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MARKANDEYA MAHARISHI MRIKANDU (deceased)

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MARUTTA (deceased)

Marutta At Mbh.14.4 we have a different version of the Ikswaku lineage:- Manu of Krita Age had a son named Prasandhi. His son wasKshupa. Kshupa's son was Ikshwaku. Ikshwaku's son was Vinsawhose son was...

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DARUKA (deceased)

CHARIOTEER OF SRIKRISHNA. Balarama and Vabhru die next. Krishna asks Daruka to go to Pandavas, tell what had happened and ask Arjuna to come with help. While Daruka was gone, the parva describes how ...

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ALAMBHUSHA (deceased)

A RAKSHASA FRIEND OF DURYODHANA, WHO HAD JOINED HIS FORCES, BUT SATYAKI COMPELLED HIM TO FLEE FROM THE BATTLE FIELD.

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YAJA (deceased)

________________________________________ SECTION CLXIX (Chaitraratha Parva continued) "The Brahmana continued, 'King Drupada (after this), distressed at heart, wandered among many asylums of Brahmanas ...

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KUMBHEENASI (deceased)

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ANGARAPARNA (deceased)

Gandharvas were one among the Exotic Tribes of Ancient India. They were well versed in music and dance. Gandarvas were also powerful warriors who roamed in Indian kingdoms disregarding any Indian king ...

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UPAYAJA (deceased)

________________________________________ SECTION CLXIX (Chaitraratha Parva continued) "The Brahmana continued, 'King Drupada (after this), distressed at heart, wandered among many asylums of Brahmanas ...

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SAGE KANVA (deceased)

KANVA MAHARISHI, ADOPTED SAKUNTALA AS DAUGHTER, AND BROUGHT HER UP IN HIS ASHRAMAM.

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LORD GANESH (deceased)

LORD GANESH, FIRST WROTE THE SCRIPT FOR MAHABHARATA, WHEN VEDA VYASA DICTATED.

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LORD BRAHMA (deceased)

THE CREATOR OF THE UNIVERSE

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VAISHAMPAYANA (deceased)

Vaishampayana (Sanskrit: वैशंपायन, Vaiśampāyana) was the traditional narrator of theMahabharata, one of the two major Sanskrit epic...

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UPARICHARA VASU (deceased)

UPARICHARA VASU WAS A KING OF CHEDI KINGDOM IN THE RACE OF PURU The myth of the name 'Uparichara' The king Vasu had an interesting title in his name. He was always mentioned as 'Uparichara' Vasu. The...

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PRATIKAMI (deceased)

DURYODHANA'S CHARIOTEER WHO WAS SENT FIRST, TO FETCH DRAUPADI AFTER YUDHISTHIRA LOST THE GAMBLING DICE GAME.

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INDRASENA (deceased)

Indrasena (6) As per Mahabharata Sabhaparva Chapter 33 verse 30, a charioteer of the Pandavas, who accompanied them in their exile, according to Mahabharata Vanaparva chapter 1 verse 11. When the Panda...

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SUSAMA (deceased)

SAGE SUSAMA WAS APPOINTED RECITER OF THE SAMA VEDA HYMNS, FOR THE RAJA SOORYA YAJNA.

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SANAT SUJATA (deceased)

RISHI SANAT SUJATA WAS LEADING A LIFE OF PERPECTUAL CELIBACY. THE SANAT-SUJATA-GITA IN THE NATURE OF DIALOGUE BETWEEN RISHI SANAT SUJATA AND DHRITARASHTRA CONTAINED IN CHAPTER OF 41 TO 46

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SANJAYA THE ROYAL PRIEST OF DRUPADA (deceased)

When Abhimanyu and Uttara’s wedding was over, Krishna requested Virata and Drupada to approach Dhritarashtra with the request to return the kingdom of the Pandavas. The Pandavas had, after all, ...

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KANIKA (deceased)

Mahabharatha Tatparya Nirnaya Chapter XIX The episodes of Lakshagriha, Bhimasena's marriage with Hidimba, Killing Bakasura, Draupadi svayamwara, Pandavas settling down in Indraprastha are described in ...

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BAHLIKA (deceased)

According to the Bhuvanakosha section of the Puranas, Bahlika was a Janapada located in theUdichya (Uttarapatha) division.[1] Some hymns of Atharvaveda invoke the fever to go to the Gandharis, Mahavrsa...

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SUDAKSHINA (deceased)

Sudakshina (Sanskrit: सुदक्षिण) was a king of the Kambojas, mentioned in the Mahābhārata as fighting on the side of the Kauravas an...

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NARADA (deceased)

(Sanskrit: नारद, Nārada, possibly derived from "nāra", meaning man) [1] is a Vedic sage Narada who plays a prominent role in a number of Hinduism's earliest te...

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MATALI (deceased)

MATALI 2 Seeing that chariot, releasing streams of arrows, like a cloud releasing streams of rain, with a noise equal to that of a bursting mountain, struck with a diamond, Rama after stretching his ...

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CHITRA SENA (deceased)

Chitrasena (Mahabharata) Chitrasena fights with Arjuna. Chitrasena, a minor character in the Hindu epicMahabharata, was a Gandharva king who taught song and dance to Arjuna. He resided in Indra's...

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LOMASHA (deceased)

RISHI LOMASHA Later one day a great rishi named Lomasha comes to the heaven to see Indra. He is surprised to see Arjuna, a mere human, occupying the half of the seat beside Indra. While he was wonder...

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DHAUMYA (deceased)

DHAUMYA TESTS UPAMANYU AND ARUNI The sage Dhaumya of Mahabharata fame was the high priest of the Pandavas. He had a big ashram and many disciples. Many children were sent there to study. Regular classe...

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KINDMA (deceased)

Kindama King Pandu shoots Kindama In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Kindama was a rishiwho lived in the woods, and could transform himself into an animal form. Once Kindama transformed himself and h...

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Mayasura MP (deceased)

From Wikipedia.org (English) : In Hindu mythology, Maya (मय), or Mayāsura (मयासुर) was a great ancient king of the Asura, Daitya andRaks...

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ARYAKA (deceased)

Naga’s chief aryaka Nagavanshi Aryaka (sansk. आर्यक) was mentioned to be a member of Naga king Vasuki's palace. He was described as related to Pandava Bhima....

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SHRINGI (deceased)

Parikshitgarh Parikshitgarh city Parikshitgarh Location in Uttar Pradesh, India Coordinates: 28°59′N 77°56′ECoordinates: 28°59′N 77°56′E ...

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SAALUVAN (deceased)

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ASTIKA (deceased)

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PUROCHANA (b. - -3092)

PUROCHANA WAS A RIGHT HAND OF DURYODHANA, AND AN ARCHITECT BUILT A BEAUTIFUL WAX (WITH INFLAMMABLE MATERIALS) NAMED SIVAM FOR KILLING PANDAVAS, IN VARANAVATA. AN SKILLED MINER SENT BY VIDURA HELPED PAN...

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BALARAMA VASUDEVA (deceased)

Balarama Balarama is the elder brother of the divine being, Krishna in Hinduism. Within Vaishnavism and a number of South Indian, Hindu traditions Balarama is worshipped as an avatar of Vishnu, and he ...

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PARASURAMA (BHARGAVARAMA) SAGE JAMADAGNI (deceased)

Lord Parasurama: “DASAAVATAARA STOTRAM OF SWAMI DESIKA- PARASURAMA AVATARAM (RAMA WITH THE AXE) - Anbil Ramaswamy SLOKAM 7 KrOdha agnim jamadagni peeTana bhavam sam tharpayishyan kramaath a-...

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INDRA KASHYAP (deceased)

Indra, in Hindu mythology, the king of the gods. He is one of the main gods of the archaic Sanskrit collection of hymns, the Rigveda, and is the Indo-European cousin of the German Wotan, Norse Odin, Gr...

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SURYA KASHYAP (deceased)

ISurya (Devanagari: सूर्य Sūrya, "the Supreme Light"[2])Suraya or Phra Athit is the chief solar deity inHinduism. The term Surya also refers to the Sun, in gen...

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URVASHI PURURAVA (deceased)

tory of Urvashi and Pururava Apsaras are the celestial maidens of Indian mythology. They are not to be confused with angels. They are extremely beautiful immortals who live in heaven and entertain the ...

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KARTHAVEEYARJUNA KING OF HAIHAYA (deceased)

Karthaveeryarjuna Ohm Namasivaya Ohm Sri Sai Ram King Karthaveeryarjuna King KarthaVeeryarjuna was ruling the country Kegaya with Magishmadhi city as its capital. He was fully surrendered himself t...

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Kashyap MP (-3975 - d.)

He was the father of the Devas, Asuras, Nagas and all ofhumanity. He married Aditi, with whom he fathered Agni, theAdityas, and most importantly Lord Vishnu took his fifth Avataras Vamana, the son of A...

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CITRANGADA ARJUNA (deceased)

Chitrangada Arjuna traveled the length and breadth of India during his term of exile. His wanderings took him to ancient Manipur in the easternHimalayas, an almost mystic kingdom renowned for its natur...

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EKALAVYA (NISHADHA) PRINCE OF NISHADA KINGDOM HARINYADHANU (deceased)

One the most perplexing pastimes in Mahabharata is related to Ekalavya. Why should a seemingly noble and brave prince be penalized by a noble and self-realized teacher? As in other pastimes in the Maha...

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KARNA (VASUSENA/RADHEYA/VAIK... KING OF ANGA (BAGALPUR) ADHIRATHA (-3130 - -3067)

KARNA IN MAHABHARATA Karna (Sanskrit: कर्ण written Karṇa in IAST transliteration) is one of the central characters in the epic Mahābhārata from ancient ...

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YUDHISTHIRA PANDU (-3114 - -3030)

RULED INDRAPRASTHA FOR 36 YEARS 8 MONTHS AND 25DAYS Maharaja Yudhisthira Yudhisthira on the throne with Draupadi, surrounded by the other Pandavas Titles Dharmaraja Predecessor Pandu Successor ...

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VIDURA (-3140 - -3052)

Vidura This article contains Indic text.Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks or boxes, misplaced vowels or missing conjuncts instead of Indic text. Vidura (Sanskrit: व&#x...

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DRAUPADI, (YAJNASENI), (PARSATI) & PANCHALI (b. - -3030)

His skill in archery was to have an unlikely utility; it won him the hand of Draupadi, his first wife, the daughter of Drupada, king of Panchala. A contest was held by Drupada to choose a suitable matc...

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SHIKHANDI DRUPADA (b. - -3067)

Shikhandi Kripa fights with Shikhandi . Shikhandi (Sanskrit: शिखंडी, Śikhaṇḍī ; Indonesian, Srikandi) is a character in the Hindu e...

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BAKASURA (deceased)

akasura (also called Bakāsura, Baka, Vaka) (बकासुर) a great Asura who lived near the city of Ekachakra (sometimes Chakranagari), and forced the Raja of ...

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SANJAYA SUTA (CHARITEER) GAVALGANA (deceased)

Sanjaya was the son of Gavalgana. Sanjaya was a Suta. He was the charioteer of Dhritarashtra and the first one who narrated the Bhagavad Gita other than Sri Krishna himself. He gave a blow-by-blow acco...

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KRITAVARMA YADAVA WARRIER HRIDIKA (b. - -3030)

During the great battle at Kurukshetra, Kritavarma was an ally of the Kauravas (as Narayani sena was with Kauravas he led them) against the Pandavas and led the Yadava army (also called the Narayani Se...

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SUSHARMA KING OF TRIGARTA (b. - -3067)

Trigarta was a kingdom mentioned in the epic Mahabharata. Mahabharata mentions two different Trigarta kingdoms, one in the west close to the Sivi Kingdom and the other north to the Kuru Kingdom. Modern...

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JARASANDHA (b. - -3083)

Jarasandha was the king of Magadha. His father had been childless for many years and finally got a magical mango from a sage, which would get his queen pregnant if she ate it. He had two wives, so he g...

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SATYAKI (YUYUDHANA) YADAVA (deceased)

Satyaki Satyaki in Javanese Wayang(Javanese Shadow Puupet).The picture above is a puppet form of Satyaki and does not resemble the actual character. Yuyudhana (Sanskrit: युय&...

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BHEEMA PANDU (-3113 - -3030)

The greatness of Bhima In most literature, the character of Lord Bhima has been completely misrepresented. Bhima is often presented as a glutton, bloated fat person, someone who is perenially hot-tempe...

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SAHADEVA PANDU (-3111 - -3030)

Sahadeva Sahadeva as seen in the Javanese shadow puppet play (wayang) In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Sahadeva (Sanskrit: सहदेव, sahadéva, lit. a thousand God...

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UTTAR KUMARA PRINCE VIRATA (b. - -3067)

n the epic Mahabharata, Uttar or Uttara (उत्तर), the prince of Matsya Kingdom and the son of King Virata, at whose court the Pandavas spent a year in concealment duri...

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MATSYA (VIRATA) KING OF VIRATA (deceased)

KING OF MATSYA WHERE PANDAVAS LIVED DURING 13 tH YEAR OF EXILE. Matsya or Machcha (Sanskrit for fish), classically called the Mese(pron.: /ˈmiːziː/), was the name of a tribe and ...

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DRONA DRONACHARYA) BHARADWAJA (b. - -3067)

Drona was born a Bharadwaja brahmin, in 9000BC Dehradun. Drona implies that he was not gestated in a womb, but outside the human body in a droon (vessel or a basket). The story of Drona's birth is reco...

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ARJUNA PANDU (-3112 - -3030)

Great grand father of tomar clane : Arjun one of the heroes of the Hindu epic Mahābhārata. Arjuna is a central figure in Hindu religion whose name means 'bright', 'shining', 'white' or 's...

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SRIKRISHNA (-3112 - -3031)

Family of krishna Krishna had a total of 16,108 wives, out of which eight were his princely wives and 16,100 were rescued from Narakasura, who had forcibly kept them in his harem. After Krishna killed ...

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