Born to Uttara and Abhimanyu, Raja Parikshit was the only successor of the Pandavas. (DevÄ« Bhāgavata, 2nd Skandha; Ādi Parva, Chapters 3 and 95). Janamejaya was a son of King Parikshit and had several brothers: Bhimasena, Ugrasena and Śrutasena. The king received him graciously, and asked him if there was something he could do for him. He took up the Kuru throne following the death of father. The dead snake around Shamika’s neck indicates that his line would die were Parikshit to take his daughter’s son as his successor. Janamejaya had three brothers called Śrutasena, Ugrasena and BhÄ«masena. The Muni's son Âstik came to the sacrificial hall and chanted hymns in praise of Janamejaya; the king, too, seeing the Muni boy greatly learned worshipped him and said :-- “What for have you come? I will give you what you desire.” Hearing this, Âstika prayed :-- “O … King Janamejaya the son of King Parikshit was the king of the Kurus, ruling from Hastinapura. One day, a Brahmana named Utanka (whose story is narrated here), came to his court. His son Janamejaya, who was a minor at that time, inherited the Kingdom. Emperor Janamejaya was the son of Maharaja Parikshit and great-grandson of Arjuna the valiant warrior hero of the Mahabharata epic. Parikshit, the grandson of Arjuna, was first killed in his mother's womb by a Brahmastra (the ultimate weapon/missile) directed towards him by Ashwatthama - the son of Guru Dronacharya - during the Mahabharat war at Kurukshetra.. Lord Krishna stepped in and extended cover to save Uttara's womb … He was the son of King Parikshit and Queen Madravati according to the Mahabharata (I.95.85), but according to the Bhagavata Purana (I.xvi.2), his mother was Iravati, daughter of Uttara. In Post-Vedic Literature He was the son of King Parikshit and Queen Madravati according to the Mahabharata (I.95.85), but according to the Bhagavata Purana (I.xvi.2), his mother was Iravati, daughter of Uttara. This indicates the son, Shringi, is not lineally obtained. He invited his trusted ministers to learn about the entire episode. The son of Janamejaya will be Śatáníka , who will study the Vedas under Yájnyawalkya, and military science with Kripa; but becoming dissatisfied with sensual enjoyments, he will acquire spiritual knowledge from the instructions of Śaunaka, and ultimately obtain salvation. He took up the Kuru throne following the death of father. Janamejaya’s mother is Madravati, an appellative indicating a junior wife (like Madri with Pandu, with whom Parikshit is compared twice in hunting). King Janamejaya, son of King Pareekshit and grandson of Abhimanyu, learnt from Sage Uttanka that his father had been stung to death by the Sarpa Takshaka. Long after this, after Janamejaya had attained his majority, he performed a great snake-sacrifice in revenge for his father's death at the hands of Takshaka. Pariksit was the son of Abhimanyu, and Abhimanyu was the son of Arjuna and Subhardra, and the nephew of Sri Krsna. Two sons, ŚatānÄ«ka and Śaṅkukarṇa were born to them. Janamejaya was the son of ParÄ«ká¹£it by his wife MadravatÄ«. Janamejaya (जनमेजय) was a Kuru king who reigned during the Middle Vedic period (12th-9th centuries BCE). His significance comes as the listener of the first narration of the Mahabharata, narrated by Vaishampayana, student of … ित्, IAST: ParÄ«ká¹£it) was a Kuru king who reigned during the Middle Vedic period (12th-9th centuries BCE). [7] Janamejaya was a son of King Parikshit and had several brothers: Bhimasena, Ugrasena and Śrutasena. Vapuṣṭamā, daughter of Suvarṇavarman, King of Kāśī was Janamejaya’s wife. That story can be read here. Janamejaya’S wife take his daughter’s son as his successor his line would die were Parikshit to take his daughter’s as. Brothers called Śrutasena, Ugrasena and BhÄ « masena Shamika’s neck indicates his... 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