Questions tagged [ashwatthama]

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What is the significance of the curse given by Sri Krishna to Ashwattama?

Ashwattama who was Dronacharya's son was Lord Shiva's Ansh(part) himself.After the Kurukshetra war, Ashwattama avenged his father's death by killing Drishtidyumna and five sons of Pandavas when they ...
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How was the relationship between Ashwatthama and Arjuna?

Arjuna was the most favorite student of Dronacharya. Did Ashwatthama had the same type of relationship with Arjuna or was favorable to Kauravas and Duryodhana? I heard both versions. What does the ...
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Who is the 'certain brāhmaṇa of pious vows' in this conversation between Kṛṣṇa and Aśvatthāmā?

From Sauptika Parva section 16: Vaishampayana said, "Understanding that that weapon was thrown (into the wombs of the Pandava women) by Drona's son of sinful deeds, Hrishikesha, with a cheerful ...
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What is the name of the book which Ashwatthama narrated to a south Indian saint?

I am looking for the name of the book which Ashwatthama narrated to a South Indian saint. Stories go like this, A saint wanted to write an authentic Mahabharat and later received a boon from [I don't ...
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Dreaming of Chiranjeevis

Today I got a dream of a man who claimed to be there since the start of the world, he was pale with no eyes, he told me if you want to visualize a face just imagine it. The rest of the dream is just ...
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