Senabindu, aka: Senābindu, Sena-bindu; 2 Definition(s)


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1) Senābindu (सेनाबिन्दु).—General information. A Kṣatriya King who lived in the age of the Purāṇas. This King was born from a portion of an asura called Tuhuṇḍa. (Mahābhārata Āḍi Parva, Chapter 67). Other details.

(i) Senābindu was present at the Svayaṃvara marriage of Draupadī. (Mahābhārata Ādi Parva, Chapter 185, Verse 9).

(ii) Arjuna, during his regional conquest of the north, with the King of Ulūka had attacked this King who lost his kingdom. (Mahābhārata Sabhā Parva, Chapter 27, Verse 10).

(iii) The Pāṇḍavas had invited this King to take part in the Bhārata battle. (Mahābhārata Udyoga Parva, Chapter 4, Verse 13).

(iv) It is said that Senābindu was known by another name Krodhahantā. He was as valiant as Śrī Kṛṣṇa and Bhīmasena. (Mahābhārata Udyoga Parva, Chapter 171, Verse 20).

(v) He was killed in the battle of Bhārata. (Mahābhārata Karṇa Parva, Chapter 6 Verse 32). (See full article at Story of Senābindu from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

2) Senābindu (सेनाबिन्दु).—A warrior of Pāñcāla who had taken part in the battle of Bhārata on the side of the Pāṇḍavas. Karṇa killed him. (Mahābhārata Karṇa Parva, Chapter 48, Verse 15).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Senābindu (सेनाबिन्दु) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.61.20) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Senā-bindu) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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