UTTAMAUJAS

UTTAMAUJAS IN MAHABHARATA INTRODUCTION In the epic Mahabharata, Uttamaujas was a talented warrior of the Panchala Kingdom. In Mahabharata, he is described as a good looking and sweet natured person. The Panchala king Drupada considered him like his son, and he appointed him to act as a bodyguard to Arjuna. HeRead More →

Ma Sarama

SARAMA IN MAHABHARATA INTRODUCTION As per our Holy Hindu Puranas, Ma Sarama is considered as an immortal female dog who lives in the Swarka Loka, also called as Indra Loka. She was mentioned in the Rig Veda, and once she helped Lord Indra to recover the divine cows which was stolen by the demons.Read More →

Parishrami

PARISHRAMI IN MAHABHARATA INTRODUCTION Parishrami was the chief maid of the queens Ambika and Ambalika. They have united with Rishi Vedavyasa and produced Dhritarashtra and Pandu. After that, they sent their maid Parishrami to Maharishi Vyasa, and she united with Vyasa and delivered the pious Vidura. Parishrami is mentioned in the MahabharataRead More →

MALINI

MALINI IN MAHABHARATA INTRODUCTION Malini was the maid of Draupadi, and she was married to a brave soldier Pralanksena. They had a son Nakusha, and he served as the security guard of Drupada. Her husband and son were killed by Drona during the Kurukshetra war. Malini faithfully served Ma Draupadi, during her tough time also.Read More →

MADRI

MADRI IN MAHABHARATA INTRODUCTION As per the great epic Mahabharata, Madri, was the sister of Shalya, and she was the princess of the Madra Kingdom. Once Bhishma met Shalya and asked him to arrange for the marriage of his sister to Pandu. Bhishma also gave him lot of wealth to Shalya during theRead More →

KUNTI-BHOJA

KUNTI-BHOJA IN MAHABHARATA INTRODUCTION According to Mahabharata, Kunti-Bhoja was the foster father of Kunti. Since he ruled the Kunti Kingdom, he was known as Kunti-Bhoja. Kunti was the daughter of King Shurasena but she was adopted by Kuntibhoja since he had no children. Kuntibhoja considered her as his own daughter and loved her very much. Kunti was veryRead More →

KARENUMATI

KARENUMATI IN MAHABHARATA INTRODUCTION Karenumati was the daughter of the king Shishupala of Chedi, and she was the sister of Dhrishtaketu. Her husband was Nakula and their son was, Niramitra. After Nakula, Niramitra ruled the Madra Kingdom. Karenumati was a pious and a chaste woman, who served as a dutiful wife to Nakula, one ofRead More →

CHITRAVAHANA

CHITRAVAHANA IN MAHABHARATA INTRODUCTION Chitravahana was the king of Manipura, his consort was Vasundhara, and he was the father of Chitrangada. Chitrangada was married with Arjuna, and their son was Babruvahana. Chitravahana though he ruled a small kingdom, he was very generous and a good natured person. He charged lower amount of tax,Read More →

BANASENA - SON OF KARNA

BANASENA – SON OF KARNA INTRODUCTION Banasena was the son of Karna, and he was excellent in handling weapons during the war. He was killed by Bhima during the Kurukshetra war. But Bhima allowed Karna to take his son’s body in order to perform funeral to him. Banasena was mentioned inRead More →

Akshay Patra

AKSHAYA PATRA INTRODUCTION Akshaya Patra also known as Amudha Surabi is a holy vessel, which contains unlimited food in it, and the details about the sacred object were mentioned in Mahabharata. This marvellous vessel was given to Yudhishthira by Lord Surya Bhagavan in order to obtain enough food from the Vessel during the times ofRead More →

INTRODUCTION Kesari was the brave Vanara king of a small region. He was the foster father of Lord Hanuman and the consort of Anjana.  Kesari was a great person, who involves in deep meditation in the jungles, and an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva. He prayed to Lord Shiva for a holy child, andRead More →

INTRODUCTION Thadhimugan was a great Vanara, who contains noble characteristics, and considered as a GEM among the Vanaras, similar to Lord Hanuman. He was mentioned in the great epic Ramayana as the uncle of Sukriva and also guards his beautiful garden with his monkey army. Similar to other Vanaras, heRead More →

INTRODUCTION Sita is the main character and is the most pious and holy woman as per Ramayana. She is considered as the incarnation of the earth goddess, Bhumi Devi and was adopted by King Janaka of Videha and his wife, Queen Sunaina. She has a younger sister, Urmila, and the female cousins Mandavi and Shrutakirti. Sita is well-known for her dedication, wisdom,Read More →

INTRODUCTION Gandhari plays an important role in the Mahabharata. She was a princess of Gandhara and the wife of Dhritrashtra, the blind king of Hastinapura, and the mother of the Kauravas. She was well known for her chastity, purity and holiness, and praised as a pious woman among the three worlds in the heaven as well asRead More →