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Meaning of "Abhimanyu>"

Word

Abhimanyu

Sanskrit

अभिमन्यु

In General

Abhimanyu was son of Arjuna and Subhadra and nephew of Sri Krishna. He was married to Uttara, daughter of King Virata. Raja Parikshith who was crowned when Dharmaputra stepdown as King was his son. Abhimanyu was a brave fighter, who broke the Chakravyuha, a dynamic military formation by Dronacharya, but was deceitfully killed by the Kauravas on the 13th day of Great Mahabharata War.

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