King Rochamana in Mahabharata

Rochamana was the king of Aswamedha kingdom. He joins with the Pandavas and he was killed by Karna on the 8th day of Mahabharata war. The Mahabharata praises Rochamana for his great valour, skills in warfare, courage, enthusiasm and for his great bhakti on Lord Krishna. When Arjuna heard about the importance of Rochamana, he […]

Rantideva | Rantidevudu in Mahabharata | Story of Rantideva

Rantideva is an ancient king who has attained salvation due to the grace of Lord Vishnu, he was the ruler of the Bharata Dynasty and he was very generous and a kind hearted king, who believes that god dwells even in a small dust particle, like the great Prahalada, and he has proved it also […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shon | Son of Adhiratha, Radha in Mahabharata

Shon was the original son of Adhiratha and Radha, and they have adopted Karna as their son. Adhiratha and Radha never found any partiality between Karna and Shon and they loved both of them very much. Shon was trained in handling of powerful weapons by Karna. He was killed by Arjuna in the War. Shon […]

Valandhara, Wife of Bhima

Valandhara was the princess of the Kashi Kingdom, and she was the wife of Bhima. Their son was Sarvaga, and after the end of Kurukshetra war, he had become the King of Kashi. In Mahabharata, she was mentioned as a pretty princess, with good qualities. Once Bhima had seen her in a Swayamvara, and he […]

Srutayudha in Kurukshetra War | Son of Varunda Deva

Srutayudha was the then king of the present day Odisha, and he was mentioned in the great epic Mahabharata. He was the son of the ocean god Varuna and his wife Parnasa. Though he was supposed to live in the Varuna loka, but since he was interested to become a king in the earth, had […]

Sughada | Maid of Gandhari

Sughada was the maid of Gandhari and she was the mother of Yuyutsu. Once the blind king Dhritrashtra, had an affair with her, and due to that, Sughada had given birth to Yuyutsu, and after some time, Gandhari gave birth to the 100 Kauravas. The father of Sughada served as a soldier in the Hastinapur […]

Sulabha, Wife of Vidura

Sulabha was the wife of Vidura, who was the half-brother of King Dhritarashtra and he was the Prime Minister of Hastinapur. She was very pious and chaste woman, and she was a great devotee of Lord Krishna. Whenever Lord Krishna used to visit Hastinapur, he used to stay at the palace of Vidura, and he […]

Avantini in Mahabharata | Wife of Shalya

Avantini was the wife of Shalya, the king of Madra Kingdom, and they had three children. She was the princess of the Avanti kingdom. Her sister-in-law was Madri who was the wife of the Hastinapur King Pandu. She was a chaste, beautiful and good natured woman, and she remained as a dutiful wife throughout her […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]