- (in the Mahabharata) the family of Arjuna, at war with their cousins, the Kauravas.
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Duryodhana of the Kauravas was jealous of all the Pandavas, and especially of Arjuna.
It is true, indeed, that the Kauravas have wronged the Pandavas.
My sire gifted Indra-prastha to the Pandavas in a moment of weakness.
The Pandavas are brave in battle, but they are unable to resist thee.
So tell thou the Pandavas, O Krishna, that they ask in vain for territory.