Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Mahabharata - 02 - Parvas 1,2,3

Book 1: Adi Parva
This book describes the:
a. origin and genealogy of the sages and royal dynasties.
b. birth of the Pandavas
c. Yudhishthira's coronation
d. burining of the house of lac
e. birth of Ghatotkacha
f. marriage of Draupadi
g. banishment of Arjuna
h. stealing of Subhadra
i. burnining of Khandava forest

Book 2 - Sabtha Parva
Describes the Rajasuya sacrifice of Yudhishthira.

Book 3 - Vana Parva
The third book describes the:
a. fight of Arjuna with Mahadeva disguised as a Kirata and his acquisition of weapons like Pashupata
b. defeat of Chitraratha by Arjuna

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