Unsung Warrior of Mahabharata
This warrior could finish the war of Mahabharat alone in just 1 minute.
Who do you think he was?
Drona, Abhimanyu, Bhishma, or Arjuna?
And if you have a good knowledge of Mahabharata, the best name you can come up with is Karna.
Well, let me tell you about a new unsung warrior of Mahabharat.
Before the war, Krishna asked everyone how long would it take them to finish the war alone.
Arjuna replied 28 days. Karna said 24 whereas Bhisma said it would take him 20 days.
And then was this fella who claimed it would take him just 1 minute.
Upon asking how he said — ” Just with 3 arrows.”
- My first arrow would mark all who I want to destroy
- My second arrow would mark all who I want to save
- And, with the third arrow, I would destroy all who I marked with the first arrow.
And, at last, all the three arrows would return back to me. And, he wasn’t wrong about it.
He had three special arrows granted by Shiva. And, he was equipped with the bow of Lord Agni.
To test his claim, Krishna asked him to tie all the leaves of the tree under which they were standing.
He released the arrow that marked all the leaves and finally, the arrow started revolving around Krishna’s feet.
And, when Krishna removed his feet, there was the last unmarked leaf of the tree.
When Krishna asked him for which side he was going to fight, he said — I promised my mother that I would fight for the weaker side.
Then Krishna understood the paradox — Since the Kaurava army is larger, he would aid Pandavas. But the moment, he chooses Pandavas, Kauravas would become weaker. So, throughout the war, he would oscillate and end up killing everyone.
So to protect who the Krishna wanted to protect, Krishna (Who was disguised as a Brahmin) asked him his head as a charity.
And, this is how the greatest warrior of Mahabharata died.
Are you ready to know who he was?
The name is Barbarik, the grandson of Bhima and Hidimba, son of Ghatotkacha and Maurvi.
He is worshipped in the temple of Khatushyam Ji, near Jaipur — where his head is worshipped.
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