अश्वत्थामा

ashvatthama pandavoan aur kauravoan ke guru dronachary ke putr the. dronachary ne bhagavan shiv ko apani tapasya se prasann karake unhian ke aansh se ashvatthama namak putr ko prapt kiya tha. inaki mata ka nam 'kripi tha, jo sharadvan ki putri thian. janm grahan karate hi inake kanth se ashv ke saman hinahinane ki si dhvani huee, jisase inaka nam ashvatthama p da.

mahabharat yuddh

mahabharat yuddh ke aantim dinoan mean ashvatthama kaurav paksh ke senapati the. ek bar rat mean ye pandavoan ke shivir mean gaye aur sote mean apane pita ke hanan karane vale dhrishtadyumn, shikhandi tatha pandavoan ke paanchoan l dakoan ko mar dala. putr viyog ke karan draupadi karun vilap karane lagi. is par kshubdh hokar ashvatthama ko arjun ne chunauti di. ashvatthama ne arjun par aishikastr se akraman kiya. arjun ne pratyakraman ke lie brahmashirastr uthaya, tab ye bhage.[1] vyas, narad, yudhishthir adi ne arjun ko astr-prayog karane se roka. draupadi ne inaki mani utar lene ka sujhav diya. at: arjun ne inaki mukut mani lekar pranadan de diya. arjun ne yah mani draupadi ko de di, jise draupadi ne yudhishthir ke adhikar mean de diya. mahabharat yuddh mean ashvatthama ne sakriy bhag liya tha. unhoanne bhim putr ghatotkach ko parast kiya tatha ghatotkach putr aanjanaparva ka vadh kiya. usake atirikt drupadakumar, shatruanjay, balanik, jayanik, jayashv tatha raja shrutahu ko bhi mar dala. unhoanne kuantibhoj ke das putroan ka vadh kiya. mahabharat yuddh mean dhokhe se kiye gaye dronachary ke vadh ke vishay mean janakar ashvatthama ka khoon khaul utha.

poorvakal mean dron ne narayan ko prasann karake narayanastr ki prapti ki thi. phir apane bete ashvatthama ko narayanastr pradan karake unhoanne kisi par sahasa usaka aghat karane ko mana kiya. ashvatthama ne dhrishtadyumn ko usi astr se marane ka nishchay kiya. dhrishtadyumn par jab unhoanne narayanastr ka prayog kiya, tab krishn ne apani or ke sab sainikoan ko rath se utar-kar hathiyar dalane ke lie kaha, kyoanki yahi ekamatr usake nirakaran ka upay tha. bhim ne krishn ki bat nahian mani to sabako chho dakar narayanastr usi ke mastak par prahar karane laga. krishn ne use balat rath se utarakar narayanastr ke prabhav ko shaant kiya. ashvatthama ne agneyastr ka prayog kiya, kiantu shrikrishn tatha arjun par usaka prabhav nahian hua, shesh samast sena vyakul aur ghayal ho gayi. ashvatthama b de asamanjas mean p d gaye, tabhi vyas ne prakat hokar unhean bataya ki shrikrishn sakshat vishnu haian, jinhoanne aradhana se shiv ko prasann kar rakha hai. unhian ke tap se mahamuni nar (arjun) prakat hue. at: arjun aur krishn sakshat naranarayan haian. ashvatthama ne man hi man shiv, nar aur narayan ko namaskar kiya aur sena sahit shivir ki or prasthan kiya. karn ke senapatitv mean yuddh karate hue ashvatthama ne pratijna ki thi ki jab tak dhrishtadyumn ko nahian mar daleange, apana kavach nahian utareange.