from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Hinduism The warrior prince in the Bhagavad-Gita to whom Krishna expounds the nature of being, the nature of God, and the way humans can come to know God.
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- proper n. A male given name, popular in India.
- proper n. A hero of the Mahabharata, a Hindu Epic.
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- n. (Hindu mythology) the warrior prince in the Bhagavad-Gita to whom Krishna explains the nature of being and of God and how humans can come to know God
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Kakubha is otherwise called Arjuna which is identified with Terminalia
Only that mighty mass of clouds called Arjuna, aided by Krishna like unto a powerful wind, with celestial weapon representing its fierce lightning, the white steeds, the rows of white cranes coursing underneath and the unbearable Gandiva, the rainbow ahead, is capable of extinguishing the blazing flame represented by Karna by means of its arrowy showers let off with unflagging steadiness.
Only that mighty mass of clouds called Arjuna, aided by
Nara, whose companion is Narayana, will be born as Indra's son and indeed, will be known as Arjuna, the mighty son of Pandu.
Erlangga were produced the old prose version of the Mahabharata, in which certain episodes of that poem are rendered with great freedom and the poem called Arjuna-vivâha, or the marriage of Arjuna.
The Bhagavad Gita takes the form of a conversation between Hindu god Krishna and a prince called Arjuna prior to a battle.
(Left) The middle portion of the bas-relief called Arjuna's penance at Mamallapuram depicts Lord Siva with the Pasupata weapon and Arjuna doing his penance (top left).
But S. Balusami, Associate Professor of Tamil in the Madras Christian College, has proposed that the theatre of events of the open air bas-relief, popularly called Arjuna's penance, is the Himalayas and that its literary base is the Vanaparvam in Vyasa's Mahabharatha.
In his latest album The Best Of Republic Cinta Artists Volume 1, Dhani re-works an old hit from his Dewa album called Arjuna and turns the rock number into a jazz melody.
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