Arjuna was a great man. Who is fooling who here? But while learning from the example of this fierce warrior and a generous ruler, we often question Krishna’s action of advising Arjuna to attack weaponless Karna as against the norms of the war. Drona was incapable of defeating the mighty panchalas on his own. He got what he deserved.And please do not feel sorry for his kabach as it was bound to happen as GOD can not side with you if you decide to side with evil. Krishna eventually talked Arjuna out of suicide, but Arjuna was sad that he had not kept his own word,and felt very bad. Dronacharya is not in race! Maybe he wanted to convince Duryodhana to give up his constant ways of skullduggery. Kunti is your mother and your father is Surya.” Suddenly, Karna broke down. Like us on Facebook. Krishna gave Arjuna a loophole. he had the sword and mace too ! Purpose of Incarnation of Lord Krishna was depend upon Karna confessed by Narad Muni [ Narad muni to Yudhistira] Abhimanyu and the Chakravyuha. Unfortunately no other Hindus groups were [...], The Reclaim Temples team have located the ancient Malayambadi Narasimha Temple which was destroyed during riots and was lying in ruins for close to a century. Karna becoz not only stronger but also as human he is gr8 person (Danveer)! According to dharma, praising yourself in public is a sin that is as bad as one’s own death. Drona only pretended to be a virtuous person. He made his friendship and loyalty to Duryodhan higher than anything else, even higher than right and wrong, and even higher than God. Krishna is about to make the milk disappear, when Karna tells Kunti that he will not take milk denied to him at birth. In his previous life, Krishna was Rama. He spoiled Eklawya’s career. Speaking of Kunti Devi, remember Karna would never have been born if she had not had that urge to "test" the boon granted by Durvasha and call up on the Sun God to divine her with a baby. That time is relative, is well recognized, and the fact [...], If you’re living in any one of the major countries in this world and reading this article, chances are that you’re living under a lockdown of some sorts. When Duryodhan was doing wrong, Drona was fully aware of it. "It appears that he himself was in a state of turmoil, and reasoned that his loyalty and support to Dhuryodhana, surmounted any and all other considerations. This whole post seems to be predicated on the mistaken assumption that Krishna killed Karna. It shows us the application of philosophy when it comes to deciding between the right and wrong in such cases where the answer is not straightforward. According to dharma, praising yourself in public is a sin that is as bad as one’s own death. However, his loyalty was so blind that he would even follow his friend when he was doing something totally wrong, selfish and harmful to others. But Karna decides not to kill Bheema. LOL] 2. There are two reasons why he doesn't kill Bheema, despite having all the options to do so. The denigration of Hindu civilisation [...], As Prithvi Mata - Bhumi devi - Mother Earth is sacred to Hindus so some HHR members have been present at the ongoing Extinction Rebellion to save Mother Earth. "He dismissed all pleas for mercy by Karna, saying he lost all his oppurtunity to ask for mercy earlier"Karna never asked for mercy. So purpose of Incarnation of Lord Krishna was the liberation of Kshtriyas. For everything that Arjuna did, Karna had an answer. They settle stuff in the battlefield. He also promises Karna that he will not reveal his true identity to the Pandavas. He never had any existential crisis, he was wronged by his mother but he can not punish the world for the same.It teaches us that any favor from Evil if it becomes a chain for you than you also become a evil.So KARNA was a evil .So Krishna was correct when he said to Arjun to finish him as he himself has broken rule by killing Abhimanyu with 7 other man when it was decided only 1 to 1 fight is possible. But there was the need of one most powerful warrior who posses power to provoke war. Karna had to use the Shakti astra to kill him and you know what happens to that weapon once he uses it? Karna put loyalty to Duryodhan as his highest loyalty. That will help in discussing this a bit further. Like us on Facebook. but Arjuna regained consciousness, and used an arrow called Anjalika to behead Karna in face to face battle. He always … While the definition of a lockdown may [...], While atheism and Christianity may seem at polar opposites in mainstream discourse, the reality is that they are actually singing from the same hymn sheet when it comes to Hindus. Chinese retreated when Indians attacked , only to come back prepared to launch a counter attack and win the war. But in reality they miserably failed in all fronts. Duryodhan and even Karna did not hesitate in this wrong doing. So Krishna said to Arjuna that just praise yourself in public, and your vow will be fulfilled. This does not make Karna any weaker but shows he had a smart head over his shoulders also. Some righteousness, huh? " in the concept of Nara-Narayana, in the human soul Nara is the eternal companion of the Divine Narayana Once, Arjuna asked Lord Krishna why he called Yudhishtira, Dharamaraj, and Karna, Daanveer. 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Bhagwan Sri Krishna showed the people by example more than 4000 years back that war can be fought by army commanders without taking up any weapon in the hand. They may have been equal as archers, but physically, Karna was by far the stronger of the two. That is why he used kurus against them. by Chaitanya Charan das October 29, 2015. by Chaitanya Charan das October 29, 2015. He was mighty, learned and respected. So Krishna said to Arjuna that just praise yourself in public, and your vow will be fulfilled. An explicit intention to hoodwink someone in order to take advantage of him/her to effect some evil deed is called trickery. Bhagavad Gita 18.41: The duties of the Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaishyas, and Shudras—are distributed according to their qualities, in accordance with their guṇas (and not by birth). Here’s why. Since most of the warier were born in Kshatriya kulam they should have shown their greatness in the war. This Divine golden Chariot was donated By Agni to Arjuna after Khandav Dah. Here also Sri Krishna made a brilliant move before starting the war. To Arjuna, it was Krishna’s words that were absolute. Krishna put his foot on the chariot's floor and made it dig into the ground -- this caused the arrow to hit Arjuna's crown rather than his forehead. On analyzing the Mahabharata war, we find that the Kaurava side had done another great blunder. This event shows their hypocracy. And thus were the lives of both Arjuna and Yuddhistir saved. The Hindu epic Mahabharata identifies god Krishna with Narayana and Arjuna – the chief hero of the epic – with Nara. Arjuna kills warriors and Small creatures for their own sake to construct indra prasta. Now the question is why did Krishna support usage of unfair means in the war. The comparison between Karna, Drona, Bhishma and Arjuna shows us that while we can admire a person’s loyalty to a friend, loyalty to their employer and dedication to their principles or promises, all of these things must never be allowed to become an obstacle in doing what is truly for the benefit of the greater good. This Chariot cannot be destroyed unlike chariot used by other warriors in the War and can move with great speed , it can accomodate weapons loaded in nine bullock carts. For his services, he was remunerated handsomely. This army including very powerful kings consisted of the very wicked people on earth. Our man steadfastly refused. At last, Karna hit Arjuna with arrows that made Arjuna unconscious, like they did to each other on many previous occasions in the final battle. Unfortunately, loyalty to the wrong cause, can only be sympathized, and cannot be admired as a quality of a well read person. Instead of killing the unarmed Abhimanyu by breaking the war rules, the Kauravas should have captured him alive and kept him in captivity by creating another Chakravyuh. Though Duryodhana did not do it out of compassion, though Duryodhana did it to enrol a great archer equivalent to Arjuna, on his side, Karna was indebted by that. I don't know why he placed his loyalty to Duryodhana as paramount. This is not what you are. This story illustrates that while Arjuna was far from perfect, he had one over riding quality which sets him above and apart from the others. He was actually an impediment to the establishment of a righteous kingdom. In other words, he can use it only once. No other work brings out the complexity of … Because he put his personal oath on a pedestal and made it the focus and obsession of his life. They were born on the same day. One has to take pain to study the Mahabarata epic and many connected stories to get the inner meaning of every actions of Sri. It is not like reading Bible every day. Drona and Bhishma did not oppose Duryodhana, when he was humiliating Draupadi in public. Arjuna was not only the best archer, but also physically very strong. On some occasions he even tried to stop Duryodhan, at which Duryodhan would say: “Do not bite the hand that feeds you.”. Arjuna was completely dependent on Krishna while here Duryodhana himself was dependent on Karna. When Krishna came to sue for peace, he spoke to Karna. He always … I'd like you to specifically point out one or two instances and not talk in generalities. 1. But then, Arjuna felt bad for insulting such a virtuous person as Yuddhistir, and said that he would commit suicide as there was no point even being alive after doing something so vile as insulting his own brother in public! ... Why science and scripture see reality differently . All the modern-day warfare is being fought by the army commanders in the same method. The snake that lives in the Naga weapon actually flew back to Karna and begged him to fire it again so that it can kill Arjuna. They lived their life by different values and their lives came to very different ends. And Rama had sided with Surgiva, monkey son of Surya, the sun-god, and shot Bali, monkey son of Indra, the rain-god, in the back. It further establishes the fact that if Karna failed in the task, then there is no point of Draupadi rejecting him saying that he is a Sutaputra. karna was a true, noble and good hearted warrior.a man should live like karna.not any other characters in mahabharat have worth for it. But while learning from the example of this fierce warrior and a generous ruler, we often question Krishna’s action of advising Arjuna to attack weaponless Karna as against the norms of the war. Here's the most important conversation between Karna and Sri Krishna that is an eye opener - Mahabharata the Epic of Epics has some beautiful aspects of … If, O Krishna, Karna replied, I live through this great battle, then we shall meet here again. During the Mahabharata war, it happened to be Arjuna’s eldest brother and leader, Yuddhistir, who dealt the fatal insult. When Krishna came to sue for peace, he spoke to Karna. Here's the most important conversation between Karna and Sri Krishna that is an eye opener - Mahabharata the Epic of Epics has some beautiful aspects of … On one hand he stresses the importance of Dharma and righteousness to Arjuna just before the war begins in the Gita. Nara- Narayana is the twin- brother incarnation of the preserver- God Vishnu on earth working for the preservation of Dharma or righteousness. Karna and Arjuna were evenly matched in their martial arts. Bhishma was another person who never performed a selfish action in his whole life. Granted, Duryodhana has his own evil reasons but the fact remains Kunti never stood up for him. "This is one place I agree with you. Karna (Sanskrit: कर्ण, IAST: Karṇa), also known as Vasusena, Anga-raja, and Radheya, is one of the major characters of the Hindu epic Mahābhārata. Shree Krishna explained us in Bhagavad Gita that Brahmin is a quality. Here also the great warriors of the Kaurava army had failed miserably. "Unlike Ramayana, in times of Krishna the big war was not fought with asuras or demons, instead it was fought between members of a family. Karna never lost to Gandarvas. He was ready to fight with Jarasandh as well. The Mahabharata shows that all four men were great in their own way, but three of them failed in doing what is truly right and therefore came to futile ends, their lives not serving the greater good. Krishna is saddened, but appreciate Karna’s loyalty and accepts his decision. 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Arjun's power was not in his arrows but his characters.The whole Mahabharat just shows that whoever and for whatever reason is on the side of Evil will be destroyed.Karna cheated his guru to get knowledge,killed cow of a Brahmin,used fowl language for a respected woman,killed a child in a war by encircling him (saptamaharathis) and killed him. by G D Bakshi, Book Review – Krishna Rājya : An alternate system of government for modern India, Book Review : Jihadist Threat to India by Tufail Ahmad Reviewed by Dr David Frawley, Video : 26th January, Invasion Day of Australia, Video : 33 Native Hawaiian elders arrested for peacefully protecting their sacred mountain from desecration, Video : Ota Benga: The Man Who Was Kept in a New York Zoo, Are we living inside a cosmic computer game? I know of no one well versed in Mahabharata who claims that. Karna is well versed in using a weapon called Naga Astra. This is not what you are. Therefore, Arjuna’s fate was to be the hero of the era, and the instrument of God in being the restorer of dharma to society, rather than a tragic figure who ended up wasting their huge life potential in fighting on behalf of a fake cause. So he does not have a counter for Karna and since Karna has a Vasava shakti, it is a big barrier towards the victory of Dharma. Thats why Karna requested Krishna to allow all kshtriyas to attain heaven. This vow, he would never break as long as he lived, even when it involved fighting his own beloved nephews who he knew had done nothing wrong. Karna knew what he was doing was wrong and paid the price for it. Guess what happened when he did use it? Krishna gave Arjuna a loophole. Why did Krishna choose Arjuna instead of Karna,Drona or Bhishma - The Mahabharata is one of the greatest literature’s in the world. Colonists declared the country uninhabited or Terra Nullius to [...], In general, the Eastern understanding of time is very subtle, and perhaps is only matched by some of the most recent theories of modern science. Is it your contention Krishna does this? The other three are remembered as tragic heroes. Krishna, the divine guide, will always shower his grace on people who will put Him first, and thus we remember Arjuna as the true hero above any of his contemporaries. The Horses – Gandharva Chitrarath had given 100 divine horses to Arjuna , Their number didn’t decrease even if they are killed, and they can roam anywhere from Earth to Swargloka. . It is this stance that has helped Karna accrue his league of … Ghatotkacha is an asura and the son of Bheema. Arjuna drew his sword and was about to kill his own brother, and was restrained only by Krishna’s presence. Kunti’s emotional blackmail to Suryaputra Karna: Krishna failed to lure Karna to fight from the side of Pandavas. Krishna did not encouraged But justified killing karna. The purpose of incarnation of Lord Krishna confessed by Karna [ Karna to Krishna] 'I pray to thee, O bull of the Kshatriya race, let not the KSHTRIYAS, OLD IN LEARNING and old in … Why in the God's name do you think he sent Indra and Kunti Devi to trick Karna into parting with his gifts? He was in some ways foolhardy, saying and doing several stupid things that could have landed his brothers and himself in serious trouble. He disregarded Krishna’s advice, which was that to drop the vow for the greater good. Like the Pandavas, Abhimanyu was trained in all forms of warfare … What’s up with the ‘dot’ on the forehead ? Dharma has several meanings. Krishna caused whatever had to happen. Karna, poised to kill Arjuna, prepared himself, but Krishna had a brilliant idea – he let Ghatotkach loose on the Kauravas. Perhaps a case can be made that he was trying to stay within the system and change it. And what did Karna do get that weapn? I used these two words together to connote 'the truth, or secret of dharma' This blog is to help me think, question, understand and resolve the truth surrounding my dharma. When Karna is almost dead/dying - Krishna is so pleased with Karna because even at that point, he did not refuse to donate - as far as Karna was concerned nothing belonged to him - Austerity - that is the foremost principle which a brahman should adhere to. Drona did not give Karna the complete education that he … He worked as an unofficial commander of the Pandava Army. This shows that loyalty to another person can lead even a great man to a tragic end. If Karna uses his Vasava Shakti, Arjuna is dead and … Ghatotkach went on a rampage and the Kauravas begged Karna to stop him. Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site. on Video : 26th January, Invasion Day of Australia, on Video : 33 Native Hawaiian elders arrested for peacefully protecting their sacred mountain from desecration, on Video : Ota Benga: The Man Who Was Kept in a New York Zoo, on Are we living inside a cosmic computer game? you killed me, not the knife. That is the dharma of a kshatriya. You are a Satanic Evangelist. Discription of Chariot and horse used by Sri Krishna- Lord Krishna : A Big Troublemaker and Warmonger ? The statement that Krishna did not save Draupadi from Cheer Haran, may appear as untrue. As if that was not enough, when Karna and Arjuna came to fight, Krishna interfered again. Nowhere in Mahabharata it is that Karna was physically stronger than Arjuna. Since there was no wireless in those days, Sri Krishna took the position of a charioteer so as to reach any place even in the sky and watch the formation of both the army and give orders using the divine chariot and horse of Arjuna and guide him. ... Why science and scripture see reality differently . According to a Tamil folklore, Kunti plans to offer Karna milk of her breast she has reserved for him from the day of his birth. There are no villains here despite your heroic attempt to create something out of nothing. Instead of killing Yuddhistir, Arjuna instead insulted him in public. http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/m08/m08073.htm& Finally karna himself accepting Arjuna's supeority:http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/m08/m08079.htmFINAL KARNA ARJUNA BATTLE(DAY 17 OF MAHABHARATA):http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/m08/m08089.htm http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/m08/m08090.htm http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/m08/m08091.htm ACCORDING TO MY ANALYSIS OF THIS TRANSLATION IN THE FINAL BATTLE OF MAHABHARATA,ARJUNA & KARNA ASSAULTED EACH OTHER 35 TIMES WITH NUMEROUS, THOUSANDS & LAKHS OF ARROWS ………8 TIMES THEY NULLIFIED EACH OTHER ARROWS ,12 TIMES BOTH KARNA & ARJUNA PIERCED EACH OTHER BUT THE REMAINING 15 TIMES ARJUNA PIERCED KARNA IN EVERY PART OF HIS BODY & KARNA’S LIMBS,YOKE,STANDARD,STEEDS,CHARIOT WERE RIPPED APART & KARNA WAS LEFT MANGLED BATHED IN BLOOD & KARNA HAD NO ANSWER FOR ARJUNA’S ARROWS!! He gave up his Kavacha and Kundala to Indra who appeared disguised as an old man at a time when Karna would never refuse anyone of anything (that is during mid-day when he worships the Sun God). The Army Commander-in-Chief sits in a secure place and gives his orders to his subordinate through wireless. So when there is s sudden attack without any weapons one fights and gets killed/capture or flees to launch a counter attack in the immediate future. Drona had no obligation to fight for Duryodhana as he was a teacher and a brahmin. 5. Then he himself guides Arjuna and Bhima to usage of unfair means to kill Karna and Duryodhana. People who want to know seem to understand the meaning or the spirit of the word. [ Here Narad muni admitted that Karna was born to provoke kurushetra war in order to liberate all kshtriyas. This is what most powers would do when attacked suddenly. 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He supposedly wreaked havoc on the Kauravas in the battle. Drona was an employee of the king of Hastinapur, who happened to be Dhitirashtra, the father of Duryodhana. He was employed to teach all the princes of that kingdom in the art of warfare and statecraft, and was considered the very greatest teacher of the era. Bhishma put his personal vow above anything else, even when that vow became an instrument of evil. My previous blog about these two protagonists, This is a Flickr badge showing public photos from, dharmashastra - the truth behind my dharma, Peri Peri Decent - Nando's, Phoenix Mall, Velachery, Chennai. And even in sticking to one’s principles, Karna appeared more steadfast compared with Arjuna. You see there are certain occupational liberties that come with being a traffic cop. Dilip, the post was meant to create an alternate thought, which is not very different from the truth.I stand by my post, it was krishna that killed karna, and arjuna was just an instrument.The argument can be better understood, if you were to stab me (am using first person, only in jest :) and to maybe help understanding). Before he got this job, he was very poor and therefore was very grateful to the King for employing him. It was because of … This milk has magical power and can render Karna invincible. He used to kill even ordinary soldiers using higher weapons. Terrible as they are and possessed of the energy of fire, these arrows are weakening my heart. He was the lord of the world to support Arjuna but only Duryodhana was there to support Karna. 1. Today Australia Day signifies the illegal occupation of Australia to First Nations peoples. As Krishna, it was necessary to reverse the situation. If you would like to make a donation to support this website Click Here. He would follow Krishna’s words even at the expense of other principles or promises that he held dear. They all met sad deaths on the battlefield, fighting on the side of evil despite knowing in their hearts that they were doing wrong. Karna, poised to kill Arjuna, prepared himself, but Krishna had a brilliant idea – he let Ghatotkach loose on the Kauravas. Why did Krishna not inform Karna initially that he was Kunti’s son? He plotted the murder of Abhimanyu. The destruction of the world is at hand, Lord Krishna prophesied, when My words do not become acceptable to the heart. Kunti is your mother and your father is Surya.” Suddenly, Karna broke down. Hindus believe that the pair dwells at Badrinath, where their most important temple stands. British born Hindu writer and activist twho lives in London..He also writes for The Hindu Perspective Online magazine ( www. But he too ended up fighting on the side of adharma, and came to a tragic end. As if that was not enough, when Karna and Arjuna came to fight, Krishna interfered again. While loyalty is a great value in such cases when it overrides a sense of dharma and even the direct calling of the Divine in the form of Shri Krishna, such loyalty leads one to a tragic end. Will you stop reinventing history? "Let me ask you this. Govindan – I don’t think you have really read and understood the article at all. Let me tell you what your parentage is. Yes, he could but he did not. Most all casual readers or even a few astute followers of Mahabharata are easily fooled into thinking that Karna was killed by Arjuna. But Karna had one special weapon, the astra, for which Arjuna had no answer. Karna was always aware his association with Duryodhana will be his downfall. You keep talking about lots of instances of Krishna being deceitful and things like that. Krishna eventually talked Arjuna out of suicide, but Arjuna was sad that he had not kept his own word,and felt very bad. Karna and Arjuna were evenly matched in their martial arts. But you see that is where you need to understand him. Their names are not associated with the same awe and respect as that of Arjuna. both arjun and loard krishna were culpits more than anyone than in mahabarata. He knew eventually Karna will die and for your information even Karna knew this. We will never know what motivated him to stay on. He was very much armed (did he knew only archery? For example, at one point, Arjuna had made a vow that he would take the life of anybody who insulted his ‘Gandiva bow’, which he was exceedingly proud of. No other work brings out the complexity of human problems in such a profound and entertaining way. Lord Hanuman was present on its Flag . Dhronacharya created the Chakravyuh or Padmavyuh, to trap and kill Arjuna. Defaming the Hindu Sacred Feminine ( Part 1 ). Scholars say this is God’s way of achieving karmic balance. - and Mahabharat war itself , he is known for using them too !) "He, more than once, broke the rules to achieve his goals"That is like arguing a traffic cop is breaking the rules by speeding while at the same trying to do his job by catching hold of another speeder. Krishna is however, afraid of Karna’s presence because this man has never committed a sin. If you would like to make a donation to support this website Click Here. He and Duryodhana were taken by a surprise attack when they were enjoying in wine. In some versions, it is stated that Lord Indra takes the form of a bee and stung Karna’s thigh in order to benefit his son Arjuna. Conclusion – Whether Draupadi rejects Karna or not: From the above discussion, we can conclude that Karna participated in Draupadi’s Swayamvar and failed in the task. Yet he had weaknesses that were actually absent in Karna, Bhishma and Drona. The Mahabharata is one of the greatest literature’s in the world. 3. When Parashurama wake up, he saw the blood coming out from Karna’s wound (घाव). In the final battle between Arjuna and Karna, none could defeat the other for a longtime. He did what he had to do. Dharma is a word that is used to define Hinduism. Not only Duryodhana, but also all the great warriors on the Kaurava side were fools, and none of them had a clear strategy to win the war, knowing very well that they were fighting against Dharma. Krishna. Krishna told Balram, that each time Jarasandh attacked, he came with a new army. All he asked Arjuna was to wait until he can get his wheels out. The white horses used to draw the chariot cannot be killed Shastra means 'secret' or 'knowledge'. Here is one another tidbit for you. Out of the four characters, Arjuna is the character who stands out as the hero who future generations of Hindus admire the most. He was able to satisfy Duryodhana and at the same time He established His own spy net work in the enemy camp. Poor Kunti made Karna promise that he won't use the weapon on Arjuna more than once. 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