What are Karna wives and sons names

What are Karna wives and sons names Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! Karna can be called as an unfortunate hero of the Mahabharata and definitely Duryodhana is the biggest sinner. Karna was an avatar of Lord Surya, while Duryodhana is the same as Kali of Kali Yuga. We can't call Duryodhana as an avatar (of Kali). Because avatar is used for great souls. Duryodhana is the most vile kind of person and thus he can't be called as an avatar. Both Karna and Duryodhana had ample amount of opportunities to be good, but Duryodhana refused all of them completely and since Karna was a friend to Duryodhana, he too did the same. Karna and Duryodhana got fruits as per their Karmas. They, both ended up losing their kith and kin too. Now, let us know about the wives and sons of Karna. Karna had 9 sons. List of Karna sons names are as given...
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Afghanistan link with India (Mahabharata, Ramayana, Hinduism)

Afghanistan link with India (Mahabharata, Ramayana, Hinduism) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! Dear friends, once upon a time, whole of the world was following Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism). It may look pretty amusing to few people. But this is a hard truth. One of the biggest example is Afghanistan. Whole of Afghanistan was very much part of the Bharat(a) (Old name of India). But as time passed and more and more invaders tried to capture and harm our great nation, slowly Bharat started to break into pieces, just like today's Pakistan and Bangladesh have separated from us. This is happening since unknown time. Now, let us take Afghanistan as our subject and let us understand, how the country Afghanistan was part of Bharat (Old name of India). 1. Afghanistan : In Sanskrit Ashvakan or Ashvaman means, someone who has horse or someone who rides a horse or someone who deals with horses, that is, someone who...
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What is the first shloka (quote) of Bhagavad Gita with meaning

What is the first shloka (quote) of Bhagavad Gita with meaning Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! What is the meaning of the word 'Bhagavad Gita': Bhagavad = Bhagavan's (God's) + Gita (divine song). Bhagavad Gita was explained in the form a divine song. Who said Bhagavad Gita: Bhagavan Sri Krishna To whom Bhagavad Gita was said: To Arjuna - To be more accurate, the divine Bhagavan Gita is for everyone starting from Sri Brahma Deva to the last living being in the 'Brahmanda' (Universe). Where was the Bhagavad Gita upadesha given: At a divine place called Kurukshetra. Left: Arjuna is completely agonized before the war of Kurukshetra in front of Bhagavan Sri Krishna. Right: Dhritarashtra (blind) and Sanjaya (with divine sight given by Bhagavan Veda Vyasa Ji). When was this upadesha was given: Approximately 3137 B.C What can we learn by the study of Srimad Bhagavad-Gita: Accurate, fundamental knowledge about Bhagavan, the ultimate truth, creation, birth &...
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Leadership qualities (Narada advice to Yudhisthira) in Hinduism

Leadership qualities (Narada advice to Yudhisthira) in Hinduism

What are the Leadership qualities in Hinduism | What Narada adviced to Yudhisthira about leadership qualities Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Sri Narada Maharshi (Naram is Gnyaanam. He is the one who gives Gnyanam / knowledge) is one of the highly regarded as bhakta (devotee) of Sri Maha Vishnu / Sri Rama / Sri Krishna.  For many great Bhaktas, Yogis, Maharshis Sri Narada Maharshi is the Guru. E.g., Dhruva Maharaja, Prahlada Maharaja, Valmiki, etc.  It is well known that with His anugraham (blessings) only one gets the Bhakti (devotion).  He was the Guru of Aadi Kavi Valmiki, Sri Veda Vyasa Ji (remember that Sri Veda Vyasa Ji is svayam Bhagavan like Sri Krishna - He is an avatar of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu). just like Sri Vashistha Maharshi was Guru Sri Rama, Sri Sandipani Maharshi was Guru of Sri Krishna, similarly Sri Narada Maharshi was Guru of Sri Veda Vyaasa Ji), Dhruva, Prahlada, Haryashwas & Shabalashwas,...
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Mahabharata war peace efforts by Lord Krishna and others

Mahabharata war peace efforts by Lord Krishna and others

Mahabharata war peace efforts by Lord Krishna and others Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! This post describes "Mahabharata war peace efforts by Lord Krishna and others", that is, the efforts to peace and preparation for war.  1. Drupada sends his priest to Dhritarashtra with the consent of Sri Krishna to advise him to settle the matter peacefully.  2. He meets Dhritarashtra in the presence of Bhishma and Drona advises him not to have any confrontations with Pandavas.  3. Sri Krishna is their leader, Bhima and Arjuna are great warriors, Bhima has already killed Jarasandha the invincible person, also he has killed three crores of Rakshasas who were present at holy places and were troubling pilgrims, with that he has also killed Jatasura. 4. Therefore, give their share of kingdom to them without any confrontation.  5. Dhritarashtra did not agree. When war became inevitable both the parties started preparation.  6. Both Duryodhana and Arjuna proceeded to meet Sri Krishna...
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What is Pandu, Kunti, Madri story | What is  Kunti and Karna story

What is Pandu, Kunti, Madri story | What is Kunti and Karna story

What is Pandu, Kunti, Madri story | What is Kunti and Karna story Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! King Shura gave his daughter Pritha as adopted daughter to King Kuntibhoja. Therefore, she came to be known as Kunti. She was the wife of Pandu in his original form of Pravaha Maruta and went by the same name, Kunti during the Great Mahabharata time.  Kuntibhoja was Kurma Maruta in his original form. Sage Durvasa came to his city and desired to observe chaturmaya in his place.  King Kuntibhoja offered all facilities and asked his daughter Kunti (at that time she thirteen years old), to serve him. She devotedly did so. Durvasa was pleased by her service and taught her a mantra by which she could call the deities.  Out of curiosity (remember, at the very young age of 13 years, she did this), she called Surya Deva.  She was attracted by him and sported with him.  Consequently, she got a...
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Who is Vidur and about his birth story

Who is Vidur and about his birth story

Who is Vidur and about his birth story Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! There is an interesting background about the birth of Yama Deva as Vidura.  Earlier, Sage Animandavya was performing penance to attain the stature of Maharshi Vashishtha.  A group of thieves who had stolen royal property were being chased by the servants of the king. They left the property at the ashrama / hermitage of Animandavya and ran away.  The servants of the king arrested Animandavya and put him on the hanging pole (sooli / see below image). He continued his tapas / penance sitting in that position itself. The king released him. Left: Vidura. Right: People on the sooli He went to Sri Yama Deva and asked him why he was made a victim of such a punishment. Yama told him that he had pierced a fly when he was a boy, and this was the punishment for that. The real reason was...
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What was Gandhari curse to Lord Krishna and did it harmed him

What was Gandhari curse to Lord Krishna and did it harmed him

What was Gandhari curse to Lord Krishna and did it harmed him Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! Gandhari was born in the place known as Gandhahar (now called Kandahar in Afghanistan). In Sanskrit it is Gandhara pradesha (a place known as Gandhara). Today's Indian people refer to it as Kandahara “Pratyanta Desha”, an extreme border area. She was a princess of Gándhára, hence her name came to be known as Gandhari. In her early days, Gandhari was not well acquainted with the greatness of Bhagavan Sri Krishna. Neither were the people of Gandhara (Kandahara) were very familiar with the social structure of India, of Central India, though Afghanistan, including Kandahara, was then within, India in the earlier days. Before marriage, when Gandhari learned that her would-be husband was blind, she covered her eyes with a cloth. “If my husband is unable to see the world, then why should I?” Thinking thus she kept her eyes...
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What are Mahabharata unknown secrets

What are Mahabharata unknown secrets

What are Mahabharata unknown secrets Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! The Great Mahabharata is written by Sri Veda Vyasa Ji (He is an avatar of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu). Veda Vyasa means, he is someone who separates the divine Vedas, so that the Kali Yuga people can understand in the much better way, as the Kali Yuga people are the least intelligent. Here Veda = Divine Vedas, Vyasa = Someone who separates (who makes more and more simpler). Mahabharata is full of deep and unknown secrets. Starting from the birth of Pandavas, Bhagavan Sri Krishna until the end of the great epic Mahabharata is full of divine secrets. Only a person who has the blessings of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu / Krishna can understand more easily. Let us now start. There are unlimited number of deep secrets about the Great Granta "Mahabharata". Let us know few of them: 1. Sri Krishna's birth: Sri Krishna didn't took birth from the...
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What are Mahabharata incidents chronology, events dates

What are Mahabharata incidents chronology, events dates

What are Mahabharata incidents chronology, events dates Namaste Sajjanas, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! Mahabharata means "The Great Bharata Desham" (The Great Bharata country). Mahabharata happened in the third of the four Yugas, that is, it happened in the Dwapara Yuga (The other three Yugas' names are Satya / Kruta Yuga, Treta Yuga and Kali Yuga). Collectively all these four Yugas (1st = Satya / Kruta Yuga, 2nd = Treta Yuga, 3rd = Dwapara Yuga, 4th = Kali Yuga) is known as Mahayuga. As said above, Mahabharata happened in the 3rd Yuga called Dwapara Yuga. In this Yuga, Bhagavan Sri Vishnu took his 8th avatar as Bhagavan Sri Krishna. Bhagavan Sri Veda Vyasa Ji (He is an avatar of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu) wrote this great epic Mahabharata. Now, let's know "what are the Mahabharata events dates". This is as given below: Bhagavan Sri Veda Vyasa Ji wrote the Great Mahabharata in 1 Lakh Shlokas (0.1 Million Shlokas). Few people...
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