Questions tagged [dhritarashtra]

Questions about Dhritarashtra, who was the (bron blind) king of Kuru Kindgdom in the time of Mahabharata and having 100 sons known as Kaurava.

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Kurus alliance with fallen communities

While arguing with Shalya on who is superior, Karna says Madrakas are of worst character. He also lists others: The Prasthalas, the Madras, the Gandharas, the Arattas, those called Khasas, the ...
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Why did Dhritarashtra give Draupadi boons?

I understand that there were some bad omens that led dhritarashtra to give draupadi the boons. But why did this happen and what were the omens? It seems more logical to keep the wealth and kill the ...
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Dhritarashtra's role and the way he died in the Mahabharata?

How did Dhritarashtra die in the Mahabharata? I couldn't get the answer in Wikipedia unfortunately.