Thursday, October 27, 2011

Mahabharata - 04 - Parvas 10, 11, 12, 13

Book 10. Sauptika
Describes how Ashvathama kills the five sons of the Pandavas.

Book 11. Stri
This book depicts the:
a. wailing of Dhritarashtra, Gandhari and others
b. the breaking of the iron image of Bhima to pieces by Dhritarashtra
c. shradh  ceremony of those who died in the war

Book 12. Shanti
Deals with various topics like Dharma and Moksha.

Book 13. Anushasana
Deals with topics like:
a. spiritualism
b. division of wealth
c. hybrid caste

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