Where Did Pandavas Go For Vanvas?

While Pandavas have grown up in a princely family, they must now assume non-princely professions to avoid being detected. If they are detected, the terms of their exile pledge would extend the exile by another 12 years. They chose to spend last year exile in King Virata kingdom in disguise.

In which forest did Pandavas stayed?

The Pandavas in Dvaita Forest

As told in the Mahabharata, during the initial years of their 12-year exile, the Pandavas come to Dvaita Forest from the Kamyaka woods to avoid frequent visits by the people of Kurujangala, arriving at the end of summer. They eventually return to Kamyaka.

How many years did Pandavas spend in Vanvas?

Shakuni suggests Dhritarashtra to send the Pandavas for Vanvas for twelve years and Agyatvas for one year. He adds that Duryodhan should have the liberty to use the Pandavas’ wealth during the same period. However, the Pandavas will get back their wealth after completing their Vanvas and Agyatvas.


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