However, when Dhristadyumna and Draupadi emerged from the fire, she was not present there. [note 1], Abhimanyu was the son of Pandava prince Arjuna and Yadava princess Subhadra. He was second son of Shakuni. For this plan to be successful, Duryodhana invites King Bhagadatta, son of the great asura Narakasura to fight against the Pandavas. Vrikaasur was master of sword fighting. He served as Prime Minister of Gandhara because of his wisdom under Shakuni's rule. Her actual parents were Saradvan and Janapadi. Satyavati was distraught with her daughter-in-laws. They sent her to Maharishi Vyasa the third time when Satyavati asked them to go. Pandu was the king of Hastinapur, the son of Ambalika and Vichitravirya. They got married in a self choice ceremony. He defeated great warriors like Bhishma, Drona, Ashwatthama, Karna, Kripa many times but never got defeated by any of them throughout his life. Ekalavya (English: एकलव्य, ékalavya) is a character from the epic The Mahābhārata. He was killed by Bhima on the 2nd day of war along with many soldiers and two generals Satya and Satyadeva. The Bhagadatta and Supratika duo looked like the Indra-Airavata duo. Samba was the mischievous son of Krishna and his second wife, Jambavati. Valandhara was the princess of Kashi Kingdom, and wife of Pandava Bhima. He was husband of Ganga and Satyavati. Ghritachi is one of the prominent Apsara. Bahlika, also spelled as Vahlika, was the king of Bahlika kingdom in the Mahabharata, the elder brother of Shantanu, who was a king of Hastinapur and the uncle of Bhishma. She too had a high degree of devotion and abdication. He was the grandson of Bhima and Hidimbi. He was a descendant of the Bharata race, of the Lunar dynasty and great-grandfather of the Pandavas and Kauravas. Later in the epic, Surya gave Akshaypatra to Yudhishthira. Later, he helped in birth of 101 children of Dhritarashtra and Gandhari. He was killed by Arjuna. Satyaki was also student of Arjuna due to which he fought on Pandavas side. During his temporary absence, Nahusha took his place as the king. Bhagadatta was the son of Narakasura, king of the Pragjyotisha Kingdom and second in line of kings of Naraka dynasty. In the epic Mahabharata, Dhritarashtra is the King of Kuru Kingdom with its capital Hastinapur. She was sister of Prince Uttara. Rukmi was the ruler of Vidarbha. He was the son of King Vridhakshtra.  Before Arjuna could counter this weapon however, Krishna intervened by standing up at the Charioteers position. She was real mother of Shon. Later Usha was married to Aniruddha, grandson of Lord Krishna.. Pururavas's Descendents founded the lunar dynasty. Chitrāngada was a king in ancient India. Yuyutsu was a son of Dhritarashtra with Dasi aka Sughada/Sauvali, his wife Gandhari's maid. Hindus believe Subhadra to be a goddess named Yogmaya. Urvashi was a celestial maiden in Indra's court and was considered the most beautiful of all the Apsaras. He along with his sister Kripi were adopted by King Shantanu. He was a young prince of the Nishadha, a confederation of jungle tribes (Adivasi) in Ancient India. He was the son of Abhimanyu (Arjuna's son) and Uttarā. Hanuman wanted to test Bhima and appeared as a normal monkey in front of him. He was a master of advanced military arts, including the divine weapons or Astras. He was husband of Sudharma. He was among the most loved sons of Pandavas.. In the epic Mahabharata, Vidura is described as the prime minister of the Kuru Kingdom and also the uncle of the Pandavas and Kauravas. He used Narayanastra and killed 1 akshouni of the Pandava army. In the Mahabharat, Markandeya visits the Pandavas during their exile and tells them the story of Nala and Damayanti, Savitri and Satyavan, etc. Later, Babhruvahana unknowingly killed his father but was revived by Ulupi, Chitrāngadā's friend, and co-wife. On the 18th day of Kurukshetra War, Nakula had killed three sons of Karna. Kripi was the sister of Kripacharya. He is consort of Saranyu. Dantavakra was the king of Karusha according to the Mahabharata and the Puranas. He was younger of Shalya and elder brother of Madri. He died in Kurukshetra War in the hands of Karna. Bhagadatta was the son of Naraka, king of the Pragjyotisha Kingdom and second in a line of kings of Naraka dynasty. After 10 days, during the night, Purochana set fire on the palace. Like Jarasandha, king Bhagadatta was another impediment for Yudhisthira’s Rajasuya sacrifice. Brihaspati often ignored Tara and she started to have an affair with Chandra, the moon god. After the Devas killed his mother (who was later revived), Shukra developed a deep hatred towards the Devas and became the guru of Asuras. A late interpolation to the epic poem Mahabharata says that the sage Vyasa asked him to serve as his scribe to transcribe the poem as he dictated it to him. These were some of his appearances in the epic. Being a son of an asura (demon Narakasura, who was killed by Krishna) and thus the resulting enmity with Krishna also made his decision so inclined. Her husband was Kauravya. He was Yuvaraja (Crown Price) of Kalinga. Kuru was an ancestor of Shantanu. Later they had a child named Vyasa. He was killed by Bhima when he tried to force himself on Draupadi. Satyavati is the matriarch of the Mahabharata. Shakuntala was left with sage Kanva. They had a son, Astika, who saved the serpents including Takshaka from Sarpa Satra organised by king Janamejaya to avenge his father's death.. Arjuna decides to challenge Bhagadatta. Not much is revealed about Laxman in the Mahabharata. He later became a sage and his divine powers killed Kalyavana.. Vajra was crowned as the King of Indraprastha on the request of Krishna by the Pandavas after the Yadava fratricide just before the Pandavas' exile. She is one of lord Krishna's eight wives. Eventually, he was the only son of Dhritarashtra who survived the Kurukshetra war. 4. Bhima killed demons including Bakasura, Hidimbasura, Kirmira, Jatasura, etc. He is described as an extremely powerful warrior. 3. She had a twin brother named Laxman Kumara. Sanjaya was Dhritarashtra's advisor and also his charioteer. Bhagadatta was however a friend of Pandu, the father of the five Pandavas. Said to have established this dynasty, and his descendants Bhagadatta and Vajradatta are first mentioned in the epics Mahabharata and the Ramayana in the sections that were composed in the first few centuries though they place them variously in either northwestern or eastern India. The hero said to her gently, “O gentle lady, where is the daughter of Muru. Dhrishtadyumna was the son of Drupada and the brother of Draupadi, Shikhandi, and Satyajit in the epic Mahabharata. They were the sons of Jayasena and Rajadhidevi. Nala is the main character of a love story in the Vana Parva of Mahabharata. This king then ruled for more than 20 years. Shon was trained in warfare by Karna. He was filled with desire and discharged his seed. Kuru is the name of the ancestor of the clan of the Kurus in the Mahabharata. The later part of the story is about how Savitri's love and wit saves her husband from Yama, god of death. When Bhima slayed his father, Krishna declared him to be the new ruler of Magadha. When Gandhari was pregnant for more than nine months, Dhritrashtra, in fear that there would be no heir, impregnated the maid. During the Ashvamedha yagna, he killed his father Arjuna without knowing his identity. During that time, she was known as Matsyagandha. In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Laxman Kumara or simply Laxman (Lakshman(a)) is the son of Duryodhana, and grandson of Dhritarashtra. He is son of Aditi and Kashyapa. She was wife of Abhimanyu and mother of Parikshit. One is Laxman Kumara (son) and second one is Lakshmanaa (daughter). Nakula was said to be a skilled master in sword-fighting. Devayani was the daughter of Shukra, the guru of the Asuras. Chekitana was the son of Kekaya king Dhrishtaketu and Queen Shrutakirti, a Yadava. She married Samvarana and had a child named, Kuru. Shakuni was the prince of Gandhara Kingdom in present-day Gandhara, later to become the King after his father's death. He was the son of Vasudev and Rohini. His wife was Vishvahini. Duryodhana was married to Bhanumati, daughter of Bhagadatta,king of the city Pragjyotisha. After the incident, Adrika was liberated from her curse and returned to heaven. Sulabha, originally unnamed in the epic, was the wife of Vidura, the half-brother of King Dhritarashtra and the Prime Minister of Hastinapur. Adhiratha was the charioteer and poet profession working for king Dhritarashtra. Niramitra succeeded his father Nakula to the throne of the Northern Madra Kingdom. Dhrishtaketu and his brothers and sons participated in the Kurukshetra War, where they all were killed. Before her marriage, she once fell in love with Brihaspati's son, Kacha. On the 16th day of the war, Karna was fighting with Bhima. He was the son of Brihaspati. In the epic, he is the spiritual father of Hanuman and the Pandava, Bhima. His father was king Subala and mother Sudarma. Little is revealed about Laxmanaa in the Mahabharata other than her marriage to Krishna's son Samba. She was born from a yajna organized by Panchala King Drupada and is described to be the most beautiful woman of her time. He is called by Kunti after Dharmaraj and Vayu. After a long time, Aruni had not returned. He was a friend of Guru Sukracharya, the guru of Asuras, including Mahabali. He was Mura, an ally of Narakasura, who was killed by Satyabhama and Krishna. He kidnapped Draupadi on Duryodhana's order but was stopped by Arjuna and Bhima. When Bhishma is mortally wounded in the Kurukshetra War, Ganga came out of the water in human form and wept uncontrollably over his body. Arjuna defeats Bhagadatta, the king of Pragjyotisha, during his military campaign to collect tribute for Pandava king Yudhisthira's Rajasuya sacrifice (2,26) An encounter took place between Bhagadatta and Arjuna for days together each desirous of victory over the other. Ahilāvati, also known as Mourvi, her maiden name, was a female figure in the Mahābhārata epic. Bhagadatta was a very good friend of Pandu. Ghatotkatcha, the mighty son of Hidimba and Bheema, was a dreaded rakshaasa prince on the side of Pandavas. Devki and Vasudev were parents of Lord Krishna. Jarasandha was slain by Bhima by executing the clever strategy formed by Krishna. He was killed by 2nd Pandava Bhima. Krishna married her, when he defeated Jambavan to retrieve the stolen Syamantaka jewel.. Shakuni did a Yajna on Subala's order for obtaining a protector who can protect his eldest son Uluka and Kingdom Gandhara from dangers. But Arjuna's other wife Ulupi brought back his life with help of Nagmani. Vikarna was the only Kaurava who questioned the humiliation of Draupadi, the wife of his cousin Pandavas after they lost her in a game of dice to Duryodhana. After the Pandavas and Draupadi retired for heaven, he was crowned as the new king. He was second born child of King Drupada and Queen Kokila Devi. After the passing of Vasudeva in the Yadu massacre, Rohini cremates herself on Vasudeva's pyre along with his other wives Devaki, Bhadra and Madira.. Her story was told by sage Narada to the Pandavas as he wanted to tell how a woman can led rivalry between brothers. Dhrishtaketu became the king of Chedi after his father's death and became an ally of the Pandavas. He was succeeded by his son Vajradatta. He was the son of Ghatotkach and Maurvi. He was succeeded by his son, King Bhagadatta, who sent the first ambassadorial mission to China in 515. After 10 month, some fishermen caught her, cut open her womb and found two children — Matsyagandha and Matsya. Sörensen (1902) p. 345 indexes the name as Irāvat. He was the second brother among Upapandavas. He was removed from his position as the king because of his arrogance and cursed to a snake. Sughada was the maid of Gandhari and the mother of Yuyutsu. Nakula and Sahadev were twins born to Madri who had invoked the Ashwini Kumaras. Bhima asked Karna to take his son's body to perform funerals and later fight with Arjuna.. Bhadra and Madira were two wives of Vasudeva, the others. Most modern sources believe that Karna had two wives — Vrushali, his childhood friend, and Supriya, Duryodhana's wife's friend. Bhagadatta was a very accomplished warrior and valiant. He was a great warrior just like his father Arjuna. He married Tapati, daughter of Surya, and had a child named Kuru. He was also the second commander- in- chief of kaurava army from 11th day to 15th day. The eldest son of Draupadi and Yudhishthara. Bhagadatta was the son of Naraka, mythological king of the Pragjyotisha Kingdom and second in line of kings of Naraka dynasty. He was attracted towards them but none responded to him. After seeing his son dead, Karna attacked Bhima. He was a son of Karna. Once he was visiting Haridwar, where he saw Ghritachi, an Apsara, bathing in river. He was slain by his cousin Krishna, at the great coronation ceremony of Yudhishthira in punishment for the opprobrious abuse made against his august personage. But Yayati developed an affair with Devayani's maid, Sharmishtha. Yuyudhana , better known as Satyaki, was a powerful warrior belonging to the Vrishni clan of the Yadavas, to which Krishna also belonged.  After the Kurukshetra War, Vijaya and Suhotra lived in Madra, when Sahadeva was appointed as the king of Madra Kingdom. Sri Krishna fought against king Bhismaka of Kundil (now Sadia) in his bid to marry Bhismaka's daughter Rukmini. Bhanumati is a character in the Indian epic Mahabharata. Sutsoma was the son of Bhima and Draupadi. They had a son called Yaudheya. He was unmarried and was killed by Yudhishthira along with Shalya on the last day of war. Sahadeva is a frequent ally of the Pandavas, and attended the Rajsuya of Yudhishthira. He was the fourth brother among Upapandavas. He was the second god called by Kunti after her marriage using a mantra as her husband couldn't conceive due to a curse. Political History of Ancient India, 1953, p 150, Hemchandra Raychaudhuri, University of Calcutta. He saved the life of a serpent Takshaka, the king of snakes, when the king Janamejaya organized a snake sacrifice known as Sarpa Satra, where he made great sacrifices of serpents, to avenge for the death of his father Parikshit. According to the epic, Bharata was a Chakravartin. Kokila was the wife of King Drupada and the mother of Shikhandini and Satyajit. His wife was Arsh and had a son by name of Uluka. Yudhishtira was the first among the five Pandavas and was blessed by death god Yama to Pandu and Kunti. Volume II M-Z. Pururavas founded the great lunar dynasty. Yogmaya or Vindhyavasini is an incarnation of goddess Adi Parashakti. During that time she wasn't married and had to abandon the child. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. He was born from Niyoga- between sage Vyasa and Parishrami, a handmaiden to the queens- Ambika and Ambalika. She had a son named Babhruvahana with him. 46-47. She is the daughter of Vasudeva and Rohini. Virata was married to Queen Sudeshna and was the father of Prince Uttara and Princess Uttarā, who married Abhimanyu, the son of Arjuna. His story is set long before the Kurukshetra war. He was father of Shikhandi, Satyajit, Dhrishtadyumna and Draupadi. Some pivotal additional characters include Balarama, Subhadra, Vidura, Abhimanyu, Kripacharya, Pandu, Satyavati, Ashwatthama, and Amba. He was son of King Srutayudha and Queen Sakrayani of Kalinga. His sister Kunti was married to Pandu. Shakuni and Duryodhana made another plan to kill the Pandavas. Adrika, as a fish, lived in the river Yamuna. Bhagadatta - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia - …  Shon was their biological son. He was born to Devaki and her husband, Vasudeva of the Yadava clan in Mathura. She was sent by Indra to fill Vishwamitra with lust and destroy his penance. He was king of the Vrishnis and a Yadava prince. His sister Uttarā was given in marriage to Abhimanyu, son of Arjuna. He was a friend of Vasudeva, spouse of Yashoda and the foster father of Krishna. Indra foresaw that Arjuna would have to spend one year at King Virata's palace as a eunuch, during which time he would need the knowledge of music and dance. Bhima also slew krodhavanshas, demon Maniman, and Kichaka. and defeated mighty warriors including Drona, Ashwatthama, Kripa, Karna, Shalya, Duryodhana, Dushasana, Vrishasena, etc. Krishna, using his wit, killed Kalyavana. Duryodhana was married to Bhanumathi, the daughter of Bhagadatta, the king of Pragjyotishya. He was killed unfairly on the 13th day of Kurukshetra War. His wife was Radha. He was a leader of great army of Kirat and Chinas were also joined with Kiratas. He had 4 sons – Kshatradharman, Kshatravarman, Kshatranjaya, and Dhrishtaketu. He was also present inside the Chakra Vyuh on the thirteenth day of the war. His 4 children included Iravan, Babruvahana, Abhimanyu and Srutakarma. So, Dhaumya went out to find Aruni. He is the brother of Devaki, the mother of the god Krishna who later slew Kamsa. He was equal to Indra in every way and was made the ruler of Swarga in Indra's absence. Vyasa was the author of epic Mahabharata. As Krishna had killed Narakasur, Bhagadatta agreed to join the Kauravas. He had a twin sister called Lakshmanaa who was kidnapped by Samba (Krishna's son). He was the royal chief architect in Hastinapura. Aided by Krishna and Arjuna, Agni consumes the Khandava Forest. Samvarana was a king from lunar dynasty and an ancestor of Shantanu. He was the son of rishi Bharadwaja and a descendant of sage Angirasa. Uṣā or Usha was daughter of Banasura, powerful king of Sonitpur and a devote of Lord Shiva. Arjuna chose to use diplomacy to subdue Bhagadatta, rather than slaying him in battle. She and her brother were adopted by the Rajguru of King Shantanu. She was wife of Subala. sfn error: multiple targets (2×): CITEREFChakravarti2007 (. When Krishna was killing Kansa, Balarama killed him by beating him and cutting his head with hands. He was the youngest and only remaining son of Shakuni. Duryodhana also is known as Suyodhana, is a major antagonist in Mahabharata and was the eldest of the Kauravas, the hundred sons of a blind king Dhritarashtra and Queen Gandhari. But Bhima spared Karna remembering Arjuna's oath of slaying Karna. It was made out of materials such as wax and twigs. In the epic, she is the sister of Krishna and Balarama, wife of Arjuna and mother of Abhimanyu and grandmother of Parikshit. She was a princess of Gandhara (modern-day Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa) and the wife of Dhritrashtra, the blind king of Hastinapura, and the mother of a hundred sons, the Kauravas. He was married to Kauravas' only sister and only daughter of Dhritarashtra and Gandhari, Dushala. Later, Alambusha was killed by Bhima's son, Ghatotkacha. The "Mahabharata" is the world's longest epic poem and one of Hinduism's most popular and important scriptures, along with the "Ramayan." He defeated many warriors when he performed Vijay yatra including mighty Bhagadatta and Susharma. His name appears at several places in the Mahabharata. He was slain by Bhima on the 14th day of the war when it continued after sunset. The first part of the question - Why couldn't Arjun defeat Bhagadatta ? Yama also appeared in the tale of Savitri and Satyavan. K.C. The question what we should ask - did Arjuna really wanted to defeat Bhagadatta? Many believe that Subhadra was her reincarnation. They cremated themselves with Vasudeva. In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Laxmanaa (also spelled Lakshmanaa or Lakshmanā) is the daughter of Duryodhana and Bhanumati. Hidimbi, along with her brother, Hidimba, tried to eat the Pandavas, when they entered their forest. Sudeshna was the wife of King Virata, at whose court the Pandavas spent a year in concealment during their exile. On the 11th day he killed 10 generals of Pandava army in one attack of Sword. Sahadeva was the son of powerful king Jarasandha. Krishna let His Chest to be cushion for His potent weapon, which turned into a garland and fell on Krishna (a weapon given to Bhagadatta by Lord Vishnu finally returned to his avatar). She was the wife of Pandava Nakula and begot him a son, Niramitra. From their union, a son was born, who was known as Pururava. He was king of Nishada. Finally, it was Son of Indra (Arjuna) who had to rescue the Pandava army. Indonesian version of Mahabharata claims that Duryodhana' Chiefqueen, princess Banowati,(Bhanumati), was daughter of king Shalya, the ruler of Madra kingdom. The powerful son of Droṇa, Aśvatthāmā, though known as the part incarnate of Rudra, was really born of the four parts of … He is popularly known as the father of the Pandavas, who were called so after him. I told her: Stay in prAgjyotiSha, ruled by naraka's son, bhagadatta. After the Pandavas and Draupadi left for heaven, Takshaka killed Parikshit. Prativindhya is named for Sun (he is a great grandson of Sun). Sahadeva had two wives Draupadi and Vijaya. He was a descendant of sage Angiras.  His son Visharada succeeded him who was killed by Duryodhana on the 8th day. Radha was the foster mother of Karna, one of the central characters in the Hindu epic the Mahabharata. These children, including the eldest son Duryodhana, came to be known as the Kauravas. Sanjaya was a disciple of sage Krishna Dwaipayana Veda Vyasa and was immensely devoted to his master, King Dhritarashtra. She had five sons from each Pandava, who were collectively addressed as the Upapandavas. As per Urubhanga he had a son called Durjay of who information is not yet known. After his father's death, he became the king of Gandhara. He married princess of Kashi. He was very powerful and feared by Virata and the citizens of the kingdom. In the story, he tried to take Satyavan's soul, but Savitri tricked him. He was the grandson of Vasishtha, the son of Śakti Maharṣi, and the father of Vyasa. She was the mother of Uttara, Uttarā, Shveta and Shankha. He is the son of Shiva and Parvati. In the story, these names are given when Prince Uttara of Matsyaasks Arjuna to prove his identity. He was always appreciated by Kansa.  He sided with Kaurava in the Mahabharata war as he was an enemy of Lord Krishna. She is the wife of Nanda (head of Gokul) and foster mother of Lord Krishna and Balarama. Shrutkarma was the son of Arjuna and Draupadi. She is popularly and best known as Mother of Krishna. The monkey asked Bhima to lift his tail if he believed in his strength. Surya is the god of sun and day. He was the brother of Anjanaparvana. Further emissaries were sent in 523, 531, and 568. Vyasa had a monk’s look and as a result, when Ambika met Vyasa, she closed her eyes tight and birthed a blind son named Dhritarashtra was born. However, on the 8th day, in a battle of many illusions and magical powers, Iravan is beheaded by the demon Alambusha. Ashwatthama was the son of guru Drona and the grandson of the sage Bharadwaja. Ancient Indian History, 1988, p 149, Madhavan Arjunan Pillai. In the Khandava-daha Parva, Agni in disguise approaches Krishna and Arjuna seeking sufficient food for gratification of his hunger and expressed his desire to consume the forest of Khandava protected by Indra for the sake of Takshaka, the chief of the Nagas. Menaka left Shakuntala and Vishwamitra again started to meditate. He wanted Arjuna to be trained by the king of the Gandharvas, Chitrasena. He established his grandfather as the ruler of Mathura again after defeating his uncle, King Kamsa who was a wicked ruler. Arjuna plays the listener's role in Bhagavad Gita. He captured and married women forcefully. He was the son of King of Anga Karna and his chief consort Maharani Padmavati and also third of Karna's nine sons. Damayanti is a character in a love story found in the Vana Parva book of the Mahabharata. He was the reason for the separation of Urvashi and Pururavas. Bakasura was a demon who was killed by Bhima near the city of Ekacakrā. He was the oldest warrior to fight in the Mahabharata war. She had a younger brother named Kichaka and a brother-in-law named Sahtanika. After that, Durmasena killed brutally injured Abhimanyu in a mace duel. On the 7th day, he massacred the Kaurava army and killed many brothers of Shakuni. He was succeeded by his son Vajradatta. Nakula and Sahadeva were twins born to Madri, who had invoked the Ashwini Kumaras. Later Agni went to forest to calm down his mind. She married Dronacharya, who was poor at that time. He became a Chiranjivi (immortal) due to a curse on him by Lord Krishna after he shot the Brahmashirastra over Uttara's womb. When they wanted a powerful son, they prayed to Shiva, and a son named Ashwathama was born. His name comes from the fact that his head was hairless (utkaca) and shaped like a ghatam. In the fight, Bhima almost took Karna to death. From their union, Tara became pregnant with Chandra's son, Budha. She was married to Lord Krishna and Satyabhama's son Bhanu. Chandra had an affair with Tara, Brihaspati's wife. He was an ancestor of Duryodhana's wife Bhanumati. In the Mahabharata, Savitri and Satyavan are characters appearing in the Vana Parva of the epic.  Kuntibhoja raised her as his own daughter and loved her. He was the son Budha, son of Chandra, and Ilā. You can write a book review and share your experiences. He was also blessed with the spiritual vision of second sight by a celestial Rishi as a boon. Her story is told in the Mahabharata and dramatized by many writers, the most famous adaption being Kalidasa's play Abhijñānaśākuntala (The Sign of Shakuntala). "bright" or "silver" (cf. Unnamed in the Mahabharata, the name of Drupada's wife is found in later interpolations. He was filled with desire and discharged his seed. According to this inscription, Rajyamati, the queen of the Nepalese king Jayadeva, was the daughter of Harsavarman who belonged to a royal family, called Bhagadatta and conquered Gauda, Odra, Kalinga and Kosala. With his father, he entered battle field on the 11th day of Kurukshetra war and fought for Kauravas. Madranjaya was killed on 2nd day of war by Virata and other two were killed by Abhimanyu inside the Chakravyuha on 13th day. During the Kurukshetra war, the sat on an arrow of Karna which was shot at Arjuna. Drupada was the son of King Prishata. The transcription of the kingdom's name in Chinese records changed over time. Both of them sided with the Kauravas in the Kurukshetra War. Dhaumya sent Aruni to stop the water from entering the embankment. Bhurishravas was the son of Somadatta and the grandson of Bahlika, hence making him the cousin of Dhritarashtra, Pandu, and Vidura. He was a disciple of his maternal uncles Krishna and Balrama. Abhimanyu's father Arjuna swore to kill Jayadratha and he fulfill his oath. Parashurama is also the Guru of Bhishma, Dronacharya, and Karna.. He was King of Gandhar and later King-Father under Shakuni's rule. Shatanika was the son of Nakula and Draupadi. She did it out of curiosity and gave birth to Karna, who was born with indestructible armour and earings. The most beautiful of all the Apsaras Vayu Purana and the charioteer and poet profession for... Side of Pandavas. [ 55 ] by Virata and other two were killed by Ashwatthama in the war! 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