What does Arjuna mean?

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Proper noun
  1. Puranic Encyclopedia: a comprehensive dictionary with special reference to the epic and Puranic literature, Vettam Mani, Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi, 1975, pp. 48-54.
  2. A hero of the Mahabharata, a Hindu Epic.
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In the course of his wanderings, in fulfilment of a vow of penance, Arjuna came to Manipur.
Sri Krishna makes several references to the gunas and the Sankhya literature in his sermon to Arjuna in the rendition of Bhagavad-Gita.
Bhagawan's stinging rebuke is to bring out the temporarily dormant rajo guna in Arjuna.
Duryodhana of the Kauravas was jealous of all the Pandavas, and especially of Arjuna.
We must become like Arjuna, who became the topmost yogi and bhakta while fighting a war on the battlefield of Kurukshetra.
As for the theophany in the eleventh chapter of the Gita, Arjuna has a vision of Krishna's awesome cosmic form and feels overwhelmed.

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