Sambhava

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MAHABHARATA NOUN

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Mbh.1.1.76 This work is a tree, of which the chapter of contents is the seed; the divisions called Pauloma and Astika are the root; the part called Sambhava is the trunk; the books called Sabha and Aranya are the roosting perches; the books called Arani is the knitting knots; the books called Virata and Udyoga the pith; the book named Bhishma, the main branch; the book called Drona, the leaves; the book called Karna, the fair flowers; the book named Salya, their sweet smell; the books entitled Stri and Aishika, the refreshing shade; the book called Santi, the mighty fruit; the book called Aswamedha, the immortal sap; the denominated Asramavasika, the spot where it groweth; and the book called Mausala, is an epitome of the Vedas and held in great respect by the virtuous Brahmanas.
Mbh.1.2.295 Then comes the Sambhava of wonderful and thrilling incidents.
Mbh.1.2.366 The Sambhava parva narrates the birth of various kings and heroes, and that of the sage, Krishna Dwaipayana: the partial incarnations of deities, the generation of Danavas and Yakshas of great prowess, and serpents, Gandharvas, birds, and of all creatures; and lastly, of the life and adventures of king Bharata, the progenitor of the line that goes by his name, the son born of Sakuntala in the hermitage of the ascetic Kanwa.
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.
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Reference:- Mahabharata of Krishna Dwaipayana Vyasa, translated to English by Kisari Mohan Ganguli; Source of Plain Text: www.sacred-texts.com; Wikified at AncientVoice.

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