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What is 'Pasupat' in the Mahabharata?

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Asked by lalit mahata, 06 Mar '13 09:57 pm
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Astra.
Answered by Shikha Aggarwal, 06 Mar '13 09:58 pm

 
  
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The Pashupatastra is the crescent-shaped irresistible and most destructive personal weapon of Kali and Shiva, discharged by the mind, the eyes, words, or a bow. Never to be used against lesser enemies or by lesser warriors, the Pashupatastra is capable of destroying creation and vanquishing all beings. PashupatiNath is the most important of all Shiva temples located in Kathmandu, Nepal. Pashupatastra is the weapon of PashupatiNath.
It was used in the Mahabharata war by Arjuna to kill Jayadratha. It was used against Lakshmana by Meghanada.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 06 Mar '13 09:59 pm

 
  
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Astra of Lord Pasupati commonaly known as Lord Shiva
Answered by iqbal seth, 07 Mar '13 07:18 am

 
  
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Astra
Answered by Manju Sikri, 11 Mar '13 10:48 am

 
  
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The Pashupatastra is the crescent-shaped irresistible and most destructive personal weapon of Kali and Shiva, discharged by the mind, the eyes, words, or a bow.
Answered by Quest, 07 Mar '13 10:59 am

 
  
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The Pashupatastra (IAST: Pupatstra, sanskrit: ), in Hindu History, is the crescent-shaped irresistible and most destructive personal weapon of Kali and Shiva, discharged by the mind, the eyes, words, or a bow. Never to be used against lesser enemies or by lesser warriors, the Pashupatastra is capable of destroying creation and vanquishing all beings. PashupatiNath is the most important of all Shiva temples located in Kathmandu, Nepal. Pashupatastra is the weapon of PashupatiNath.

It was used in the Mahabharata war by Arjuna to kill Jayadratha. It was used against Lakshmana by Meghanada. According to Kurma Puran, in the battle between the Purusha and demonic forces, Narasimha avatar escapes a powerful weapon called Pashupata.[1] It is returned without causing any harm since it can be used only to uphold Dharma. Bhishma also had this weapon which he would have used against Parashurama in a war against him. This weapon was not known to Parashurama. It would put Parashurama to sleep in ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 06 Mar '13 11:55 pm

 
  
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It is weapon given by brahmaji to arjun
Answered by Ramesh Agarwal, 06 Mar '13 10:29 pm

 
  
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Astra (weapon)
Answered by conviction, 06 Mar '13 09:59 pm

 
  
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