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Ar·ju·na

 (är′jə-nə, -jo͞o-)
n. Hinduism
The warrior prince in the Bhagavad-Gita to whom Krishna expounds the nature of being, the nature of God, and the way humans can come to know God.

[Sanskrit Arjunaḥ, from arjuna-, bright, white, silvery; see arg- in Indo-European roots.]

Arjuna

(ˈɑːdʒʊnə)
n
(Hinduism) the most important of the five princes in the Mahabharata. Krishna served as his charioteer in the battle with the Kauravas

Ar•ju•na

(ˈɑr dʒə nə)

n.
the chief hero of the Bhagavad-Gita.
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Noun1.Arjuna - (Hindu mythology) the warrior prince in the Bhagavad-Gita to whom Krishna explains the nature of being and of God and how humans can come to know GodArjuna - (Hindu mythology) the warrior prince in the Bhagavad-Gita to whom Krishna explains the nature of being and of God and how humans can come to know God
Hindooism, Hinduism - a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
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