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We can safely say that part is added by the writers of the show. Even in old movies on Mahabharata, this treatment episode by Nakula and Sahadeva is not shown. Indra was not merciless to leave Karna wounded. Since Karna was following his vow of keeping his word and charity, Indra gave a boon to Karna that even after his body is cut while peeling off armour, ...


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That is incorrect information. Karna was cursed because he lied, not because of anything else. Karna was kind of 'kshatriya' (warrior). I say kind of because, even though he was born to Surya (sun-god), he was raised by a charioteer, which is what the world knew him as. 3 varnas - Brahmanas, Kshatriyas & Vaishyas - are supposed to study Vedas (whether ...


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I asked this question and seeing people who love to keep spreading anti pandava posts and love to keep glorifying karna by spreading fake stories i have decided to make an answer to this question. The simple answer is that the reason Satyaki won so many times is because he was a better warrior than karna, a better archer than karna and many karna fans never ...


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Yes, he did. The exact word Karṇa uses to refer to Draupadī is bandhakī (बन्धकी): 02,061.035a   eko bhartā striyā devair vihitaḥ kurunandana 02,061.035c   iyaṃ tv anekavaśagā bandhakīti viniścitā ...which translates to: bandhakī    f. ("connected", scilicet with many men), an unchaste woman, harlot, courtesan Bibek Debroy ...


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Karna didn't spare the life of Arjuna on 16th day and this myth has arised from B.R Chopra's version of Mahabharata continued in Ramanand Sagar's Krishna and then in many internet articles and blogs but according to authentic Sanskrit Mahabharata it was Arjuna who won on 16th day and made Karna helpless to save Kauravas from getting defeated by Pandavas. ...


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It's not true that "throughout all stages of his life, nobody inquired/acknowledged that he cannot be a normal person". Duryodhana acknowledged this when Karna first time entered in the arena to challenge Arjuna during childhood. This is explained in Mahabharata: Adi Parva: Sambhava Parva: Chapter 139. Krishna, Kunti, Bhishma, Narada and Krishna-...


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Yes, he did. Here is what this chapter of the Udyoga Parva of the Mahabharata says: And Yudhishthira said, ‘O valiant king, it has been well-done by thee that being pleased at heart thou hast plighted thy truth to Duryodhana. But good betide thee, O ruler of the earth, I ask thee to do one thing only. O king, O best of men, thou wilt have to do it solely ...


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After the war was over, Kunti disclosed the identity of Karna. ‘That hero and great bowman, that leader of leaders of car-divisions, that warrior distinguished by every mark of heroism, who hath been slain by Arjuna in battle, that warrior whom, ye sons of Pandu, ye took forth, Suta’s child born of Radha, that hero who shone in the midst of his ...


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Karna's kundalas (ear rings), along with his kavacha (mail/armour), make him immortal. His ear-rings arose from amrita. It is due to both that Karna cannot be killed in battle. https://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/m03/m03308.htm Vaisampayana continued, "Although thus urged with various words by Karna, still, O chief of the Bharata race, that Brahmana did not ...


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After eliminating Kartavirya Arjuna and his sons of Haihaya tribe and all Kshatriya rulers of that period, Parasurama left the enmity with Kshatriyas. Hence, as he did not have grouse against Kshatriyas, he taught all secrets of using weapons to Devavrata (Bhishma). However, after his defeat at the hands of Bhishma, in the Amba's episode, he perhaps, ...


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Here is the story of parshuram and Karan. Most who consider that Parashuram cursed Karna are quite wrong in their understanding about Bhagwan Parshuram himself, Bhagwan represented the force who believed in equality, standing up for the weaker sections and using knowledge and force for the greater benefit of society. When Parashuram is questioned by Karna , ...


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Drona did not deny Karna, the knowledge of archery. Karna could not excel Arjuna as he did not have the determination. Then Drona endued with great prowess taught the sons of Pandu (the use of) many weapons both celestial and human. And, O bull of the Bharata race, many other princes also flocked to that best of Brahmanas for instruction in arms. The ...


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Yes, Karna is described as a weak warrior because he has been defeated many times. Several Kshatriya's considered Karna as a weaker warrior. Characters considered karna to be weak and just a braggart: SECTION CLVII of Drona Parva, (English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguli) "Thou boastest much, O Karna, in the presence of the Kuru chief, but thy ...


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In trying to win Karna over to the Pandava side, did Krishna suggest that Draupadi would accept him as her sixth husband? Yes, here is what the famous medieval commentator Kumarila Bhatta said: The unlawful intercourse of the five Pandavas with a common wife has been very well explained by Vyasa himself: "Draupadi appeared, in full bloom of youth, out of ...


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The story of Arjuna's chariot moving backwards by two steps when Karna's arrows hit and Sri Krishna applauding him, does not find place in Mahabharata. However, the following incidents did take place, which can be credited to Karna's valour. 1. Karna's arrow misses Arjuna's head due to Sri Krishna's intervention. The Suta's son then fixed on his bow-...


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Karna is special because of the fanfiction created by his fanatics irrespective of his portrayal in manuscripts of Mahabharata 1). He was gifted the celestial armor and ear-rings due to the request of Kunti to Surya but his fanatics skipped this part in folklores to show his birth as a tragedy 2). Suta wasn't a lower caste but a mixture of Brahmana and ...


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