The History of India from the Earliest Ages: The Vedic period and the Mahá Bhárata

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Siidras
32
Significance of the site as an outpost of the Aryans
43
Gandharva marriage a union without marriage ceremonies
48
Miserable fate of Amba
54
The Brahmans a professional class officiating for both Aryans
57
Efforts of the Brahmanical compilers to represent the heroes
59
Reign of the blind Dhritanishtra
65
Selfsacrifice of Madri on the funeral pile of her husband
69
Generally correspond to the Chaplains and Bishops of Chris
79
4th Public exhibition of arms at Hastinapur
85
Review of the foregoing myth Its incredibility
94
CHAPTER III
100
Familiar to the age when the Brahnians persecuted
103
Life of the Pandavas as mendicant Brahmans in the city
111
Tlie Pandavas resolve to attend
118
Vyasa appears and is received with great reverence
126
Natural interpretation confirmed by the sequel of the tradi
132
CHAPTER V
138
Memory of the incident preserved in a Liter myth
140
Tho modern Munnipurees a genuine relic of the Scythic Niigas
149
Unpardonable nature of the affront which had been put upon
154
Absence of allusions to animal sacrifice in the description
160
4 Jealous wrath of Duryodhana
172
Morning of the gambling match
178
Mythical losses of Yudhishthira
179
CHAPTER VIII
187
Indications that the Pandavas never wandered at a great dis
193
Jayadratha carries away Draupadi in his chariot hy main force
200
Draupadi enters the presence of the Bani
207
Explains how Yudhishthira has in every case prohibited
214
Duryodhana and Kama defeated and taken prisoners by
216
Youth and ignorance of Uttar
221
The City
227
Bhima serving as cook
235
I agree with Drupada hut wish
245
Diplomatic qualifications of Sanjaya
252
Yudhishthira applies to Krishna for counsel
258
Krishnas visit to Duryodhana
260
Krishna addresses the Maharaja as the mouthpiece of
264
Duryodhana Sakuni Duhsasana and Kama leave the Council
269
Appointment of signs and watchwords
277
Brahmanical origin of tho rules
284
Final combat between Duryodhana and Bhima prefaced by
293
Slays the Raja and his elephant at a single blow
303
Arjuna taunted by Yudhishthira
326
Krishna advises Bhima to provoke Duryodhana to leave
335
Returns to the quarters of the Pandavas in the camp of
344
Aswatthama escapes with the heads of the five sons of
350
Aswatthama refuses
352
Attempts to reconcile the Maharaja with the Pandavas
359
Burning of the remaining bodies
365
Curious allusion to human sacrifices and cannibal orgies
421
Extraordinary meeting between the Raja and Arjuna
423
Departure of the Rajas
433
Three incidents during the period
439
Death of Vasudeva
450
PART III
457
Flight of the Hot Season
466
Portentous dreams of Kansa
472
Xala takes service with Rituparna Eaja of Ayodhya under
491
Xala freed from Kali
497
Sukra priest of the Daityas
510
Sports of the daughter of the Minister and daughter of
528
Mysterious attributes of fire
534
Jesuitical remonstrances of Yudhishtliira
536
Progress of the Aryan invasion from the Punjab to Allahabad
537
Departure of the Pandavas
538
The Raj
539
Abhimanyu slays a son of Duryodhana
540
Bhima fights Drona until sunrise 316
541
Vyasa summons the ghosts
542
Importance of the question from the general tendency
544
Drona calls upon Arjuna to fight Kama
545
Tradition obscured by mythical additions
546
Draupadi sent by the Eani to bring a cup of wine from
547
Maharaja Dhritarashtra directs Drona to make preparations
549
2nd Education of the Kauravas and Pandavas by Drona 75
550
Historical significance of the change
551
Duryodhana holds a Council at Hastinapur 275
552
The great plain
553
Mythical character of all legends referring to localities at
554
Wars of Bhima as the representative of the Aryan settlers
555
Fail to discover the Pandavas
557
Legends of the Rajas of Bharata from Bharata to Dhritarashtra 46
558
Krishnas presents to the women
559
Kunti the daughter of the Raja of the Bhojas in the Dekhan
560
Exaggerations and embellishments of the Kshatriya bards
561
Important story of the marriage of the five Pandavas
562
Prominent part taken by the Scythic Nagas in the history
563
Extraordinary plot of the Kauravas to burn the Pandavas
564
Omission in the tradition of all reference to the clearing of
565
Madri the sister of a Raja of Madra on the southern slope
566
Rajas of the Middle and South Countries
567
Agni as the devouring element
568
Historical form of the tradition
569
Pavilions for the suitors
571
Invasion of Susarman in the northern quarter
573
Pleasure of gratified revenge as displayed in the dying hour
574
Grace and majesty of Yudhishthira
575
Gandharis resignation
576
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