Hindu Mythology

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DHRITARASHTRA

Hindu legendary mortal

Blind king who had a lot of trouble with his karma

He was a king and father of the Kauravas.

He was blind due to the actions of Karma — in a past life he blinded a swan and killed its kids for a laugh and now Karma was getting its own back. And then some — he also lost his hundred children in the great Kauravas vs Pandavas war.

At least he couldn’t see it happen.

Dhritarashtra Facts and Figures

Name: Dhritarashtra
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: legendary mortal
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: NOT OKAY, be careful
Popularity index: 398

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Article last revised on November 04, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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