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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As for the theophany in the eleventh chapter of the Gita, Arjuna has a vision of Krishna's awesome cosmic form and feels overwhelmed.
The terrifying aspect of this Self makes Arjuna shudder with fear, and hence the Lord also reveals His most beautiful form that is full of bliss, beatitude, and serenity.
Bhagawan's stinging rebuke is to bring out the temporarily dormant rajo guna in Arjuna.
We must become like Arjuna, who became the topmost yogi and bhakta while fighting a war on the battlefield of Kurukshetra.
Sri Krishna makes several references to the gunas and the Sankhya literature in his sermon to Arjuna in the rendition of Bhagavad-Gita.
And then Krishna and Arjuna, seated on the same car, blew their celestial conches.

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