gave presents to the Pandavas at their marriage with Draupadi, and saw that they were
settled at Indraprastha. In the course of his pilgrimage, Arjuna visited Prabhasa. Shri
Krishna came to see him and took him to Dwarka. On his advice, Arjuna carried off
his sister Subhadra and married her.
then assisted Bhima, the second of the Pandava brothers, in slaying Jarasandha, thus
qualifying them for the imperial sceptre. At the rajasuya yajna celebrated by the Pandavas
to proclaim their newly acquired imperial status, he washed the feet of the
Brahmanas and received the first worship-agrapuja-as the only person fit for the honour.
This shows that even during his lifetime, he had come to be treated as a near