Dwarka was established as the capital in Saurashtra by the Vedic Indians during the Puranaic. The Yadavas, who had migrated from Mathura, established their kingdom here when the city was known as Kaushathali. It was during this period that the city underwent rebuilding and was named Dwarka.
What is the story of Dwarka?
According to ancient texts, Dwarka is considered to be the first capital of Gujarat. It is a city that is said to have been built by Lord Krishna after he killed his uncle Kansa in Mathura. In the Mahabharata, Dwarka is described as a utopian city with opulent architecture.
Who cursed Dwarka?
Just outside of Dwarka, Lord Krishna and his wife Rukmini Devi were forced to stop here by the curse of sage, Durvasa, who in anger stipulated thousands of years ago that the place would be devoid of drinking water. So till date people in the whole of Dwarka area have difficulty in getting potable water.
Who was Arjuns Favourite wife?
During his exile, Arjuna was invited to the palace of Indra, his father. An apsara named Urvashi was impressed and attracted to Arjunas look and talent so she expresses her love in front of him. But Arjuna did not have any intentions of making love to Urvashi.
Who killed Krishna son?
The unground bit of the iron ended up in the stomach of a fish that was caught by a hunter named Jara. Jara used the piece as the tip of an arrow. Thus, Samba was directly responsible for the end of Yadava clan and indirectly responsible for the death of his own father.
Who was most beautiful wife of Krishna?
Rukmini Born to King Bhishmaka of Vidarbha kingdom, Rukmini is described to be beautiful, intelligent and virtuous. When her brother Rukmi tried to forcefully get her married to Shishupala, she asked Krishna to abduct her .RukminiAffiliationAvatar of Lakshmi, Devi, AshtabharyaAbodeDvarka, Pandharpur, Vaikuntha13 more rows