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Questions related to Bhima, one of the Pandavas.

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Did Bhima drink the blood of Duhsasana in the Mahabharata war?

It is said that Bhima drank the blood of Duhsasana in the Mahabharata war. Please post the relevant verses from the Mahabharata about this.
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Did Bhima have the strength of 10000 elephants?

I remember a story to that effect - is it in the Mahabharata?
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Was Duryodhana a better mace-fighter than Bhima?

Does Mahabharata say somewhere that Duryodhana was a better mace fighter than Bhima? If so, was that why Bhima used unfair tactics in their climactic fight?
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Why Nirjala Ekadashi is also known as Bhima Ekadashi?

Agiyaras in Jyaistha month is also known as Bhim Agiyaras. Why is the name of Bhim mentioned? any story of mango eating in Bhim Agiyaras?
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Why did Lord Hanuman stop the path of Bhima during the exile of Pandavas in Mahabharata?

I think this is true because Lord Hanuman is Chiranjeevi and he was also found in the top of the chariot of Arjuna during the battle of Kurukshetra. But I can't understand what is the reason to stop ...
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Did Bhima kill the Vikarna(brother of Duryodhana) in the battle of Kurukshetra or not?

I have listened Vikarna was the only Kaurava who questioned the humiliation of Draupadi, the wife of his cousin Pandavas after they lost her in a game of dice to Duryodhana.Is this the reason why ...
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When and why did Duryodhan give sweet kheer mixed with poison to Bhima?

When Pandavas were children, then Bhima was offered a sweet rice kheer mixed with poison by Duryodhan. After Bhima eats all, he was thrown in to some river or somewhere. But why did Bhima eats if it ...
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Which scriptures describe about Bhima and Hanuman's Gada (club or blunt mace)?

Is there any scriptures which describes about the name, size, weight of their Gada? And how they got them?
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Significance of the bed time mantra

One of the mantras, which we usually recite before going to bed is, Ramaskandam Hanomantham Vynatheyam Vrukodharam Shayanesha Spatenithyam Dhuswapnam Thasyanashyathi which is a prayer to Hanuman,...
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What was the real story of Bhima's oath about drinking DushAsana's blood? Are there other such instances in mythology?

According to this video from BR Chopara's MahAbhArata, Bhima is seen taking a fierce oath. Earlier he also suggested of cutting Dushasana's hand which dragged Draupadi. In this episode, Bhima is seen ...
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Hanuman's Role in Kurukshetra

Hanuman had sat on the flag of Arjuna's chariot during the Kurukshetra war. But, what was it for? There was not even a single instance in which Hanuman played any role.
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Why did Bhima kill Duryodhana unfairly?

Why did Bhima kill Duryodhana unfairly by hitting him below the waist during their final battle in the Mahabharata war?