But, what happened to Dhritarashtra … Yudhishthir becomes the King of Hastinapur. The throne of Hastinapur, that had seen a capable king after so many years was suddenly deprived of a worthy king again. According to Dhritarashtra, since he was the eldest of the ‘kurus’ and Duryodhana being the eldest son of the eldest ‘kuru’, he had every right to become the King of Hastinapur. What we can learn from the mistakes of Dhritarashtra, the king of Hastinapur and his role in the battle of Kurukshetra. Shakuni is angry with Bhishma for the same. पाएं अपने शहर की ताज़ा ख़बरें और फ्री ई-पेपर, Ads से है परेशान? King Dhritarashtra says he does not know how to live in the sun, so let him gather his darkness and leave. These children, including the eldest son Duryodhana, came to be known as the Kauravas. 1) Dhritarashtra. Sidharth Anand, Amarprith G, S Chawda, Kamal Moga, Loknath Pandey, Sharmin Joseph, Radhika Anand, Anand Vardhan, Mihir Bhuta and Sidharth Kumar Tiwari, Dhritarashtra decides to crown Yudhishthir, as the King of Hastinapur, Duryodhan pretends to care for Yudhishthir and informs him that the Kauravas have accepted Dhritarashtra's decision of crowning him, as the King of Hastinapur. However, the wisdom of Bharata will be forgotten by the following generations and Hastinapur will end up with Dhritarashtra, who clearly kept his son’s interests over that of the kingdoms’. Yuyutsu was a half-brother to the rest of the Kuru brothers. I thought it would be of help if I compiled a list of all the 101 Kauravas, born of Gandhari, wife of Dhritarashtra, the blind king of Hastinapur. In the Mahabharata Dhritarashtra was the son born to Vichitravirya's first wife Ambika. But even Vidur could not be selected as the king as he was the son of a maid. Dhritarashtra accuses Pandu of conspiring against him and taking over the throne. Hastinapur is the capital of the Kuru Kingdom. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Satyavati decided to marry of Dhritarashtra with Gandhari : Dhritarashtra was the eldest son so Satyavati decided to marry him with Gandhari so she sent Bhishma to … After the Kaurava-Pandava war, the 100 sons of Dhritarashtra died. Duryodhana and … After five and ten years had passed away, O monarch, king Dhritarashtra afflicted (constantly) by the wordy darts of Bhima. Though he was the eldest son, his younger brother Pandu ascended the throne of Hastinapur because the one who is blind, cannot supposedly lead a nation. First, Pandu became the king of Hastinapur as his elder brother Dritharashtr was unfit to it. Yudhishthir becomes the King of Hastinapur. 1. Mahabharata: After the war Yudhisthira became King of Hastinapur, Nakul got the army\\'s work and Bhim became Prince Soon after, the lord regent of Hastinapur the great Bhishma; during his conquering spree visited Gandhar with his army. For Gandhari's sake, Shakuni lays a plan for Dhritarashtra to take the throne from Pandu. So as per Ksatriya dharma, Dritarashtra's eldest son is the rightful heir to the Hastinapur throne. After being cursed by Rishi Kindama to what would basically be a life of celibacy (or death), Pandu abdicated the throne, leaving for the forest with his wives Kunti and Madri. The Third reaction of Dhritarashtra and the final one was governed by someone else. In the Mahabharata, Dhritarashtra (Sanskrit: धृतराष्ट्र, dhṛtarāshtra; lit. Watch Mahabharat Bangla - Bengali Mythology TV Serial on Disney+ Hotstar now. After Pandu's death, he became king of Hastinapura. This blind king of Hastinapura was father to a hundred children by his wife Gandhari. The eldest of Pandavas, Yudhisthira was made king of Hastinapur. Copyright © 2020-21 DB Corp ltd., All Rights Reserved. 2. Then Pandavas ruled in the Hastinapur and His brother Pandu, ruled the kingdom for him due to his blindness. Due to some reasons, he went to forests leaving kingdom. As an additional penance for the murder, Pandu abdicated the throne of Hastinapura , and his blind brother Dhritarashtra … Then, to protect the kingdom, Dhritharashtr was appointed but not as a king. https://mahabharata.fandom.com/wiki/Yudhishthir_becomes_the_King_of_Hastinapur?oldid=5960. The tale of this Kaurava’s birth is as unique as himself. Bhishma was impressed with the beauty and intelligence of Gandhari and asked Subala’s permission for her marriage to Dhritarashtra, the blind king of Hastinapur. When Pandavas won the battle of Kurukshetra at that time Dhritarashtra was the ruler of Hastinapur. However, destiny had something else in mind. On Bhishma's advice, Pandu becomes the King of Hastinapur. Lord Krishna preaches a few human values.[1]. He was born to Vichitravirya's first wife Ambika. Gandhari looked after his comforts and requirements, at which Dwaipayana was impressed and offered her a boon. After Adirath, the charioteer of King Dhritarashtra, took leave from the King to tend to his adopted child, Bheesma along with Guru Kripacharya and Vidur conducted a recruitment process, one which demanded a clear understanding of one’s duties and responsibilities. After performing the last rituals of son’s and other relatives, Dhritarashtra and others indulges into severe penance and … Hence her son, Dhritarashtra was born blind. But even Vidur could not be selected as the king as he was the son of a maid. Mahabharata: After The War Yudhisthira Became King Of Hastinapur, Nakul Got The Army\'s Work And Bhim Became Prince, महाभारत के शांति पर्व के अनुसार, युद्ध में जीतकर ऋषियों के कहने पर पांडव हस्तिनापुर गए। वहां विधि-विधान से युधिष्ठिर का राज्याभिषेक हुआ।, राज्याभिषेक होने के बाद युधिष्ठिर ने भीम को युवराज के पद पर नियुक्त किया। विदुरजी को राजकाल संबंधी सलाह देने का, निश्चय करने का तथा संधि, विग्रह आदि छ: बातों का निर्णय लेने का अधिकार दिया गया।, सेना की गणना करना, उसे भोजन और वेतन देने का काम नकुल को दिया गया। शत्रु के देश पर चढ़ाई करने तथा दुष्टों को दंड देने का काम अर्जुन को दिया गया।, ब्राह्मण और देवताओं के काम पर तथा पुरोहिती के दूसरे कामों पर महर्षि धौम्य नियुक्त हुए। सहदेव को युधिष्ठिर ने अपने साथ रखा।, विदुर, संजय और युयुत्सु से कहा कि तुम हमेशा राजा धृतराष्ट्र की सेवा में रहना और उन्हीं की आज्ञा की पालन करना। इस प्रकार युधिष्ठिर ने अन्य लोगों को भी उनके सामर्थ्य के अनुसार अलग-अलग काम सौंप दिए।. [ citation needed ] Excavations at Hastinapur were carried out in the early 1950s by B.B. Pandu died of a curse and circumstances led to Dhritarashtra being crowned as the ruler of Hastinapur. His brother Pandu, ruled the kingdom for him due to his blindness. These children came to be known as the Kauravas. | SECTION III -Asramavasika Parva. बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐप, महाभारत युद्ध के बाद पांडवों को हस्तिनापुर का राज्य मिला। महाभारत युद्ध के मुख्य पात्रों में से एक अर्जुन को राजा नहीं बनाया गया। वहीं उनकी जगह उनके बड़े भाई युधिष्ठिर का राज्याभिषेक किया गया। महाभारत के शांति पर्व के अनुसार अन्य भाइयों को हस्तिनापुर राज्य की अलग-अलग महत्वपूर्ण जिम्मेदारियां दी गई थीं। युधिष्ठिर के बाद भीम को हस्तिनापुर का उत्तराधिकारी भी घोषित किया गया। इसके अलावा कई लोगों को ये नहीं पता कि अर्जुन और नकुल, सहदेव को क्या मिला।, महाभारत युद्ध के बाद किस भाई को क्या मिला जानिए. Reign He didn't expand the kingdom even a little. At the birth of his first son Duryodhana, Dhritarashtra was advised by Vidura and Bhishma to abandon the child due to bad omens surrounding the child but his love for him stopped him. Lesson 1: Always give away Indraprastha. He was born on the same day as his other 100 Kuru brothers and a sister Duh… Pandavas won the battle. So Dhritarashtra all times dream for being king in the Hastinapur. The Kauravas are the 100 sons of the King of Hastinapur, Dhritarashtra, and his wife Gandhari who played a significant role in the legendary Indian epic, the Mahabharata.Hastinapur is assumed to be the current modern state of Haryana, and Gandhar, to where Gandhari belonged, is assumed to be the current city of Kandahar in Afghanistan. The visually-impaired eldest son of King Vichitravirya believed that his own family did not do justice to him by coronating him as the King of Hastinapur. Shantanu, the king of Hastinapur, was married to Ganga (personification of the Ganges) with whom he had a son called Devavrat. While Duryodhana was the son of Dritarashtra and Gandhari, none of the Pandavas were the actual blood of Pandu. On Bhishma's advice, Pandu becomes the King of Hastinapur. Several years later, when Devavrat had grown up to be an accomplished prince, Shantanu fell in love with Satyavati. On learning about his devoir from Arjun, Dhritarashtra informs Yudhishthir that he will be crowning him, as the King of Hastinapur. The boons given by rishi’s of divine merit never fail to come to fruition. Veda Vyasa and Ambika, the first wife of Vichitravirya are his parents. The throne of Hastinapur, that had seen a capable king after so many years was suddenly deprived of a worthy king again. Bhishma tells Ganga that Yudhishthir has become the King of Hastinapur and hence, he wants to sacrifice his body. In Hastinapur culture only elder brother got throne of Hastinapur. Yes, contrary to a popular belief, Dhritarashtra had more than 100 children. I'm asking this questions due to two reasons cited below. The question then was: who will be the king? Dhritarashtra becomes furious at Pandu for conspiring against him to become the King of Hastinapur. The eldest son, Dhritarashtra was not allowed to be the king in the first place because of his blindness. Surprisingly, … In the Mahabharata, Hindu epic, Dhritarashtra is the King of Kuru Kingdom. After that Dhritarashtra went into VanaPrastha Ashrama A described in Ashram Vasika Parva - SECTION XV - of Mahabharata . This made him ineligible for any further attempts to become an emperor. With the ruler being so weak, the total destruction of such a kingdom was certain. After being cursed by Rishi Kindama to what would basically be a life of celibacy (or death), Pandu abdicated the throne, leaving for the forest with his wives Kunti and Madri. Dhritarashtra becomes furious at Gandhari and refuses to speak with her. After the departure of Dhritarashtra to forest, king Yudhishthira continued the ruling from Hastinapur. In the Mahabharata epic, Pandu (Sanskrit: पाण्डु Pāṇḍu, lit. He says he cannot see but can definitely make out that Yudhishthir will look very good sitting on the throne of Hastinapur. Dhritarashtra was born blind. He fathered one hundred sons and one daughter, Dushala, by his wife, Gandhari and a son, Yuyutsu, by Sughada, his wife's maid. Sanjay, who was selected for his intelligence and decision-making abilities, displayed his prowess and, along with Vidur, became close confidantes of Dhritarashtra. (Hastinapur today is a small village near Meerut in Uttar Pradesh. Dhritarashtra asks Yudhishthir to sacrifice his crown for Duryodhan. The question then was: who will be the king? Later, Duryodhan informs Gandhari that he wants to acquire the throne of Hastinapur. Despite being the eldest, Dhritarashtra’s blindness was the biggest hurdle in his way of becoming the king and Pandu was crowned instead. Pandu informs Bhishma that he does not want to become the King of Hastinapur. Dhritarashtra, albeit being the eldest son, was denied the throne due to his inherent disability and hence Pandu was made the king. Her father refused to let her marry the king unless the king promised that Satyavati's son and descendants would inherit the throne. Satyavati asks Vidur to make Yudhishtir, the next ruler of Hastinapur. Before dying, Kindama cursed the king to die when he engages in intercourse with any woman. This website follows the DNPA Code of Ethics. In the Mahabharata, the actions and … The eldest of Pandavas, Yudhishthira was made a king of Hastinapur. Dhritarashtra. Hence her son, Dhritarashtra was born blind. Bhishma asks Shakuni to tell Dhritarashtra not to appoint Duryodhan as his successor till Pandu's sons return to Hastinapur. Dhritarashtra then became the king of Hastinapur. Duryodhana became King of Hastinapur, and Yudhistara became the king of Khandavprastha. Later, Duryodhan informs Gandhari that he wants to acquire the throne of Hastinapur. Dhritarashtra means the one who bears or supports the nation. In Hastinapur culture only elder brother got throne of Hastinapur. It is quite obvious that in Hindu customs the eldest son becomes the king of the throne. After his death, Dhrithrashtra only filled his vacancy. ... Dhritarashtra and Gandhari leave for penance after being taunted by Bhim. ALSO READ: 'Mahabharat' Written Update May 12 & 13: Dhritarashtra's Attempt To Kill Bhim Lal , Director General of the Archaeological Survey of India . The famed rishi (sage), Dwaipayana, of dark complexion and incomparable merit, once happened to stop by at Hastinapur. King Dhritarashtra says he does not know how to live in the sun, so let him gather his darkness and leave. Shakuni, the prince of Gandhar, on hearing the incident, almost rushed to Hastinapur and stood beside his Brother-in-law. Right from birth, Dhritarashtra was blind. Unable to digest the bitter truth, Dhritarashtra fostered anger and jealousy. At the birth of his first son Duryodhana, Dhritarashtra was advised by Vidura and Bhishma to abandon the child due to bad omens surrounding the child but his love for him stopped him. Dritarashtra was elder than Pandu. After becoming a king, he expanded the kingdom. After Pandu's death, he became king of Hastinapura. When Dhritarashtra heard of Pandu's death, he was sad, yet happy, as it meant that his crown was secure. Yudhishthira becomes the crown king to the throne of Hastinapur Yudhishthira becomes the crown the king to the throne of Hastinapur Practice during ancient times and even practiced today in India is to pass to throne of the kingdom to the eldest son. Duryodhan pretends to care for Yudhishthir and informs him that the Kauravas have accepted Dhritarashtra's decision of crowning him, as the King of Hastinapur. So Dhritarashtra all times dream for being king in the Hastinapur. Dhritarashtra (Sanskrit: धृतराष्ट्र) was a Kuru king who featured heavily in the Hindu epic Mahabharata as the King of the Kuru Kingdom with its capital at Hastinapur. After that, he went to exile with Gandhari and Kunti. One such story is of an over-ambitious King named Dhritarashtra, who was visually impaired since birth. Yudhishthira becomes the crown king to the throne of Hastinapur. Dhritarashtra then became the king of Hastinapur, without any proper cornation. When the trials of Gandhari were failing at producing a child, a fearful Dhritarashtra produced a child with a Vaishya daasi named Sugadha, and so was born Yuyutsu. Pandu ruled the kingdom only because Dritarashtra was blind. What we can learn from the mistakes of Dhritarashtra, the king of Hastinapur and his role in the battle of Kurukshetra. He was fathered by Vyasa. He says he cannot see but can definitely make out that Yudhishthir will look very good sitting on the throne of Hastinapur. yellowish, whitish, pale) was the king of Hastinapur, the son of Ambalika and Vichitravirya.He is popularly known as the father of the Pandavas, who were called so after him.Pandu was responsible and … The eldest son, Dhritarashtra was not allowed to be the king in the first place because of his blindness. So, Yudhishtir was right in claiming the throne. Vidura took care of Dhritarashtra and Vidura functioned as Dharmic adviser and controller in the kingdom. Meanwhile, Dhritarashtra decides to make Duryodhan his successor. He gave a boon to Gandhari that she would be blessed with 100 sons equal in might to her lord and accomplishments. Dhritarashtra was dethroned. Satyavati decided to marry of Dhritarashtra with Gandhari : Dhritarashtra was the eldest son so Satyavati decided to marry him with Gandhari so she sent Bhishma to … Gandhari, his wife, sacrificed her eyesight, as he was … Lesson 1: Always give away Indraprastha. He was a Suta who drove chariots, attended and provided news and information to the Ki… Mahabharata Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. After the war Hastinapur was the capital of Pandavas because Yudhishthira ruled the Earth by placing Dhritarashtra as his principle adviser. King Samprati (also referred to as Samrat Samprati), grandson of the emperor Asoka the Great of the Mauryan Empire, built many temples here during his reign. He informs King Subala that he will … He was unhappy about the fact that his younger brother, Pandu, succeeded their father to the throne. The Pandavas and Kunti were invited back to the Hastinapur and Kingdom were divided between Kauravas and Pandavas. 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