We are aware of Draupadi as the wife of Pandavas whereas Subhadra is the wife of Arjuna and, Hidimbi is the wife of Bhima.

Besides Draupadi, are there any other wives of Yudhisthir, Nakul and Sahdev?

Similarly, Pandava children, Abhimanyu, son of Arjuna-Subhadra and, Ghatotkacha, son of Bhima-Hidimbi are well-known.

What are the names of Draupadi's sons and other Pandava children, if they exist?

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    is your question about wife's name or names of draupadi's son? – Mr. Alien Jul 24 '14 at 7:54
  • It's about both.. Wife's name of yudhisthira, nakul, sahdeva and son of daraupadi and other wives if exist.. – Shaunak Shukla Jul 24 '14 at 7:59

Name of sons of Draupadi are

  • Prativindhya from Yudhishthira
  • Sutasoma from Bheema
  • Srutakirti from Arjuna
  • Satanika from Nakul
  • Srutakarma from Sahadev

Reference : Wikipedia

Yudhisthira, Nakula and Sahadeva also had a wife other than Draupadi

Yudhisthira had other wife Devika, the daughter of Govasana of the Saivya tribe, who bore him a son named Yaudheya.

Refer : Yudhisthira

Nakula had other wife Karenumati, the daughter of the king of the Chedi Kingdom, who bore him a son, Niramitra.

Refer : Nakul

Sahadeva married his maternal cousin Vijaya, the daughter of Dyutimat, the king of Madra, and had a son named Suhotra.

Refer : Sahadeva

  • Like Sahadeva & Vijaya, Arjuna & Subhadra were also first cousins. – iammilind Sep 28 '15 at 8:29

Here is the family tree of the Pandavas: enter image description here

As you can see, Arjuna had four wives, each of whom bore him a son: Draupadi had Shrutakirti, Krishna's sister Subhadra had Abhimanyu, the Naga princess Ulupi had Iravan, and Chitrangada princess of Manipura had Babruvahana. And each of Arjuna's four brothers also had a son with Draupadi: Yudishtra had Prativindhya, Bhima had Sutasoma, Nakula had Shatatija, and Sahadeva had Shrutakarma. And although the family tree doesn't show it, Bhima and the Rakshasi Hidimbi had Ghatotkacha. In addition, Yudishtra and Devika had Yaudheya, Bhima and Valandhara had Sarvaga, Nakula and Karenumati had Niramitra, and Sahadeva and Vijaya had Suhotra.

Now Abhimanyu, Iravan, and Ghatotkacha all died during the Mahabharata war. And the five sons of Draupadi were killed immediately after the war by Ashwattama, who thought they were the five Pandavas; he was trying to avenge the death of his father Drona. (For this he was cursed with a painful immortality.) In any case, Babruvahana was the only child of Arjuna to live after the Mahabharata war; he became the king of his mother's kingdom of Manipura. And when the Pandavas went to the Himalayas after the death of Krishna, they left the kingdom of Hastinapura to Abhimanyu's son Parikshit, the first Kali Yuga ruler of the Kuru dynasty.


When Drapadi married to five Pandava's they all had given her a word that they will not marry any other girl their whole life.

Bhima married to Hidamba before getting marry with Draupadi, because she was in love with Bhima. She told mother Kunti that either she will do suicide or allow her to get marry with Bhima. Mother kunti told her that she can marry to Bhima but as she belongs to Rakshasas family. However she would not be allowed to enter in to Hastinapur's kingdom.

Arjuna & Subhdra were in love with each other. Lord Krishna helped them to get marry. For Lord Krishna , Draupadi like his sister, and hence Draupadi allowed Subhdra to stay with them.

From the Wikipedia source,

Drapadi's sons name are as follows,

  • Prativindha : Prativindha or Shrutavindha was born to Yudhisthira and Draupadi and was the eldest of the Upapandavas
  • Satanika : Satanika was born to Nakula and Draupadi.
  • Sutasoma : Sutasoma was the son of Bhima and Draupadi was the third of the Upapandavas.
  • Srutasena : Srutasena was born to Sahadeva and Draupadi and the fourth upapandava.
  • Srutakarma : rutakarma was the son born to Arjuna and Draupadi, the youngest Upapandavas.

YUDHISTIRA,1st wife and love was DEVIKA and their son was YAUDHEYA,BHEEMA 1st wife was a Naga princess according to KALINGYA or ORIYA and RAJASTHAN Mahabharat before marrying HIRIMBA.GHATOTKACHA was HIRIMBA son and 4th wife was BALANDHARA and son SARVAANG. ARJUNA 2nd wife was Naga princess ULUPI and son IRAVAN,3rd wife was CHITRANGADA and son was BABRUBHAHAN and 4th wife was SUBHADRA and son ABHIMANYU. NAKULA junior wife was KARENUMATI and son NIRMITRA.SAHADEVA had 7 more wives and 8 more children. VIJAYA,RADHA, DIGAMBI, NIRANJANA, TULHAJASI, SHITSRASUDA and MALA.Children were SUHOTŔA ( VIJAYA ),VRATI ( RADHA ),VISHMA, KUNTSHI, MALVI, UJAAT, MANYU and SUHASUNDER.VIJAYA was his maternal cousin and RADHA was his favourite and most beloved wife.Apart from them PANDAVAS had 6 daughters and 5 sons with DRAUPADI. PRATIVINDYA and SUTHANU was YUDHISTIRA children.SUTASOMA and SAMYUKTHANA was BHEEMA children.SRUTAKIRTI and twins PRAGATI and PRAGYA with ARJUNA. SATANIKA and PRINTHA with NAKULA and SHRUTSENA and SUMITHRA with SAHADEVA.

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And Abhimanyu was born of Subhadra, the sister of Vasudeva through Arjuna, and was, therefore, the grandson of the illustrious Pandu. And unto the five Pandavas were born five sons by (their common wife) Panchali. And these princes were all very handsome and conversant with all branches of knowledge. From Yudhishthira was born Prativindhya; from Vrikodara, Sutasoma; from Arjuna, Srutakirti; from Nakula, Satanika; and from Sahadeva, Srutasena of great prowess; and Bhima, in the forest begot on Hidimba a son named Ghatotkacha.

All the children of the Pandavas perished in the war and Parikshit, the son of Abhimanyu and the grandson of Arjuna extended the almost extinct race of Bharatas.

"And he shall beget one heroic son in his line, who shall continue the almost extinct Bharata race.' "



Bhima had a son from Valandhara, a Kashi princess who was Sarvaga, only remaining son of Bhima as he did not participate in Kurukshetra war. He became the king of Kashi, his maternal kingdom and later Sarvaga's granddaughter who is Bhima's great-granddaughter marries Abhimanyu's grandson and Arjuna's great-grandson Janamejaya and they give birth to Shatanika.

Sahadeva's son Suhotra from Vijaya and Nakula's son Niramitra from Karenumati became crown princes and later kings of Madra.

Yudhisthira's son Yaudheya from Devika ruled his maternal kingdom Sivi.

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