Drona Parva – Day 13 – The Extraordinary Abhimanyu – Part 2 (continued from: ). Drona Parva – Day 15 – The Narayana Astra – Part 2 (continued from: https://www. ) Ashwatthama. Drona Parva. At the beginning of Drona Parva,we join the action during an uneasy hiatus after ten days of fighting. The warring cousins stand face to face on the.

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Only my adherence to kshatriya duty keeps me on the field. After a sequence of battles, he finds himself cut off from the rest of the Pandavas, and despite his ferocious determination he is finally overwhelmed by a group of his enemies and killed. Ashwatthama, having sworn to Duryodhan that he would annihilate both Dhrishtadyumna and the Panchal army, thought of the Narayan-astra. Even Siva considered himself Krishna’s servant.

No one would have dared inform him of his son’s death on his way back to the tent. The Day When All Rules Were Broken As Duryodhan gazed at Abhimanyu hurtling among his forces like a fireball consuming everything in its path, Shakuni said, “We will not be able to slay this prince by fair means.

No one had ever seen him fight so fiercely. The fighting droja once more. His voice rang out again. The Kauravas roared with delight. But who could know ahead of time what destiny would finally decree? That preceptor, who, whilst we were being unrighteously exiled from our kingdom, freely told us to go into the woods although he had been solicited by our friends to withhold his permission Alas, that great friend of our hath been slain!


From Sage Vyas’s words, it seemed as though the Kauravas would be defeated.

Innumerable iron balls appeared, like resplendent luminaries. Consolation by Sage Vyasa As Yudhishthir lamented, Sage Vyasa suddenly entered the tent.

He shines like a god in a splendid new body. Exhibit the full limit of your prowess, manliness and knowledge, and also of your partiality for Dhritarashtra’s sons and hatred for us. I will bear the brunt of this weapon on my broad chest. After a few moments, Durjaya rose and lifted his mace again. They let out cries of woe and exclaimed, “Alas, assailed at once by six Kaurava maharathis, this hero now lies slain. paarva

A deep roar came from the sky as Drona’s son summoned the weapon. Fierce winds blew in every direction, lashing the warriors with stones. Arjun got down from his chariot and went over to the sage. Hearing the suggestion, Karna said to Drona, “O preceptor, tell us how to kill Abhimanyu.

Along with his brothers, he worshipped him and offered him a fine seat in their parrva.

However, Duryodhana is so desperate parga gain ground against the Pandavas that it is not long before he angrily accuses Drona of fighting halfheartedly against his former students. Drona’s son smiled and resisted Bheem’s attack, cutting down all his shafts as they came toward him.


What was the use of fighting them? Invoking the most powerful of all weapons, he at once dissipated the dense darkness.

We too will soon have to join him, consumed by the grief-laden glances of Arjun. In pzrva sky many rishis and Siddhas looked down on the prince, who seemed to them like the moon dropped from the heavens.

They seized hold of him and dragged him from his chariot.

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Covered in blood, his long hair flying in the wind, and his crona face covered with dust from the field, the prince was beautiful as he ran with the wheel raised above his head. The same guru that always cherished such friendly feelings towards us.

He thought of Arjun, still contending with the Samshaptakas. In this world, the relationship between the virtuous is more important than a relationship resulting from birth.

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He lay with a peaceful expression on his handsome face, his red eyes gazing up at the sky. How had he survived the Agneya weapon, which had killed tens of thousands of other warriors?

With his horses killed and his chariot immobilized, the prince leapt down clutching his sword and buckler.