Because Bhisma knew that Sikhandin was in essence a woman, he laid down his arms and Arjuna and Sikhandin both skewered him with arrows (Brodbeck and Black 218). 134–37. Nakula impressed king Virata “by showing him fleet and well-trained steeds that followed him wherever he went” (Ganguli Vol.4: 22). Krsna then gives Arjuna the choice of either using Krsna’s army for the war or Krsna himself as an advisor. Mohanty, Prafulla Kumar. Kunti had to live This is an incredible request that lets us see the true companionship that Krsna feels with Arjuna and not just the devotion that is normally shown of Arjuna toward Krsna. New York: Biblo and Tannen Booksellers and Publishers, Inc. Hudson, Dennis (1996) “Arjuna’s Sin: Thoughts on the Bhagavad-Gita in its Epic Context.” Journal of Vaishnava Studies, Vol. On his quest, Nakula first conquered the mountain country of Rohitaka, then Sairishaka the desert country and had a dangerous encounter with the sage Akrosa. NOTEWORTHY WEBSITES RELATED TO THE TOPIC,,,,, The folks supports Bharata, as he became the king of Kosala and Ayodhya, but he himself placed Rama’s sandals at the foot of the royal throne. Denying a capable person a chance in life(committed by pandavas) and insulting a woman(which karna did) are two different things and neither is pardonable. The blind Dhrtarastra steps up as king of Hastinapura and the Pandavas, escaping a death trap set by the eldest son of Dhrtarastra, Duryodhana, go to live in the forest (see Rodrigues 230). Like the jasmine flower, the mallika is she; with her perspiring face she appears similar to a lotus. A sun in the sky can never be a father of someone . Once Draupadi agrees to marry all five of the Pandavas and would later give birth to five sons, “all of whom were heroes of the foremost rank and immovable in battle like the hills” (Ganguli Vol. Pandu’s first son would be Yudhishthira, the greatest amongst the followers of When Rama decided to retire, both Bharata and Shatughana joined him. This gave him some power over his own life and also served to make him an unparalleled warrior, as he could not be killed. He hoped that they might have a son who would one day kill Drona for what he had done that day (Menon volume 1:157). Kunti The embarrassment made him want to seize everything that Yudhisthira owned, including his property, kingdom, wealth, and pride. The following task for both groups was to retrieve as many allies as possible, for this both Duryodhana and Arjuna rushed to meet Krsna. Unconsciousness vs. Consciousness. Asvatthaman along with his companion slaughtered them that very night. Please read our short guide how to send a book to Kindle. Nakula also had another son “named Niramitra born to his second wife, Karenumati” (Williams 218), who was the daughter of the king of Chedi. Duryodhana let his cunning uncle, Sakuni, create a master plan that would help him fulfill his wishes and take revenge on the Pandavas. The embarrassment made him want to seize everything that Yudhisthira owned, including his property, kingdom, wealth, and pride. His foster parents, Radha and Athiratha, loved him immensely and brought him up very well, the way they knew. She writes about how Arjunas’ devotion to Krsna is what makes him the best of all his brothers (Katz 233). Balarama, Krsna’s elder brother, seeing the unfair attack approached the warriors and acknowledged Bhima as an unfair fighter and stated that the righteous Duryodhana will receive eternal blessedness (Narasimhan 173). The costumes donned by the puppets also serve to enhance their character types, which further allows the audience to intimately know the characters and their personalities. He did go to fight, for all the wrong reasons and that is clear to anyone who reads the Mahabharat. His body was full of an uncanny light (Menon 2:342). It is here, with Krsna on his chariot, lining up for the battle, that Arjuna faces the terrible grief of the moral dilemma that is in front of him. Williams, David (1991) Peter Brook and the Mahabharata. Society may not be fair, but the existence is perfectly fair – unless you do the right things, the right things will not happen to you. Individuals other than Duryodhana, Sakuni, Karna and the Kauravas in the great hall felt extreme remorse and pitied Draupadi (Narasimhan 53). Krishna. The Four Classes (Varna) Of Hindu Society, 1. I am sorry if you find it boring but I tried my best to make it fun! The puzzle called Mahabharata Characters. This was the moment Drona said Arjuna would be the greatest archer in the world (Menon volume 1:120-121). And in the end Shri Krishna advised Arjuna to do tit for tat. Westport: Praeger Publishers. Mahabharata Story - Interesting Untold stories of Mahabharata in English - The Mahabharat is one of the two major epics in Sanskrit of ancient India. Bhishma Pitamah. Ganga accepted only on the condition that no matter what she did, even if it displeased king Samtanu, she must never be stopped, questioned, or spoken to harshly. New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Toronto: Penguin Classics. Let me tell you what your parentage is. Later, at the close of the year of non-discovery Nakula with the Pandava brothers helped King Varata fight off an attack launched by Duryodhana on the kingdom. Why does Karna have to be labelled as wrong? In my eyes, he is a hero, but a hero gone wrong. In order to enable his father to remarry, Bhisma gave up his right to the throne and vowed to be celibate, meaning he would never succeed to the throne and he would never have any children who would one day do likewise (Hill 199). One day, while his master was taking a nap on his lap, Indra, in the form of a bee, stung Karna until he started bleeding. Prtha was given away to Kuntibhoja. New York: New York University Press. Yudhisthira – Arun Jaitley : Yudhisthir was a perfect politician. Existence never judges because it is not written anywhere that one thing is good and some other thing is bad." This is regarded as Kunti’s first never judge any character how TV series show us, be it mahabharat or ramayan or vishnu puran etc. it will be a matter of discussion now. So just what makes Shiva so cool? The Pandavas not being able to locate Duryodhana them selves sent out spies and quickly learned of his where about. ACCORDING to M.K ganguly, gita press, arjun is far more superior. son would be a great and powerful hero (Bhawalkar 164). He was the son of Kunti and King Pandu with the energy of Indra. Amba then gathered firewood, made a giant pyre and committed suicide by stepping into it, saying “For Bhisma’s death” (Hill 160). Abhiras Actually hindu religion teach us to respect the nature as we get many things from them. was mostly attracted to Arjuna. the likes of kunti, pandavas, draupadi, krishna etc bcame dharmiks !!! Many stories and legends surround this figure. New Jersey: Barnes & Noble Books. His mother was the daughter of Kekaya kingdom. After seeing how the Pandavas “transformed the harsh land of Indraprastha into a wealthy kingdom” (Rodrigues 231), Duryodhana, filled with jealousy, devised a plan to take the kingdom away from the Pandavas. 7 Underrated Yet Important Female Characters of Mahabharata By Swati. Though there was no hatred in his heart, he worked it up all the time and came out meaner than anyone. For example when Arjuna stands at the foot of Krsna’s bed instead of the head, where Duryodhana stands, this shows Arjuna to be a humble man who is attached to the idea of Krsna as a great alliance rather than simply a strong weapon. . Although Nakula was not the most prominent hero in this war, he did play a key role in many battles during its course. The first curse, which he received from the brahmin whose cow Karna unintentionally killed, took effect resulting in Karna’s chariot getting stuck in the mud. After a long battle they all defeated Drupada, and with Arjuna’s sword at Drupada’s throat and the ability to kill him, Drona recognized Drupada’s loyalty and forgave him (Menon volume 1:157). After the results of the gambling were declared void by the king, due to the humiliation of Drapaudi, Yudhisthira agreed to one final game of dice in which the wager was 12 years in exile, followed by a year that the exiled must stay disguised, or else face another 12 year exile. Sadhguru: In India, for people who are conversant with the Mahabharata, there is a whole culture where Karna is a kind of anti-hero. New york, Lincoln, Shanghai: iUniverse, Inc. Menon, Ramesh (2006) The Mahabharata: A Modern Rendering (volume 2). These are just a few instances which show him to be conflicting in deeds and thoughts. He neither sat upon the throne or crowned himself, to Ayodhya, he intended to crown Laksmana. Since Mahabharata is back on Doordarshan amid the nationwide lockdown, it only makes sense to find out which character you are from the epic. Hiltebeitel, Alf (2001) Rethinking the Mahabharata: A Reader’s Guide to the Education of the Dharma King. an unmarried woman. This need for a teacher as well as another warrior that Arjuna possesses is a common theme throughout this history of literature as well as human life. Why didn't he? The mighty Arjuna was attracted to Chitrangada’s masculine structure and fierce character. Sakuni’s sharp mind intrigued Yudhisthira into playing another game of dice that would direct the Pandavas to a 13-year exile into the forest. The story unfolds with Swargarohan Parva (Mahaprasthanam) where incidents are told in the flashback. One Mahabharata story recounts an archery practice where Drona instructed each boy to aim at a wooden bird in a tree. Bhima made Karna faint in Karna parva but Karna regained , came back and cornered and overpowered Bhima. Drona was fear embodied once again. Weekly wisdom blog highlights. Bhima also supported Draupadi in her anger against Yudhisthira (Bhawalkar 50, Hiltebeitel 2001:249). Arjuna, who went to the Svayamvara disguised as a Brahmin, won her hand. He even forgets that she is his mother and abuses her as a sinner, destroyer of the clan, one who waters the leaves after it has fell from the tree. Thanks for the wonderful article Sathguru. 10 Most Unforgettable Characters of Mahabharata! Throughout the Mahabharata Nakula is described as being “unrivalled on earth for personal beauty” (Ganguli Vol. Yes as it says "yannehasti na tadkvacit" Its same thing is happening in our daily life too. Although Nakula is not specifically worshipped within the Indian tradition, The Mahabharata is celebrated and remembered through the performance of Javanese shadow-puppet plays. Since Bhisma did not marry or have any sons it is the Hindu duty to consider oneself as his great great grandchildren and to offer him oblations and libations on this day. Before going to war, Karna was confronted by his mother, Kunti, who revealed the entire truth. But what's done is done and nothing could have changed the course of the war. While righteous behaviour (Bhawalkar 159). Indra Karna, to me is a man with a lot of good qualities but turned out to be conflicting mainly due to these very qualities. And Duryodhana for his part choose the whole of that army” (Narasimhan 92). And so the Pandavas and Krsna went to Bhisma and were instructed to have Arjuna attack him from behind Sikhandin, because Bhisma would not attack a woman (Brodbeck and Black 193). As a further advantage to his skill at archery, Arjuna gained the celestial bow Gandiva by assisting Agni in the burning of the forest Khandava (Menon 2006a: 302). Therefore he was right away made Yuvaraja by Rama (Bhalla 2008) and Rama establish Ramrajya. During the fight with Abhimanyu he not even raise his bow over Abhimaniyu. But even he had a choice, his conscience was also equally closed or whatever to do what he did next! [1] Krishna Dharma was born as Kenneth Anderson in 1955 in London. As soon as he reaches Ayodhya, he goes to the king’s palace to meet his father, but the king is not seen anywhere. Later in his life, these two curses played a major role during his time in the Mahabharata. Even though Karna knew that this was a trick by Indra, he kept his promise and submitted his armor and earrings to Indra. Ms Sarah Welch/Wikimedia Commons. What wrong had Karna done, before his birth that he took birth as an illegitimate son and was left afloat in a river? He died in the battle in a bad way. Drona “was like a tiger amongst men in the fight”, although he did have remorse and sympathy for the men he was killing, he felt that the fate they suffered was underserved (Pilikian 89). Ganguli, Kisari Mohan (1990) The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Vol V Bhishma Parva. now tell me - "what he gets in return? sacrifices as a mother (Bhawalkar 165). beneath him. Karna died - he just died no matter what he did or how much good aspects he did. ‘Flee, cruel, wicked, sinner, let not this kingdom harbor thee, thou who hast thrown all right aside, weep thou for me when I have died”(Griffith 182). They all are memories of life." This whole article by Mr. Sadguru seems utterly ridiculous to me. This early comparison of the god and the man already foreshadows some of the experiences to be had by Arjuna and Krsna later on in the epic. Karna was born to Kunti, the mother of the five Pandava brothers, and the Sun god Surya. She immediately told him to go away although the Sun said it would although, once she has Arjuna chooses Krsna as his advisor and chariot driver. Bhisma should have been the one to inseminate his half brothers widows, so as to carry on their patrilineage, but he refused because of his vow of celibacy. The Mahabharata is the most popular ancient Indian epic, a History where the main story revolves around the Pandavas and Kauravas. Because of this obsession, he continuously blundered. If it is so, then i would rather chose the side of Adarmik Karna & Kauravas. Article written by : Shambhavi kala(March 2017) who is solely responsible for its content. England: Ashgate Publishing Limited. heard of how the Pandavas escaped the wax palace. Draupadi always put her husbands’ happiness before hers. Krishna was the son of Vasudeva and Devaki and was also known as Vasudeva Krishna or Vasudeva. One day, while Karna was praying to the Sun god, Indra, the god of thunder, came to Karna disguised as a brahmin and asked Karna to give him his armor and earrings as a gift. Get alerts on Sadhguru's latest videos, his schedule, Isha events, and more. He was a child of such force and strength. During the naming ceremony, the spiritual guru Vasistha said, “the second son will sustain and support the universe and his name shall be Bharata” (Bhalla 38). Although, before he started to train them, he asked them to promise him that they would help him accomplish a mission that was close to his heart and that if they did, he would make them great Ksatriyas (warriors); without hesitation they agreed. The author, “the sage Vyasa intended it to be a treatise on life itself, including religion and ethics (dharma sastra), polity and government (artha sastra), philosophy and the pursuit of salvation (moksa sastra)” (Narasimhan XIX). Drona’s main part in the Mahabharata occurs when the Pandavas wage war on the Kauravas for banishing them into the forest, after the Kauravas cheated the Pandavas in a game of dice (Menon volume 1:2-4). Drona was an important figure in the Mahabharata epic. Article written by: Shreyas Dhokte (March 2016) who is solely responsible for its content. Arjuna wanted to take Drona alive but, could not stop Bhima, who was grieving for the loss of his sons and bent on vengeance, with a swing of his sword Bhima severed Drona’s head from his body, leaving him a lifeless corpse (Menon volume 2: 341-343). Now, the hot head arjuna, if it wasn't for the cunning krishna, who never played by rules, arjuna is long dead :). Islamist who just think idol worshipers are Psychopathic criminals when those Idol worshipers are not harming anyone yet Islamist kill, rape those Idol worshipers, thats my friend is Adharma - The criminal actions. Durvasa gave the family an advisory that he should not be mistreated otherwise He was always unhappy and miserable because he could not come to terms with what he was being labeled as. Bhishma Pitamah is the most important character of the Mahabharata as well as … Tragedy is an inherent plot of an epic. New York: Harper & Row Publishers. Nakula and his twin brother Sahadeva were the youngest of the five Pandava brothers. There is not a single word of justification to make Karna as an orphan for no fault of his! There are also references to the relationship between the gods, Indra and Visnu. After some time, the Pandavas reencounter Duryodhana at Draupadi’s, Following a series of events in which the Pandavas were given half of the Kingdom, Duryodhana is invited to go to Indraprastha to attend Yudhisthira’s Rajasuya Yajna (an inauguration sacrifice performed by the king to become the emperor of the world). Why did not he inform, Karna before he could become friend of Duryodhana! He then abducts the princess causing anger and an uproar within Krsna’s family. Throughout the Mahabharata, Karna’s life was that of suffering and injustice. In this story the two men show the reciprocity of their respect for one another and the equality of their relationship by teaming up and defeating gods and animals. Or there may be possibility that Karna was not a son of Kunti. In the case of war with Abhimaniyu Karna gives him the only escape from his bleeding endurance to death. Nakula and Sahadeva, voices from the heavens spoke that these two boys could He first asks Krsna what his thoughts are on this idea of marriage to his sister and. beauty. Arjuna held her in greatest respect. Kaikeyi, without realizing the misfortune that had fallen on her, explains to him in detail about what happened in his absence that led to the death of the, With shock, Bharata gazes at her but does not utter a word. After many years of training, Drona and his students went to fight Drupada, as this was the mission that Drona’s students had promised to help him accomplish. New Delhi: D.K. New york, Lincoln, Shanghai: iUniverse, Inc. Stewart, Frank. Seeing this Dhrtarastra’s brother Vidura and the present Brahmanas warned the king of his first born to be the exterminator of his race, hence needing to be abandoned. Hawaii: University of Hawai’i Press. He finds the Pandavas and appears to them in the forest. Growing up, Arjuna is described by the epic as the most adept warrior among the five Pandava brothers. He was a great human being and showed his greatness in different situations, but because of this bitterness, in many ways it was he who turned everything wrong. this story can be thought of as a connection of the two men’s souls as the growth of their friendship causes them to act as one/two people with one mind. Krsna for example may be portrayed with a black face, which represents for the Javanese “maturity, calm and virtue” (Knapp, 50), and are qualities that Krsna portrays in The Mahabharata; specifically in helping the Pandavas defeat the Kauravas. Duryodhana, the oldest of the Kauravas, made a plan to burn with the child in it and told the baby that he was protected from the beings of Karna believed that “birth or class determines nothing”, and always knew that what mattered most were his parents who raised him and friends who believed in him and gave him another opportunity in life (see Adarkar 113). She The epic is a narrative of the Kurukshetra war but also contains much philosophical and devotional material. The fact these were strong men of honourable character but fought from the wrong side is what takes this epic to a different level. Article written by: Adam Geib (February 2016) who is solely responsible for its content. One of Nakula’s greatest individual feats was the conquest of the western territory of Indraprastha, “the direction that had once been subjugated by Vasudeva” (Ganguli Vol. Yuyutsu. Sadhguru i think society wasn't considered or focused on psychological conditions that time, its was all his karma now i don't know the lifestyle i got know right from my facial hair. Does a human being not have the choice to pick his side and choose to react in his own way to the situation? Delhi: Sharada Publishing Bhisma was the ‘grandfather’ of the Kauravas and the Pandavas in the great Hindu epic The Mahabharata. The one person who has faced more injustice than anyone! New York: Columbia University Press. She was given away And Arjun loved Draupadi the most out of his four wives. in Insects: Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding. Due to Krsna’s unorthodox strategy, which was against the ksatriya code, Arjuna was able to slay Karna. Arjuna is often used as a teaching tool for human character development in young Hindus. Kunti was startled by a tiger, which she had Bhima in her lap. On the way back from the court, Bhima and Arjuna decided to play a prank on their mother, Kunti, and introduced Draupadi as alms. They manipulated the facts and made a fictional story of Sun and boons to save the prestige of their family and hide this Scandal. I still feel so bad for this hero, who could have eclipsed all the others. As well, he was the one always following the course of dharma, which prevented Bhima and Arjuna to exact immediate revenge for Draupadi (Sutherland 69, 71-72). thoughts Kunti began to menstruate and felt ashamed of this. Drupada had his own ulterior motives behind becoming friends with Drona. The Mahabharata is the world's longest epic and one of Hinduism's most popular and important scriptures. Only arrogant fools support worst administration. Kunti’s sacrifices from a child and into her motherhood makes her a very After the birth of Of all the other Pandava brothers, and the hundred Kauravas, Arjuna was the great warrior Drona’s most diligent student. Was the society perfect in its treatment to Karna? While in Indra’s court, the celestial nymph Urvashi fell in love with Arjuna, but cursed him to live life with impotence when he rejected her. Kunti patiently put up with Durvasa's temper and his unreasonable requests(such as demanding food at odd hours of the night) and served the sage with great dedication. special individual that everyone can look up too. She loved Arjuna and tried to allure him with her charm. You might be a warrior and your society might need you but you will avoid conflicts for the sake of peace. One of the Pandava princes, Arjuna, became Drona’s star pupil and the greatest archer that he had ever known. These characters teach us some of the greatest lessons in life of how to be outspoken, courageous, faithful, devoted, etc. But he kills him with his showrd giving Abhimanyu relief from the sadistic activity of Kauravas.Now to Abimanyu, Krishna knows very well that the day Chakravyuha was formed was the last day of Abhimanyu not becasue he knows he will meet that cruelty but he knows the Boon of Brahma to His Son Chandra. The evolution of Sexual Behaviours 16.indra again went to beg Karna's armour away from & akrna despite knowing indra's garbage attitude gave away his impenetrable armour... so Karna was the adarmi. According to dharma, Karna was supposed to obey his mother. The theme of the warrior friendship seems to hold common place among many stories throughout history [e.g., Patroklos and Achilles (Katz 82)]. Duryodhana was able to die with contentment; while the Pandavas felt like they had lost the war even thought they had won it (Mehendale 3). It might have been just a political propaganda of Lord Krishna to over down him Because after acknowledging he promised kunti that he wouldn't kill four pandvas) and prevent the pandvas from him. moral : if a great queen suffered from this violence, what happen to ordinary humans? Most of what people think Karna was - IS TRUE. He was loyal to two types of people, “one elevated, one low” (See Adarkar 99). If we make one wrong choice it makes years to recover....But the thing is at that time it seemed like there can't be anything better than that..But mind kind of likes fooling us all the times.... pampa-one of the greatest writer of mahabharata in Kannada wrote that- If anyone needs to be remembered in mahabharata it is KARNA. 12.When others insulted ur so called wife, keeping quiet was also dharma ??? the bed and became unconscious, she was made unconscious by the Sun’s yogic 2.kunti blatantly lying abou the existence of karna even when pandu begger the former to reveal if she had any sons....That was also dharma ? She knew that having a child before marriage would have By the end of the eighteenth day, only the five Pandava brothers, Krsna, and one other survive, ending the war with the Pandavas as victors (Hodgkinson 10). This new opposing lesson causes reader/listeners to draw out the idea that these men must both have a deeper understanding of dharma and how to uphold it (Katz 79). paternal aunt; Sura had made a promise to his childless cousin that he would The story of Shri Rama. During this time period Duryodhana would be in charge of the kingdom and handling the responsibility of hunting the Pandavas in the 13th year (Mohan 172). to get intimate, as per his curse he died immediately. He had more love in him that any of the noble born guys raised among loving parents and siblings. Kunti, and her five sons alive in a palace. he was punished for others' crimes. Duryodhana and his companions believed the Pandavas to be dead (Narasimhan 29). Karna was the eldest of the six brothers. yes true. He meets his, about the whereabouts of his father. Why there is only one incident mentioned in the entire text. heart for many years knowing she had given away her son although, it was Read this or heard this from somewhere, even Duryodhana had good qualities which is not spoken most of times. As Bharata was away from Ayodhya when Rama went into exile. King Yudhisthira then sent Sahadeva followed by Bhima and Arjuna who all meet the same fate before he himself ventured over to the lake. his left signaled Bhima to hit Duryodhana below the belt (Narasimhan 172-173). Columbia: University of South Carolina Press. Kaikeyi, without realizing the misfortune that had fallen on her, explains to him in detail about what happened in his absence that led to the death of the king. Krsna teaches Arjuna the whole philosophy of the Vedic tradition (Hodgkinson 10). The Ramayana was composed in Sanskrit, probably not before 300 BCE, by the poet Valmiki and in its present form consists of some 24,000 couplets divided into seven books. However, what the above article says is that he was destroyed not because of the society's injustice toward him, but because of the hatred that he had nurtured within him as a reaction to the injustice meted out to him. 1 (Jan. – Mar. I don't know about you, but it seems to me that what the author is trying to demonstrate is that an individual can have great qualities, great virtues, and act right in many instances and situations, but that those same qualities and virtues and the merit of great actions, get wasted down the abyss of perdition if that individual adheres to vice, Only the fittest can enter heaven, and that is why, out of the five brothers, only Dharmaraja makes it to the very end. Bryant, Edwin F. (2007) Krishna: A Sourcebook. Before him he sees many familiar faces in the opposing lines and realizes that the battle would result in him killing kin, and great teachers, such as Bhishma and Drona. New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers PVT. Besides being a wife, Draupadi had a cordial friendship with Yudhisthira and they counseled each other frequently. It is like some people call Robihood and god sent angel. The "Mahabharata" is the world's longest epic poem and one of Hinduism's most popular and important scriptures, along with the "Ramayan." Duryodhana and his companions, which included his younger brother Duhsasana, Sakuni, and Karna, planned to invite Yudhisthira to Hastinapura for a “friendly” game of dice, while being well aware of his natural inclination for gambling. One good thing that came from this oath was that it so impressed the gods that they granted Bhisma the boon that he would be able to choose his own death. Without further ado, let the fun begin: 1. That's where grace comes from. 6.bheema comapring Karna to stray dog when duryodhan crowned Karma as Angraj was also dharma ? The Pandavas entered a yogic state and like his brothers Sahadeva, Arjuna and Bhima, Nakula too fell to the ground (see O’Flaherty 53-54). Bhima winning with Krsna who stated that Bhima would not be able to win by battling fairly as Duryodhana is much more skilled than he is. Duryodhana and his companions believed the Pandavas to be dead (Narasimhan 29). But don't worry as the main question and the answer will be written in English:) Oki. Abhimanyu posses the soul of Moon's Son Varcha, it is a rule for Devas to take a birth on earth and it was Varcha's turn. got up and the child fell out of her lap, but he crushed the stones and rocks This karma concept is trash. Devotion to Bhisma on this day is said to guarantee successful progeny (Verma 73). Much the same as when he shows Arjuna his true identity as the god Visnu in the story of the Bhagavad Gita. Why did rishi called a 17 year old girl to serve him at night. 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