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Prasthala
Prasthala was the capital of king Susharman of Trigarta Kingdom. As per epic Mahabharata, this city was under the constant attack of Matsya kings like the king Virata
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India
India, officially the Republic
Republic
of India
India
(IAST: Bhārat Gaṇarājya),[e] is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal
on the southeast. It shares land borders with Pakistan
Pakistan
to the west;[f] China, Nepal, and Bhutan
Bhutan
to the northeast; and Myanmar
Myanmar
and Bangladesh
Bangladesh
to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India
India
is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
and the Maldives
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Virata
Virata
Virata
(Sanskrit: विराट, lit. huge) in the Hindu epic Mahabharata, was the king of Virata
Virata
Kingdom, in whose court the Pandavas
Pandavas
spent a year in concealment during their exile. Virata
Virata
was married to Queen Sudeshna
Sudeshna
and was the father of Prince Uttara and Princess Uttarā, who married Abhimanyu, the son of Arjuna. Abhimanyu and Uttara's son Parikshit
Parikshit
succeeded Yudhishthira
Yudhishthira
to the throne of Hastinapura, after the war of Mahabharata.[1] He was killed during a Kauravas
Kauravas
attack in the Kurukshetra War
Kurukshetra War
along with his sons
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Duryodhana
Duryodhana
Duryodhana
originally named "Suyodhana" is a major character in the Hindu
Hindu
epic Mahabharata
Mahabharata
and was the eldest of the Kauravas, the hundred sons of blind king Dhritarashtra
Dhritarashtra
and Queen Gandhari. Being the first born son of the blind king, he was the crown prince of Hastinapura along with his cousin Yudhishtra
Yudhishtra
who was a few days older than him. Karna
Karna
was the closest friend of Duryodhana. Notably, Duryodhana, with significant assistance from Karna, performs Digvijaya Yatra when the Pandavas
Pandavas
are in exile, conquering all kings in every direction of the world, establishing himself as the emperor of the world.[1][2]He was a fearless warrior and never believed in miracles of Lord Krishna
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Hastinapura
Hastinapur
Hastinapur
is a town and a nagar panchayat in Meerut district
Meerut district
in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It has an ancient history, with occupation going back to 1100 BCE revealed by archaeological excavations
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Pandavas
In the Mahabharata, a Hindu
Hindu
epic text, the Pandavas are the five acknowledged sons of Pandu, by his two wives Kunti
Kunti
and Madri, who was the princess of Madra. Their names are Yudhishthira, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula
Nakula
and Sahadeva
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Jalandhar
Jalandhar, formerly known as Jullundur in British India, is a city in the Doaba
Doaba
region of the northwestern Indian state of Punjab. Jalandhar is the oldest inhabited major city in the Indian state of Punjab. In recent times the city has undergone rapid urbanisation and has developed into a highly industrialised centre of commerce. Jalandhar
Jalandhar
has been shortlisted for the second phase of the “Smart City” initiative of the Indian Government. Jalandhar
Jalandhar
is alongside the Grand Trunk Road
Grand Trunk Road
and is a well-connected rail and road junction
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Punjab (India)
^† Joint Capital with Haryana. ††Common for Punjab, Haryana
Haryana
and Chandigarh.Symbols of PunjabEmblem Lion Capital of Ashoka
Lion Capital of Ashoka
with Wheat
Wheat
stem (above) and Crossed Swords (below)Language PunjabiDance Bhangra, GiddhaAnimal BlackbuckBird Baaz[3] (Accipiter gentilis) Punjab
Punjab
(/pʌnˈdʒɑːb/ ( listen)) is a state in northern India. Forming part of the larger Punjab
Punjab
region, the state is bordered by the Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir
to the north, Himachal Pradesh to the east, Haryana
Haryana
to the south and southeast, Rajasthan
Rajasthan
to the southwest, and the Pakistani province of Punjab
Punjab
to the west
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Kalinga (Mahabharata)
Kalinga may refer to: Geography, linguistics and/or ethnology[edit] Kalinga (historical region), a historical region of India Kalinga (Mahabharata), an apocryphal kingdom mentioned in classical Indian literature Kalinga alphabet, an ancient writing system invented in the ancient Kingdom of Kalinga Kalinga (caste
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Kingdom Of Kashi
Kingdom
Kingdom
may refer to:Contents1 Monarchy 2 Taxonomy 3 Arts and media3.1 Television 3.2 Music 3.3 Other media4 People 5 Other 6 See alsoMonarchy[edit] Further information: List of kingdoms A type of monarchy:A realm ruled bya king a queen regnantTaxonomy[edit] Kingdom
Kingdom
(taxonomy), a category in biological taxonomyArts and media[edit] Television[edit] Kingdom
Kingdom
(UK TV series), a 2007 British television drama starring Stephen Fry Kingdom
Kingdom
(U.S
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Mahabharata
The Mahābhārata (US: /məhɑːˈbɑːrətə/,[1] UK: /ˌmɑːhəˈbɑːrətə/;[2] Sanskrit: महाभारतम्, Mahābhāratam, pronounced [məɦaːˈbʱaːrət̪əm]) is one of the two major Sanskrit
Sanskrit
epics of ancient India, the other being the Rāmāyaṇa.[3] The title may be translated as "the great tale of the Bhārata dynasty". The Mahābhārata is an epic legendary narrative of the Kurukṣetra War and the fates of the Kaurava
Kaurava
and the Pāṇḍava princes. It also contains philosophical and devotional material, such as a discussion of the four "goals of life" or puruṣārtha (12.161). Among the principal works and stories in the Mahābhārata are the Bhagavad Gita, the story of Damayanti, an abbreviated version of the Rāmāyaṇa, and the story of Ṛṣyasringa, often considered as works in their own right. Traditionally, the authorship of the Mahābhārata is attributed to Vyāsa
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Heheya Kingdom
Kingdom
Kingdom
may refer to:Contents1 Monarchy 2 Taxonomy 3 Arts and media3.1 Television 3.2 Music 3.3 Other media4 People 5 Other 6 See alsoMonarchy[edit] Further information: List of kingdoms A type of monarchy:A realm ruled bya king a queen regnantTaxonomy[edit] Kingdom
Kingdom
(taxonomy), a category in biological taxonomyArts and media[edit] Television[edit] Kingdom
Kingdom
(UK TV series), a 2007 British television drama starring Stephen Fry Kingdom
Kingdom
(U.S
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Huna Kingdom
Hunas
Hunas
were a tribe close to Himalayas
Himalayas
that, because of limited interaction with Indian kingdoms, were mentioned in the epic Mahabharata. They belonged to the Xinjiang
Xinjiang
province of China, east of Jammu-Kashmir. However, they were nomadic people who changed their settlements from time to time.Contents1 References in Mahabharata1.1 Huna mentioned as a kingdom of Ancient India (Bharata Varsha) 1.2 The origin myth of Huna tribe 1.3 Role in Kurukshetra War2 See also 3 References 4 External linksReferences in Mahabharata[edit] Huna mentioned as a kingdom of Ancient India (Bharata Varsha)[edit] Among the tribes of the north are the Mlecchas, and the Kruras, the Yavanas, the Chinas, the Kambojas, the Darunas, and many Mleccha tribes; the Sukritvahas, the Kulatthas, the Hunas, and the Parasikas; the Ramanas, and the Dasamalikas. (6,9). According to Dr V. A
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Kanchi Kingdom
Kanchi was a southern kingdom mentioned in the epic Mahabharata. This kingdom took part in the Kurukshetra War. It was considered as one among the Mlechcha kingdoms, that follows non Vedic practices. It is identified as the Kanchi city in Tamil Nadu.Contents1 References in Mahabharata1.1 The myth of origin of Kanchis 1.2 Kanchis in Kuruksetra War1.2.1 On the Kaurava Side 1.2.2 On the Pandava Side2 See also 3 References 4 External linksReferences in Mahabharata[edit] The myth of origin of Kanchis[edit]Mahabharata, Book 1, Chapter 177When the sage Vasistha was attacked by king Viswamitra's army, Vasistha's cow, Kamadehnu, brought forth from her tail, an army of Palhavas, and from her udders, an army of Dravidas and Sakas; and from her womb, an army of Yavanas, and from her dung, an army of Savaras; and from her urine, an army of Kanchis; and from her sides, an army of Savaras
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Konkana Kingdom
Konkana was a southern kingdom populated by Brahmins during and after the period of Puranas. This kingdom is identified to be the Konkan region (coastal region) of Maharashtra. Other such Brahmin populated kingdoms includes Dravida, Andhra and Karnata. They have migrated in the later periods to the south as far as Kerala. The name Konkana probably have originated from the older name Kanwa-gana (meaning the clan of Kanwa) a clan of Bhrahmins. Kanwas were a sub-clan of the Kasyapa-clan of Brahmins. They arrived at the western shores of Indian peninsula, which were the stronghold of the Bhargava clan of Bhrahmins. This history is hidden in the myth of Vamana who arrived at the sacrifice of king Mahabali, conducted in the land of the Bhrigus (Bhrigu-kaksha (Bharuch in Gujarat), on the banks of river Narmada. This sacrifice was officiated by king Mahabali's priest named Sukra, who belonged to the Bhagava clan
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Himalaya Kingdom
Himalaya kingdom was a mountainous country in Himalayas mentioned in the Puranas. Himavat was its ruler. His daughter Parvati, who became a wife of Lord Siva, was a princess from this kingdom. The Indian epic Mahabharata doesn't mention a kingdom named Himalaya, but mentions many kingdoms in the Himalaya mountains like the Kuninda Kingdom, Parvata Kingdom, Nepa Kingdom, Kirata Kingdom, Kimpurusha Kingdom, Kinnara Kingdom etc.Contents1 References in Mahabharata 2 See also 3 References 4 External linksReferences in Mahabharata[edit] Arjuna was mentioned to have made an expedition to the kingdoms in the mountainous Himalayan regions (2:27). Having conquered all the Himalayas and the Nishkuta mountains and arriving at the White mountains, he encamped on its breast (2:26)
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