Vaishampayana

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MAHABHARATA NOUN

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Mbh.8.1.3 Vaishampayana said, After Drona had been slain, O monarch, the royal warriors of the Kaurava army headed by Duryodhana, with hearts filled with great anxiety, all repaired to Drona's son.
Mbh.8.2.27 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Upon the fall of Karna, O monarch, the son of Gavalgana, with a cheerless heart, set out that night for Nagapura, on steeds that rivalled the wind in speed.
Mbh.8.4.83 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Hearing this intelligence, O monarch, Dhritarashtra the son of Ambika, feeling the acme of grief, regarded Suyodhana to be already dead.
Mbh.8.4.99 Vaishampayana continued, Thus addressed by the king, O Janamejaya, the Suta said unto him, The mighty car-warrior Vaikartana, O monarch, hath been slain with his sons and brothers, and other Suta warriors, all of whom were mighty bowmen ready to lay down their lives in battle!
Mbh.8.5.102 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Hearing these words, O monarch, Ambika's son Dhritarashtra, with heart agitated by grief, addressed his driver Sanjaya, saying, Though the evil policy, O sire, of my son of little foresight, Vikartana's son hath been slain!
Mbh.8.7.224 Vaishampayana continued, While saying this, Dhritarashtra the son of Ambika, having learnt that only a small portion of his army was alive, for all his foremost of warriors had died, felt his heart to be exceedingly agitated by grief.
Mbh.8.8.233 Vaishampayana said, Hearing of the slaughter of Karna that was incredible and astounding, that was dreadful and capable of paralysing the senses of all creatures, that looked like the downfall of Meru, or a never-to-be-believed clouding of the intellect of the wise Shukra, or the defeat of Indra of terrible feats at the hands of his foes, or the falling down on the Earth of the resplendent Sun from the firmament, or a scarcely-to-be-comprehended drying up of the ocean, that receptacle of inexhaustible waters, or the annihilation, perfectly astounding, of the earth, the firmament, the points of the compass, and the waters, or the fruitlessness of acts both virtuous and sinful, king Dhritarashtra, having earnestly reflected for some time on it, thought that his army had been annihilated.
Mbh.8.96.6150 Vaishampayana continued, Hearing those evil tidings, the Kuru king Dhritarashtra suddenly fell down on the ground from his excellent seat.
Mbh.9.1.8 Vaishampayana said, After the fall of Karna, O king, Dhritarashtra's son Suyodhana was plunged deep into an ocean of grief and saw despair on every side.
Mbh.9.1.52 Vaishampayana continued, Hearing these cruel words, Dhritarashtra, that ruler of men, fell down, O monarch, on the earth, deprived of his senses.
Mbh.9.2.71 SECTION Vaishampayana said, After the ladies had been dismissed, Dhritarashtra, the son of Ambika, plunged into grief greater than that which had afflicted him before, began, O monarch, to indulge in lamentations, exhaling breaths that resembled smoke, and repeatedly waving his arms, and reflecting a little, O monarch, he said these words.
Mbh.9.2.119 Vaishampayana continued, Even thus that king, burning with grief and deprived of relatives and kinsmen, repeatedly swooned, overwhelmed with sorrow on account of the death of his sons.
Mbh.9.33.2370 Vaishampayana said, After the high-souled Pandavas had taken up their post at Upaplavya, they despatched the slayer of Madhu to Dhritarashtra's presence, for the object of peace, O mighty-armed one, and for the good of all creatures.
Mbh.9.33.2409 Vaishampayana said, The subject of the features and origin of all these tirthas, O king, is very large.
Mbh.9.33.2420 Vaishampayana said, Daksha had seven and twenty daughters, O king!
Mbh.9.34.2497 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Baladeva as already said, proceeded next to the tirtha called Udapana in the Sarasvati, that had formerly been the residence, O king, of the illustrious ascetic Trita.
Mbh.9.34.2509 Vaishampayana continued, In a former Yuga, O king, there were three brothers that were ascetics.
Mbh.9.35.2578 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Then Valadeva, O king, proceeded to Vinasana where the Sarasvati hath become invisible in consequence of her contempt for Sudras and Abhiras.
Mbh.9.35.2621 Vaishampayana said, Formerly, in the Krita age, O king, the ascetics dwelling in Naimisha were engaged in a grand sacrifice extending for twelve years.
Mbh.9.36.2657 Vaishampayana said, O king, the seven Sarasvatis cover this universe!
Mbh.9.37.2742 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Having passed one night more, Rama, having the plough for his weapon, worshipped the dwellers of that tirtha and showed his regard for Mankanaka.
Mbh.9.37.2756 Vaishampayana said, Formerly, O tiger among kings, the high-souled Rama the son of Dasaratha lived for some time in the forest of Dandaka, from desire of slaying the Rakshasas.
Mbh.9.38.2792 Vaishampayana said, Formerly, in the Krita age, O king, there was a foremost of regenerate persons called Arshtishena.
Mbh.9.39.2838 SECTION Vaishampayana said, The delighter of the Yadus then proceeded to the asylum of Vaka which resounded with the chanting of the Vedas.
Mbh.9.40.2897 Vaishampayana said, A great enmity arose between Vishvamitra and Vasishtha, O Bharata, due to their rivalry in respect of ascetic austerities.
Mbh.9.41.2954 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Cursed by the intelligent Vishvamitra in anger, Sarasvati, in that auspicious and best of tirthas, flowed, bearing blood in her current.
Mbh.9.41.2987 Vaishampayana said, Listen to that history, O ruler of men!
Mbh.9.41.3011 Vaishampayana continued, The high-souled Baladeva having bathed in that tirtha and given away many kinds of gifts, obtained great merit.
Mbh.9.42.3026 Vaishampayana said, This curiosity that thou feelest is worthy of thy birth in Kuru's race.
Mbh.9.43.3091 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Collecting all articles as laid down in the scriptures for the ceremony of investiture, Brihaspati duly poured libations on the blazing fire.
Mbh.9.44.3229 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Listen now to the large bands of the mothers, those slayers of foes, O hero, that became the companions of Kumara, as I mention their names.
Mbh.9.45.3356 Vaishampayana said, Listen, O king, to this wonderful history of what transpired truly in a former Kalpa!
Mbh.9.45.3374 Vaishampayana said, Agni of great energy became very much frightened at the curse of Bhrigu.
Mbh.9.46.3395 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Rama as already said then proceeded to the tirtha called Vadarapachana where dwelt many ascetics and Siddhas.
Mbh.9.46.3481 Vaishampayana said, The vital seed of the regenerate and high-souled Rishi Bharadwaja fell, upon beholding the large-eyed Apsara Ghritachi as the latter was passing at one time.
Mbh.9.47.3489 SECTION Vaishampayana said, The mighty chief of the Yadus, having proceeded to Indra's tirtha, bathed there according to due rites and gave away wealth and gems unto the Brahmanas.
Mbh.9.48.3516 SECTION Vaishampayana said, In that tirtha lived in days of yore a Rishi of virtuous soul, named Asita-Devala, observant of the duties of Domesticity.
Mbh.9.48.3576 Vaishampayana continued, Hearing these words of those Siddhas residing in the regions of the Brahmasatris, Asita endeavoured to soar aloft but he soon fell down.
Mbh.9.48.3578 Vaishampayana continued, Hearing those words of the Siddhas, Devala came down, descending from one region to another in due order.
Mbh.9.49.3599 SECTION Vaishampayana said, There, in that tirtha, O Bharata, where the Lord of stars had in former days performed the rajasuya sacrifice, a great battle was fought in which Taraka was the root of the evil.
Mbh.9.49.3603 Vaishampayana continued, In days of yore, O monarch, there was an intelligent sage of great ascetic merit.
Mbh.9.50.3675 Vaishampayana said, There was a rishi of abundant energy and great fame, named Kuni-Garga.
Mbh.9.52.3748 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Having visited Kurukshetra and given away wealth there, he of the Satwata race then proceeded, O Janamejaya, to a large and exceedingly beautiful hermitage.
Mbh.9.52.3792 Vaishampayana continued, Hearing these words of Narada, Rama bade a respectful farewell to those foremost of Brahmanas and dismissed all those that had accompanied him in his pilgrimage.
Mbh.9.53.3804 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Even thus, O Janamejaya, did that terrible battle take place.
Mbh.9.54.3855 SECTION Vaishampayana said, At the outset, O Janamejaya a fierce wordy encounter took place between the two heroes.
Mbh.9.61.4386 Vaishampayana said, The question thou askest me, O king, is, indeed, worthy of thee!
Mbh.10.9.748 Vaishampayana continued, The king, hearing of his son's death, breathed long and hot sighs, and became plunged in great anxiety
Mbh.10.10.749 SECTION Vaishampayana said, After that night had gone away, the driver of Dhrishtadyumna's car gave intelligence to king Yudhishthira of the great slaughter that had been caused during the hour of sleep.
Mbh.10.11.798 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Beholding his sons, grandsons, and friends all slain in battle, the king's soul became overwhelmed with great grief, O Janamejaya!
Mbh.10.12.834 SECTION Vaishampayana said, After the irresistible Bhimasena had set out, that bull of Yadu's race, possessed of eyes like lotus-petals, addressed Kuru's son Yudhishthira, saying, O son of Pandu, this brother of thine, overwhelmed with grief at the slaughter of his sons, proceedeth alone to battle, from desire of slaying the son of Drona.
Mbh.10.13.880 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Having said these words, that foremost of all wielders of weapons, that delighter of all the Yadavas, mounted upon his excellent car equipped with every kind of powerful weapons.
Mbh.10.14.906 SECTION Vaishampayana said, At the very outset the mighty-armed hero of Dasharha's race understood from signs the intention of Drona's son.
Mbh.10.15.924 SECTION Vaishampayana said, At the very sight, O tiger among men, of those two rishis possessed of splendour like that of fire, Dhananjaya quickly resolved to withdraw his celestial shaft.
Mbh.10.15.980 Vaishampayana continued, The son of Drona, having heard these words of the island-born, threw that uplifted weapon into the wombs of the Pandava women
Mbh.10.16.981 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Understanding that that weapon was thrown into the wombs of the Pandava women by Drona's son of sinful deeds, Hrishikesha, with a cheerful heart, said these words unto him: A certain brahmana of pious vows, beholding Virata's daughter who is now daughter-in-law to Arjuna, while she was at Upaplavya, said, While the Kuru line will become extinct, a son will be born to thee.
Mbh.10.16.1005 Vaishampayana continued, Drona's son, then, having made over his gem to the high-souled Pandavas, cheerlessly proceeded, before their eyes, to the forest.
Mbh.10.17.1032 SECTION Vaishampayana said, After all the troops had been slain during the hour of sleep by those three car-warriors, king Yudhishthira in great grief said these words unto him of Dasharha's race: How, O Krishna, could my sons, all of whom were mighty car-warriors, be slaughtered by the sinful and wretched Ashvatthama of no great skill in battle?
Mbh.11.1.10 Vaishampayana said, After he had lost his century of sons, king Dhritarashtra, afflicted with grief on that account, cheerless, and looking like a tree shorn of its branches, became overwhelmed with anxiety and lost his power of speech.
Mbh.11.1.17 Vaishampayana continued, Destitute of sons and counsellors and all his friends, king Dhritarashtra of great energy suddenly fell down on the earth like a tree uprooted by the wind.
Mbh.11.1.33 Vaishampayana continued, While king Dhritarashtra was indulging in such lamentations, Sanjaya addressed him in the following words for dispelling his grief, Cast off thy grief, O monarch!
Mbh.11.2.70 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Listen, O Janamejaya, to the nectar-like words that Vidura said unto the son of Vicitravirya and by which he gladdened that bull among men!
Mbh.11.8.308 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Even after hearing the words of Vidura, the chief of the Kurus, afflicted with grief on account of the death of his sons, fell down senseless on the Earth.
Mbh.11.8.386 Vaishampayana continued, Hearing these words of Vyasa of immeasurable energy and reflecting upon them for a little while, Dhritarashtra said, O best of regenerate ones, I am exceedingly afflicted by a heavy load of grief.
Mbh.11.9.396 Vaishampayana said, After Duryodhana had been slain and all the troops slaughtered, Sanjaya, deprived of his spiritual sight, came back to Dhritarashtra.
Mbh.11.9.400 Vaishampayana continued, Hearing these terrible words of Sanjaya, the king fell down on the Earth and lay motionless like one deprived of life.
Mbh.11.10.432 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Hearing these words of Vidura, that bull of Bharatas race Dhritarashtra ordered his car to be yoked.
Mbh.11.11.458 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Dhritarashtra had not proceeded for more than two miles when he met with those three great car-warriors, Sharadvatas son Kripa, Dronas son Ashvatthama, and Kritavarma.
Mbh.11.12.490 SECTION Vaishampayana said, After all the warriors had been slaughtered, king Yudhishthira the just heard that his uncle Dhritarashtra had set out from the city called after the elephant.
Mbh.11.13.523 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Certain maid-servants then came to the king for washing him.
Mbh.11.13.543 Vaishampayana continued, After he had thus been told nothing but the truth by Krishna, O monarch, king Dhritarashtra replied unto Devakis son, saying, It is even so, O thou of mighty arms!
Mbh.11.14.551 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Commanded by Dhritarashtra, those bulls of Kurus race, the Pandava brothers, accompanied by Keshava, then proceeded to see Gandhari.
Mbh.11.15.585 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Hearing these words of Gandhari, Bhimasena, looking like one in fright, said these words for soothing her, Be the act righteous or unrighteous, it was done by me through fear and for the object of protecting my own self.
Mbh.11.15.629 Vaishampayana continued, Having said these words, Gandhari, filled with wrath at the slaughter of all her sons and grandsons, enquired after Yudhishthira, saying, Where is the king?
Mbh.11.16.661 SECTION Stri-vilapa-parva Vaishampayana said, Having said these words, Gandhari, though staying on that spot which was distant from the field of battle, beheld, with her spiritual eye, the slaughter of the Kurus.
Mbh.11.17.734 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Beholding Duryodhana, Gandhari, deprived of her senses by grief, suddenly fell down on the earth like an uprooted plantain tree.
Mbh.11.25.1038 Vaishampayana continued, Having said these words, Gandhari, deprived of her senses by grief, fell down on the earth!
Mbh.11.25.1050 Vaishampayana continued, Hearing these words, the high-souled Vasudeva, addressing the venerable Gandhari, said unto her these words, with a faint smile, There is none in the world, save myself, that is capable of exterminating the Vrishnis.
Mbh.11.26.1068 Vaishampayana said, Hearing these words of Vasudeva that were disagreeable to her, Gandhari, with heart exceedingly agitated by grief, remained silent.
Mbh.11.26.1088 Vaishampayana continued, Thus addressed, Kuntis son Yudhishthira of great wisdom commanded Sudharma the priest of the Kauravas and Dhaumya, and Sanjaya of the suta order, and Vidura of great wisdom, and Yuyutsu of Kurus race, and all his servants headed by Indrasena, and all the other sutas that were with him, saying, Cause the funeral rites of the slain, numbering by thousands, to be duly performed, so that nobody may perish for want of persons to take care of them!
Mbh.11.27.1096 SECTION Vaishampayana said, Arrived at the auspicious Ganga full of sacred water, containing many lakes, adorned with high banks and broad shores, and having a vast bed, they cast off their ornaments, upper garments, and belts and girdles.
Mbh.16.1.4 Vaishampayana said: When the thirty-sixth year after the battle was reached, the delighter of the Kurus, Yudhishthira, beheld many unusual portents.
Mbh.16.1.24 Vaishampayana continued: When the thirty-sixth year was reached after the great battle a great calamity overtook the Vrishnis.
Mbh.16.1.28 Vaishampayana continued: One day, the Vrishni heroes numbering Sarana amongst them, saw Vishvamitra and Kanwa and Narada arrived at Dwaraka.
Mbh.16.2.47 SECTION Vaishampayana said: While the Vrishnis and the Andhakas were thus endeavouring to avoid the impending calamity, the embodied form of Time death every day wandered about their houses.
Mbh.16.3.83 SECTION Vaishampayana said: At that time the Vrishni ladies dreamed every night that a woman of black complexion and white teeth, entering their abodes, laughed aloud and ran through Dvaraka, snatching from them the auspicious threads in their wrists.
Mbh.16.4.141 SECTION Vaishampayana said: Then Daruka and Keshava and Vabhru left that spot, following in the wake of Rama for discovering his retreat.
Mbh.16.5.187 SECTION Vaishampayana said: Meanwhile Daruka, going to the Kurus and seeing those mighty car-warriors, the son of Pritha, informed them of how the Vrishnis had slain one another with iron bolts.
Mbh.16.6.211 SECTION Vaishampayana said: The Kuru prince beheld the heroic and high-souled Anakadundubhi lying on the ground and burning with grief on account of his sons.
Mbh.16.7.247 SECTION Vaishampayana said: That scorcher of foes, Vibhatsu, thus addressed by his maternal uncle, replied, with great cheerlessness of heart, unto Vasudeva who was equally cheerless, saying, O uncle, I am unable to look at this Earth when she is reft of that hero of Vrishnis race and those my other kinsmen.
Mbh.16.8.351 SECTION Vaishampayana said: As Arjuna entered the asylum of the truthful Rishi, he beheld the son of Satyavati seated in a secluded spot.
Mbh.16.8.413 Vaishampayana continued: Having heard these words of Vyasa of immeasurable energy, the son of Pritha, receiving his permission, returned to the city named after the elephant.
Mbh.17.1.5 Vaishampayana said: Having heard the particulars of the great slaughter of the Vrishnis, the Kaurava king set his heart on leaving the world.
Mbh.17.2.75 SECTION Vaishampayana said: Those princes of restrained souls and devoted to Yoga, proceeding to the north, beheld Himavat, that very large mountain.
Mbh.17.2.83 Vaishampayana continued: Having said this, that foremost one of Bharatas race proceeded on.
Mbh.17.2.89 Vaishampayana continued: Having said this, the king proceeded, leaving Sahadeva there.
Mbh.17.2.108 Vaishampayana continued: Having said so, the king proceeded on.
Mbh.17.3.118 SECTION Vaishampayana said: Then Shakra, causing the firmament and the Earth to be filled by a loud sound, came to the son of Pritha on a car and asked him to ascend it.
Mbh.17.3.161 Vaishampayana continued: Hearing these words of king Yudhishthira the just, the dog became transformed into the deity of Righteousness, who, well pleased, said these words unto him in a sweet voice fraught with praise.
Mbh.17.3.171 Vaishampayana continued: Then Dharma, and Shakra, and the Maruts, and the Ashvinis, and other deities, and the celestial Rishis, causing Yudhishthira to ascend on a car, proceeded to Heaven.
Mbh.18.1.7 Vaishampayana said, Listen now to what thy grandsires, Yudhishthira and others, did after having attained to Heaven, that place of the deities.
Mbh.18.2.57 Vaishampayana continued: Having said so, the gods then ordered the celestial messenger, O scorcher of foes, saying, Do thou show unto Yudhishthira his friends and kinsmen.
Mbh.18.3.124 SECTION Vaishampayana said, King Yudhishthira the just, the son of Pritha, had not stayed there for more than a moment when, O thou of Kurus race, all the gods with Indra at their head came to that spot.
Mbh.18.4.192 SECTION Vaishampayana said, King Yudhishthira, thus praised by the gods, the Maruts and the Rishis, proceeded to that place where those foremost ones of Kurus race were.
Mbh.18.5.235 Vaishampayana said, Every one, O king of men, is not capable of returning to his own nature at the end of his deeds.
Mbh.18.5.274 I have now told everything that Vaishampayana narrated, at the command of Vyasa, unto the king at his snake sacrifice.
Mbh.18.5.302 Narada recited the Mahabharata to the gods; Asita-Devala to the Pitris; Suka to the Rakshasas and the Yakshas; and Vaishampayana to human beings.
Mbh.18.6.334 Vaishampayana said, Hear, O king, what the procedure is, and what the fruits, O Bharata, are that will spring from ones listening to a recitation of the Bharata.
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