he was a noble person, as mentioned in Mahabharata.He was the king of Panchala, and he was the son of King Prishata. Drupada and Drona studied together under the holiness Sri Bhardwaja Maharishi, who was the father of Drona. They become close friends and Drupada promised Drona that […]

Mourvi | Wife of Ghatotkacha

Mourvi was the consort of Ghatotkacha and the mother of Sri Anjanaparvana, and her in-laws were Bhima and Hidimba. During the Kurukshetra War, her son Anjanaparvana was killed by Ashwatthama. Mourvi was a Naga Princess, and she was considered as a chaste, pious and a good natured woman, and she was mentioned in the Mahabharata.She […]