Puranic encyclopaedia

by Vettam Mani | 1975 | 609,556 words | ISBN-10: 0842608222

This page describes the Story of Shrutakarma included the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani that was translated into English in 1975. The Puranas have for centuries profoundly influenced Indian life and Culture and are defined by their characteristic features (panca-lakshana, literally, ‘the five characteristics of a Purana’).

Story of Śrutakarmā

Son of Sahadeva, one of the Pāṇḍavas.

Other details:

(i) Śrutakarmā fought a duel with Sudarśana on the first day of Bhārata battle. (Mahābhārata Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 45, Verse 66).

(ii) Durmukha defeated Śrutakarmā. (Mahābhārata Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 79, Verse 35).

(iii) He fought a duel with Citrasena’s son. (Mahābhārata Droṇa Parva, Chapter 25, Verse 27).

(iv) Śrutakarmā killed Śala. (Mahābhārata Droṇa Parva, Chapter 103, Verse 10).

(v) He killed Citrasena, King of Abhisāra. (Mahābhārata Karṇa Parva, Chapter 14, Verse 1).

(vi) He fought against Aśvatthāmā. (Mahābhārata Karna Parva, Chapter 55, Verse 13).

(vii) Śrutakarmā killed Devāvṛddhakumāra. (Mahābhārata Karṇa Parva, Chapter 88, Verse 18).

(viii) Aśvatthāmā killed Śrutakarmā in Bhārata battle. (Mahābhārata Sauptika Parva, Chapter 8, Verse 50).

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