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Mahabharata: 18 Parvas

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MAHABHARATA NOUN

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Mbh.1.2.380 These constitute what has been called by the great Vyasa the Sabha Parva.
Mbh.1.2.397 These are all included in the third Parva called Aranyaka, consisting of two hundred and sixty-nine sections.
Mbh.1.2.399 The extensive Parva that comes next is called Virata.
Mbh.1.2.403 These are the contents of the extensive fourth Parva, the Virata.
Mbh.1.2.406 Listen then to the contents of the fifth Parva which must be known as Udyoga.
Mbh.1.2.428 These all have been described in the fifth Parva called Udyoga of the Bharata, abounding with incidents appertaining to war and peace.
Mbh.1.2.429 O ye ascetics, the great Vyasa hath composed one hundred and eighty-six sections in this Parva.
Mbh.1.2.431 Then is recited the Bhishma Parva replete with wonderful incidents.
Mbh.1.2.439 This extensive Parva is known as the sixth in the Bharata.
Mbh.1.2.442 Then is recited the wonderful Parva called Drona full of incidents.
Mbh.1.2.444 In the Drona Parva, is the death of Alambusha, of Srutayus, of Jalasandha, of Shomadatta, of Virata, of the great warrior-in-chariot Drupada, of Ghatotkacha and others; in this Parva, Aswatthaman, excited beyond measure at the fall of his father in battle, discharged the terrible weapon Narayana.
Mbh.1.2.447 This is the great seventh Parva of the Bharata in which all the heroic chiefs and princes mentioned were sent to their account.
Mbh.1.2.449 The number of slokas as composed in the Drona Parva by Rishi Vyasa, the son of Parasara and the possessor of true knowledge after much meditation, is eight thousand, nine hundred and nine.
Mbh.1.2.450 Then comes the most wonderful Parva called Karna.
Mbh.1.2.454 In this Parva, Bhima, in fulfilment of his vow, having ripped open Dussasana's breast in battle drank the blood of his heart.
Mbh.1.2.456 Readers of the Bharata call this the eighth Parva.
Mbh.1.2.458 Then hath been recited the wonderful Parva called Salya.
Mbh.1.2.466 These all have been described in the wonderful ninth Parva.
Mbh.1.2.468 Then shall I describe the Parva called Sauptika of frightful incidents.
Mbh.1.2.486 Thus the tenth Parva, called Sauptika, is recited.
Mbh.1.2.489 In this Parva has been put together by the great Rishi the two Parvas called Sauptika and Aishika.
Mbh.1.2.490 After this hath been recited the highly pathetic Parva called Stri, Dhritarashtra of prophetic eye, afflicted at the death of his children, and moved by enmity towards Bhima, broke into pieces a statue of hard iron deftly placed before him by Krishna as substitute of Bhima.
Mbh.1.2.499 Those have all been described by the great Rishi Vyasa in the highly pathetic eleventh Parva.
Mbh.1.2.503 Twelfth in number cometh the Santi Parva, which increaseth the understanding and in which is related the despondency of Yudhishthira on his having slain his fathers, brothers, sons, maternal uncles and matrimonial relations.
Mbh.1.2.504 In this Parva is described how from his bed of arrows Bhishma expounded various systems of duties worth the study of kings desirous of knowledge; this Parva expounded the duties relative to emergencies, with full indications of time and reasons.
Mbh.1.2.507 This is the twelfth Parva the favourite of the wise.
Mbh.1.2.509 Next in order is the excellent Anusasana Parva.
Mbh.1.2.511 This Parva treats of rules in detail and of Dharma and Artha; then the rules of charity and its merits; then the qualifications of donees, and the supreme ride-regarding gifts.
Mbh.1.2.512 This Parva also describes the ceremonials of individual duty, the rules of conduct and the matchless merit of truth.
Mbh.1.2.513 This Parva showeth the great merit of Brahmanas and kine, and unraveleth the mysteries of duties in relation to time and place.
Mbh.1.2.514 These are embodied in the excellent Parva called Anusasana of varied incidents.
Mbh.1.2.516 This is the thirteenth Parva which hath laid down accurately the various duties of men.
Mbh.1.2.519 Then comes the fourteenth Parva Aswamedhika.
Mbh.1.2.525 This is the most wonderful Parva called Aswamedhika.
Mbh.1.2.528 Then comes the fifteenth Parva called Asramvasika.
Mbh.1.2.533 In this Parva, Vidura after having leaned on virtue all his life attaineth to the most meritorious state.
Mbh.1.2.534 The learned son of Gavalgana, Sanjaya, also of passions under full control, and the foremost of ministers, attained, in the Parva, to the blessed state.
Mbh.1.2.536 This is the very wonderful Parva called Asramvasika.
Mbh.1.2.547 This is the sixteenth Parva called Maushala The number of sections is eight and the number of slokas composed by Vyasa cognisant of truth is three hundred and twenty.
Mbh.1.2.548 The next is Mahaprasthanika, the seventeenth Parva.
Mbh.1.2.553 This the seventeenth Parva is called Mahaprasthanika.
Mbh.1.2.556 The Parva that comes after this, you must know, is the extraordinary one called Svarga of celestial incidents.
Mbh.1.2.564 This is the eighteenth Parva as narrated by the illustrious Vyasa.
Mbh.1.2.590 As the wide ocean is easily passable by men having ships, so is this extensive history of great excellence and deep import with the help of this chapter called Parva sangraha
Mbh.1.2.591 Thus endeth the section called Parva-sangraha of the Adi Parva of the blessed Mahabharata.
Mbh.1.3.592 SECTION III Paushya Parva Sauti said, Janamejaya, the son of Parikshit, was, with his brothers, attending his long sacrifice on the plains of Kurukshetra.
Mbh.1.3.962 And thus endeth the section called Paushya of the Adi Parva of the blessed Mahabharata
Mbh.1.4.963 SECTION IV Pauloma Parva UGRASRAVA SAUTI, the son of Lomaharshana, versed in the Puranas, while present in the forest of Naimisha, at the twelve years' sacrifice of Saunaka, surnamed Kulapati, stood before the Rishis in attendance.
Mbh.1.5.980 SECTION V Pauloma Parva continued Saunaka said, Child, thy father formerly read the whole of the Puranas, O son of Lomaharshana, and the Bharata with Krishna-Dwaipayana.
Mbh.1.6.1031 SECTION VI Pauloma Parva continued Sauti said, O Brahmana, having heard these words from the god of fire, the Rakshasa assumed the form of a boar, and seizing the lady carried her away with the speed of the wind, even of thought.
Mbh.1.6.1052 So ends the sixth section called the curse on Agni in the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.7.1053 SECTION VII Pauloma Parva continued Sauti said, the god of fire enraged at the curse of Bhrigu, thus addressed the Rishi, What meaneth this rashness, O Brahmana, that thou hast displayed towards me?
Mbh.1.7.1103 Thus endeth the seventh section of the Pauloma Parva of the Adi Parva of the blessed Mahabharata.
Mbh.1.8.1104 SECTION VIII Pauloma Parva continued Sauti said, O Brahmana, Chyavana, the son of Bhrigu, begot a son in the womb of his wife Sukanya.
Mbh.1.8.1133 So ends the eighth section of the Pauloma Parva of the Adi Parva of the blessed Mahabharata.
Mbh.1.9.1134 SECTION IX Pauloma Parva continued Sauti said, While those illustrious Brahmanas were sitting around the dead body of Pramadvara, Ruru, sorely afflicted, retired into a deep wood and wept aloud.
Mbh.1.9.1167 So ends the ninth section of the Pauloma Parva of the Adi Parva of the blessed Mahabharata.
Mbh.1.10.1168 SECTION X Pauloma Parva continued Sauti said, And Ruru, on hearing those words, replied, My wife, dear to me as life, was bit by a snake; upon which, I took, O snake, a dreadful vow, viz, that I would kill every snake that I might come across.
Mbh.1.10.1180 And so ends the tenth section of the Pauloma Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.11.1181 SECTION XI Pauloma Parva continued Sauti continued The Dundubha then said, In former times, I had a friend Khagama by name.
Mbh.1.11.1205 And so ends the eleventh section of the Pauloma Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.12.1206 SECTION XII Pauloma Parva continued Sauti continued, Ruru then asked, O best of Dwijas, why was king Janamejaya bent upon destroying the serpents,
Mbh.1.12.1215 So ends the twelfth section in the Pauloma Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.13.1216 SECTION XIII Astika Parva Saunaka said, For what reason did that tiger among kings, the royal Janamejaya, determine to take the lives of the snakes by means of a sacrifice?
Mbh.1.13.1264 So ends the thirteenth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.14.1265 SECTION XIV Astika Parva continued Sauti said, That Brahmana of rigid vows then wandered over the earth for a wife but a wife found he not.
Mbh.1.14.1276 So ends the thirteenth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.15.1277 SECTION XV Astika Parva continued Sauti said, O foremost of persons acquainted with Brahma, the mother of the snakes had cursed them of old, saying, He that hath the Wind for his charioteer viz, Agni shall burn you all in Janamejaya's sacrifice'
Mbh.1.15.1289 So ends the fifteenth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.16.1290 SECTION XVI Astika Parva continued Saunaka said, O Sauti, relate once more in detail this history of the learned and virtuous Astika.
Mbh.1.16.1325 So ends the sixteenth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.17.1326 SECTION XVII Astika Parva continued Sauti said, O ascetic, about this time the two sisters saw approaching near, that steed of complacent appearance named Uchchaihsravas who was worshipped by the gods, that gem of steeds, who arose at the churning of the Ocean for nectar.
Mbh.1.17.1342 So ends the seventeenth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.18.1343 SECTION XVIII Astika Parva continued Sauti said, There is a mountain called Mandara adorned with cloud-like peaks.
Mbh.1.18.1397 So ends the eighteenth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.19.1398 SECTION XIX Astika Parva continued Sauti said, Then the Daityas and the Danauas equipped with first-class armours and various weapons attacked the gods.
Mbh.1.19.1435 And so ends the nineteenth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.20.1436 SECTION XX Astika Parva continued Sauti said, Thus have I recited to you the whole story of how Amrita was churned out of the Ocean, and the occasion on which the horse Uchchaihsravas of great beauty and incomparable prowess was obtained.
Mbh.1.20.1456 And so ends the twentieth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.21.1457 SECTION XXI Astika Parva continued Sauti said.
Mbh.1.21.1475 And so ends the twenty-first section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.22.1476 SECTION XXII Astika Parva continued Sauti said, The Nagas after consultation arrived at the conclusion that they should do their mother's bidding, for if she failed in obtaining her desire she might withdraw her affection and burn them all.
Mbh.1.22.1484 And so ends the twenty-second section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.23.1485 SECTION XXIII Astika Parva continued Sauti said, Having crossed the Ocean, Kadru of swift speed, accompanied by Vinata, soon alighted near the horse.
Mbh.1.23.1527 And thus ends the twenty-third section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.24.1528 SECTION XXIV Astika Parva continued Sauti said, Then hearing of and beholding his own body, that bird of beautiful feathers diminished its size'
Mbh.1.24.1556 And so ends the twenty-fourth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.25.1557 SECTION XXV Astika Parva continued Sauti said, Then that bird of great strength and energy and capable of going at will to every place repaired to his mother's side on the other shore of the great ocean.
Mbh.1.25.1595 And so ends the twenty-fifth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.26.1596 SECTION XXVI Astika Parva continued Sauti said, And then Indra, the king of gods, having the best of horses for his bearer, thus adored by Kadru, covered the entire firmament with masses of blue clouds.
Mbh.1.26.1607 And so ends the twenty-sixth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.27.1608 SECTION XXVII Astika Parva continued Sauti said, And then the Nagas drenched by that shower, became exceedingly glad.
Mbh.1.27.1633 And so ends the twenty-seventh section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.28.1634 SECTION XXVIII Astika Parva continued Sauti said, Garuda, thus addressed by the snakes, then said unto his mother, I shall go to bring amrita, I desire to eat something in the way.
Mbh.1.28.1667 So ends the twenty-eighth section in the Astika Parva of Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.29.1668 SECTION XXIX Astika Parva continued Sauti continued, A certain Brahmana with his wife had entered the throat of that ranger of the skies.
Mbh.1.29.1735 So ends the twenty-ninth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.30.1736 SECTION XXX Astika Parva continued Sauti said, At the very touch by Garuda of great might with his feet, the branch of the tree broke as it was caught by Garuda.
Mbh.1.30.1797 So ends the thirtieth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.31.1798 SECTION XXXI Astika Parva continued Saunaka said, O son of Suta, what was Indra's fault, what his act of carelessness?
Mbh.1.31.1849 So ends the thirty-first section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.32.1850 SECTION XXXII Astika Parva continued Sauti said, O foremost of Brahmanas, the gods having prepared for battle in that way, Garuda, the king of birds, soon came upon those wise ones.
Mbh.1.32.1880 So ends the thirty-second section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.33.1881 SECTION XXXIII Astika Parva continued Santi said, And that bird, assuming a golden body bright as the rays of the Sun, entered with great force the region where the Soma was, like a torrent entering the ocean.
Mbh.1.33.1917 So ends the thirty-third section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.34.1918 SECTION XXXIV Astika Parva continued Sauti continued, Garuda then said, O Purandara, let there be friendship between thee and me as thou desirest.
Mbh.1.34.1956 And so ends the thirty-fourth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.35.1957 SECTION XXXV Astika Parva continued Saunaka said, O son of Suta, thou hast told us the reason why the snakes were cursed by their mother, and why Vinata also was cursed by her son.
Mbh.1.35.1972 So ends the thirty-fifth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.36.1973 SECTION XXXVI Astika Parva continued Saunaka said, O child, thou hast named many of the serpents gifted with great energy and incapable of being easily overcome.
Mbh.1.36.2014 So ends the thirty-sixth section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.37.2015 SECTION XXXVII Astika Parva continued Sauti said, That best of snakes, viz, Vasuki, hearing the curse of his mother, reflected how to render it abortive.
Mbh.1.37.2062 So ends the thirty-seventh section in the Astika Parva of the Adi Parva.
Mbh.1.38.2063 SECTION XXXVIII Astika Parva continued Sauti said, Hearing the respective speeches of all the snakes, and hearing also the words of Vasuki, Elapatra began to address them, saying, That sacrifice is not one that can be prevented.
Mbh.1.39.2091 SECTION XXXIX Astika Parva continued Sauti said, O best of regenerate ones, hearing these words of Elapatra, all the serpents, in great delight, exclaimed, Well said, well said'
Mbh.1.40.2110 SECTION XL Astika Parva continued Saunaka said, O son of Suta, I desire to know the reason why the illustrious Rishi whom thou hast named Jaratkaru came to be so called on earth.
Mbh.1.41.2150 SECTION XLI Astika Parva continued Sauti said, Being thus addressed, and hearing that his sire was bearing a dead snake, the powerful Sringin burned with wrath.
Mbh.1.42.2192 SECTION XLII Astika Parva continued Sauti said, And Sringin then replied to his father, saying, Whether this be an act of rashness, O father, or an improper act that I have done, whether thou likest it or dislikest it, the words spoken by me shall never be in vain.
Mbh.1.43.2246 SECTION XLIII Astika Parva continued Sauti said, And Takshaka, after this, answered, If, indeed, thou art able to cure any creature bitten by me, then, O Kasyapa, revive thou this tree bit by me.
Mbh.1.44.2292 SECTION XLIV Astika Parva continued Sauti said, Then the councillors beholding the king in the coils of Takshaka, became pale with fear and wept in exceeding grief.
Mbh.1.45.2310 SECTION XLV Astika Parva continued Meanwhile the great ascetic Jaratkaru wandered over the whole earth making the place where evening fell his home for the night.
Mbh.1.46.2363 SECTION XLVI Astika Parva continued Sauti said.
Mbh.1.47.2400 SECTION XLVII Astika Parva continued Sauti said, Then Vasuki spake unto the Rishi Jaratkaru these words, O best of Brahmanas, this maiden is of the same name with thee.
Mbh.1.48.2462 SECTION XLVIII Astika Parva continued Sauti said, O thou of ascetic wealth, soon after her lord had left her, Jaratkaru went to her brother.
Mbh.1.49.2495 SECTION XLIX Astika Parva continued Saunaka said, Tell me again, in detail, all that king Janamejaya had asked his ministers about his father's ascension to heaven'
Mbh.1.50.2542 SECTION L Astika Parva continued Sauti continued, The ministers said, That king of kings then, spent with hunger and exertion, and having placed the snake upon the shoulders of that Muni, came back to his capital.
Mbh.1.51.2619 SECTION LI Astika Parva continued Sauti said, King Janamejaya having said so, his ministers expressed their approbation.
Mbh.1.52.2642 SECTION LII Astika Parva continued Sauti said, The snake-sacrifice then commenced according to due form.
Mbh.1.53.2651 SECTION LIII Astika Parva continued Saunaka asked, What great Rishis became the Ritwiks at the snake-sacrifice of the wise king Janamejaya of the Pandava line?
Mbh.1.54.2683 SECTION LIV Astika Parva continued Sauti said, Then the snake-dame Jaratkaru, calling her own son, told him the following words according to the directions of Vasuki, the king of the snakes.
Mbh.1.55.2725 SECTION LV Astika Parva continued Astika said, Soma and Varuna and Prajapati performed sacrifices of old in Prayaga.
Mbh.1.56.2765 SECTION LVI Astika Parva continued Janamejaya said, Though this one is but a boy, he speaks yet like a wise old man.
Mbh.1.57.2807 SECTION LVII Astika Parva continued Saunaka said, O son of a Suta, I desire to hear the names of all those snakes that fell into the fire of this snake-sacrifice'
Mbh.1.58.2828 SECTION LVIII Astika Parva, continued Sauti said, Listen now to another very wonderful incident in connection with Astika.
Mbh.1.59.2863 SECTION LIX Adivansavatarana Parva Saunaka said, O son, thou hast narrated to me this extensive and great history commencing from the progeny of Bhrigu.
Mbh.1.60.2877 SECTION LX Adivansavatarana Parva continued Sauti said, Hearing that Janamejaya was installed in the snake-sacrifice, the learned Rishi Krishna-Dwaipayana went thither on the occasion.
Mbh.1.61.2901 SECTION LXI Adivansavatarana Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Bowing down in the first place to my preceptor with the eight parts of my body touching the ground, with devotion and reverence, and with all my heart, worshipping the whole assembly of Brahmanas and other learned persons, I shall recite in full what I have heard from the high-souled and great Rishi Vyasa, the first of intelligent men in the three worlds.
Mbh.1.62.2962 SECTION LXII Adivansavatarana Parva continued Janamejaya said, O excellent Brahmana, thou hast, indeed, told me, in brief, the history, called Mahabharata, of the great acts of the Kurus.
Mbh.1.63.3026 SECTION LXIII Adivansavatarana Parva continued Vaisampayana said, There was a king of the name of Uparichara.
Mbh.1.64.3190 SECTION LXIV Adivansavatarana Parva continued Janamejaya said, O Brahmana, those thou hast named and those thou hast not named, I wish to hear of them in detail, as also of other kings by thousands.
Mbh.1.65.3250 SECTION LXV Sambhava Parva Vaisampayana said, Then Indra had a consultation with Narayana about the latter's descent on the earth from heaven with all the gods according to their respective parts.
Mbh.1.66.3307 SECTION LXVI Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, It is known that the spiritual sons of Brahman were the six great Rishis already mentioned.
Mbh.1.67.3429 SECTION LXVII Sambhava Parva continued Janamejaya said, O worshipful one, I wish to hear from thee in detail about the birth, among men, of the gods, the Danavas, the Gandharvas, the Rakshasas, the lions, the tigers, and the other animals, the snakes, the birds, and in fact, of all creatures.
Mbh.1.68.3594 SECTION LXVIII Sambhava Parva continued Janamejaya said, O Brahmana, I have, indeed, heard from thee this account of the incarnation, according to their portions, of the gods, the Danavas, the Rakshasas, and also of the Gandharvas and the Apsaras.
Mbh.1.69.3615 SECTION LXIX Sambhava Parva continued Janamejaya said, I desire to hear from thee about the birth and life of the high-souled Bharata and of the origin of Sakuntala.
Mbh.1.70.3651 SECTION LXX Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then the king with his followers, having killed thousands of animals, entered another forest with a view to hunting.
Mbh.1.71.3719 SECTION LXXI Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, The monarch then, as he proceeded, left even his reduced retinue at the entrance of the hermitage.
Mbh.1.72.3788 SECTION LXXII Sambhava Parva continued Kanwa continued, And Sakra, thus addressed by her, then commanded him who could approach every place viz, the god of the wind to be present with Menaka at the time she would be before the Rishi.
Mbh.1.73.3817 SECTION LXXIII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana continued, King Dushmanta, hearing all this, said, Well-spoken, O princess, this that thou hast said!
Mbh.1.74.3874 SECTION LXXIV Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, After Dushmanta had left the asylum having made those promises unto Sakuntala, the latter of tapering thighs brought forth a boy of immeasurable energy.
Mbh.1.75.4108 SECTION LXXV Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Hear now, as I recite the recorded genealogy, that is sacred and subservient to religion, profit and pleasure, of these royal sages, Daksha, the lord of creation, Manu, the son of Surya, Bharata, Ruru, Puru, and Ajamidha.
Mbh.1.76.4192 SECTION LXXVI Sambhava Parva continued Janamejaya said, O thou of the wealth of asceticism, tell me how our ancestor Yayati, who is the tenth from Prajapati, obtained for a wife the unobtainable daughter of Sukra.
Mbh.1.77.4321 SECTION LXXVII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, After the expiry of the period of his vow, Kacha, having obtained his preceptor's leave, was about to return to the abode of the celestials, when Devayani, addressing him, said, O grandson of the Rishi Angiras, in conduct and birth, in learning, asceticism and humility, thou shinest most brightly.
Mbh.1.78.4368 SECTION LXXVIII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, The dwellers in heaven became exceedingly glad in welcoming Kacha who had mastered the wonderful science.
Mbh.1.79.4435 SECTION LXXIX Sambhava Parva continued Sukra continued, Know, then, O Devayani, that he that mindeth not the evil speeches of others, conquereth everything!
Mbh.1.80.4450 SECTION LXXX Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then Kavya, the foremost of Bhrigu's line, became angry himself.
Mbh.1.81.4501 SECTION LXXXI Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, After some length of time, O best of monarchs, Devayani of the fairest complexion went into the same woods for purposes of pleasure.
Mbh.1.82.4578 SECTION LXXXII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Yayati then, on returning to his capital which was like unto the city of Indra, entered his inner apartments and established there his bride Devayani.
Mbh.1.83.4634 SECTION LXXXIII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, When Devayani of sweet smiles heard of the birth of this child, she became jealous, and O Bharata, Sarmishtha became an object of her unpleasant reflections.
Mbh.1.84.4701 SECTION LXXXIV Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Yayati, then, overcome with decrepitude, returned to his capital and summoning his eldest son Yadu who was also the most accomplished, addressed him thus, Dear child, from the curse of Kavya called also Usanas, decrepitude and wrinkles and whiteness of hair have come over me.
Mbh.1.85.4757 SECTION LXXXV Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, The excellent monarch Yayati, the son of Nahusha, having received Puru's youth, became exceedingly gratified.
Mbh.1.86.4813 SECTION LXXXVI Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, King Yayati, the son of Nahusha, having thus installed his dear son on the throne, became exceedingly happy, and entered into the woods to lead the life of a hermit.
Mbh.1.87.4836 SECTION LXXXVII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, While that king of kings dwelt in heaven, the home of the celestials, he was reverenced by the gods, the Sadhyas, the Maruts, and the Vasus.
Mbh.1.88.4859 SECTION LXXXVIII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Alter this Indra again asked Yayati, Thou didst retire into the woods, O king, after accomplishing all thy duties.
Mbh.1.89.4884 SECTION LXXXIX Sambhava Parva continued Yayati said, I am Yayati, the son of Nahusha and the father of Puru.
Mbh.1.90.4935 SECTION XC Sambhava Parva continued Ashtaka said, Capable of assuming any form at will, thou hast lived for a million years in the gardens of Nandana.
Mbh.1.91.4995 SECTION XCI Sambhava Parva continued Ashtaka said, Those cognisant of the Vedas differ in opinion as to how the followers of each of the four modes of life, viz, Grihasthas, Bhikshus, Brahmacharins, and Vanaprashthas, should conduct themselves in order to acquire religious merit
Mbh.1.92.5024 SECTION XCII Sambhava Parva continued Ashtaka asked, Who amongst these, O king, both exerting constantly like the Sun and the Moon, first attaineth to communion with Brahma, the ascetic or the man of knowledge'
Mbh.1.93.5074 SECTION XCIII Sambhava Parva continued Vasumat said, I am Vasumat, the son of Oshadaswa.
Mbh.1.94.5135 SECTION XCIV Sambhava Parva continued Janamejaya said, O adorable one, I desire to hear the histories of those kings who were descended from Puru.
Mbh.1.95.5218 SECTION XCV Sambhava Parva continued Janamejaya said, O Brahmana, I have now heard from thee this great history of my ancestors.
Mbh.1.96.5368 SECTION XCVI Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, There was a king known by the name of Mahabhisha born in the race of Ikshvaku.
Mbh.1.97.5405 SECTION XCVII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said.
Mbh.1.98.5458 SECTION XCVIII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, The maiden then, hearing those soft and sweet words of the smiling monarch, and remembering her promise to the Vasus, addressed the king in reply.
Mbh.1.99.5497 SECTION XCIX Sambhava Parva continued Santanu asked, What was the fault of the Vasus and who was Apava, through whose curse the Vasus had to be born among men?
Mbh.1.100.5551 SECTION C Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, The monarch Santanu, the most adored of the gods and royal sages, was known in all the worlds for his wisdom, virtues, and truthfulness of speech.
Mbh.1.101.5692 SECTION CI Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, O monarch, after the nuptials were over, king Santanu established his beautiful bride in his household.
Mbh.1.102.5707 SECTION CII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, O thou of Kuru's race, after Chitrangada was slain, his successor Vichitravirya being a minor, Bhishma ruled the kingdom, placing himself under the command of Satyavati.
Mbh.1.103.5784 SECTION CIII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, The unfortunate Satyavati then became plunged in grief on account of her son.
Mbh.1.104.5813 SECTION CIV Sambhava Parva continued Bhishma continued, In olden days, Rama, the son of Jamadagni, in anger at the death of his father, slew with his battle axe the king of the Haihayas.
Mbh.1.105.5892 SECTION CV Sambhava Parva continued Bhishma, continued, Listen, O mother, to me as I indicate the means by which the Bharata line may be perpetuated.
Mbh.1.106.5963 SECTION CVI Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Soon after the monthly season of the princess of Kosala had been over, Satyavati, purifying her daughter-in-law with a bath, led her into the sleeping apartment.
Mbh.1.107.6004 SECTION CVII Sambhava Parva continued Janamejaya said, What did the god of justice do for which he was cursed?
Mbh.1.108.6025 SECTION CVIII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Thus asked, the tiger among Munis then answered those Rishis of ascetic wealth, Whom shall I blame for this?
Mbh.1.109.6056 SECTION CIX Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Upon the birth of those three children, Kurujangala, Kurukshetra, and the Kurus grew in prosperity.
Mbh.1.110.6084 SECTION CX Sambhava Parva continued Bhishma said, This our celebrated race, resplendent with every virtue and accomplishment, hath all along sovereignty over all other monarchs on earth.
Mbh.1.111.6104 SECTION CXI Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana continued, There was amongst the Yadavas a chief named Sura.
Mbh.1.112.6143 SECTION CXII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said.
Mbh.1.113.6158 SECTION CXIII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana continued, Some time after, Bhishma the intelligent son of Santanu set his heart upon getting Pandu married to a second wife.
Mbh.1.114.6206 SECTION CXIV Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Pandu, then, at the command of Dhritarashtra, offered the wealth he had acquired by the prowess of his arms to Bhishma, their grand-mother Satyavati and their mothers.
Mbh.1.115.6221 SECTION CXV Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Meanwhile, O Janamejaya, Dhritarashtra begat upon Gandhari a hundred sons, and upon a Vaisya wife another besides those hundred.
Mbh.1.116.6274 SECTION CXVI Sambhava Parva continued Janamejaya said, O sinless one, thou hast narrated to me from the beginning all about the birth of Dhritarashtra's hundred sons owing to the boon granted by the Rishi.
Mbh.1.117.6298 SECTION CXVII Sambhava Parva continued Janamejaya said, Please recite the names of Dhritarashtra's sons according to the order of their birth'
Mbh.1.118.6305 SECTION CXVIII Sambhava Parva continued Janamejaya said, O utterer of Brahma, thou hast recited everything about the extraordinary birth among men, of the sons of Dhritarashtra in consequence of the Rishi's grace.
Mbh.1.119.6362 SECTION CXIX Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, After the death of that deer, king Pandu with his wives was deeply afflicted and wept bitterly.
Mbh.1.120.6418 SECTION CXX Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Pandu, possessed of great energy, then devoted himself to asceticism.
Mbh.1.121.6476 SECTION CXXI Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Thus addressed, Kunti replied unto her heroic lord, king Pandu, that bull amongst the Kurus, saying, O virtuous one, it behoveth thee not to say so unto me.
Mbh.1.122.6526 SECTION CXXII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Thus addressed by his loving wife, king Pandu, well-acquainted with all rules of morality, replied in these words of virtuous import, O Kunti, what thou hast said is quite true.
Mbh.1.123.6588 SECTION CXXIII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, O Janamejaya, when Gandhari's conception had been a full year old, it was then that Kunti summoned the eternal god of justice to obtain offspring from him.
Mbh.1.124.6669 SECTION CXXIV Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, After the birth of Kunti's sons and also of the hundred sons of Dhritarashtra the daughter of the king of the Madras privately addressed Pandu, saying, O slayer of foes, I have no complaint even if thou beest unpropitious to me.
Mbh.1.125.6708 SECTION CXXV Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Beholding his five handsome sons growing up before him in that great forest on the charming mountain slope, Pandu felt the last might of his arms revive once more.
Mbh.1.126.6753 SECTION CXXVI Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, The godlike Rishis, wise in counsels, beholding the death of Pandu, consulted with one another, and said, The virtuous and renowned king Pandu, abandoning both sovereignty, and kingdom came hither for practising ascetic austerities and resigned himself to the ascetics dwelling on this mountain.
Mbh.1.127.6789 SECTION CXXVII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana continued, Dhritarashtra then said, O Vidura, celebrate the funeral ceremonies of that lion among kings viz, Pandu, and of Madri also, in right royal style.
Mbh.1.128.6822 SECTION CXXVIII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then Bhishma and Kunti with their friends celebrated the Sraddha of the deceased monarch, and offered the Pinda.
Mbh.1.129.6907 SECTION CXXIX Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Meanwhile the Kauravas and the Pandavas, after having thus sported there, set out, without Bhima, for Hastinapura, some on horses, some on elephants, while others preferred cars and other conveyances.
Mbh.1.130.6965 SECTION CXXX Sambhava Parva continued Janamejaya said, O Brahmana, it behoveth thee to relate to me everything about the birth of Kripa.
Mbh.1.131.6992 SECTION CXXXI Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Desirous of giving his grandsons a superior education, Bhishma was on the look-out for a teacher endued with energy and well-skilled in the science of arms.
Mbh.1.132.7049 SECTION CXXXII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then, O king, the mighty son of Bharadyaja presented himself before Drupada, and addressing that monarch, said, Know me for thy friend'
Mbh.1.133.7069 SECTION CXXXIII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Arrived at Hastinapura, that best of Brahmanas, the son of Bharadwaja, continued to live privately in the house of Gautama Kripa.
Mbh.1.134.7166 SECTION CXXXIV Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Thus worshipped by Bhishma, Drona, that first of men, endued with great energy, took up his quarters in the abode of the Kurus and continued to live there, receiving their adorations.
Mbh.1.135.7255 SECTION CXXXV Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, When everyone had failed, Drona smilingly called Arjuna and said unto him, By thee the aim must be shot; therefore, turn thy eyes to it.
Mbh.1.136.7282 SECTION CXXXVI Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, O thou of Bharata's race, beholding the sons of Dhritarashtra and Pandu accomplished in arms, Drona, O monarch, addressed king Dhritarashtra, in the presence of Kripa, Somadatta, Valhika, the wise son of Ganga Bhishma, Vyasa, and Vidura, and said, O best of Kuru kings, thy children have completed their education.
Mbh.1.137.7316 SECTION CXXXVII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana continued, Upon the Kuru king and Bhima, the foremost of all endued with strength, having entered the arena, the spectators were divided into two parties in consequence of the partiality swaying their affections.
Mbh.1.138.7352 SECTION CXXXVIII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana continued, When the spectators, with eyes expanded with wonder, made way for that subjugator of hostile cities, Karna, that hero with his natural mail and face brightened with ear-rings, took up his bow and girded on his sword, and then entered the spacious lists, like a walking cliff.
Mbh.1.139.7404 SECTION CXXXIX Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, After this, with his sheet loosely hanging down, Adhiratha entered the lists, perspiring and trembling, and supporting himself on a staff.
Mbh.1.140.7433 SECTION CXL Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana continued, Beholding the Pandavas and the son of Dhritarashtra accomplished in arms, Drona thought the time had come when he could demand the preceptorial fee.
Mbh.1.141.7520 SECTION CXLI Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana continued, After the expiration, O king, of a year from this, Dhritarashtra, moved by kindness for the people, installed Yudhishthira, the son of Pandu, as the heir-apparent of the kingdom on account of his firmness, fortitude, patience, benevolence, frankness and unswerving honesty of heart.
Mbh.1.142.7549 SECTION CXLII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana continued, On hearing that the heroic sons of Pandu endued with excess of energy had become so mighty, king Dhritarashtra became very miserable with anxiety.
Mbh.1.143.7716 SECTION CXLIII Jatugriha Parva Vaisampayana said, Then the son of Suvala Sakuni, king Duryodhana, Duhsasana and Kama, in consultation with one another, formed an evil conspiracy.
Mbh.1.144.7764 SECTION CXLIV Jatugriha Parva continued Vaisampayana continued, King Dhritarashtra whose knowledge only was his eyes, on hearing these words of his son and recollecting everything that Kanika had, said unto him, became afflicted with sorrow, and his mind also thereupon began to waver.
Mbh.1.145.7794 SECTION CXLV Jatugriha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then prince Duryodhana, along with his brothers began to gradually win over the people to his side by grants of wealth and honours.
Mbh.1.146.7809 SECTION CXLVI Jatugriha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, The wicked Duryodhana became very pleased when the king, O Bharata, had said so unto Pandavas.
Mbh.1.147.7828 SECTION CXLVII Jatugriha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Meanwhile the Pandavas got into their cars, yoking thereto some fine horses endued with the speed of wind.
Mbh.1.148.7865 SECTION CXLVIII Jatugriha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then all the citizens of Varanavata on hearing that the son of Pandu had come, were filled with joy at the tidings, speedily came out of Varanavata, in vehicles of various kinds numbering by thousands, taking with them every auspicious article as directed by the Sastras, for receiving those foremost of men.
Mbh.1.149.7898 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 been sent by Vidura and am a skilful miner.
Mbh.1.150.7929 SECTION CL Jatugriha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Seeing the Pandavas living there cheerfully and without suspicion for a full year, Purochana became exceedingly glad.
Mbh.1.151.7954 SECTION CLI Jatugriha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, About this time, the learned Vidura had sent into those woods a man of pure character and much trusted by him.
Mbh.1.152.7969 SECTION CLII Jatugriha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then, when the night had passed away, a large concourse of the townspeople came there in haste to see the sons of Pandu.
Mbh.1.153.8007 SECTION CLIII Jatugriha Parva continued Vaisampayana said As the mighty Bhima proceeded, the whole forest with its trees and their branches seemed to tremble, in consequence of their clash with his breast.
Mbh.1.154.8058 SECTION CLIV Hidimva-vadha Parva Vaisampayana said, Not far from the place where the Pandavas were asleep, a Rakshasa by name Hidimva dwelt on the Sala tree.
Mbh.1.155.8110 SECTION CLV Hidimva-vadha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Hidimva, the chief of the Rakshasas, seeing that his sister returned not soon enough, alighted from the tree, proceeded quickly to the spot where the Pandavas were.
Mbh.1.156.8172 SECTION CLVI Hidimva-vadha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Roused from sleep, those tigers among men, with their mother, beholding the extraordinary beauty of Hidimva, were filled with wonder.
Mbh.1.157.8219 SECTION CLVII Hidimva-vadha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Bhima, beholding Hidimva following them, addressed her, saying, Rakshasas revenge themselves on their enemies by adopting deceptions that are incapable of being penetrated.
Mbh.1.158.8273 SECTION CLVIII Hidimva-vadha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Those mighty car-warriors, the heroic Pandavas, then went, O king, from forest to forest killing deer and many animals for their food.
Mbh.1.159.8305 SECTION CLIX Vaka-vadha Parva Janamejaya asked, O first of Brahmanas, what did the Pandavas, those mighty car-warriors, the sons of Kunti, do after arriving at Ekachakra'
Mbh.1.160.8356 SECTION CLX Vaka-vadha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, On hearing these words of the Brahmana, his wife said, Thou shouldst not, O Brahmana, grieve like an ordinary man.
Mbh.1.161.8404 SECTION CLXI Vaka-vadha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, On hearing these words of her afflicted parents, the daughter was filled with grief, and she addressed them, saying, Why are you so afflicted and why do you so weep, as if you have none to look after you?
Mbh.1.162.8434 SECTION CLXII Vaka-vadha Parva continued Kunti said, I desire to learn from you the cause of this grief, for I will remove it, if possible'
Mbh.1.163.8458 I shall go to that Rakshasa today, attended by all my family in order that that wretch might devour us all at once SECTION CLXIII Vaka-vadha Parva continued Kunti said, Grieve not at all, O Brahmana, on account of this danger.
Mbh.1.164.8486 SECTION CLXIV Vaka-vadha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, After Bhima had pledged himself to accomplish the task, saying, I will do it' the Pandavas, O Bharata, returned home with the alms they had obtained during the day.
Mbh.1.165.8522 SECTION CLXV Vaka-vadha Parva continued Having heard these words of his mother, Yudhishthira said, What thou, O mother, hast deliberately done, moved by compassion for the afflicted Brahmana, is, indeed, excellent Bhima will certainly come back with life, after having slain the cannibal, inasmuch as thou art, O mother, always compassionate unto Brahmanas.
Mbh.1.166.8550 SECTION CLXVI Vaka-vadha Parva continued Vaisampayana said Then Vaka, huge as a mountain, thus broken on Bhima's knee, died, uttering frightful yells.
Mbh.1.167.8573 SECTION CLXVII Chaitraratha Parva After this citizens returned to their respective houses and the Pandavas continued to dwell at Ekachakra as before.
Mbh.1.168.8587 SECTION CLXVIII Chaitraratha Parva continued The Brahmana said, At that region where the Ganga entered the plains there lived a great Rishi, devoted to the austerest of penances.
Mbh.1.169.8623 SECTION CLXIX Chaitraratha Parva continued The Brahmana continued, King Drupada after this, distressed at heart, wandered among many asylums of Brahmanas in search of superior Brahmanas well-skilled in sacrificial rites.
Mbh.1.170.8700 SECTION CLXX Chaitraratha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Hearing these words of the Brahmana, the sons of Kunti seemed to be, as it were, pierced with darts.
Mbh.1.171.8711 SECTION CLXXI Chaitraratha Parva continued Vaisampayana continued, Then Kunti spoke unto Bhimasena and Arjuna and the twins regarding the journey to Panchala.
Mbh.1.172.8739 SECTION CLXXII Chaitraratha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, After Vyasa had gone away, those bulls among men, the Pandavas, saluted the Brahmana and bade him farewell, and proceeded towards Panchala with joyous hearts and with their mother walking before them.
Mbh.1.173.8844 SECTION CLXXIII Chaitraratha Parva continued Arjuna said, Thou hast addressed me more than once as Tapatya.
Mbh.1.174.8890 SECTION CLXXIV Chaitraratha Parva continued The Gandharva continued, When that maiden disappeared, that feller of hostile ranks deprived of his senses by Kama concupiscence himself fell down on the earth.
Mbh.1.175.8925 SECTION CLXXV Chaitraratha Parva continued The Gandharva continued, Saying this, Tapati of faultless features, ascended the skies.
Mbh.1.175.8971 Section CLXXVII Chaitraratha Parva continued Vaisampayana continued, Hearing this, Arjuna said, O Gandharva, whence arose the hostility between Viswamitra and Vasishtha both of whom dwelt in a celestial hermitage?
Mbh.1.176.8997 SECTION CLXXVI Chaitraratha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, That bull among the Bharatas, Arjuna, hearing these words of the Gandharva, was inspired with feelings of devotion and stood shes JBH,
Mbh.1.177.9054 SECTION CLXXVIII Chaitraratha Parva continued The Gandharva continued, There was, O Partha, a king in this world, named Kalmashapada, who was of the race of Ikshvaku and was unequalled on earth for prowess.
Mbh.1.178.9111 SECTION CLXXIX Chaitraratha Parva continued The Gandharva continued, Beholding his asylum bereft of his children, the Muni afflicted with great grief left it again.
Mbh.1.179.9170 SECTION CLXXX Chaitraratha Parva continued The Gandharva continued, Then, O Partha, Adrisyanti, who had been residing in Vasishtha's asylum, brought forth when the time came a son who was the perpetuator of Saktri's race and who was a second Saktri in everything.
Mbh.1.180.9205 SECTION CLXXXI Chaitraratha Parva continued Vasishtha continued, The Brahmana lady, thus addressed by them, said, Ye children, I have not robbed you of your eye-sight, nor am I angry with you.
Mbh.1.181.9238 SECTION CLXXXII Chaitraratha Parva continued The Gandharva said, Vasishtha after this, continued the narration saying, Hearing these words of the Pitris, Aurva, O child, replied unto them to this effect: Ye Pitris, the vow I have made from anger for the destruction of all the worlds, must not go in vain.
Mbh.1.182.9269 SECTION CLXXXIII Chaitraratha Parva continued The Gandharva continued, The Brahmana sage Parasara thus addressed by the illustrious Vasishtha restrained his wrath from destroying the worlds.
Mbh.1.183.9300 SECTION CLXXXIV Chaitraratha Parva continued Arjuna asked, What for, O Gandharva, did king Kalmashapada command his queen to go unto that foremost of all persons conversant with the Vedas, the master Vasishtha?
Mbh.1.184.9333 SECTION CLXXXV Chaitraratha Parva continued Arjuna asked, O Gandharva, thou art acquainted with everything.
Mbh.1.185.9350 SECTION CLXXXVI Swayamvara Parva Vaisampayana said, Then those tigers among men, those brothers, the five Pandavas, set out for Panchala to behold that country and Draupadi and the festivities in view of her marriage.
Mbh.1.186.9375 SECTION CLXXXVII Swayamvara Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Thus addressed by the Brahmanas, the Pandavas, O Janamejaya, proceeded towards the country of the southern Panchalas ruled over by the king Drupada.
Mbh.1.187.9418 SECTION CLXXXVIII Swayamvara Parva continued Dhrishtadyumna said, Duryodhana, Durvisaha, Durmukha and Dushpradharshana, Vivinsati, Vikarna, Saha, and Duhsasana; Yuyutsu and Vayuvega and Bhimavegarava; Ugrayudha, Valaki, Kanakayu, and Virochana, Sukundala, Chitrasena, Suvarcha, and Kanakadhwaja; Nandaka, and Vahusali, and Tuhunda, and Vikata; these, O sister, and many other mighty sons of Dhritarashtra, all heroes, accompanied by Karna, have come for thy hand.
Mbh.1.188.9425 SECTION CLXXXIX Swayamvara Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then those youthful princes adorned with ear-rings, vying with one another and each regarding himself accomplished in arms and gifted with might, stood up brandishing their weapons.
Mbh.1.189.9454 SECTION CLXL Swayamvara Parva continued Vaisampayana continued, When all the monarchs had desisted from stringing that bow, the high-souled Jishnu arose from among the crowd of Brahmanas seated in that assembly.
Mbh.1.190.9488 SECTION CLXLI Swayamvara Parva continued Vaisampayana said, When the king Drupada expressed his desire of bestowing his daughter on that Brahmana who had shot the mark, all those monarchs who had been invited to the Swayamvara, looking at one another, were suddenly filled with wrath.
Mbh.1.191.9517 SECTION CLXLII Swayamvara Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then those bulls among Brahmanas shaking their deer-skins and water-pots made of cocoanut-shells exclaimed, Fear not, we will fight the foe'
Mbh.1.192.9575 SECTION CLXLIII Swayamvara Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then those illustrious sons of Pritha, on returning to the potter's abode, approached their mother.
Mbh.1.193.9617 SECTION CLXLIV Swayamvara Parva continued Vaisampayana said, When the Kuru princes Bhima and Arjuna were wending towards the abode of the potter, Dhrishtadyumna, the Panchala prince followed them.
Mbh.1.194.9647 SECTION CLXLV Vaivahika Parva Vaisampayana said, Thus addressed Dhrishtadyumna, that foremost of the Lunar princes, cheerfully said unto his father all that had happened and by whom Krishna had been won.
Mbh.1.195.9693 SECTION CLXLVI Vaivahika Parva continued Vaisampayana continued, The messenger said, King Drupada hath, in view of his daughter's nuptials prepared a good feast for the bride-groom's party.
Mbh.1.196.9715 SECTION CLXLVII Vaivahika Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then the illustrious king of Panchala, addressing prince Yudhishthira in the form applicable to Brahmanas, cheerfully enquired of that illustrious son of Kunti, saying, Are we to know you as Kshatriyas, or Brahamanas, or are we to know you as celestials who disguising themselves as Brahmanas are ranging the earth and come hither for the hand of Krishna?
Mbh.1.197.9772 SECTION CLXLVIII Vaivahika Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then all the Pandavas and the illustrious king of the Panchalas and all others there present stood up and saluted with reverence the illustrious Rishi Krishna Dwaipayana.
Mbh.1.198.9810 SECTION CLXLIX Vaivahika Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Vyasa continued, In days of yore, the celestials had once commenced a grand sacrifice in the forest of Naimisha.
Mbh.1.199.9906 SECTION CC Vaivahika Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Drupada, on hearing this, observed, O great Rishi, it was only when I had not heard this from thee that I had sought to act in the way I told thee of.
Mbh.1.200.9938 The sons of Pandu endued with great strength, after their wedding were over, and after they had obtained Krishna like unto a second Sri along with great wealth, passed their days in joy and happiness, like so many Indras, in the capital of the king of the Panchalas SECTION CCI Vaivahika Parva continued Vaisampayana said, King Drupada, after his alliance with the Pandavas, had all his fears dispelled.
Mbh.1.201.9959 SECTION CCII Viduragamana Parva Vaisampayana said, The news was carried unto all the monarchs who had come to the Self-choice of Draupadi by their trusted spies that the handsome Draupadi had been united in marriage with the sons of Pandu.
Mbh.1.202.10002 SECTION CCIII Viduragamana Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Dhritarashtra replied saying, I desire to do exactly what you would recommend.
Mbh.1.203.10033 SECTION CCIV Viduragamana Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Thus addressed by Duryodhana, Karna said, It doth not seem to me, O Duryodhana, that thy reasoning is well-founded.
Mbh.1.204.10075 SECTION CCV Viduragamana Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Asked by Dhritarashtra to give his opinion, Bhishma replied, O Dhritarashtra, a quarrel with the Pandavas is what I can never approve of.
Mbh.1.205.10107 SECTION CCVI Viduragamana Parva continued Vaisampayana said, After Bhishma had concluded, Drona spoke, saying, O king Dhritarashtra, it hath been heard by us that friends summoned for consultation should always speak what is right, true, and conductive to fame.
Mbh.1.206.10152 SECTION CCVII Viduragamana Parva continued Vaisampayana said, After Drona had ceased, Vidura spoke, saying, O monarch, thy friends without doubt, are saying unto thee what is for thy good.
Mbh.1.207.10192 SECTION CCVIII Viduragamana Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Hearing these various speeches, Dhritarashtra said, The learned Bhishma, the son of Santanu, and the illustrious Rishi Drona, and thyself also O Vidura, have said the truth and what also is most beneficial to me.
Mbh.1.208.10225 SECTION CCIX Viduragamana Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Hearing these words of Vidura, Drupada said, It is even so as thou, O Vidura of great wisdom, hast said.
Mbh.1.209.10288 SECTION CCX Rajya-labha Parva Janamejaya said, O thou possessed of ascetic wealth, what did those high-souled ones, my grandsires, the illustrious Pandavas, do, after obtaining the kingdom of Indraprastha?
Mbh.1.210.10318 SECTION CCXI Rajya-labha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Hearing these words of Yudhishthira, Narada replied, O son of Pritha, listen with thy brothers to me as I recite this old story, O Yudhishthira, exactly as everything happened.
Mbh.1.211.10366 SECTION CCXII Rajya-labha Parva continued Narada continued, As soon as those festivities came to an end, the brothers Sunda and Upasunda, desirous of the Sovereignty of the three worlds, took counsel and commanded their forces to be arranged.
Mbh.1.212.10400 SECTION CCXIII Rajya-labha Parva continued Narada continued, Then the celestial Rishis, the Siddhas, and the high-souled Rishis possessing the attributes of tranquillity and self-restraint, beholding that act of universal slaughter, were afflicted with great grief.
Mbh.1.213.10433 SECTION CCXIV Rajya-labha Parva continued Narada continued, Meanwhile the Asura brothers having subjugated the earth were without a rival.
Mbh.1.214.10469 SECTION CCXV Arjuna-vanavasa Parva Vaisampayana said, The Pandavas, having established such a rule, continued to reside there.
Mbh.1.215.10519 SECTION CCXVI Arjuna-vanavasa Parva continued Vaisampayana said, When that spreader of the renown of Kuru's race, the strong-armed Arjuna, set out for the forest, Brahmanas conversant with the Vedas walked behind that illustrious hero to a certain distance.
Mbh.1.216.10569 SECTION CCXVII Arjuna-vanavasa Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then the son of the wielder of the thunderbolt narrated everything unto those Brahmanas residing with him there, set out for the breast of Himavat.
Mbh.1.217.10610 SECTION CCXVIII Arjuna-vanavasa Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then that bull of Bharata's race went to the sacred waters on the banks of the southern ocean, all adorned with the ascetics residing there.
Mbh.1.218.10639 SECTION CCXIX Arjuna-vanavasa Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Varga continued, We were then, O foremost one of Bharata's race, deeply distressed at this curse.
Mbh.1.219.10682 SECTION CCXX Arjuna-vanavasa Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then Arjuna of immeasurable prowess saw, one after another, all the sacred waters and other holy places that were on the shores of the western ocean.
Mbh.1.220.10709 SECTION CCXXI Subhadra-harana Parva Vaisampayana said, O best of monarchs, within a few days after this, there commenced on the Raivataka mountain, a grand festival of the Vrishnis and the Andhakas.
Mbh.1.221.10737 SECTION CCXXII Subhadra-harana Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then Dhananjaya, informed of the assent of Yudhishthira, and ascertaining, O Janamejaya, that the maiden had gone to the Raivataka hill, obtained the assent of Vasudeva also, after having settled in consultation with him all that required to be done.
Mbh.1.222.10773 SECTION CCXXIII Haranaharana Parva Vaisampayana said, When the heroes of the Vrishni race began to speak repeatedly in this strain, Vasudeva uttered these words pregnant with deep import and consistent with true morality.
Mbh.1.223.10884 SECTION CCXXIV Khandava-daha Parva Vaisampayana said, The Pandavas, after they had taken up their abode at Indraprastha at the command of Dhritarashtra and Bhishma began to bring other kings under their sway.
Mbh.1.224.10921 SECTION CCXXV Khandava-daha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then that Brahmana addressed Arjuna and Vasudeva of the Satwata race, saying, Ye who are now staying so near unto Khandava are the two foremost of heroes on earth.
Mbh.1.225.11031 SECTION CCXXVI Khandava-daha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then Havyavahana Agni in anger and disappointment, with his ailment uncured, went back to the Grandsire.
Mbh.1.226.11052 SECTION CCXXVII Khandava-daha Parva continued Vaisampayana, said, Thus addressed by Arjuna, the smoke-bannered Hutasana, desirous of an interview with Varuna, recollected that son of Aditi, that deity protecting one of the points of the heavens and having his home in the water and ruling that element.
Mbh.1.227.11100 SECTION CCXXVIII Khandava-daha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then those foremost of car-warriors Krishna and Arjuna, riding in their cars and placing themselves on opposite sides of that forest, began a great slaughter, on all sides, of the creatures dwelling in Khandava.
Mbh.1.228.11125 SECTION CCXXIX Khandava-daha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then Vibhatsu, the son of Pandu, invoking his excellent weapons, prevented that shower of rain by Indra, by means of a shower of his own weapons.
Mbh.1.229.11184 SECTION CCXXX Khandava-daha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then the inhabitants of the forest of Khandava, the Danavas and Rakshasas and Nagas and wolves and bears and other wild animals, and elephants with rent temples, and tigers, and lions with manes and deer and buffaloes by hundreds, and birds, and various other creatures, frightened at the falling stones and extremely anxious, began to fly in all directions.
Mbh.1.230.11234 SECTION CCXXXI Khandava-daha Parva continued Janamejaya said, O Brahmana, tell me why and when that forest burnt in that way, Agni consumed not the birds called Sarngakas?
Mbh.1.231.11289 SECTION CCXXXII Khandava-daha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, When the fire blazed forth in the forest of Khandava, the infant birds became very much distressed and afflicted.
Mbh.1.232.11333 SECTION CCXXXIII Khandava-daha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Hearing those words of her sons Jarita continued, The little mouse that had come out of this hole was seized by a hawk with his claws and carried away hence.
Mbh.1.233.11370 SECTION CCXXXIV Khandava-daha Parva continued Jaritari said, The person that is wise remaineth wakeful in view of death.
Mbh.1.234.11426 SECTION CCXXXV Khandava-daha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, O thou of Kuru's race, the Rishi Mandapala became very anxious about his children, although he had spoken of them to the god of fierce rays.
Mbh.1.235.11481 SECTION CCXXXVI Khandava-daha Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Mandapala then addressed his children, saying, I had spoken unto Agni for the safety of you all.
Mbh.2.1.2 SECTION I Sabhakriya Parva Om!
Mbh.2.5.125 SECTION V Lokapala Sabhakhayana Parva Vaisampayana said, While the illustrious Pandavas were seated in that Sabha along with the principal Gandharvas, there came, O Bharata, unto that assembly the celestial Rishi Narada, conversant with the Vedas and Upanishadas, worshipped by the celestials acquainted with histories and Puranas, well-versed in all that occurred in ancient kalpas cycles, conversant with Nyaya logic and the truth of moral science, possessing a complete knowledge of the six Angas viz, pronunciation, grammar, prosody, explanation of basic terms, description of religious rites, and astronomy.
Mbh.2.14.572 SECTION XIV Rajasuyarambha Parva Krishna said, O great king, thou art a worthy possessor of all the qualities essential for the performance of the Rajasuya sacrifice.
Mbh.2.20.861 SECTION XX Jarasandhta-badha Parva Krishna said, both Hansa and Dimvaka have fallen; Kansa also with all his followers has been slain.
Mbh.2.25.1131 SECTION XXV Digvijaya Parva Vaisampayana said, Arjuna, having obtained that best of bows and that couple of inexhaustible quivers and that car and flag-staff, as also that assembly-house, addressing Yudhisthira said, Bow, weapons, great energy, allies, territory, fame, army-those, O king, difficult of acquisition however desirable, have all been obtained by me.
Mbh.2.32.1362 SECTION XXXII Rajasuyika Parva Vaisampayana said, in consequence of the protection afforded by Yudhisthira the just, and of the truth which he ever cherished in his behaviour, as also of the check under which he kept all foes, the subjects of that virtuous monarch were all engaged in their respective avocations.
Mbh.2.33.1435 Thus ends the thirty-fourth section in the Rajasuyika Parva of the Sabha Parva.
Mbh.2.35.1461 SECTION XXXV Arghyaharana Parva Vaisampayana said, On the last day of the sacrifice when the king was to be sprinkled over with the sacred water, the great Brahmana Rishis ever deserving of respectful treatment, along with the invited kings, entered together the inner enclosure of the sacrificial compound.
Mbh.2.39.1591 SECTION XXXIX Sisupala-badha Parva Vaisampayana said, Beholding that vast assembly of kings agitated with wrath, even like the terrific sea agitated by the winds that blow at the time of the universal dissolution, Yudhishthira addressing the aged Bhishma, that chief of intelligent men and the grandsire of the Kurus, even like Puruhita Indra that slayer of foes, of abundant energy addressing Vrihaspati, said, This vast ocean of kings, hath been agitated by wrath.
Mbh.2.45.1845 SECTION XLV Dyuta Parva Vaisampayana said, when that foremost of sacrifices, the Rajasuya so difficult of accomplishment, was completed, Vyasa surrounded by his disciples presented himself before Yudhishthira.
Mbh.3.1.2 SECTION I Aranyaka Parva Om!
Mbh.3.11.513 SECTION XI Kirmirabadha Parva Dhritarashtra said, O Kshatta, I am desirous to hear of the destruction of Kirmira!
Mbh.3.12.593 SECTION XII Arjunabhigamana Parva Vaisampayana said, Hearing that the Pandavas had been banished, the Bhojas, the Vrishnis, and the Andhakas went to those heroes residing in affliction in the great forest.
Mbh.3.38.1984 SECTION XXXVIII Kairata Parva Janemejaya said, O illustrious one, I desire to hear in detail the history of the acquisition of weapons by Arjuna of spotless deeds.
Mbh.3.42.2240 SECTION XLII Indralokagamana Parva Vaisampayana said, After the Lokapalas had gone away, Arjuna, that slayer of all foes, began to think, O monarch, of the car of Indra!
Mbh.3.52.2582 SECTION LII Nalopakhyana Parva Janamejaya said, When the high-souled Partha went to Indra's region for obtaining weapons, what did Yudhishthira and the other sons of Pandu do
Mbh.3.80.3914 SECTION LXXX Tirtha-yatra Parva Janamejaya said, O holy one, after my great-grandfather Partha had gone away from the woods of Kamyaka, what did the sons of Pandu do in the absence of that hero capable of drawing the bow with his left hand?
Mbh.3.114.5867 And having purified thyself, direct thy course towards other holy spots SECTION CXIV Tirtha-yatra Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Then, O Janamejaya, the son of Pandu started from the river Kausiki and repaired in succession to all the sacred shrines.
Mbh.3.181.8983 SECTION CLXXXI Markandeya-Samasya Parva Vaisampayana said, While they were dwelling at that place, there set in the season of the rains, the season that puts an end to the hot weather and is delightful to all animated beings.
Mbh.3.234.11842 SECTION CCXXXIV Ghosha-yatra Parva Janamejaya said, While those foremost of men, the sons of Pritha, were passing their days in the forest exposed to the inclemencies of the winter, the summer, the wind and the sun, what did they do, O Brahmana, after they had reached the lake and woods going by the name of Dwaita
Mbh.3.261.12790 SECTION CCLXI Draupadi-harana Parva Vaisampayana said, One day, having previously ascertained that the Pandavas were all seated at their ease and that Krishna was reposing herself after her meal, the sage Durvasa, surrounded by ten thousand disciples repaired to that forest.
Mbh.3.291.14187 SECTION CCLXLI Pativrata-mahatmya Parva Yudhishthira said, O mighty sage, I do not so much grieve for myself or these my brothers or the loss of my kingdom as I do for this daughter of Drupada.
Mbh.3.309.15126 SECTION CCCIX Aranya Parva Janamejaya said, Having felt great affliction on account of the abduction of their wife and having rescued Krishna thereafter, what did the Pandavas next do
Mbh.4.1.2 SECTION I Pandava-Pravesa Parva OM!
Mbh.4.13.467 SECTION XIII Samayapalana Parva Janamejaya said, While living thus disguised in the city of the Matsyas, what did those descendants of the Kuru race endued with great prowess, do, O regenerate one'
Mbh.4.14.528 SECTION XIV Kichaka-badha Parva Vaisampayana said, Living in such disguise, those mighty warriors, the sons of Pritha, passed ten months in Matsya's city.
Mbh.4.26.1140 SECTION XXVI Go-harana Parva Vaisampayana said, Having listened to these words of his spies, king Duryodhana reflected inwardly for some time and then addressed his courtiers, saying, It is difficult to ascertain the course of events definitely.
Mbh.5.41.2220 SECTION XLI Sanat-sujata Parva Dhritarashtra said, If there is anything still left unsaid by thee, O Vidura, say it then, as I am ready to listen to thee.
Mbh.5.72.3531 SECTION LXXII Bhagwat Yana Parva Janamejaya said, When good Sanjaya leaving the Pandava camp went back to the Kurus, what did my grandsires, the sons of Pandu, then do?
Mbh.5.161.7085 SECTION CLXI Uluka Dutagamana Parva Sanjaya said, After the high-souled Pandavas, O king, had encamped by the side of the Hiranwati, the Kauravas also fixed their camps.
Mbh.6.1.2 SECTION I Jamvu-khanda Nirmana Parva OM!
Mbh.6.11.537 SECTION XI Bhumi Parva Dhritarashtra said, Thou hast, O Sanjaya, duly described Jamvukhanda to me.
Mbh.6.12.687 Having listened to this charming Bhumi Parva, O chief of the Bharatas, a Kshatriya becometh endued with prosperity, obtaineth fruition of all his desires, and winneth the approbation of the righteous
Mbh.6.13.691 SECTION XIII Bhagavat-Gita Parva Vaisampayana said, Possessing a knowledge of the past, the present and the future, and seeing all things as if present before his eyes, the learned son of Gavalgana, O Bharata, coming quickly from the field of battle, and rushing with grief into the court represented unto Dhritarashtra who was plunged in thought that Bhishma the grandsire of the Bharatas had been slain
Mbh.6.25.1116 Here ends the first lesson entitled Survey of Forces in the dialogue between Krishna and Arjuna of the Bhagavadgita, the essence of religion, the knowledge of Brahma, and the system of Yoga, comprised within the Bhishma Parva of the Mahabharata of Vyasa containing one hundred thousand verses
Mbh.7.1.2 SECTION I Dronabhisheka Parva OM!
Mbh.7.31.1646 SECTION XXXI Abhimanyu-badha Parva Sanjaya said, Having been first broken by Arjuna of immeasurable prowess, and owing also to the failure of Drona's vow, in consequence of Yudhishthira having been well-protected, thy warriors were regarded as defeated.
Mbh.7.83.3644 SECTION LXXXV Jayadratha-Vadha Parva Dhritarashtra said, After Abhimanyu's slaughter when the next day came, what did the Pandavas, afflicted with grief and sorrow do?
Mbh.7.150.7846 SECTION CLII Ghatotkacha-badha Parva Sanjaya said, That elephant force of thine, O king, swelling with might, fought everywhere, prevailing over the Pandava force.
Mbh.7.182.9932 SECTION CLXXXIV Drona-vadha Parva Sanjaya said, Thus addressed by Vyasa, the heroic king Yudhishthira the just refrained, O bull of Bharata's race, from himself seeking to slay Karna.
Mbh.7.200.11546 The fruits that arise from a study of the Vedas arise from a study of this Parva also.
Mbh.7.200.11548 He who readeth or listeneth to the recitation of this Parva every day is freed from heinous sins and the most atrocious acts of his life.
Mbh.9.27.1818 SECTION Hrada-pravesa Parva Sanjaya said, After this, the followers of Subala's son, O monarch, became filled with rage.
Mbh.9.30.2151 SECTION Gada-yuddha Parva Dhritarashtra said, Thus admonished by his foes, how, indeed, did that scorcher of enemies, my heroic and royal son, who was wrathful by nature, then behave?
Mbh.12.1.2 SECTION I Rajadharmanusasana Parva OM!
Mbh.12.130.7394 SECTION CXXXI Apaddharmanusasana Parva Yudhishthira said, What, besides this, should be done by a king that is weak and procrastinating, that does not engage in battle from anxiety for the lives of his friends, that is always under the influence of fear, and that cannot keep his counsels secret?
Mbh.12.173.10337 SECTION CLXXIV Mokshadharma Parva YUDHISHTHIRA SAID, THOU hast, O grandsire, discoursed upon the auspicious duties of person in distress connected with the duties of kings.
Mbh.12.281.17341 Brahman said, This sin that you shall take shall possess the man who through stupefaction of judgment will cut or tear any of you when Parva days come'
Mbh.12.281.17371 Those men who, on every Parva day, will recite this sacred narrative of Vritra in the midst of Brahmanas shall never be stained by any sin.
Mbh.12.300.18854 The end of the Santi Parva Part two of three.
Mbh.13.1.2 PART I SECTION I Anusasanika Parva OM!
Mbh.13.36.4184 Anusasana Parva Continued in Volume XI SECTION XXXVI Bhishma said, In this connection is cited the old history of the discourse between Sakra and Samvara.
Mbh.13.94.8659 The man who reads this narrative with close attention on every Parva day, will not have to become the progenitor of an ignorant and wicked son.
Mbh.13.158.13208 The Moon and the Sun, the Planets, the Constellations, and the Stars, all the Parva days, including the day of the full moon, the conjunctions of the constellations and the seasons, have, O son of Pritha, flowed from this Krishna who is Vishwaksena.
Mbh.14.1.2 SECTION I Aswamedhika Parva OM!
Mbh.14.16.431 SECTION XVI Anugita Parva Janamejaya said, When the high-souled Kesava and Arjuna after slaying their enemies repaired to the assembly rooms, what conversation, O regenerate one, took place between them'
Mbh.15.1.2 SECTION I Asramavasa Parva OM!
Mbh.15.29.1133 SECTION XXIX Putradarsana Parva Janamejaya said, Tell me.
Mbh.15.37.1529 SECTION XXXVII Naradagamana Parva Vaisampayana said, After two years had elapsed from the date of the return of the Pandavas from the retreat of their sire, the celestial Rishi, Narada, O king, came to Yudhishthira.
Mbh.18.6.414 When the Harivansa Parva is being recited, Brahmanas should be fed with frumenty at each successive Parana, O king.
Mbh.18.6.422 Indeed, at each successive Parva, he acquires the merits that attach to the performance of a sacrifice.
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