Aniruddha, Son of Pradyumna - Informative & researched article on Aniruddha, Son of Pradyumna
 Indianetzone: Largest Free Encyclopedia of India with thousand of articlesIndian Purans


in  
 Art & Culture|Entertainment|Health|Reference|Sports|Society|Travel
Forum  | Free E-magazine  | RSS Feeds  
History of India|Indian Temples|Indian Museums|Indian Literature|Geography of India|Flora & Fauna|Indian Purans|Indian Philosophy|Indian Administration|Indian Languages|Education
Home > Reference > Indian Purans > Vishnu Purana > Aniruddha
Aniruddha, Son of Pradyumna
Aniruddha is the son of Pradyumna and is a powerful and gallant prince.
 
 Aniruddha is the son of Pradyumna, a Yadava king and is a powerful and gallant prince. He was a violent fighter, an ocean of prowess, and the tamer of his foes. Usha, the daughter of Bana used to love Aniruddha. It is said that her companion Chitralekha was endowed with magic power. When she set off through the air to Dwaraka she returned bringing Aniruddha along with her to the palace of Bana.

Aniruddha And UshaBut when the guards found Aniruddha with Usha, they reported it to the king. The king sent the soldiers to snatch the prince but the brave prince killed the soldiers. The king realized that Aniruddha can not be captured through prowess so he took help of his magical faculties. Thus, he captured the prince and bonded him in serpent bonds.

When the Yadavas found Aniruddha missing in Dwaraka, they enquired to one another. Then Narada came to their help and informed that he was in the prison of Bana. Garuda was called upon by Krishna and they mounted upon him along with Bala and Pradyumna. Then they set off for the city of Bana. Thus, a great war started among them. During this battle Krishna chopped the thousand arms of Bana and he would have killed him but was stopped for the interference of Shiva.

Krishna then went to the place where Aniruddha was imprisoned. Garuda tore down the chains binding Aniruddha with his breath. Thereafter, Aniruddha returned to Dwaraka along with his wife, Krishna, Pradyumna and Rama mounting on Garuda.

(Last Updated on : 20/03/2010)
More Articles in Vishnu Purana  (241)
 
Dwipas  (10)
 
Patala  (8)
 
Rakshasas  (5)
 
Meru  (4)
 
 
Kubera  (3)
 
 
 
Sagara  (2)
 
Matanga  (1)
 
Sankriti  (1)
 
Jayasena  (1)
 
Balarama  (1)
 
Chariot  (1)
 
 
 
Nimi  (1)
 
Vithoba  (1)
 
 
 
 
Sri  
Recently Updated Articles in Indian Purans
Amrita
Amrita or Ambrosia is the nectar of life and immortality which Gods got after churning the sea and drank to be immortal.
Kusa
Kusa is the name of the fourth of the great insular continents.
Salmali
Salmali is a great insular continent.
Agneya Purana
Agneya Purana is one of the 18 Hindu Puranas which was written during the 19th century by Tantriks and is also referred to as Vahni Purana.
Indian Puranas
Indian Puranas serve as the encyclopaedias of religion and culture. The popularity of the Puranas lies in the fact that they are narrated in simple, lucid language unlike the four Vedas.
E-mail this Article | Post a Comment
Forum
Forum on Indian Purans
Free E-magazine
Subscribe to Free E-Magazine on Reference
 
 
Aniruddha, Son of Pradyumna - Informative & researched article on Aniruddha, Son of Pradyumna
Sitemap
Contact Us   |   RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2008 Jupiter Infomedia Ltd. All rights reserved including the right to reproduce the contents in whole or in part in any form or medium without the express written permission of
Jupiter Infomedia Ltd.