Skip to main content

Search

Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Appendix 5
ABHIMANYU: The son of Arjuna and Subhadrā. Said to be an incarnation of the moon-god Soma’s son. He was slain ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Appendix 5
ADHIRATHA: A leader of the sutas, the caste generally employed as charioteers. He found Karṇa after Kuntī had cast him ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Appendix 5
AGNIVESHA: A ṛṣi who underwent severe austerities on Mount Mahendra. He was expert in the use of weapons, and both ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Appendix 5
AKRURA: Kṛṣṇa’s uncle and a famous Vṛṣṇi. He was a commander of the Yādava army and also acted as one ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Appendix 5
ALAMBUSHA: A rakshasa who fought for Duryodhana in the Kurukṣetra war. He was Baka’s brother, and bore enmity toward Bhīma ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Appendix 5
AMBA: The king of Kashi’s eldest daughter. Bhīṣma abducted her from her svayaṁvara to be his brother’s bride. Having already ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Appendix 5
AMBĀLIKĀ: The king of Kashi’s youngest daughter. She was abducted by Bhīṣma from her svayaṁvara and married Vicitravīrya. Later she ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Appendix 5
AMBIKĀ: Second daughter of the king of Kashi, abducted from her svayaṁvara by Bhīṣma. She married Vicitravīrya and, after his ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Appendix 5
ANGARAPARNA: A Gandharva chief; also known as Citraratha, who met the Pāṇḍavas when they were fleeing from Vāraṇāvata after the ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Appendix 5
ARJUNA: Third son of Pāṇḍu and Kuntī, begotten by Indra. He is famous as Kṛṣṇa’s dear friend and he heard ...
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Appendix 5
ASHVINI KUMARAS: Twin gods who act as celestial physicians. They fathered Nakula and Sahadeva through Mādrī.
Mahābhārata - retold by kṛṣṇa dharma dasa Appendix 5
ASHVATTHAMA: Son of Droṇa and Kripi. When he was young, his father was impoverished. Some of Aśvatthāmā’s friends, knowing that ...