The Pisacha Kingdom

The Pisacha Kingdom:

Pisacha kingdom is another ancient kingdom mentioned in ancient scriptures. The Pisachas was a group of mountain dwellers living in the Kashmir Valley mountains. These tribes were mainly mentioned in the Hindu holy book Mahabharata and other exotic tribes. Kasmiras and Pisachas fought in favour of Kuru king Duryodhana and worshipped Duryodhana as their God.

Pisacha Indian tribe and their Principles:

Pisachas were the tribal people. Pisachas were said to be divided into many classes. Some Pisachas kings were mentioned as a race from Rakshasas, Daityas and Nagas. One of the Pisacha kings is mentioned as one among the Yakshas, who ruled under another wealthy Yaksha king Kubera. The Pisacha Indian tribe was very kind compared with Rakshasas; they followed the principles which their ancestors formed. All Pisachas gave pride to Ghatotkacha, son of Bhima. Most of the Pisachas followed Ghatotkach’s jesters. In Ramayana also, Mah,arshi Valmiki mentioned Pisachas, who worked in the army of Ravana. The same Pisachas were also a part of the army Kartikeya.

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Tribal people Pisachas’ adobe:

Pisachas were mentioned as inhabitants of the Khandava forest. There were living on the banks of the Saraswati River. Which is the holy river to Hindus, and at present, archaeological scientists are working to prove the presence of the Saraswati River in the epic period. Pisachasas had immeasurable energy, and they could fight at night, also.

They have equal lent powers of Yakshas and Rakshasas. They reside beyond the Imavat mountains is a plateau on which Rudra resides. Some other Pisachasas proceeded to the country of Uttara Kurus.

Pisachas In Kurukshetra War:

The Pisachas were very passionate about the Kaurava king Duryodhana. Some of their thoughts were also similar to Kauravas. So generally Pisacha army took part in the Kurukshetra War. Then Bhagavadatta ruled Pragjyotisha and other hilly areas in the Himalayas. He led the Pisacha army against the Pandavas. Bhagadatta firmly resolved the fight, accompanied by his people and show it against Satyaki, who was fighting on the side of the Pandavas. And three thousand Pisacha archive men headed by Duryodhana. There were some Pisacha tribes on the side of the Pandavas too.