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Who is Gandhari?

Gandhari is a character in the Hindu epic, the Mahabharata. In the epic, she was an incarnation of Mati, the Goddess of Intelligence, as the daughter of Subala, the king of Gandhara, or the modern Kandahar from which her name is derived. Gandhari is also known as Gandhararajaduhita, Saubaleyi, Saubali, Subalaja, Subalaputri, Subalatmaja in the Mahabharata. Gandhari's marriage was arranged to Dhritarashtra, the eldest prince of the Kuru kingdom, a region in Delhi and Haryana region.


  1. Gandhari is a fictional character from the 1965 film Mahabharat.
  2. Gandhari is a fictional character from the 1972 film Bala Bharatam.


"Gandhari" is a 1993 Malayalam film directed by Sunil. The film stars Madhavi and Siddique in the lead roles.

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Google previewBibliotheca Indica (1904)

It is called gandhari,t as it is to 6 be uttered in the gdndhara note. J Being pronounced it • AnuBvara, into which tho M may be converted P t A meaning not in the dictionary. X See note * page 130. reaches the head, and it conveys the feeling of ...

Google previewThe Mahabharata (1905)

A Criticism by Chintaman Vinayak Vaidya

Vyasa giving sight to Gandhari is a repetition of the same idea.

Google previewLaw Sex and Crime (2013)

by Kush Kalra, Priyanka Barupal

Gandhari is a character in the Hindu epic, the Mahābhārata.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Jainism (2004)

by Kristi L. Wiley

hatanapi iya, Vairotya Aparajita Vijaya 20 Munisuvrata Naradatta Bahurupinl Aparajita 21 Nami Gandhari Camundi Bahurupinl 22 Nemi Ambika Ambika Kusniandini 23 ParSva Padmavati Padmavatl Padma 24 Mahavlra Siddhayika ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Sikhism (over 1000 Entries) (2000)

by H. S. Singha

DEV GANDHARI : An Indian classical mag usually sung during the first about two hours (four gharis) after sunrise in the morning. It is the sixth of the thirty-one raags used in the organisation of hymns of the Guru Granth Sahib covering pages ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Hindustani Classical Music (2000)

by Vimalakānta Rôya Caudhurī

Gandhari, (4) Madhyama, (5) Pancami, (6) Dhaivati, and (7) Naisadi or Nisadi. There are various rules for pure and ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

gandhari, grahini, idankarya, igraha, kacchura, kashaya, kunashaka, marujauma, mriduparna, padmamukhi, prabodhani, pralhadini, ...

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Scrabble value of G2A1N1D2H4A1R1I1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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