Kindama Rishi | Sage who cursed King Pandu

As per the great epic Mahabharata, Kindama was a rishi who lived in the dense forests. Kindama was a very holy sage and he lived in his hermitage along with his consort. Though he was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, and got great meditative powers through his penance, he was interested in enjoying physical comforts, and […]

Rishi Dalabhya in Mahabharata

Dalabhya is an ancient Vedic Rishi and he is mentioned in Upanishads, Puranas and in other holy texts. He appears before the Pandavas during the Mahabharata war, and received blessings from the great Lord Krishna. His descendants contain the Dalabhya gotra and they are living in some parts of North India.During his period, he used […]

Kritavarma in Mahabharata

Kritavarma was one of the Yadava warriors and a ruler of a small kingdom, and he was also a relative of Lord Krishna. He was mentioned in Mahabharata, and in other sacred texts. According to ancient texts, he was born as a fearless person, and was considered as a pious and holy person among the […]

Shikhandi in Mahabharata

Shikhandi is a character in Mahabharata. She was the daughter of Drupada, the Panchala king. Shikhandi fought in the Kurukshetra war in the side of Pandavas along with her father Drupada and brother Dhrishtadyumna. Shikhandi was the princess of Kasi, and her name was Amba in her previous birth. Amba was forcefully taken by Bhishma […]

Chintrangada, Wife of Arjuna

Chitrangada is the Princess of Manipura, and the daughter of king Chitravahana and she was one of the consorts of Arjuna. Once Arjuna visited the kingdom of Manipura, and fell in love with Chitrangada, due to her braveness and kindness. He visited king Chitravahana, and expressed his desire to marry his beautiful daughter Chitrangada, and […]

Ulupi, Arjuna’s Wife

Ulupi is the daughter of Kauravya, the king of Nagas, and the consort of Arjuna. She was mentioned in the Mahabharata, Vishnu Purana and Bhagavata Purana. Ulupi was married to Arjuna when he was in exile, and they had a pious son Aravan. She also brought up Babruvahana, son of Arjuna and Chitrangada. She showed […]

Uruvi, Wife of Karna

Uruvi was a princess of Pukhiya kingdom, and she was a charming lady, and contains pleasing manners, and she had chosen Karna as her husband, during the Swayamvara. Even though, she spent her childhood days, along with Arjuna, she was very much impressed with the bravery and archery of Karna, and decided to marry him, […]

Uttanka Rishi | Who had Vishwaroopa Darshanam of Lord Krishna

Vishnu Vishwaroopam

Uttanka rishi was once lived in the Maru desert as per the great epic Mahabharata. Uttanka is the disciple of Gautama. He is a great scholar and contains good knowledge in Vedic subjects and was an expert in all kinds of art and contains wisdom, courage and spiritual powers. Uttanka has once met Lord Krishna, […]

King Pandu in Mahabharata | Father of Pandavas

According to the epic Mahabharata, Pandu was the king of Hastinapur, and the son of Vyasa, and his sons were called as the Pandavas. He was a great warrior, and expanded his kingdom during his rule. Pandu was efficient in archery, administration and was a learned scholar. Due to that, he has become an able […]

Virata in Mahabharata | King of Matsya Kingdom

According to Mahabharata, Virata was the king of the Matsya Kingdom, and Pandavas peacefully spent their remaining one year period of exile in his kingdom, with different names and different appearances.King Virata was married to Queen Sudeshna and he was the father of Prince Uttar and Princess Uttara, who was married with Abhimanyu, the son […]

Dhritarashtra

According to the great epic Mahabharata, Dhritarashtra is the King of Hastinapur. He was bornto the great sage Veda Vyasa, and by birth, Dhritarashtra was blind and he got married to a noble and chaste woman Gandhari, and had children. And these children, along with Duryodhana, were called as the Kauravas. He was mentioned in […]

Uttara in Mahabharata | Wife of Abhimanyu

According to the great epic Mahabharata, Uttara was the daughter of King Virata, the ruler of the Matsya Kingdom, and the sister of Prince Uttar. She learnt dance from Arjuna during the exile period of the Pandavas. Arjuna has spent the remaining one year period of exile as a transgender dancer in the palace of […]

Dushala, Sister of Duryodhana

Dushala was the sister of Duryodhana as mentioned in the great epic Mahabharata. She was married to Jayadratha the king of Sindhu, and they had one son. Jayadratha contains bad manners, and done many bad activities in his life. Though his wife Dushala had tried to correct him, he doesn’t listen to her words, and […]

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 […]