Who was Yudhisthira in Mahabharata?

Who was Yudhisthira in Mahabharata?

Yudhisthira was the eldest son of Pandu and Kunti partner. Mahabharata Book or Adiparwa first part tells of the curse suffered by Pandu after killing Brahmin named Resi Kindama accidentally. Brahmins were hit by arrows Scout when he and his wife were copulating in the form of a pair of deer.

Who was the son of Prativindhya and Yudhishthira?

According to Puranas, Yaudheya was also the name of the son of Prativindhya. The Bhagavata Purana, as well as Vishnu Purana, also mention Pauravi as one of the wives of Yudhishthira. A son named Devaka was born to this couple.

Who challenged Yudhishthira to play a game of dice in Hastinapura?

Yudhishthira was challenged to play a game of dice in Hastinapura by his cousin, Duryodhana. Duryodhana invited him because he was jealous of Yudhishthira’s wealth and power that he witnessed at the Rajasuya.

Why was Pandu unable to become the father of Yudhishthira?

Once a Brahmin rishi, Kindama and his wife were enjoying nature in the forest when Yudhishthira’s father Pandu accidentally shot at them, mistaking them for deer. Before dying, Kindama cursed the king to die when he engages in intercourse with any woman. Due to this curse, Pandu was unable to become father.