In the epic the Mahabharata, the Srimad Bhagavatam, and other Vaishnava Puranas, the third of the Pandava
brothers. He was the son of Indra and Kunti. He was so named because he
was considered faultless. He was the intimate friend of
Lord Krishna and heard Bhagavad Gita from Him on
the battlefield of Kurukshetra.