Krishna counsels Arjuna to "fulfill his Kshatriya (warrior) duty to uphold the Dharma" through "selfless action". Valandhara was the princess of Kashi Kingdom, and wife of Pandava Bhima. 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.  When Urvashi cursed Arjuna to remain a eunuch for life, it was Chitrasena along with Indra who mediated with her to reduce the tenure of her curse to a single year. The most important characters of Mahabharata can be said to include: Krishna; the Pandavas — Yudhishthira, Bheema, Arjuna, Nakula and Sahadeva, along with their wife Draupadi; and the Kauravas (who were a hundred brothers), led by the eldest brother, Duryodhana. Vinda and Anuvinda were brothers, and the 2 kings of Avanti. On the 16th day of the war, Karna was fighting with Bhima. Jayadratha was King of Sindhu Kingdom. 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. Upon seeing her, Vishwamitra was filled with desire and from their union, Shakuntala, mother of great king Bharat, was born. Lord Krishna and Satyabhama ( the human incarnation of Bhumi) killed him. Menaka was a beautiful apsara. The names and backstories appear in later texts and interpolation. He was the grandson of Maharishi Gautama. He had a twin sister called Lakshmanaa who was kidnapped by Samba (Krishna's son). sfn error: multiple targets (2×): CITEREFChakravarti2007 (. , King Kuru had two wives named Shubhangi and Vahini. He was born to Vichitravirya's first wife Ambika. In the Mahabharata, Aruni appeared in the Adi Parva. It fell into a pot and Drona was born. He was also called Chaidya, being a member of Chedi kingdom. Nala is the main character of a love story in the Vana Parva of Mahabharata. Ancient Indian History, 1988, p 149, Madhavan Arjunan Pillai. Krishna and Yogmaya were born on the same day. She was married to Yayati and gave birth to two sons — Yadu and Turvasu, and a daughter —Madhavi. He was the son of king Bhishmaka and elder brother of Rukmini. Pradyumna was the son of Sri Krishna and Rukmini. Later, he becomes King of Anga and Indraprastha. He was Kashi's Amba in previous birth. In the epic, Virata was the king of Matsya Kingdom with its Virata Kingdom, in whose court the Pandavas spent a year in concealment during their exile. , Amba was the eldest daughter of Kashya, the king of Kashi and the sister of Ambika and Ambalika. He was killed by Bhima in the Lakshagraha palace. In his last life, Purochana had been Prahasta, Ravana's uncle and commander-in-chief of his army . Subala was father of Shakuni and Gandhari. Out of which, 101 were his legitimate children from his wife Gandhari. Ghatotkatcha, the mighty son of Hidimba and Bheema, was a dreaded rakshaasa prince on the side of Pandavas. According to the epic, Bharata was a Chakravartin. He was the incarnation of the great serpent God Seshnag. Sahadeva had two wives Draupadi and Vijaya. He was the youngest and only remaining son of Shakuni. He was younger brother of Shikhandini/Shikhandi and elder brother of Dhrishtadyumna and Draupadi. Bhagadatta was the son of Naraka, mythological king of the Pragjyotisha Kingdom and second in line of kings of Naraka dynasty. But Arjuna refused her as he thought her as his mother. His hairs were cut off as a punishment. Even gods like Indra are described to be enamoured of Tilottama. He was the son of King Vridhakshtra. He has a twin named Yami, the goddess of life. He was the son of Ghatotkacha and Mourvi. Kripi was the sister of Kripacharya. He became a Chiranjivi (immortal) due to a curse on him by Lord Krishna after he shot the Brahmashirastra over Uttara's womb. Gandhari is a prominent character in the Indian epic the Mahabharata. However, he survived and was raised by Mayawati (reincarnation of devi Rati). He was the best archer and the greatest warrior in Mahabharata. Due to Yajna's powers Arshi gave birth to Vrikaasur. During that time she wasn't married and had to abandon the child. 46-47. Hanuman wanted to test Bhima and appeared as a normal monkey in front of him. Out of these children, Dushala is the only girl. The latter lying in the breach of the embankment to prevent the water from entering it. Satyabhama is the third consort of the God Krishna, the eighth avatar of the god Vishnu. He was related to both the Pandavas and the Kauravas through his half-brother, Vichitravirya (Son of Satyavati). She had a son named Babhruvahana with him. She was married to Lord Krishna and Satyabhama's son Bhanu. Bangali version of Mahabharata (by Kashiram Das) claims that she was daughter of prince Bhagadatta of Pragjyotisha. As a woman, she married Budha, son of Chandra, and had a son named Pururavas. He fathered two children of royal queen, son Laxman Kumara and daughter Lakshmana and many children from concubines as well. After Bhima killed Hidimba, Hidimbi married Bhima and gave birth to Ghatotkacha. He was the grandson of Vasishtha, the son of Śakti Maharṣi, and the father of Vyasa. He was very well known for his skill on his elephant. He was succeeded by his son Vajradatta. You can write a book review and share your experiences. He fell in love with Damayanti and married her. His wife was Arsh and had a son by name of Uluka. , In the literature, Kuru is an ancestor of Pandu and his descendants, the Pandavas, and also of Dhritarashtra and his descendants, the Kauravas. Later Agni went to forest to calm down his mind. His capital was known as Kampilya. She was also known as Arsh and Charulata. His wife was Radha. Brihaspati often ignored Tara and she started to have an affair with Chandra, the moon god.  One day, Pandu and Madri made love, this led Pandu to die due to his curse and Madri to commit suicide. Krishna married her, when he defeated Jambavan to retrieve the stolen Syamantaka jewel.. In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Niramitra (Sanskrit: निरमित्र, lit. He was King of Gandhar and later King-Father under Shakuni's rule. In the epic, Indra appears numerous times. Ekalavya (English: एकलव्य, ékalavya) is a character from the epic The Mahābhārata. Her brothers Keturaja and Ketusena were killed by Drupada on the 11th day of the war. Kritavarma was one of the Yadava warriors and chieftain, and a contemporary of Krishna. He was the oldest warrior to fight in the Mahabharata war. Bhagadatta was the king of Prajokiyatsa, modern day Burma. Later, he realised who the monkey was and apologized. He fought in the Kurukshetra war for the Pandavas along with his father Drupada and brother Dhristadyumna. His sister Karenumati was married to Nakula. He was always appreciated by Kansa. When Bhima was about to stab Karna, Karna's son Banasena came in aid of his father. Kichaka was the general of the Mastya kingdom. The question what we should ask - did Arjuna really wanted to defeat Bhagadatta? He was a descendant of a king Brihadratha, the creator of the Barhadratha dynasty of Magadha. According to the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Jarasandha was a powerful king of Magadha. This king then ruled for more than 20 years. She did it out of curiosity and gave birth to Karna, who was born with indestructible armour and earings. The Bhagadatta and Supratika duo looked like the Indra-Airavata duo. Samba was the husband of Lakshmanaa, Duryodhana's daughter. In the war, he killed mighty warrior Ghatothkatcha. He is son of Anusuya and Atri. In the story, he tried to take Satyavan's soul, but Savitri tricked him. They also had a sister, Mitravinda, who married Lord Krishna. "Hw wh searched for the daughter of Janaka(JAnaki,Sita),abducted by the ten faced Demon(RavaNa), that RavaNa, who disregarded the (wise) counsel of the Good men "anagham pampateeirasangata- anjanEnabhOmaNi || "The sinless one , who met Anjeneya, at the banks of the pampA (river/Lake), the (supreme one from the race of the )Sun God! Parashuram is the sixth avatar of Vishnu in Hinduism and he is one of the chiranjeevis who will appear at the end of the Kali Yuga. Chitra was killed by Prativindhya on the 16th day, whereas Chitrasena was killed by Shrutakarma on the same day. Bhagadatta was a very good friend of Pandu. I told her: Stay in prAgjyotiSha, ruled by naraka's son, bhagadatta. Not much is revealed about Laxman in the Mahabharata. 3. Narakasur's successor, Bhagadatta, figured in the Mahabharata war leading a vast army against the Pandavas. He married Ashokasundari/Viraja, the daughter of Devi Parvati and Lord Shiva, and had a son named Yayati. She was the common wife of the Pandavas, who fought their cousins, the Kauravas in the great Kurukshetra War. Kuru is the name of the ancestor of the clan of the Kurus in the Mahabharata. Sahadeva was the youngest of the five Pandava brothers. He married princess of Kashi. Kunti or Pritha was the daughter of Shurasena, and the foster daughter of his cousin Kuntibhoja. He married Mayawati, Prabhavati and Vidarbha princess Rukmavati, and had a son Aniruddha. Her story was told by sage Narada to the Pandavas as he wanted to tell how a woman can led rivalry between brothers. Being the firstborn son of the blind king, he was the crown prince of Kuru Kingdom and its capital Hastinapura along with his cousin Yudhishtra who was older than him. She was very beautiful and intelligent. After Vasudeva and Devaki were released, she started living with them. He performed a snake sacrifice called Sarpa Satra to avenge his father's death, who was killed by Takshaka, Arjuna's naga enemy. Bhurishravas is eventually killed by Satyaki in the War. These children, including the eldest son Duryodhana, came to be known as the Kauravas. In the Mahabharata, Ganga was the first wife of Shantanu, and the mother of heroic warrior-patriarch, Bhishma. Ashwatthama possessed the celestial weapon Narayanastra (which no one possessed in the Mahabharat era). Approaching that mansion that resembled the peak of Meru, the son of Hiḍaṃbī saw a female companion Karṇaprāvaraṇā. He was a cousin and was the best friend of Lord Krishna. Draupadi : Daughter of King Drupada, King of Panchala, who married all the five Pandavas though Arjuna had won her in the Swayamvara, because of the vow that they would share everything in common. He is son of Surya and Saranyu. Duryodhana was married to Bhanumathi, the daughter of Bhagadatta, the king of Pragjyotishya. Ganesha agreed but only on the condition that Vyasa recites the poem uninterrupted, that is, without pausing. He was a son of Karna. She had a younger brother named Kichaka and a brother-in-law named Sahtanika. During Kuruksetra war, Kritavarma fought for Kauravas along with Krishna's Narayani sena and was one of survivors of the war. He had two wives, Devayani and Sharmishtha. He was the son of Pandu and Kunti and spiritual son of Vayu. On the 7th day, he massacred the Kaurava army and killed many brothers of Shakuni. Nakula and Sahadev were twins born to Madri who had invoked the Ashwini Kumaras. Ganesha is the god of beginnings. Menaka left Shakuntala and Vishwamitra again started to meditate. In the Mahabharata, she appeared in Adi Parva. Bhagadutta was a powerful king. He was born as a boon of Lord Shiva. Chandra had an affair with Tara, Brihaspati's wife. The name Arjuna means "bright" or "shining" (lit. Sharmishtha was an Asura princess and a spouse of Yayati, an ancestor of Shantanu. Even Satyaki attacked Bhagadatta but his chariot was crushed by Supratika. Bhurishravas had 2 brothers – Bhuri and Shala. He was born from Niyoga- between sage Vyasa and Parishrami, a handmaiden to the queens- Ambika and Ambalika. When, Amba told Bhishma about her love, he sent her with honour to Shalva. He died in Kurukshetra War in the hands of Karna. She fell in love with Satyavan, a prince who is destined to die at very young age. He was Mura, an ally of Narakasura, who was killed by Satyabhama and Krishna. Shrutsena was the son of Sahadeva and Draupadi. She was also the mother of Pandu, step mother of Dhritarashtra and grand mother of Pandavas. However, Bhishma won the princesses for his brother. He was killed by Ashwatthama in the Kurukshetra War. Adrika, as a fish, lived in the river Yamuna. Balarama was the elder brother of Krishna. Bharata is an ancestor of the Pandavas and the Kauravas in the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata. He sided with Kaurava in the Mahabharata war as he was an enemy of Lord Krishna. When she met Shantanu for the first time, Shantanu asked her to become his wife. In the Hindu scriptures like the Mahabharata and Bhagvata Puran, Satrajit was a Yadava king who was a great devotee of Suryadeva, the Sun god. They were both of great strength and skill. He helped his father many times in the Kurukshetra war. Samvarana was a king from lunar dynasty and an ancestor of Shantanu. After 10 days, during the night, Purochana set fire on the palace. 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). Nakula and Sahadeva were twins born to Madri, who had invoked the Ashwini Kumaras. In the Mahabharata, Savitri and Satyavan are characters appearing in the Vana Parva of the epic. She was married to King Pandu of Hastinapur and was the mother of Karna and the Pandavas Yudhishthira, Bhima, Arjuna. He is described as an extremely powerful warrior. From their union, Tara became pregnant with Chandra's son, Budha. Chitrasena was able to achieve this by narrating to her the story of the Pandavas and the bravery of Arjuna.. Epic Mythology, 1969, p 62, Edward Washburn Hopkins. He lived in a city named Takshasila, which was the new territory of Takshaka after his race was banished by Pandavas led by Arjuna from the Khandava Forest and Kurukshetra, where they built their new kingdom. In the Vana Parva, sage Markandeya told the story of Agni's marriage. 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.. But when she met Bhima, she fell in love with him and told them the plan. Purochana and his wife welcomed the Pandavas and Kunti grandly. She was the mother of Uluka, Vrikaasur, and Vriprachitti. in direct and joint attacks when he had a bow in his hands. She was the daughter of king Bhishmaka, sister of Rukmi and the princess of Vidarbha. Kunti was a daughter of King Shurasena but was later given to Kuntibhoja since he was devoid of children. He kidnapped Draupadi on Duryodhana's order but was stopped by Arjuna and Bhima. 2019.  Due to his merits and great ascetic practices the region "Kurujangal" was named after him. She married Samvarana and had a child named, Kuru. Sudakshina (Sanskrit: सुदक्षिण) was a king of the Kambojas, and fought on the side of the Kauravas in the Kurukshetra War. Sahadeva was the son of powerful king Jarasandha. He was the youngest brother among Upapandavas. His 4 children included Iravan, Babruvahana, Abhimanyu and Srutakarma. When Lord Krishna visited Hastinapur as an emissary of Pandavas, he had not accepted Duryodhana's request to stay in his palace but instead he chose to stay at Vidur's home and accepted a simple meal there. Takshaka was the king nagas. He was also the leader of all Sutas and royal charioteers. Dhrishtaketu's daughter Bhadra was married to Krishna, who bore him many sons. One is Laxman Kumara (son) and second one is Lakshmanaa (daughter). Babruvahana was one of the sons of Arjuna, begotten through Chitrangada, the princess of Manipur. He had a son named Viduratha with Shubhangi, and five sons with Vahini, named Ashvavat, Abhishyat, Citraratha, Muni, and Janamejaya.  When Kunti was a young girl, the sage Durvasa visited Kuntibhoja one day and sought his hospitality. Janamejaya was a Kuru king and a descendant of Arjuna. He is the spiritual father of Yudhishthira. They sent her to Maharishi Vyasa the third time when Satyavati asked them to go. He is the main antagonist in the Hindu epic Mahabharata.  He sided with Kaurava in the Mahabharata war as he was an enemy of Lord Krishna. Adhiratha and Radha never differentiate Karna with Shon and loved them equally. He was father of Devavrat (Bhishma), Chitrāngad and Vichitravirya. According to the Mahabharata, the sage Vyasa was the son of Satyavati and Parashara. Surya is the god of sun and day. Abhimanyu's father Arjuna swore to kill Jayadratha and he fulfill his oath. They had a son Suhotra. From his seed, Kripa and Kripi were born. She had a twin brother named Laxman Kumara. 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. He married Tapati, daughter of Surya, and had a child named Kuru. Their father is Surya and his mother is Saranyu. As Krishna had killed Narakasur, Bhagadatta agreed to join the Kauravas. He became the king of Indraprastha and later of Hastinapura (Kuru). Sri Krishna frequently appears in Assam Mythology. In the story, Bhima, Hanuman's celestial brother, performed a penance to gain more strength. Mura's daughter made a condition that she will marry the man who conquers her by silencing her with questions as well as by subduing her in battle. Yayati was an ancestor of Shantanu and the son of king Nahusha and Ashokasundari, the daughter of goddess Parvati. On seeing Banasena, Bhima got angered as his own son Ghatotkacha and nephew Abhimanyu were killed by Karna. Adhiratha was the foster father of Karna and the charioteer of Bheeshma. She had a friend named Sharmishtha who was secretly in relationship with her husband Yayati.. Aided by Krishna and Arjuna, Agni consumes the Khandava Forest. Arjuna teaches him many more skills of great warrior. Devaki was the daughter of Ugrasena, the stepsister of Kansa, wife of Vasudeva Anakadundubhi, the biological mother of Lord Krishna. Rohini is was the chief of Krishna's junior wives, who were imprisoned by Narakasura. She agreed on the condition that he wouldn't ask her a single question. In the Shanti Parva of the epic, Narada narrated that Chitrangada's daughter (Bhanumati) with Kaurava Duryodhana. The first ten names are spoken by Arjuna himself, while the name "Kapi Dhwaja" is also used to refer to his chariot, the "Nandi Ghosha" .The names and their me… Many of Dhrishtaketu's sons participated in the Kurukshetra War, participating on both sides. Hindus believe Subhadra to be a goddess named Yogmaya. The alliance made him side with the Kauravas. Before this, King Ugrasena was overthrown from power by his own son Kansa and was sentenced to prison along with his daughter Devaki and son in law Vasudeva to prison. With Shantanu, she is the mother of Chitrangada and Vichitravirya. Shatanika was the son of Nakula and Draupadi. Sutsoma was the son of Bhima and Draupadi.  Eventually, the sage was gratified. Arjuna was the son of Pandu and Kunti in the Kuru Kingdom. He was a friend of Shakuni and Duryodhana. Prativindhya was the son of Yudhisthir and Draupadi. As per the story, Agni visited the ashram of the seven Saptarshi and saw their wives. He had a sister named Bhanumati. She was the princess of Avanti. They had a son, Astika, who saved the serpents including Takshaka from Sarpa Satra organised by king Janamejaya to avenge his father's death.. In Kalika Purana, Naraka said to have sons namely Bhagadatta, Mahasirsa, Madavan and Sumali and Vajradatta and Pushpadatta were sons of Bhagadatta. However, she promised him to return his son. He was the eldest 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. Parashurama is also the Guru of Bhishma, Dronacharya, and Karna.. Chitrasena was also introduced in the epic in the Vana Parva, as a teacher of music by Indra. She was the step mother of Nakula and Sahadeva. Shon was trained in warfare by Karna. Though the Bhāratas is a prominent community in the Rigveda, the story of Bharata is first told in the Adi Parva of the Mahabharata, wherein he is the son of Dushyanta and Shakuntala. His sister Kunti was married to Pandu. The powerful son of Droṇa, Aśvatthāmā, though known as the part incarnate of Rudra, was really born of the four parts of … During the Ashvamedha yagna, he killed his father Arjuna without knowing his identity. A request that this article title be changed to, List of characters appearing in the Hindu epic Mahabharata, The list tries to mention as many characters as possible, but is not complete. Ahilāvati, also known as Mourvi, her maiden name, was a female figure in the Mahābhārata epic. Many believe that Subhadra was her reincarnation. She is the wife of Nanda (head of Gokul) and foster mother of Lord Krishna and Balarama. He is son of Kashyapa and Aditi. Bharadwaja was a sage with divine powers. 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