was the Kul Guru (chief priest) at the court of Hastinapur. He was the
son of Sharadwaan and Janapadi. His sister Kripi married Acharya Drona.
He fought in the war of Kurukshetra in side of Kauravas. Later on he
was appointed as the teacher and Kind Parikshit, the grandson of Arjun.
Kripacharya is one of the seven chiranjeevis : Aswathama, Bali, Ved
Vyas, Hanuman, Vibhishan, Kripacharya and Parashuram.
The seven immortals state truth, law and standards of ethical behavior.