Heroes in mythology fight with divine weapons (Astra). The king’s weapons are divided into five groups.
Yantramukta Weapon – hurled by a machine – Catapult, Bow.
Panimukta Weapon – hurled by hand – Lance, Stone.
Muktasandharita Weapon – can be fired and withdrawn.
Amukta Weapon – never given out of hand – Sword.
Bahuyuddha Weapon – own strength – Wrestling.