Barbarika surprises Sri Krishna

Barbarika and his three arrows When Shri Krishna mocked Barbari that how he is hoping to win the Mahabharat war with three arrows? (Read the story of Barbari) He responded that a single arrow was enough to destroy all his opponents in the war, and it would then return to his quiver. He further explained that, […]

Story of Barbari in mahabharat

Barbari – if he had fought the Mahabharat war Barbari or Barbarika has been a less written but important character of Mahabharat. He has been the illustrious son of the great warrior Ghatotkacha. Ghatotkacha has been himself the son of great Bhima and Hidimba. Lord Shiva has granted him three infallible arrows which had the […]

What Arjuna gave to his teacher as Gurudakshina?

Arjuna’s gurudakshina to his teacher One wonders that what kind of gurudakshina Arjuna offered to his teacher, Drona. Drona gone to great lengths to ensure that Arjuna becomes  the best archer in the world. We find only one story, and that too was a gurudakhina by all pandavas, when the captured Drupad, once a close […]