What happened to Ashwathama after Mahabharata war?
Krishna intervened and revived the stillborn baby, and Ashwatthama was made to give up his source of power – the gemstone in the middle of his forehead. Due to his immortality, he was cursed to live forever till the end of time with the gaping wound on his forehead.
Who was Jara in previous birth?
Jara, were Bali in his previous birth, killed by Rama in Tretayuga. According to Mahabharata, the Kurukshetra war resulted in the death of all 100 sons of Gandhari. On the night before Duryodhana’s death, Lord Krishna visited Gandhari to offer his condolences.
Why was Dwarka built?
To save his people, Krishna and the Yadavas decided to move the capital from Mathura to Dwarka. After Krishna was killed near Dwarka (there is a temple where he died) the major Yadava heads fought among themselves and killed each other. Dwarka was known as Swarna Dwarka and a prosperous port city in those days.
Is Dwarka the oldest city in India?
Dwarka: Built 10,000 Years Ago, The Holiest City Of India Lies Submerged Underwater Until the unearthing of Dwarka, the submerged city, archaeologists believed civilization in India dated back to 3,000 to 6,000 years.
What is the story of Dwarka?
Dwarka Mythical City Found Under Water. According to ancient Sanskrit literature, the Lord Krishna founded the holy city of Dwarka, which subsequently got submerged under sea.
What are the artifacts found in Dwarka?
A lot of research has been done and still going on to understand the artifacts which are present underwater. Great Dwarka excavation was lead by S. R. Rao to explore the underwater city Dwarka. The findings of Dwarka include structures underwater and stone anchors varying in different such as prismatic and stone.
Why is Dwarka famous for its underwater temples?
Dwarka, one of the best-studied underwater sites in India, has commanded much attraction, also because the site is considered as one of the four Dhamas (sacred place for pilgrimage) of the Hindu religion. According to ancient Sanskrit literature, the Lord Krishna founded the holy city of Dwarka, which subsequently got submerged under sea.