|VIDURA was the
third brother of Dhritarashtra, Pandu being the second.
It is said that God Dharma himself took birth in the form of Vidura. In the whole of
Mahabharata, Viduras is the voice of reason and wisdom.
As an uncle and cider, he loved the Kauravas and the Pandavas equally and always
worked for their good.
He was a minister to his brother Dhritarashtra, yet he
lived the life of a poor man; for he never cared for riches. He married a Poor
Once while playing, the young Kauravas poisoned Bhima,
bound him, threw him into the Ganga and went home, thinking he would die.
Not seeing Bhima return, Kunti, his mother, was alarmed and
reported this to Vidura. Vidura calmed her saying: "Please do not worry. Your
children are divine. No harm will befall Bhima. He will return safe."