Indian Mythology (by ApamNapat)

Sanjaya - Counsellor of Dhritharashtra


Sanjaya was a trusted counsellor and confidant of King Dhritharashtra. He was often employed by the King as a messenger.

When the war of Kurukshetra was about to be fought, he was given the gift of divine insight by the sage Vyasa. He saw the events unfolding on the battlefield and described them to King Dhritharashtra. The entire battle of Kurukshetra, is narrated from the perspective of Sanjaya in the epic Mahabharata.


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