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Hinduism - Where Is The Ancient City Of Indraprastha?


Indraprastha was the name given to the first of the towns erected on the current location of contemporary Delhi, on the banks of the Yamuna River in the southeastern section of the city.

Indraprastha is known as the capital of the Pandavas, the five brothers who are the protagonists of the Mahabharata, the later of the two major Hindu epics.

The city is established when their uncle, King Dhrtarashtra, divides his realm between the Pandavas and his own sons, the Kauravas, according to the epic.

Despite the fact that the epic contains several descriptions of Indraprastha, there is little evidence of a direct link between the archeological site and the events depicted in the epic.

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