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5/2/2014 5/2/2014

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...

4/1/2014 4/1/2014

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 ...

2/25/2014 2/25/2014

ALAMBHUSHA (deceased)

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

2/15/2014 2/15/2014

YAJA (deceased)

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

1/23/2014 1/23/2014

KUMBHEENASI (deceased)

1/23/2014 1/23/2014

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 ...

1/23/2014 1/23/2014

UPAYAJA (deceased)

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

1/23/2014 1/23/2014

SAGE KANVA (deceased)

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

1/7/2014 1/7/2014

LORD GANESH (deceased)

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

1/7/2014 1/7/2014

Lord Brahma MP (c.-4025 - d.)

"ब्रह्मा", "Brahmā", "Virinchan"

Brahma (Sanskrit: ब्रह्मा; IAST:Brahmā) is the Hindu god (deva) of creation and one of the Trimurti, the others being Vishnu and Shiva. According...

5/28/2008 1/7/2014

VAISHAMPAYANA (deceased)

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

1/6/2014 1/6/2014

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...

1/6/2014 1/6/2014

PRATIKAMI (deceased)

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

1/4/2014 1/4/2014

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...

1/1/2014 1/1/2014

SUSAMA (deceased)

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

1/1/2014 1/1/2014

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

12/28/2013 12/28/2013

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, ...

12/25/2013 12/25/2013

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 ...

12/17/2013 12/17/2013

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...

12/2/2013 12/2/2013

SUDAKSHINA (deceased)

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

12/1/2013 12/1/2013

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...

11/28/2013 11/28/2013

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 ...

11/27/2013 11/27/2013

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...

11/24/2013 11/24/2013

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...

11/24/2013 11/24/2013

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...

11/22/2013 11/22/2013

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...

11/7/2013 11/7/2013

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...

11/11/2012 10/26/2013

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....

10/18/2013 10/18/2013

SHRINGI (deceased)

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

10/14/2013 10/14/2013

SAALUVAN (deceased)

10/12/2013 10/12/2013

ASTIKA (deceased)

10/5/2013 10/5/2013

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...

7/21/2013 7/21/2013

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 ...

11/9/2012 5/16/2013

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-...

1/29/2013 1/29/2013

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...

11/9/2012 1/29/2013

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...

11/9/2012 1/29/2013

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 ...

1/25/2013 1/29/2013

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...

1/27/2013 1/27/2013

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...

8/22/2010 1/23/2013

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...

11/9/2012 1/20/2013

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...

1/15/2013 1/15/2013

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

11/9/2012 1/14/2013

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 ...

11/9/2012 1/12/2013

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...

11/9/2012 1/11/2013

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...

11/9/2012 1/8/2013

SHIKHANDI DRUPADA (b. - -3067)

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

11/10/2012 1/7/2013

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 ...

1/5/2013 1/6/2013

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...

1/5/2013 1/5/2013

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...

1/5/2013 1/5/2013

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...

1/5/2013 1/5/2013

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...

1/5/2013 1/5/2013

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&...

1/5/2013 1/5/2013

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...

11/9/2012 1/4/2013

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...

11/9/2012 1/2/2013

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...

12/30/2012 1/1/2013

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 ...

12/29/2012 12/29/2012

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...

11/21/2012 11/21/2012

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...

11/9/2012 11/15/2012

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 ...

11/8/2012 11/8/2012