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The last time that Krishna saw Nandagopa was during a pilgrimage to Kurukshetra. There was once a solar eclipse, so people from all over India made a pilgrimage to the Samanta Panchaka of five ponds of Kurukshetra. The Srimad Bhagavatam describes Krishna and the Yadavas meeting Nandagopa and Yashoda there: Seeing Nanda, the Vṛṣṇis were delighted and ...


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Yes, Ekalavya was Krishna's cousin. Specifically, he was the son of Vasudeva's brother Devashrava, but he was raised by the Nishadas, as described in this chapter of the Harivamsa: The fourth brother of Vasudeva, namely AnAdhR^iShTi begot on his wife Ashmaki an illustrious son by name NivR^ittashatru, and Devashrava, the third brother of Vasudeva, begat ...


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The Solar and Lunar dynasties of Vaivasvata Manavantra (7th Manavantra) are given in Kurma Purana Brahma Purana Agni Purana Valmiki Ramayana Mahabharata some other Puranas too 1. The Solar Dynasty (or Surya Vansh) Lord Brahma's son was Marichi, Marichi's son Kashyapa and Kakshyapa's son Vivasvana (Sun god). Vivasvana's son was Vaivasvata (7th or current ...


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Why did Krishna break the law of nature by giving life to a dead person? Abhimanyu's son was supposed to continue the race as few boons were conferred in that way: 1. Boon to Soma by Gods or indeed demand by Soma: [Soma to Gods:] And my son shall compel all foes to retreat before him. The boy of mighty arms having penetrated the impenetrable array, ...


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Yes according to the Brahma Purana he does. In the account of the Lunar Dynasty or Chandravansh there comes the story of Yayati after which the text says: From Puru was descended King Bharata after whom the land came to be known as Bharatavarsha. Also in this line was King Kuru, after whom all the descendants came to be known as Kauravas. The sacred place ...


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There are verses in "Shreemad Bhagvatam" that points towards "Lord Shree Krishna's" relation with Pandavas. Although he has been raised in Gokula, Kunti mother of Pandavas was sister of Vasudeva (Father of shree Krishna"). So we can say that Shree krishna was a kshatriya. तं मातुलेयं परिरभ्य निवृतो भीम: स्ययन प्रेमजवाकुलेइंद्रिय:।   यमौ किरीटी च ...


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Yes, the Vishwas are the same as the Vishwadevas. This excerpt from the Markandeya Purana describes how when Vishwamitra took Harishchandra's kingdom from him, five of the Vishwadevas spoke out, and Vishwamitra put a curse on them to be born as humans: But then spoke five Vishwadevas in pity, "This Vishwamitra is very wicked; what worlds will he ...


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Dasharha is the descendant of Yadu. He is the son of Nivrti and grandson of Vrshni, as is retold in Bhagavatam 9th Canto 24th Chapter 3rd Sloka. krathasya kuntiḥ putro ’bhūd vṛṣṇis tasyātha nirvṛtiḥ tato daśārho nāmnābhūt tasya vyomaḥ sutas tataḥ The son of Kratha was Kunti; the son of Kunti, Vṛṣṇi; the son of Vṛṣṇi, Nirvṛti; and the son of Nirvṛti, ...


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After months of combing through the Vedas I have finally found at least TWO SURYAVANSHIS mentioned in a verse from the Atharva Veda! The Book 20 Hymn 37 is dedicated to Indra and mentions the various kings he has helped: Thou verily, Indra, gavest help to Kutsa, willingly lending ear to him in battle. When, aiding Arjunneya, thou subduedst to him ...


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Well another example of course is of Bharat from the Ramayan who ruled as a regent for Shri Raam after installing his wooden sandals on the throne. As mentioned in the following verses of the Ayodhya Kand: भरतः शिरसा कृत्वा सन्न्यासम् पादुके ततः | अब्रवीद्दुःखसम्तप्तः सर्वं प्रकृतिमण्डलम् || २-११५-१५ चत्रम् धारयत क्षिप्रमार्यपादाविमौ मतौ | अभ्या...


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Krishna is above all. He has the capacity to do anything & everything. He can make & break anything. But my friend your knowledge is not complete about Krishna. He is not breaking anything for his sake. But he can do anything for the sake of his Bhakta. He is paramanand , never cry for anything for his personal need, But crying madly for his bhakta. ...


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Ashoksundari is Viraja. They're different names of the same goddess. She is also known as Rakkayi Amman, Jyoti, Kumari. She us the daughter of Shiva. She is said to be a "mental" daughter because she was born out of Parvati mata's forehead in the form of Jyoti while she sat under the Ashokvriksh and meditated for a daughter. Her name is also thus ...


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From Wikipedia, Duryodhana was married to Bhanumati, daughter of Bhagadatta, king of the city Pragjyotisha. He fathered two children of royal queen, son Laxman Kumara and daughter Lakshmana and many children from concubines as well. As per Urubhanga he had a son called Durjay of who information is not yet known. Laxman was killed by Abhimanyu in ...


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Yadavas did fight among themselves and perished, but did not perish in a war, with Krishna and Arjuna on side and the others, as mentioned in this article. Further, this incident occurred near sea coast, whereas Magadha was in a far off place. So it is very difficult to link Jews with Yadavas, though the names are apparently indicting the same origin. Some ...


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Krishna was born a Kshatriya. The Yadavas are a sub clan of Sona vamsa, which is a Kshatriya sub clan.I think Nanda Baba and Yashoda are of the same yadava clan, as stated in this Ethnographic Profile taken from wikipedia. You can also read this Quora article.


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To answer this question you have to travel back up-to the start of the clan yadav and puru. Yayati the father of Yadu (father of yadav clan) and Puru (father of puru clan) asked their children to exchange their youth with him. Yadu refused to do that and said you already have lived your youth so doing that will be against my dharma. While Puru being ...


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Refer the numbering system here comparing Sanskrit and western numbering: शङ्कु (śaṅku) 1,00,000 koṭi 1012 10,00,00,00,00,000 One trillion Perhaps what is stated above in your question is an exaggerated figure, what we normally term as "Atishyokti". It's just like when we ask some one how many people came to watch the match, so if a person ...


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As per the Garuna Puarna there was a king Sudasa from Bharat lineage who rules at panchala. The son of Ainila was Dushmanta, who by his wife Shakuntala, had a son named Bharata. The son of Bharata was Vitatha, whose son was Manyu, whose son was Nara, whose son was Samkriti, who was the father of Gardha. The son of Gardha was Amanyu, whose son was Shini. The ...


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Rajput are a sub-caste or order of Kshatriyas but not all kshtariyas call themselves rajput. Kshatriyas were of three origins : suryavanshi, chandravanshi and agnivanshi (some include fourth as nagvanshi). These are found throughout India with different names of their sub-castes. Rajput is a predominant sub-caste of kshtariyas in North-Central India. ...


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Pradyumna is the member of Sri Krishna's eternal quadruple expansions (catur-vyuha) and Kamadeva who is a devata entered into his body to acquire a body. Jiva Goswami says that the statement that Kama who is burnt by Shiva took birth as Pradyumna is only partially acceptable and is a limited proposal. For Pradyumna to be burnt or for Kamadeva to become ...


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At that time there was no caste (jaati) system. Do not confuse varna system with caste/jaati system. At that time yadava was a clan(kul) though. Centuries later yadava caste/mostly cow owners - identified themselves with that mahabharata time clan. But reverse is not true, ie we can not identify Krishna with the caste system of centuries later. Because ...


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Lord Krishna himself says in Bhagavad Gita 10.37: वृष्णीनां वासुदेवोऽस्मि ... This is how Swami Gambirananda translates it: Of the vrsnis [The clan to which Sri krsna belonged, known otherwise as the Yadavas.] I am Vasudeva;... Is Lord Krishna a Kshatriya or a Yadava or is he born into a kshatriya dynasty named Yadavas? The Supreme Personality of ...


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What is the historical origin of Yadavas? Lord Brahma had a son named Atri and Atri had a son named Soma or Chandra (the Moon god). Budha was son of Soma. Lord Brahmā had another son named Marīci and Marīci had son named Kaśyapa. Vivasvān (the Sun god) was son of Kaśyapa. From Vivasvān was born Vaivasvata Manu. Vaivasvata Manu got a daughter named Ilā. ...


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