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SECTION CXVII (Sambhava Parva continued) “Janamejaya said, ‘Please recite the names of Dhritarashtra’s sonsaccording to the order of their birth.’ “Vaisampayana said, ‘Their names, O king, according to the order ofbirth, are Duryodhana, Yuyutsu, Duhsasana, Duhsaha, Duhsala, Jalasandha,Sama, Saha, Vinda and Anuvinda, Durdharsha, Suvahu, Dushpradharshana,Durmarshana and Durmukha, Dushkarna, and Karna; Vivinsati and Vikarna,Sala, Satwa, Sulochana, […more]

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SECTION CXLIX (Jatugriha Parva continued) “Vaisampayana continued, ‘A friend of Vidura’s, well-skilled in mining,coming unto the Pandavas, addressed them in secret, saying, ‘I have beensent by Vidura and am a skilful miner. I am to serve the Pandavas. Tellme what I am to do for ye. From the trust he reposeth in me Vidura hathsaid […more]

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SECTION CXVIII (Sambhava Parva continued) “Janamejaya said, ‘O utterer of Brahma, thou hast recited (everythingabout) the extraordinary birth among men, of the sons of Dhritarashtra inconsequence of the Rishi’s grace. Thou hast also said what their namesare, according to the order of their birth. O Brahmana, I have heard allthese from thee. But tell me […more]

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SECTION CL (Jatugriha Parva continued) “Vaisampayana said, ‘Seeing the Pandavas living there cheerfully andwithout suspicion for a full year, Purochana became exceedingly glad. Andbeholding Purochana so very glad, Yudhishthira, the virtuous son ofKunti, addressing Bhima and Arjuna and the twins (Nakula and Sahadeva)said, ‘The cruel-hearted wretch hath been well-deceived. I think the timeis come for […more]

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SECTION CLI (Jatugriha Parva continued) “Vaisampayana said, ‘About this time, the learned Vidura had sent intothose woods a man of pure character and much trusted by him. This persongoing to where he had been directed, saw the Pandavas with their motherin the forest employed in a certain place in measuring the depth of ariver. The […more]

Jan 102015
 

SECTION CXIX (Sambhava Parva continued) “Vaisampayana said, ‘After the death of that deer, king Pandu with hiswives was deeply afflicted and wept bitterly. And he exclaimed, ‘Thewicked, even if born in virtuous families, deluded by their own passions,become overwhelmed with misery as the fruit of their own deeds. I haveheard that my father, though begotten […more]

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SECTION CLII (Jatugriha Parva continued) “Vaisampayana said, ‘Then, when the night had passed away, a largeconcourse of the townspeople came there in haste to see the sons ofPandu. After extinguishing the fire, they saw that the house just burntdown had been built of lac in materials and that (Duryodhana’s)counsellor Purochana had been burnt to death. […more]

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SECTION CXX (Sambhava Parva continued) “Vaisampayana said, ‘Pandu, possessed of great energy, then devotedhimself to asceticism. Within a short time he became the favourite of thewhole body of the Siddhas and Charanas residing there. And, O Bharata,devoted to the service of his spiritual masters, free from vanity, withmind under complete control and the passions fully […more]

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SECTION CXXIV (Sambhava Parva continued) “Vaisampayana said, ‘After the birth of Kunti’s sons and also of thehundred sons of Dhritarashtra the daughter of the king of the Madrasprivately addressed Pandu, saying, ‘O slayer of foes, I have no complainteven if thou beest unpropitious to me. I have, O sinless one, also nocomplaint that though by […more]

Jan 102015
 

SECTION CLIII (Jatugriha Parva continued) “Vaisampayana said,” As the mighty Bhima proceeded, the whole forest withits trees and their branches seemed to tremble, in consequence of theirclash with his breast. The motion of his thighs raised a wind like untothat which blows during the months of Jyaishtha and Ashadha (May andJune). And the mighty Bhima […more]