Different tales of Mahabharata Book suggests that Pandavas were much more stronger and capable in war, as compared to Kauravas and all other warriors of Bharata. They were much more powerful and along with that Brahmacharya of 12 years (suggested by Vidura) will make them even more powerful. But Karna and Duryodhana were also powerful. Still why they became afraid? What were the vows, which made them so much afraid?
Karna had two great features in his character – he was a great warrior and he used to grant offers to Brahmanas. Other than this, he had plenty of sides in his character and each of them were highly oriented towards evil. He was a cheater, who cheated his own guru; he was a wicked minded one who always sided Duryodhana to kill Pandavas by means of covert; Karna was extremely arrogant and un-kshatriatic, who always remained a war-monger without thinking of the loss of warrior life and loss of property of kingdom, that is meant for societal welfare. However, all these features are scattered throughout the Mahabharata. Dice game episode collects 3 of his extremely evil characters. The three evil characteristics of his are as follows:
Draupadi has been one of the prime characters of Mahabharata story. However, she is remembered more for her different type of birth, for her five husbands and for the outstanding feat at her Swayamvar. Another incidence is also there where Draupadi is remembered by the Mahabharata story analysts and that is her role in the kurukshetra war. Most often the thing is forgotten that Draupadi remained one of the most intelligent characters of entire Mahabharata. Her intelligence is quite evident in the Dice game episode of Mahabharata story. In fact, there are four distinctive situations, in the story, where her high level of intellect is explicit. Here are those four areas:
There is a word called - “What is not in Bharata, that is not in the entire world”. The Word is absolute truth. You will understand very well from today’s episode. As we narrate the Dice game episode of Mahabharata, you will find that Duryodhana practiced some filthy means, which are very much in use now. According to the scripts, Duryodhana was the incarnation of Kali Demon. So, this is his rule now. Hence, it is quite meaningful, if practices started by him are practiced widely now and that is happening too. The five filthy practices narrated in this episode of Mahabharata story will also narrate the entire Dice game episode of Sabha Parva. So, let us start stating the background first.
Sisupala Vadh Parva in Sabha Parva endues with different facts and figures, when supported with Rajasuyika Parva. The entire historical story of Mahabharata is a game plan of Shri Hari himself, where all Pandavas were instruments only. However, in that entire historical base of instrumentation too, there were some of the Powers, who were destined to be perished at the hands of Krishna himself. Sisupala was one of them, who in his earlier birth was Ravana and according to the curse to Jaya and Vijay, this was their last incarnation and foes to Hari. With the death of Sisupala, almost all who were destined to die in the hands of Krishna perishes, except Paundrik, thus taking the Bharata to the last editions.
Drawing Ancient India Map needs two things, a thorough reading of the Scripts that explains the location of Places and a detailed overview of the present Map. Here is another Ancient India Map that has been developed from the Digvijay of Nakula. After Jarasandha Vadh, Arjuna claimed to Yudhisthira to bring tributes from all kings of the world, that is the only way to proof Yudhisthira the just as emperor. He himself went towards north, Bhima wet towards east, Sahadeva towards south and Nakula towards west. Integrating these four invasions, a perfect Ancient India Map or rather to say, a map of entire civilization can be developed in four parts. Check out the map of Nakula’s Expansion here.
After Jarasandha Vadh, when Arjuna set out to maximize the wealth of Indraprastha for the purpose of Rajasuya Yagna towards North,Bhima marched towards East and Sahadeva towards South. The path followed by Sahadeva, the youngest among Pandavas, frames the most consolidated part of Ancient India Map of the Southern India. This episode of narrates the entire journey of Sahadeva in his digvijay and also frames the Ancient India Map, by following the march of the Sahadeva that has been derived matching the description of the book of Sabha parva with present India map.
After Jarasandha Vadh, when Arjuna set out to maximize the wealth of Indraprastha for the purpose of Rajasuya Yagna towards North,Bhima marched towards East. The path followed by Vrikodara frames the most consolidated part of Ancient India Map of the Eastern India. This episode of narrates the entire journey of Bheema in his digvijay and also frames the Ancient India Map, by following the march of the Son of Pavana that has been derived matching the description of the book of Sabha parva with present India map.
After Jarasandha Vadh, Arjuna counselled Yudhisthira to maximize the wealth of Indraprastha for the purpose of Rajasuya Yagna and hence went for Digvijay to the North. The path followed by Dhananjaya frames the most integrated part of Ancient India Map of the northern Region. This episode of narrates the entire journey of Arjuna in his digvijay and also frames the Ancient India Map, by following the march of Partha and matching the description of the book of Sabha parva with present India map.
Jarasandha Vadha is one of the most important episodes of the Sabha Parva, the second book of Mahabharata. In this episode, high intelligence of Krishna and excellent strength of Bhima, both are displayed. Here Krishna follows disguise to enter the abode of Jarasandha and reach before him, but skilfully presents their identity before the king too. Thus in this lesson, Krishna gives a vital message that different means can be adopted for giving a better chance to success, but the final work must be done with perfect honesty and transparency. Jarasandha, finding that his foes are before him also wished to give a fight and chose Bhima as his contender. Finally Bhima slaughtered the King to end the episode.