Your question: Did Arjun marry his cousin?

Is Arjuna cousin of Krishna?

In the Mahabharata War, Arjuna was a key warrior from the Pandava side and slew many warriors including Karna. Before the beginning of the war, his mentor, Krishna, taught him the knowledge of Bhagavad Gita.

Arjuna
Relatives Kauravas (Paternal Cousins) Krishna, Balarama (Maternal Cousins)

Did Arjun love Draupadi or Subhadra?

But there is a hint that probably Arjuna loved Subhadra more than he loved Draupadi, which the latter found hard to accept. But since Subhadra flung herself at the service of Draupadi from day one, she had no choice but to accept her with open arms.

Who was Subhadra in previous birth?

Subhadra is one of the three deities worshipped at the Jagannath temple at Puri, along with Krishna (as Jagannatha) and Balarama (or Balabhadra).

Subhadra
Parents Vasudev (father) Rohini (mother)
Siblings Balarama (brother) Krishna (brother) Jagannath (brother)
Consort Arjuna
Children Abhimanyu

Who was Arjun in his previous birth?

Siva alludes to the fact that Arjuna was Nara in a previous birth, with Narayana as his companion. It is believed that they continue to perform austerities and penance for the benefit of mankind. The incarnation is symbolic of the human soul which has the Supreme Lord as the eternal companion.

Did Krishna marry his cousin?

The Vishnu Purana and the Harivamsa do not name Bhadra at all in the list of the Ashtabharya, but refer to her as ‘the daughter of Dhrishtaketu’ or ‘the princess of Kekeya’. She is also Krishna’s cousin, as daughter of his paternal aunt.

Bhadra (Krishna’s wife)

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Bhadra
Spouse Krishna
Dynasty Yaduvansh by marriage

Why did Arjun killed Subhadra?

Krishna had asked Arjuna to take Subhadra to the deep end of a pond and push her in. He was surprised at Krishna’s command but he did as he was told. Subhadra emerged from the water as a woman in a demonic form and then died. So she went back to her old form and then died.

Did Draupadi sleep with all Pandavas?

A day after Draupadi was betrothed to marry the five Pandava brothers she had an erotic dream where all her husbands disrobed her of her virgin shift and made love to her. … Bhima, who came next, got over his carnal desire by carrying Draupadi on his shoulders to show her the city till he was exhausted.