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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What was that secret message Dhritarashtra sent to arjuna before the day of war?

While reading Holy Geeta by Swami Chinmayananda I come across the following passage: After their long and strenuous trials, when the Pandavas at last reached their native kingdom, their tyrant cousin,...
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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.