Lord Dharmaraja : Dharmaraja is regarded as the eldest son of King Pandu and his first wife, Kunti. He was blessed by Yama to the couple. Yudhishthira is the first among the five Pandavas. In the epic, he becomes the emperor of Indraprastha and later of Hastinapura (Kuru). From his childhood, Yudhishthira was greatly influenced by Vidura and Bhishma, and believed in Dharma. Dharmaraja was the leader of the successful Pandava side in the Kurukshetra War and defeated many warriors including Shalya. At the end of the epic, he was the only one among his brothers to ascend to heaven with his mortal body. His only sin was a half-lie spoken during the 15th day of the Mahabharata war. He was also blessed with the spiritual vision of second sight by a celestial Rishi as a boon.