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If Shri khishna was ahir/abhir. Why did abhirs attack Arjuna when he was escorting wife's of soilders?

Krishna says that l will be born among you abhira. Yadav's(ahirs) trace their lineage to king yadu. They also trace their lineage to Krishna. Then why was Arjuna attacked by abhirs when he was ...
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Was there any case of Yadav men marrying Kshatriya women?

Was there any case of Yadav men marrying Kshatriya women ? Duryodhan daughter married son of Krishna , but Duryodhan opposed it. Was there any such instance where Yadav men married Kshatriya women and ...
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If sagotra mariages are prohibited, why did Krishna marry Satyabhama?

Krishna and Satyabhama ( Sathyabhama ) shared a common paternal ancestor, Anamitra.
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Ramanand Sagar's Krishna

I am currently watching Ramanand Sagar's Krishna and I noticed some unseen and unheard details in the serial. For instance, Rohini, Vasudev's first wife was secretly taken out of Mathura to Nand's ...
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Is Lord Krishna from South of India since lot of Kshatriya Yadav families were from the South?

It is quite possible that Lord Krishna later must have gone to North and thence to Dwarka. Also his color was brown which might indicate a south Indian origin .
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In which war of devas and asuras did Yaduvamsis participate?

This answer says The mythology says after the destruction of the Yaduvamsis in the course of the devasura sangrama several thousand wives of Lord Krishna were abducted... Now, my questions are ...
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What are the 101 clans of Yadavas?

SB 10.90.44: tan-nigrahāya hariṇā  proktā devā yadoḥ kule avatīrṇāḥ kula-śataṁ  teṣām ekādhikaṁ nṛpa To subdue these demons, Lord Hari told the demigods to descend into the dynasty of Yadu. They ...
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What was the value of trillion during Mahabharata time as population of Yadavas is mentioned as 30 trillion+ in SB 10.90.42?

SB 10.90.42 saṅkhyānaṁ yādavānāṁ kaḥ   kariṣyati mahātmanām yatrāyutānām ayuta-   lakṣeṇāste sa āhukaḥ Who can count all the great Yādavas, when among them King Ugrasena ...
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Was Krishna's son Pradyumna a rebirth of Kama or of Sanatkumar?

SECTION LXVII of the Sambhava Parva of Mahabharat mentions the various gods and demons who incarnated in human forms as characters of Mahabharat. There's something that I noticed and would like to ask ...
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Which of the Yadavas survived the destruction of Yadavas at Prabhas?

Wiki page on Mausala Parva has this to say about the destruction of the Yadavas - Soon everyone who is battling is dead, except Vabhru, Daruka and Krishna. Balarama survives because he was not at the ...
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Yadava race destruction?

In the Mahabharata Gandhari curses Krishna with the death of all the Yadavas. A rishi cursed Samba to destroy his entire race. Who is the rishi, why two curses, and whose curse came true?
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Which caste was Lord Krishna born into?

What is the caste that Lord Sri Krishna was born into? Was it Kshatriya (warrior) or Yadava (shepherd)? People from the Yadava community claim that Sri Krishna is a Yadava and was born into their ...
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What happened to Vasudeva's (and his brothers') horde of children?

The 24th Chapter of the 9th Canto of Srimad Bhagavatam, as well as the 35th Chapter of the Harivamsa Parva of the Harivamsa, speak about the Yadava dynasty till Krsna. So in these two chapters, the ...
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Who is Dasharha? And why is Krishna referred to as belonging to Dasharha's race?

At a few places in The Mahabharata, Sri Krishna is referred to as 'he of Dasharha's race.' Who is Dasharha and how is Krishna related to him? Dictionary meaning for the word just says 'Krishna.' ...
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Was Ekalavya the cousin of Krishna?

Today I read that Ekalavya (student of Dronacharya who practiced in front of Dronacharya's statue) is the cousin of Lord Krishna and Krishna killed him. How are they cousins?
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Israelites/Jews descended from the Yadu?

A number of people have opined that the Israelite/Jewish nation descended from the Yadu clan (Yadavas), and that the Mahabharata 'proves' this (such as here, here, here and here). E.g., some argue "...
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What is the historical origin of Yadavas?

From my reading of Mahabharata Yadavas do not appear to be a strong or prominent clan in India prior to the rise of Shri Krishna. Rather most other high houses of bharata seems to look at Yadavas ...
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Afterlives of Vasudeva, Devaki, Nandagopa and Yashoda

Do we have any account of the afterlives of Vasudeva, Devaki, Nandagopa and Yashoda? I generally hear about Nandagopa and Yashoda's last incident to be while they were being separated from Krishna, i....
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