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Abhimanyu was the youngest son of Arjuna and Subhadra.
Agastya was a revered Vedic sage of Hinduism.
Agni (अग्नि, Pali: Aggi, Malay: Api) is an Indian word meaning fire, and connotes the Vedic fire god of Hinduism.
Alms or almsgiving involves giving to others as an act of virtue, either materially or in the sense of providing capabilities (e.g. education) free.
The alvars, also spelt as alwars or azhwars (āḻvārkaḷ, Tamil: ஆழ்வார்கள் ‘those immersed in god’) were Tamil poet-saints of South India who espoused bhakti (devotion) to the Hindu Supreme god Vishnu or his avatar Krishna in their songs of longing, ecstasy and service.
Amaravati (also known as Indra Loka) is a figure in Hindu mythology.
Ankit Arora is an Indian television actor.
Aranmula is a temple town in the state of Kerala, India.
The Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple is one of the "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars located near Aranmula, a village in Pathanamthitta District, Kerala, South India.
Archery is the art, sport, practice or skill of using a bow to shoot arrows.
Arjun (अर्जुन) (born Firoz Khan) is an Indian actor, best known for playing the hero character of Arjuna in B. R. Chopra's television serialisation of the ancient Indian epic work, the Mahabharata.
The Arjun (Sanskrit: अर्जुन, in Classical Sanskrit and in Hindi) is a third generation main battle tank developed by India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), for the Indian Army.
Arjun: The Warrior Prince is a 2012 Indian animated action film.
Arjuna (in Devanagari: अर्जुन) is the main central character of the ancient Indian epic Mahabharata and plays a key role in the Bhagavad Gita alongside Krishna.
The Arjuna asteroids (also known as "Arjunas") are a dynamical group of asteroids in the Solar System.
The Arjuna Awards are given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India to recognize outstanding achievement in sports.
Arvind Swamy (born 18 June 1970) is an Indian film actor, model, entrepreneur and television presenter known for his work in Tamil cinema.
The Ashvamedha (Sanskrit: अश्वमेध aśvamedhá) is a horse sacrifice ritual followed by the Śrauta tradition of Vedic religion.
Ashvatthama (Sanskrit: अश्वत्थामा, Aśvatthāmā) or Ashvatthaman (Sanskrit: अश्वत्थामन्, Aśvatthāman) or Drauni was the son of guru Drona and the grandson of the sage Bharadwaja.
Asteroids are minor planets, especially those of the inner Solar System.
In Hinduism, an (Sanskrit: अस्त्र) was a supernatural weapon, presided over by a specific deity and were highly empowered by necessary occult that was responsible for the effect/impact.
Astronomische Nachrichten (Astronomical Notes), one of the first international journals in the field of astronomy, was founded in 1821 by the German astronomer Heinrich Christian Schumacher.
Asuras (असुर) are a class of divine beings or power-seeking deities related to the more benevolent Devas (also known as Suras) in Hindu mythology.
Babruvahana (also known as Babhruvahana or Babhnu Vahana) is a character in Veda Vyasa's epic, the Mahabharata.
Balarama (Sanskrit: बलराम, IAST: Balarāma) is a Hindu deity and the elder brother of Krishna (an avatar of the god Vishnu).
Bhagadatta was the mythological son of Naraka, king of the Pragjyotisha Kingdom and second in line of kings of Naraka dynasty.
The Bhagavad Gita (भगवद्गीता, in IAST,, lit. "The Song of God"), often referred to as the Gita, is a 700 verse Hindu scripture in Sanskrit that is part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata (chapters 23–40 of the 6th book of Mahabharata).
Bharatanatyam (Tamil: "பரதநாட்டியம்"), is a major genre of Indian classical dance that originated in Tamil Nadu.
In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Bhima or Bhimasena (Sanskrit: भीम) is the second of the Pandavas.
In the epic Mahabharata, Bhishma (Sanskrit: भीष्म) was well known for his pledge of Brahmacharya.The eighth son of Kuru King Shantanu and the goddess Ganga Bhishma was blessed with wish-long life and was related to both the Pandava and the Kaurava.
Maharishi Bhrigu (Bhṛgu) was one of the seven great sages, the Saptarshis, one of the many Prajapatis (the facilitators of Creation) created by Brahma Born in ballia.
Brahma (Sanskrit: ब्रह्मा, IAST: Brahmā) is a creator god in Hinduism.
Brahmin (Sanskrit: ब्राह्मण) is a varna (class) in Hinduism specialising as priests, teachers (acharya) and protectors of sacred learning across generations.
Brihannala (also written as Brihannada, Brihannata, or Vrihannala), was the name assumed by Arjuna in the Hindu epic Mahabharata.
Chaubis Avtar (ਚੌਬੀਸ ਅਵਤਾਰ), meaning Twenty Four Incarnations, is a composition in Dasam Granth containing history of 24 incarnations of Vishnu.
Chitrasena, a character in the Indian epic Mahabharata, was a Gandharva king who taught song and dance to Arjuna.
Chitrāngadā (चित्रांगदा), in the Hindu epic Mahābhārata, is one of Arjuna's wives.
A crown prince is the male heir apparent to the throne in a royal or imperial monarchy.
Devadatta was by tradition a Buddhist monk, cousin and brother-in-law of Gautama Siddhārtha, the Sākyamuni Buddha, and brother of Ānanda, a principal student of the Buddha.
Devanagari (देवनागरी,, a compound of "''deva''" देव and "''nāgarī''" नागरी; Hindi pronunciation), also called Nagari (Nāgarī, नागरी),Kathleen Kuiper (2010), The Culture of India, New York: The Rosen Publishing Group,, page 83 is an abugida (alphasyllabary) used in India and Nepal.
Dharmakshetra is a mythological drama series set in the aftermath of the battle of Mahabharata which airs on Indian TV channel EPIC.
A diadem is a type of crown, specifically an ornamental headband worn by monarchs and others as a badge of royalty.
A Divya Desam is one of the 108 Vishnu temples that are mentioned in the works of the Alvars (saints).
The domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris when considered a subspecies of the gray wolf or Canis familiaris when considered a distinct species) is a member of the genus Canis (canines), which forms part of the wolf-like canids, and is the most widely abundant terrestrial carnivore.
Draupadi (द्रौपदी) is the most important female character in the Hindu epic, Mahabharata.
In the epic Mahabharata, Droṇa (द्रोण) or Droṇācārya or Guru Droṇa or Rajaguru Devadroṇa was the royal preceptor to the Kauravas and Pandavas; an avatar of Brihaspati.
Drupada (Sanskrit: द्रुपद, lit. firm-footed or pillar), also known as Yajnasena (Sanskrit: यज्ञसेन, lit. father of Draupadi), is a character in the Mahābhārata.
Dwarka is an ancient city and a municipality of Devbhoomi Dwarka district in the state of Gujarat in northwestern India.
Earth Afire is a science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston, and the second book of the Formic Wars novels in the Ender's Game series.
Earth Awakens is a science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston, and the third book of the First Formic Wars trilogy of novels in the Ender's Game series.
is a Japanese animated television series created by Shoji Kawamori.
An emperor (through Old French empereor from Latin imperator) is a monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm.
The term eunuch (εὐνοῦχος) generally refers to a man who has been castrated, typically early enough in his life for this change to have major hormonal consequences.
To be in exile means to be away from one's home (i.e. city, state, or country), while either being explicitly refused permission to return or being threatened with imprisonment or death upon return.
Fate/Grand Order is an online free-to-play role-playing game based on the Fate/stay night visual novel game and franchise by Type-Moon, developed by Delightworks.
Gandiva (IAST: Gāṇḍīva) is the bow of Arjuna, the hero of the Hindu epic Mahabharata and was made by Brahma.
Genuflection or genuflexion is the act of bending at least one knee to the ground.
In monotheistic thought, God is conceived of as the Supreme Being and the principal object of faith.
Guru Gobind Singh (Gurmukhi: ਗੁਰੂ ਗੋਬਿੰਦ ਸਿੰਘ) (5 January 1666 – 7 October 1708), born Gobind Rai, was the tenth Sikh Guru, a spiritual master, warrior, poet and philosopher.
Hanuman (IAST: Hanumān, Sanskrit: हनुमान्) is an ardent devotee of Lord Rama and one of the central characters in the various versions of the epic Ramayana found in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia.
The Harivamsa (pronounced Harivamsha in Sanskrit (हरिवंश), the lineage of Hari (Vishnu)) is an important work of Sanskrit literature, containing 16,374 shlokas, mostly in Anustubh metre.
Hastinapur is a city in Meerut district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
The Himalayas, or Himalaya, form a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau.
Hindu refers to any person who regards themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects of Hinduism.
Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or a way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent.
Hunting is the practice of killing or trapping animals, or pursuing or tracking them with the intent of doing so.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
The Indian Army is the land-based branch and the largest component of the Indian Armed Forces.
(Sanskrit: इन्द्र), also known as Devendra, is a Vedic deity in Hinduism, a guardian deity in Buddhism, and the king of the highest heaven called Saudharmakalpa in Jainism.
Indraprastha ("Plain of Indra" or "City of Indra") is mentioned in ancient Indian literature as a city of the Kuru Kingdom.
Also, refer to Barbarika, whose story is very similar Iravan, also known as Iravat and Iravant, is a minor character from the Hindu epic of Mahabharata.
Janamejaya (जनमेजय) was a Kuru king who reigned during the Middle Vedic period (12th-9th centuries BCE).
In the epic Mahābhārata, Jayadratha was the king of Sindhu Kingdom.
Kali Yuga (Devanāgarī: कलियुग, lit. "age of Kali") is the last of the four stages (or ages or yugas) the world goes through as part of a 'cycle of yugas' (i.e. Mahayuga) described in the Sanskrit scriptures.
Kalinga is a kingdom described in the legendary Indian text Mahabharata.
Karna (Sanskrit: कर्ण, IAST transliteration: Karṇa), originally known as Vasusena, is one of the central characters in the Hindu epic Mahābhārata, from ancient India.
Kartavirya Arjuna (कार्तवीर्य अर्जुन,; also known as Sahasrabahu Arjuna) was a legendary king of an ancient Haihayas kingdom with capital at Mahishmati which is on the banks of Narmada River in the current state of Madhya Pradesh.
Kaurava (कौरव) is a Sanskrit term for the descendants of Kuru, a legendary king who is the ancestor of many of the characters of the Mahābhārata.
Kerala is a state in South India on the Malabar Coast.
Khandava Forest (Khandava Vana, Sanskrit: खाण्डव वन, khāndəvə vənə) or Khandavprastha (खाण्डवप्रस्थ) was an ancient forest mentioned in the epic Mahabharata.
Krishna (Kṛṣṇa) is a major deity in Hinduism.
Kubera (कुबेर) also known as Kuvera or Kuber, is the Lord of Wealth and the god-king of the semi-divine Yakshas in Hindu mythology.
In Mahabharata, Kunti (कुन्ती Kuntī) or Pritha was the daughter of Shurasena, and the foster daughter of his cousin Kuntibhoja.
Kuru (कुरु) was the name of a Vedic Indo-Aryan tribal union in northern Iron Age India, encompassing the modern-day states of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand and the western part of Uttar Pradesh (the region of Doab, till Prayag), which appeared in the Middle Vedic period (c. 1200 – c. 900 BCE) and developed into the first recorded state-level society in the Indian subcontinent.
Kurukshetra is a city in the state of Haryana, India.
Lokapāla, Sanskrit and Pāli for "guardian of the world", has different uses depending on whether it is found in a Hindu or Buddhist context.
Mahabharat is an Indian television series based on the Hindu epic of the same name.
Mahabharat is an Indian Hindi-language mythological television drama series on STAR Plus based on the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata.
The Mahābhārata (महाभारतम्) is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Rāmāyaṇa.
Gopala Ratnam Subramaniam (born 2 June 1956), commonly known by his screen name Mani Ratnam, is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and producer who predominantly works in Tamil cinema.
Manipur is a state in Northeast India, with the city of Imphal as its capital.
Matsya Kingdom (Sanskrit for "fish") was one of the solasa (sixteen) Mahajanapadas (great kingdoms).
In Hindu mythology, Maya (मय), or Mayāsura (मयासुर) was a great ancient king of the asura, daitya and rākṣasa races.
Mayilpeeli Thookkam also called Arjuna Nritham (the dance of Arjuna) is a ritual art of Kerala performed by men of vilkurupp and ezhava mainly and is prevalent in the Bhagavathy temples of south Kerala, mainly in.
In Hindu mythology, Menaka() is considered one of the most beautiful of the heavenly Apsaras.
A mobile game is a video game played on a feature phone, smartphone/tablet, smartwatch, PDA, portable media player or graphing calculator.
Nāgārjuna (c. 150 – c. 250 CE) is widely considered one of the most important Mahayana philosophers.
In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Nakula was fourth of the five Pandava brothers.
Narayana (Sanskrit: नारायण, IAST: Nārāyaṇa), another name for Vishnu, is the supreme absolute being in Hinduism and is considered as the supreme deity in Vaishnavism.
An ocean (the sea of classical antiquity) is a body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere.
Orson Scott Card (born August 24, 1951) is an American novelist, critic, public speaker, essayist, and columnist.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Pachisi (पचीसी) is a cross and circle board game that originated in medieval India which has been described as the "national game of India".
Panchala (पञ्चाल) was an ancient kingdom of northern India, located in the Ganges-Yamuna Doab of the upper Gangetic plain.
In the Mahabharata, a Hindu epic text, the Pandavas are the five acknowledged sons of Pandu, by his two wives Kunti and Madri, who was the princess of Madra.
In the Mahabharata epic, Pandu (पाण्डु Pāṇḍu, lit. yellowish, whitish, pale), was the king of Hastinapur, the son of Ambalika and Vichitravirya.
Parashurama (Sanskrit: परशुराम, IAST: Paraśurāma, lit. Rama with an axe) is the sixth avatar of Vishnu in Hinduism.
Pariksit (Sanskrit: परिक्षित्) was a Kuru king who reigned during the Middle Vedic period (12th-9th centuries BCE).
The Pashupatastra (IAST: Pāśupatāstra, sanskrit: पाशुपतास्त्र), in Hindu History, is an irresistible and most destructive personal weapon of Shiva, Kali and Adi Para Shakti discharged by the mind, the eyes, words, or a bow.
Pathanamthitta District is a district in the southern part of Kerala, India.
Pearl V Puri is a popular Indian television actor and former model who is most famous for playing the role of Abeer Malhotra in the show Phir Bhi Na Maane...Badtameez Dil.
A pilgrimage is a journey or search of moral or spiritual significance.
Shiva Dhanush (शिव धनुष) or Pinaka (पिनाक, pínāka) is the bow of Lord Shiva.
Polyandry (from πολυ- poly-, "many" and ἀνήρ anēr, "man") is a form of polygamy in which a woman takes two or more husbands at the same time.
Rahul Sharma is an Indian television actor.
Rain is liquid water in the form of droplets that have condensed from atmospheric water vapor and then becomes heavy enough to fall under gravity.
Rajasuya (Imperial Sacrifice or the king's inauguration sacrifice) is a Śrauta ritual of Sanatan Hindu Dharma.
Rama or Ram (Sanskrit: राम, IAST: Rāma), also known as Ramachandra, is a major deity of Hinduism.
Rambha in Hindu mythology is the Queen of the Apsaras, the magical and beautiful female beings in Devaloka.
Revati, within Hinduism, is daughter of King Kakudmi and consort of the God Balarama, the elder brother of Krishna.
In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Sahadeva (Sanskrit: सहदेव) was the youngest of the five Pandava brothers.
The Saptarishi (from Sanskrit: सप्तर्षि, a Sanskrit dvigu meaning "seven sages") are the seven rishis who are extolled at many places in the Vedas and Hindu literature.
Sati or suttee is an obsolete funeral custom where a widow immolates herself on her husband's pyre or takes her own life in another fashion shortly after her husband's death.
Shaheer Sheikh (शहीर शेख़, شہیر شیخ; born 26 March 1984) is an indian lawyer turned one of the most popular Indian television actor and model.
Shakuni (शकुनि, lit. bird) also known as Saubala (Sanskrit: सौबल, lit. son of Subala), Gandhararaja (Sanskrit: गान्धारराज, (lit. king of Gandhara) and Subalraja (Sanskrit): सुबलराज, lit. "King of the Kingdom of Subala" was the prince of Gandhara Kingdom in present-day Gandhara, later to become the King after his father's death and one of the main villains in the Hindu epic Mahabharata. He was the brother of Gandhari and hence Duryodhana's maternal uncle. Portrayed as an extremely intelligent but devious man, Shakuni is often credited as the mastermind behind the Kurukshetra war. Shakuni had a son named Uluka. It is believed that Shakuni was the personification of Dvapara Yuga.
is a Japanese anime creator and producer, screenwriter, visual artist, and mecha designer.
Soil fertility refers to the ability of a soil to sustain agricultural plant growth, i.e. to provide plant habitat and result in sustained and consistent yields of high quality.
South India is the area encompassing the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana as well as the union territories of Lakshadweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Puducherry, occupying 19% of India's area.
Steven Pressfield (born September 1943) is an American author of historical fiction, non-fiction, and screenplays.
Subhadra (IAST: Subhadrā) is a character in the Mahabharata written by Vyasa.
The Sudarshana Chakra is a spinning, disk-like weapon, literally meaning "disk of auspicious vision," having 108 serrated edges used by the Hindu god Vishnu.
Suryaputra Karna (English: Son of Surya, Karna) was an Indian historical television series, which premiered on June 29, 2015 on Sony Entertainment Television (India) and Sony Entertainment Television Asia.
Svarga also known as Swarga or Svarga Loka, is one of the eight higher (Vyahrtis) lokas (esotericism plane) in Hindu cosmology.
Swayamvara (स्वयंवर, IAST: svayaṃvara), in ancient India, was a practice of choosing a husband, from among a list of suitors, by a girl of marriageable age.
In any given society, a taboo is an implicit prohibition or strong discouragement against something (usually against an utterance or behavior) based on a cultural feeling that it is either too repulsive or dangerous, or, perhaps, too sacred for ordinary people.
Takshaka) was one of the Nagas mentioned in the Hindu epic Mahābhārata. 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. Takshaka is known in Chinese and Japanese mythology as being one of the "eight Great Dragon Kings" (八大龍王 Hachi Ryuu-ou), amongst Nanda (Nagaraja), Upananda, Sagara (Shakara), Vasuki, Balavan, Anavatapta and Utpala.
Thalapathi is a 1991 Indian Tamil-language crime-drama film written and directed by Mani Ratnam and produced by G. Venkateswaran.
The Legend of Bagger Vance is a 2000 sports drama film directed by Robert Redford, and stars Will Smith, Matt Damon and Charlize Theron.
Tillage is the agricultural preparation of soil by mechanical agitation of various types, such as digging, stirring, and overturning.
Tilottama (Tilottamā), is an Apsara (celestial nymph) described in Hindu mythology.
Anton M.J. "Tom" Gehrels (February 21, 1925 – July 11, 2011) was a Dutch–American astronomer, Professor of Planetary Sciences, and Astronomer at the University of Arizona, Tucson.
In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, the Upapandavas (उपपण्डव, lit. junior Pandavas), also known as Pandavaputras (पाण्डपुत्र, lit. sons of Pandavas) or Panchakumaras (पञ्चकुमार, lit. five sons) are the five sons born to Queen Draupadi from each of the five Pandavas.
Urvashi (Sanskrit: उर्वशी, lit. she who can control heart of others. ("Ur" means heart and "vash" means to control) is an Apsara (nymph) in Hindu legend. Monier Monier-Williams proposes a different etymology in which the name means 'widely pervasive' and suggests that in its first appearances in Vedic texts it is a name for the dawn goddess. She was a celestial maiden in Indra's court and was considered the most beautiful of all the Apsaras. She is the mother of Rishyasringa, the great saint of the Ramayana era of ancient India from Vibhandaka, who later played crucial role in birth of Rama and was married to Shanta, the elder sister of Rama. She became the wife of king Pururavas (from + "crying much or loudly"), an ancient chief of the lunar race. ShBr 11.5.1, and treated in Kalidasa's drama Vikramōrvaśīyam. She is perennially youthful and infinitely charming but always elusive. She is a source as much of delight as of dolour.
In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Uttarā or Anglicized as Uttaraa (उत्तरा) was daughter of King Virata, at whose court the Pandavas spent a year in concealment during their exile.
Vajra is a Sanskrit word meaning both thunderbolt and diamond.
Varuna (IAST: वरुण, Malay: Baruna) is a Vedic deity associated first with sky, later with waters as well as with Ṛta (justice) and Satya (truth).
Vasishtha (वसिष्ठ, IAST) is a revered Vedic sage in Hinduism.
A vassal is a person regarded as having a mutual obligation to a lord or monarch, in the context of the feudal system in medieval Europe.
Virata (विराट, lit. huge) in the Hindu epic Mahabharata, was the king of Virata Kingdom, in whose court the Pandavas spent a year in concealment during their exile.
Vishnu (Sanskrit: विष्णु, IAST) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism, and the Supreme Being in its Vaishnavism tradition.
Vyasa (व्यास, literally "Compiler") is a central and revered figure in most Hindu traditions.
A water well is an excavation or structure created in the ground by digging, driving, boring, or drilling to access groundwater in underground aquifers.
A weapon, arm or armament is any device used with intent to inflict damage or harm.
Yama or Yamarāja is a god of death, the south direction, and the underworld, belonging to an early stratum of Rigvedic Hindu deities.
Yati ("Jati" in vernaculars) historically was the general term for a Jain monk.
In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Yudhishthira (Sanskrit: युधिष्ठिर, IAST: Yudhiṣṭhira) was the eldest son of King Pandu and Queen Kunti and the king of Indraprastha and later of Hastinapura (Kuru).