Tales Of Yudhisthira Tales of Yudhisthira
Justice for the Pandavas
Yudhishthira, the eldest of the five Pandavas princes, was born to Kunti by the grace of Yama. His actions were free from passion and prejudice. He came to be considered the very embodiment of Dharma and was respectfully referred to as Dharmaraja.Yama, the awe-inspiring God of Death, is also revered as the Lord of Justice. According to the Hindu belief, all living beings reap the fruit of their actions after death. Yama administers justice to all the beings brought before him. Since he metes out justice strictly according to Dharma, he is called Yamadharma. Who else could test Yudhishthira but Yamadharma? Yudhishthira emerged from the ordeals a stronger soul.