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Principal Characters in Mahabharata

Principal Characters in Mahabharata
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Characters in the Mahabharata can be broadly classified into two groups:
Pandavas: Pandava brothers were five sons of king Pandu who fought for dharma or righteousness all their lives.
Kauravas: Kauravas were descendants of Kuru and the hundred sons of king Dhritarastra who opposed Pandavas.

List of Pandavas: List of Kauravas:
  • Pandu
  • Madri
  • Kunti
  • Draupadi
  • Srutasoma
  • Yudhisthira
  • Arjuna
  • Bhima
  • Nakula
  • Sahadeva
  • Agyatabas, Pandavas
  • Vidhura
  • Gandhari, Mahabharat
  • Duhsala
  • Kichaka
  • Duryodhana
  • Dushasana
  • Karna
  • Shakuni
  • Devatithi•

The names of hundred Kaurava brothers and their only sister are:
Duryodhanan, Dussaasanan. Dussahan, Dussalan, Jalagandhan, Saman,Sahan, Vindhan, Anuvindhan, Durdharshan, Subaahu, Dushpradharshan, Durmarshanan, Durmukhan, Dushkarnan, Vikarnan, Saalan, Sathwan, Sulochanan, Chithran, Upachithran, Chithraakshan, Chaaruchithran, Saraasanan, Durmadan, Durvigaahan, Vivilsu, Vikatinandan, Oornanaabhan, Sunaabhan, Nandan,Upanandan, Chithrabaanan, Chithravarman, Suvarman, Durvimochan, Ayobaahu, Mahaabaahu, Chithraamgan, Chithrakundalan, Bheemavegan, Bheemabalan, Vaalaky, Belavardhanan, Ugraayudhan, Sushenan, Kundhaadharan, Mahodaran, Chithraayudhan, Nishamgy, Paasy, Vrindaarakan, Dridhavarman, Dridhakshathran, Somakeerthy, Anthudaran, Dridhasandhan, Jaraasandhan, Sathyasandhan, Sadaasuvaak, Ugrasravas, Ugrasenan, Senaany, Dushparaajan, Aparaajithan, Kundhasaai, Visaalaakshan, Duraadharan, Dridhahasthan, Suhasthan, Vaathavegan, Suvarchan, Aadithyakethu, Bahwaasy, Naagadathan, Ugrasaai, Kavachy, Kradhanan, Kundhy, Bheemavikran, Dhanurdharan, Veerabaahu, Alolupan, Abhayan, Dhridhakarmaavu, Dhridharathaasrayan, Anaadhrushyan, Kundhabhedy, Viraavy, Chithrakundhalan, Pramadhan, Amapramaadhy, Deerkharoman, Suveeryavaan, Dheerkhabaahu, Sujaathan, Kaanchanadhwajan, Kundhaasy, Virajass, Yuyutsu and their only sister Dussala.

There are many others:

  • Bhismacharya
  • Dronacharya
  • Abhimanyu
  • Ashvthama
  • Krupacharya
  • Shekhandi

And the Main character – Lord Sri Krishna.

 

Read more: Wikipedia

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