Agneyastra (आग्नेय अस्त्र)
Agneyastra (आग्नेय अस्त्र) – It is weapon belong to Agni, god of Fire. The weapon emitted flames inextinguishable through normal means. Arjuna used it against , the Gandharva Chitraratha (चित्ररथ), another name for him is Angaraparna (अंगारपर्ण).
After Arjuna defeated the Gandharva Chitraratha, he gave Agneyastra weapon to him, as mark of friendship between him and Arjuna.
Who all have Agneyastra in Mahabharata ?
As Arjuna himself mentions in Mahabharata Adi Parva chapter 169 verse 29-30
पुरास्त्रमिदमाग्नेयं प्रादात् किल बृहस्पतिः।
भरद्वाजाय गन्धर्व गुरुर्मान्यः शतक्रतोः ॥ 29 ॥
This Agneyastra was was given to Rishi Bhardwaj by Guru Brihaspati , who was the guru of Indra.
भरद्वाजादग्निवेश्यः अग्निवेश्याद् गुरुर्मम ।
साध्वियं मह्यमददद् द्रोणो ब्राह्मणसत्तमः ॥ 30॥
Rishi Bhardwaj gave it to Agnivesa, and Agnivesa gave it to my guru Dronacharya. Dronacharya than gave it to me.