Questions tagged [duryodhana]

Eldest son of Dhritarashtra and Gandhari.

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Did Karna think that it was adharma to not appoint Duryodhana as king of Hastinapura?

In Star Plus Mahabharata (e.g., S11 E7), it is shown again and again that Karna believed that it was adharma to not appoint Duryodhana as King/Yuvaraja (crown prince) of Hastinapura. Did Karna really ...
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Why did Kali incarnate as Duryodhana? For what reason was Duryodhana born earth for?

https://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/m01/m01068.htm The evil-minded and wicked king Duryodhana, the destroyer of the fair fame of the Kurus, was born of a portion of Kali on earth. My question is, why ...
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Teachings of Shakuni

In some translation of Mahabharat, I read a conversation between Duryodhana and Shakuni, but I can't find it today on Google. It goes something like this: Duryodhana asks Shakuni some question. In ...
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Did Duryodhana ever insult Draupadi by his words?

Karna insulted Draupadi by his words several times. One of the intensive insults happen during Draupadi vastrapaharanam. I will give. O son of the Kuru race, the gods have ordained only one husband ...
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When did Lord Vishnu perform Vaishnava Yajna?

From Mahabharata's Vana Prava The name of that sacrifice worthy of virtuous persons, is Vaishnava. No person save the ancient Vishnu hath performed it before. This mighty sacrifice vies with that ...
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How and from whom did Duryodhana learn the art of Jalastamba (art of staying under water)?

In the 18th day of Kurukshetra, Duryodhana hid himself inside the water using a knowledge he had about staying under water. There is no way Drona might have taught him this technique since Drona ...
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How is Duryodhana a son in law to Balarama?

I was reading Markandeya Purana and found that there is a mention of Duryodhana being a son in law of Balarama. I am not able to find more information about this in Markandeya Purana. I am looking for ...
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Did the term "blind support" originate from Mahabharata?

DhritarAshtra was physically blind and implicitly supported wrongdoing of his son Duryodhana. GAndhAri blindfolded her eyes to follow the distress of her husband & never objected Duryodhana. ...
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Did Bhimasena laugh at Duryodhana infront of Vasudeva?

It is known that Bhimasena laughed at Duryodhana in Mayasabha due to the incident of Duryodhana falling down due to confusion. Did it happen in front of Sri Krishna? The following passage from Adi ...