Gifted with the power of his divine father, he soared through the heavens toward the sun. Vāyu went with him, covering him with a cool breeze so that he would not be burned by the sun. The sun-god also withheld his blazing rays as he understood that Hanumān was a great servant of Viṣṇu who would later assist Him on earth.
Dushashan dragged Draupadi, his sister-in-law, by her hair in the assembly of Kurus, including the Pandavas, Bhisma, Drona, King Dhritarastra, Karna, and the one hundred Kuru princes. There he tried to disrobe her. Draupadi ran to and fro, pleading to all great personalities present for help, while the rascal Dushashan chased her, trying to grab her sari. No one present came to her aid. Only the supreme Lord Krishna hearing his devotee's heartfelt call ultimately saved her.