Other names of Karna
|Name||Story behind the name|
|Because Karna was nurtured by Bhishma’s charioteer |
|Suryaputtra Karna||He was born after chanting the mantra of Surya Narayana, hence |
he is called the son of the Sun God.
|Vijaydhari||Because Lord Parashurama gave a victory bow to Karna, |
which belonged to Lord Shiva. It is said that as long as this bow was in Karna’s hand, it was impossible to defeat it in battle.
|Anga Raja Karna||Because Duryodhana declared Karna the king of|
Anga Pradesh, Karna is also called Angraj.
|Radheya Karna||He put Radhey in front of his name to honor his mother. |
That is why he is also called Radheya Karna.
|Parashurama Shishya |
|Because Karna was a disciple of Lord Parashurama.|
|Danveer Karna||Karna was a very big donor, that is why he is also known as |
|Kunti Putra Karna||Kunti was the real mother of Karna, Karna is also|
called Kunti Putra Karna.
|Maharathi Karna||The title of Maharathi is given to a great warrior.|
|Sut Putra Karna||Because they were nurtured by Adhiratha who was a Sut. |
Sut was a lower caste.