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 (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.]


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


(ˈɑr dʒə nə)

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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