Agneyastra (आग्नेय अस्त्र)

Who had Agneyastra in Mahabharata ?

Agneyastra (आग्नेय अस्त्र) Agneyastra (आग्नेय अस्त्र) - It is weapon belong to Agni, god of Fire. The weapon emitted...

How did Bheem got his gadha and Arjun got his sankha ?

Mayasura (मयासुर) who was the architect of demons gave Bheem his gadha and Arjun his sankha named as Devadatta (देवदत्त)
Mahabharata

What are the benefits of reading Mahabharata ?

Benefits of reading Mahabharata The importance of reading and listening Mahabharata, is mentioned in the epic itself in Svargarohana Parva...

How was Guru Dronacharya born?

Guru Dronacharya Guru Drona, also known as Dronacharya was the teacher who taught the arts of war to both...
Names of Sri Krishna

The origin and meaning of various names of Sri Krishna

Names of Sri Krishna As mentioned in Mahabharata Udyog Parva, chapter 70, when Dhritarashtra ask about the various...
Why Arjuna is called Savyasachi (सव्यसाची)?

Why Arjuna is called Savyasachi ?

Why Arjuna is called Savyasachi (सव्यसाची)? सव्य means "left-hand" As mentioned by Adi Shankaracharya in...

Why Arjuna is called Kiriti ?

Why Arjuna is called Kiriti (किरीटी)? The word किरीटी is derived from किरीटिन् -   - one who wears...
Why did Arjuna rejected the Urvashi (उर्वशी ) ?

Why did Arjuna rejected the Urvashi ?

Why did Arjuna rejected the Urvashi (उर्वशी ) ? Arjuna considered Urvashi (उर्वशी ) as his mother, this is because...
त्रिहायणी

Why Draupadi is called as Trihayani ?

Why Draupadi is called as Trihayani ? त्रिहायणी -  त्रयो हायना यस्याः । “दामहायनान्ताच्च ।” ४ । १ ।...

How did Arjuna went to Swarga alive for getting weapons ?

Visit of Veda Vyas and Pratismriti Vidya When Pandavas were residing in Dvaitavana (द्वैतवन), Veda Vyasa visited them and suggested...
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