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Arjuna

[ahr-juh-nuh; Sanskrit uhr-joo-nuh]
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noun Hinduism.
  1. the chief hero of the Bhagavad-Gita, befriended by Krishna, who appears as his charioteer and advises him on duty and the immortality of the soul.
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Historical Examples

  • Follow Him as He and Arjuna and his brother enter into the city of the king.

    Avatras

    Annie Besant

  • Then we have Him as friend, the human friend, especially of the Pṇḍavas and of Arjuna.

    Avatras

    Annie Besant

  • But Arjuna had never favored any of these strangers with his confidence.

  • In the course of his wanderings, in fulfilment of a vow of penance, Arjuna came to Manipur.

    Chitra

    Rabindranath Tagore

  • In the garments of Çikhandin, Arjuna slew Bhishma when defenceless.


British Dictionary definitions for arjuna

Arjuna

noun Hindu myth
  1. the most important of the five princes in the Mahabharata. Krishna served as his charioteer in the battle with the Kauravas
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