Friday, March 19, 2010

Reasons for different names of karna

These facts are from K.m.ganguli translation of  mahabharat
Reasons for the names of karna
1)Vasusena - This was his first name, it was because he was born with wealth (i.e earings and natural armour )
2)Radheya - because he is the adopted son of radha ,who nurtured him as her own son
3)Karna - The cutter or peeler of his own cover( Natural armour )
4)Vaikartana - because he had cut his natural armour and earings and gave it to indra
5)Vrisha - because he is ever truthful is speech,enagaged in penances, observant of vows , kind even to foes

By  G.Gandherva

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