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Bhishma

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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. [1]

83 relations: Aarav Chowdhary, Acharya, Adharma, Amba (Mahabharata), Ambalika, Ambika (Mahabharata), Angiras (sage), Arjuna, Asura, Śrāddha, B. A. Subba Rao, Bṛhaspati, Bengali language, Bhishma (1962 film), Bhishma Ashtami, Bhrigu, Brahma, Brahmacharya, Chitrapu Narayana Rao, Chyavana, Dharma, Earth, Four Kumaras, Ganges, Ganges in Hinduism, Gayatri, Guru, Hastinapur, Indian Army, Jamadagni, Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki, Kamadhenu, Karna, Kaurava, Kisari Mohan Ganguli, Krishna, Kuru Kingdom, Kurukshetra, Kurukshetra War, Magha (month), Mahabharat (1988 TV series), Mahabharat (2013 TV series), Mahabharata, Main battle tank, Markandeya, Mukesh Khanna, N. T. Rama Rao, Narada, Pandava, Parashurama, ..., Pitrs, Prime minister, Ratha, Ronit Roy, Salvation, Salwa Kingdom, Sanskrit, Saraswati, Satyavati, Savitri: A Legend and a Symbol, Shantanu, Shastra, Shikhandi, Shiva, Shukra, Sony Entertainment Television, Suryaputra Karn, Swayamvara, T-90, Telugu cinema, Upanishads, Uttarayana, Varanasi, Vasishtha, Vasu, Vayu, Vedanga, Vedas, Vichitravirya, Vishnu, Vishnu sahasranama, Winter solstice, Yudhishthira. Expand index (33 more) »

Aarav Chowdhary

Arav Chowdhary is an Indian actor and model.

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Acharya

In Indian religions and society, an acharya (IAST) is a preceptor or instructor in religious matters; founder, or leader of a sect; or a highly learned person or a title affixed to the names of learned people.

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Adharma

Adharma is the Sanskrit antonym of Dharma.

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Amba (Mahabharata)

In the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Amba is the eldest daughter of the king of Kashi, who considers the Kuru prince Bhishma responsible for her misfortune and her sole goal in life becomes his destruction, to fulfill which she is reborn as Shikhandi (the son of Drupada, the father of Draupadi).

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Ambalika

In the epic Mahabharata, Ambalika (Sanskrit: अम्बालिका, ambālikā) is the daughter of Kashya, the King of Kashi, and wife of Vichitravirya, the King of Hastinapur.

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Ambika (Mahabharata)

In the epic Mahabharata, Ambika (Sanskrit: अम्बिका, ambikā) is the daughter of Kashya, the King of Kashi, and wife of Vichitravirya, the king of Hastinapura.

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Angiras (sage)

Angiras (अंगिरस्, pronounced) is a Vedic rishi (sage) of Hinduism.

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Arjuna

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.

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Asura

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.

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Śrāddha

Śrāddha or Shraaddha (श्राद्ध) is a Sanskrit word which literally means anything or any act that is performed with all sincerity and faith (Śraddhā).

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B. A. Subba Rao

Bugata Venkata Subba Rao, better known as B. A. Subba Rao (died 1987), is a Telugu film producer and director.

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Bṛhaspati

Bṛhaspati (बृहस्पति, often written as Brihaspati) is an Indian name, and refers to different mythical figures depending on the age of the text.

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Bengali language

Bengali, also known by its endonym Bangla (বাংলা), is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in South Asia.

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Bhishma (1962 film)

Bhishma is a 1962 Telugu mythological film, based on the life of Bhishma from the epic Mahabharata, produced and directed by B. A. Subba Rao under B. A. S. Productions banner.

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Bhishma Ashtami

Bhishma Ashtami (Bhishmashtami) is a Hindu festival dedicated to Bhishma of the great Indian epic Mahabharata.

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Bhrigu

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.

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Brahma

Brahma (Sanskrit: ब्रह्मा, IAST: Brahmā) is a creator god in Hinduism.

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Brahmacharya

Brahmacharya (Devanagari: ब्रह्मचर्य) is a concept within Indian religions that literally means "going after Brahman".

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Chitrapu Narayana Rao

Chitrapu Narayana Rao (born Chithrapu Narayana Murthy 1913) was an Indian film director and producer known for his works in Telugu and Tamil cinema.

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Chyavana

Chyavana (Cyavana) was a rishi in Hindu mythology.

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Dharma

Dharma (dharma,; dhamma, translit. dhamma) is a key concept with multiple meanings in the Indian religions – Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism.

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Earth

Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.

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Four Kumaras

The Kumaras are four sages (rishis) who roam the universe as children from the Puranic texts of Hinduism, generally named Sanaka, Sanatana, Sanandana, and Sanatkumara.

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Ganges

The Ganges, also known as Ganga, is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through the nations of India and Bangladesh.

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Ganges in Hinduism

In Hinduism, the river Ganges is considered sacred and is personified as the goddess Gaṅgā.

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Gayatri

Gayatri (Sanskrit: गायत्री, IAST:gāyatrī) is the personified form of popular Gayatri Mantra, a hymn from Vedic texts.

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Guru

Guru (गुरु, IAST: guru) is a Sanskrit term that connotes someone who is a "teacher, guide, expert, or master" of certain knowledge or field.

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Hastinapur

Hastinapur is a city in Meerut district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

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Indian Army

The Indian Army is the land-based branch and the largest component of the Indian Armed Forces.

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Jamadagni

According to Hindu legends, Jamadagni (or Jamdagni, जमदग्नि) is one of the Saptarishis (Seven Great Sages Rishi) in the seventh, current Manvantara.

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Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki

Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki was an Indian television epic series.

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Kamadhenu

Kamadhenu (कामधेनु), also known as Surabhi (सुरभि), is a divine bovine-goddess described in Hinduism as the mother of all cows.

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Karna

Karna (Sanskrit: कर्ण, IAST transliteration: Karṇa), originally known as Vasusena, is one of the central characters in the Hindu epic Mahābhārata, from ancient India.

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Kaurava

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.

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Kisari Mohan Ganguli

Kisari Mohan Ganguli (also K. M. Ganguli) was an Indian translator, who is most known for the first (and thus far only) free English translation of the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata published as The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose between 1883 and 1896 by Pratap Chandra Roy (1842–1895), a Calcutta bookseller, who owned a printing press, and collected funds for the project to translate the 18 books of the Mahabharata.

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Krishna

Krishna (Kṛṣṇa) is a major deity in Hinduism.

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Kuru Kingdom

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.

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Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra is a city in the state of Haryana, India.

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Kurukshetra War

The Kurukshetra War, also called the Mahabharata War, is a war described in the Indian epic Mahabharata.

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Magha (month)

Maagha (Nepali: माघ maagh) is a month of the Hindu calendar.

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Mahabharat (1988 TV series)

Mahabharat is an Indian television series based on the Hindu epic of the same name.

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Mahabharat (2013 TV series)

Mahabharat is an Indian Hindi-language mythological television drama series on STAR Plus based on the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata.

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Mahabharata

The Mahābhārata (महाभारतम्) is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Rāmāyaṇa.

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Main battle tank

A main battle tank (MBT), also known as a battle tank or universal tank, is a tank that fills the armor-protected direct fire and maneuver role of many modern armies.

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Markandeya

Markandeya (मार्कण्‍डेय) is an ancient rishi (sage) from the Hindu tradition, born in the clan of Bhrigu Rishi.

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Mukesh Khanna

Mukesh Khanna (born 23 July 1958) is an Indian television and film character actor, best known for his portrayal in Doordarshan television serial Shaktimaan and as Bhishma Pitamah in B. R. Chopra's Mahabharat.

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N. T. Rama Rao

Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (28 May 1923 – 18 January 1996), popularly known as NTR, was an Indian actor, producer, director, editor and politician who served as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh for seven years over three terms.

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Narada

Narada (Sanskrit: नारद, Nārada) is a Vedic sage, famous in Hindu traditions as a traveling musician and storyteller, who carries news and enlightening wisdom.

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Pandava

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.

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Parashurama

Parashurama (Sanskrit: परशुराम, IAST: Paraśurāma, lit. Rama with an axe) is the sixth avatar of Vishnu in Hinduism.

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Pitrs

The Pitris (Sanskrit: पितृ, the fathers), are the spirits of the departed ancestors in Hindu culture.

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Prime minister

A prime minister is the head of a cabinet and the leader of the ministers in the executive branch of government, often in a parliamentary or semi-presidential system.

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Ratha

Ratha (Sanskrit: रथ,, Avestan raθa) is the Indo-Iranian term for a spoked-wheel chariot or a cart of antiquity.

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Ronit Roy

Ronit Roy (born 11 October 1965) is an Indian actor, known for his portrayal of Dharamraj Mahiyavanshi in Bandini, K.D. Pathak in Adaalat, Rishabh Bajaj in Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Mihir Virani in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Neil Khanna in Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar.

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Salvation

Salvation (salvatio; sōtēría; yāšaʕ; al-ḵalaṣ) is being saved or protected from harm or being saved or delivered from a dire situation.

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Salwa Kingdom

Salwa is a kingdom grouped among the western kingdoms in the epic Mahabharata.

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Sanskrit

Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.

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Saraswati

Saraswati (सरस्वती) is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, art, wisdom and learning worshipped throughout Nepal and India.

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Satyavati

Satyavati (सत्यवती) (also spelled Satyawati or Setyawati in Indonesian) was the queen of the Kuru king, Shantanu of Hastinapur and the great-grandmother of the Pandava and Kaurava princes (principal characters of the Hindu epic Mahabharata).

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Savitri: A Legend and a Symbol

Savitri: A Legend and a Symbol is an epic poem in blank verse by Sri Aurobindo, based upon the theology from the Mahabharata.

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Shantanu

In the epic Mahabharata, Shantanu was a Kuru king of Hastinapura.

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Shastra

Shastra (शास्त्र, IAST) is a Sanskrit word that means "precept, rules, manual, compendium, book or treatise" in a general sense.

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Shikhandi

Shikhandi (शिखण्डी,, lit. lock on the crown of the head) is a character in the Hindu epic, the Mahabharata.

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Shiva

Shiva (Sanskrit: शिव, IAST: Śiva, lit. the auspicious one) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism.

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Shukra

Shukra (Sanskrit: शुक्र, IAST) is a Sanskrit word that means "lucid, clear, bright".

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Sony Entertainment Television

Sony Entertainment Television or SET, is a Indian pay television network centred on Hindi-language programming.

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Suryaputra Karn

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.

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Swayamvara

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.

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T-90

The T-90 is a third-generation Russian battle tank that entered service in 1993.

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Telugu cinema

Telugu cinema, also known by its sobriquet Tollywood, is the segment of Indian cinema dedicated to the production of motion pictures in the Telugu language, based in Film Nagar, a neighborhood of Hyderabad, Telangana.

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Upanishads

The Upanishads (उपनिषद्), a part of the Vedas, are ancient Sanskrit texts that contain some of the central philosophical concepts and ideas of Hinduism, some of which are shared with religious traditions like Buddhism and Jainism.

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Uttarayana

The Surya Siddhanta defines Uttarāyaṇa or Uttarayan as the period between the Makara Sankranti (which currently occurs around January 14) and Karka Sankranti (which currently occurs around July 16).

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Varanasi

Varanasi, also known as Benares, Banaras (Banāras), or Kashi (Kāśī), is a city on the banks of the Ganges in the Uttar Pradesh state of North India, south-east of the state capital, Lucknow, and east of Allahabad.

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Vasishtha

Vasishtha (वसिष्ठ, IAST) is a revered Vedic sage in Hinduism.

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Vasu

In Hinduism, the Vasus are attendant deities of Indra, and later Vishnu.

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Vayu

Vāyu (Sanskrit) is a primary Hindu deity, the lord of the winds, the father of Bhima and the spiritual father of Hanuman.

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Vedanga

The Vedanga (वेदाङ्ग, "limbs of the Veda") are six auxiliary disciplines in Vedic culture that developed in ancient times, and has been connected with the study of the Vedas.

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Vedas

The Vedas are ancient Sanskrit texts of Hinduism. Above: A page from the ''Atharvaveda''. The Vedas (Sanskrit: वेद, "knowledge") are a large body of knowledge texts originating in the ancient Indian subcontinent.

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Vichitravirya

In the epic Mahabharata, Vichitravirya (विचित्रवीर्य, vicitravīrya) is the younger son of queen Satyavati and king Shantanu and grandfather of the Pandavas and Kaurava.

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Vishnu

Vishnu (Sanskrit: विष्णु, IAST) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism, and the Supreme Being in its Vaishnavism tradition.

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Vishnu sahasranama

Vishnu Sahasranama (Sanskrit: विष्णुसहस्रनाम, IAST: Viṣṇusahasranāma), is a list of 1,000 names (sahasranama) of Vishnu, one of the main deities in Hinduism and the supreme God in Vaishnavism.

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Winter solstice

The winter solstice (or hibernal solstice), also known as midwinter, is an astronomical phenomenon marking the day with the shortest period of daylight and the longest night of the year.

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Yudhishthira

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).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhishma

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