Pavitr Prabhakar, a poor Indian boy, lived in a village, but moves to Mumbai with his aunt Maya and uncle Bhim to study after getting half a scholarship. His parents died some years ago. Other boys at the school tease him and beat him. He knows his uncle Bhim is struggling to support him and his aunt Maya, and pay the school. Only Meera Jain, a girl from school, befriends him. Meanwhile, Nalin Oberoi, a local crimelord, uses an amulet to perform an ancient ritual, where he gets possessed by a demon committed to opening the gate for other demons to get back to Earth. While being chased by other kids, Pavitr encounters an ancient yogi who gives him the power of a spider, to fight the evil that threatens the world. While discovering his powers, Pavitr refuses to help a woman being attacked by several men. He leaves the place, but comes back when he hears his uncle's cry, who was stabbed when he tried to help the woman. Thus Pavitr understands that with great power comes great responsibility.
Next, Nalin Oberoi becomes human again, transforms his doctor into Doctor Octopus (without the usual mechanical arms, he has demon arms that look's similar to his mechanical arms), and sends him to kill Spider-Man, as instructed by the demon voices. Doc Ock fails, and Spider-Man makes it to the newspapers, where he is deemed a threat.
Oberoi kidnaps Pavitr's aunt, taking her to a refinery outside Mumbai. There he betrays Doctor Octopus, blasting him away with a ray. Spider-Man arrives and fights Oberoi, who has also kidnapped Meera. He lets both aunt Maya and Meera fall. Spider-Man dives for his aunt, but then fails to rescue Meera, who is saved by Doctor Octopus, that is just coming back to exact revenge on Oberoi. Pavitr reveals his identity to Meera and asks her to take his aunt away.
Oberoi gets rid of Doctor Octopus for good, and touches Spider-Man with the amulet. A Venom-like creature tries to take Spider-Man to the dark side, but he remembers his uncle and rejects the evil. By doing so, the link between the demons and Oberoi is shattered, and he becomes human again.
Everything goes back to normal, Spider-Man gets the girl, and celebrates the Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, with his aunt.
Some time later, Spider-Man was encountered by Superior Spider-Man (Otto Octavius), who saves him from certain death by Karn. He joined the team of Spider-Men from many dimensions to battle the Inheritors.
Upon arriving in Earth-3145 and meeting this reality's Ben Parker, Pavitr suffered an existential crisis regarding to the overwhelming number of similarities between himself and the other Spider-Totems, especially the Peter Parker of Earth-616, in which Pavitr felt like he and the others are echoes or distorted reflections of the Earth-616 Peter, and therefore expendable in the coming battle against the Inheritors. However, his worries were refuted by Spider-UK, who stated that each Spider-Man is unique and special in their own way. Pavitr then participates in the final battle with the Inheritors and survives. 
After the defeat of the Inheritors, Pavitr joined the Web-Warriors.  Shortly after its formation, the team had to face the Electroverse, an army of Electro that raged across the Multiverse.  The Electro reached their base, and after a fight the spiders retreated to Earth-803. There Pavitr created a communicator with which they lured the Electroverse to Earth-803.  The team later discovered an ongoing demonic invasion into the world of Pavitr and managed to foil it.  The Web-Warriors also responded to a distress call from Spider-Punk, saving his world from an invasion , but due to web of life and destiny problems Pavitr, Spider-Ham and Spider-Man noir, yes they found in the world of the latter and Pavitr sensed that the worlds for some reason were intertwining.  The three decided to question Harry Osborn,  but he attacked them by surprise and defeated them.  Osborn took them to the World of the Loom, but in the end thanks to the involuntary help of the rest of the team, Ham who had eluded him, managed to defeat him. 
The Inheritors escaped from their prison and the totems gathered two armies one bent on killing their enemies led by Superior Spider-Man, and another with less gory intentions which Pavitr joined.  The group attacked the new base of the Inheritors but were overwhelmed and saved only thanks to the intervention of the group of Otto.  Eventually the two teams unified and discovered that Solus had been resurrected. Eventually, however, the spiders were able to transfer the minds of their enemies into newborn bodies, devoid of memories and powers.
Powers and Abilities
- His name means "pure" and "light-maker", and is a play on "Peter Parker".
- 40 appearance(s) of Pavitr Prabhakar (Earth-50101)
- 5 minor appearance(s) of Pavitr Prabhakar (Earth-50101)
- 1 mention(s) of Pavitr Prabhakar (Earth-50101)
- 71 image(s) of Pavitr Prabhakar (Earth-50101)
- 3 quotation(s) by or about Pavitr Prabhakar (Earth-50101)