What kind of person was Dronacharya?

He was the son of the sage Bharadwaja and a descendant of the sage Angirasa. He was a master of advanced military arts, including the divine weapons or Astras. He was also the second commander-in-chief of kaurava army from 11th day to 15th day.

Who killed Drona in Mahabharata?

Drona sat down, started to meditate and his soul left his body in quest of Ashwatthama’s soul. Dhristadyumna took his sword and decapitated Drona, killing him.

Was Karna student of Dronacharya?

Karna was a student of Drona and was taught with others. Only Drona did not teach him Brahmastra. That he gave to Arjuna when he passed the crocodile test. Karna then left him and went to Parshurama.

Who is Dronacharya and Eklavya?

Eklavya was the son of a poor hunter. He wanted to learn archery to save the deer in the forest that were being hunted by the leopards. So he went to Dronacharya (a master of advanced military arts) and requested him to teach him archery. Dronacharya was the teacher of the Royal family.

Why does Dronacharya love Arjuna the most?

Dronacharya’s favorite was Arjun due to his dedication to learning. The special thing about Arjun was that he was ready to learn anything and everything (which is why he was so multi talented), and he put so much of his time and effort into learning what he loved.

Who is the guru of Bhishma?

After she was advised by some sages, she met Parasurama, Bhishma’s teacher and successfully convinced him in giving vow to help her. Parasurama went to Kurukshetra and sent a message to Bhishma to meet him.

Who is father of Pandu?

Affiliation Kuru dynasty
Weapon Bow and arrow
Family Parents see Niyoga Ved Vyas (Biological Father) Ambalika (Mother) Vichitravirya (Deceased Father) Half Brothers Vidura (from Parishrami) Dhritarashtra (from Ambika)
Spouses Kunti Madri

What are some special things about Dronacharya in Mahabharata?

Special Things About Dronacharya In Mahabharata 1 Drona’s Birth. It is said that the son who was born was called Drona after seeing Apsara Ghritachi, the semen of Maharishi Bhardwaj was ejaculated in a Droni. 2 Father Of Ashwatthama. Ashvatthama was the son of Guru Dronacharya. 3 Words Of Drona.

Who was Guru Drona in the Mahabharata?

Guru Drona, also known as Dronacharya was the teacher who taught the arts of war to both the Pandava and Kaurava princes. He mastered the divine weapons. Arjuna was his favorite student and love him more than his own son Ashwathama. He is seen as a partial incarnation of Brihaspati, the teacher of the gods.

What did Drona promise Arjuna in the Mahabharata?

Drona is greatly impressed by Arjuna’s concentration, determination and drive, and promises him that he will become the most powerful warrior on earth. Drona gives Arjuna special knowledge of the devastras that no other prince possesses. Ekalavya is a young prince of the Nishadha tribes]

What did Dronacharya say to King Drupad?

Dronacharya asked the disciples as Gurudakshina to bring King Drupad captive. Returning half of his kingdom to him, Drona said – You used to say that the king can be a friend of the king. Therefore, half of your domain will remain with me today, and both will also be friends due to being kings.