The History of India from the Earliest Ages, Volum 1

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Trübner & Company, 1867
 

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Efforts of the Brahmanical compilers to represent the heroes
59
Reign of the blind Dhritaráshtra
65
Pándu
69
Extraordinary meeting between the Raja and Arjuna
71
2nd Education of the Kauravas and Pándavas by Drona
75
Generally correspond to the Chaplains and Bishops of Chris
79
4th Public exhibition of arms at Hastinápur
85
Galleries adorned with flags and garlands
86
Division of the Raj of Panchála
96
Familiar to the age when the Bráhmans persecuted
103
Life of the Pándavas as mendicant Brähmans in the city
110
Review of the foregoing legends of Devayání 519
114
Historical significance of the change
115
Grand reception of the Pándavas by Raja Drupada
125
Indications that the Pándavas never wandered at a great dis
134
Question of whether the Swayamvara did not belong to
135
Yudhishthira as the eldest brother requested to settle
136
Memory of the incident preserved in a later myth
140
The modern Munnipurees a genuine relic of the Scythic Nāgas
149
Relates the victories of Arjuna
153
General prosperity insured by the virtues of the Raja
155
Absence of allusions to animal sacrifice in the description
160
Súdras 32
165
Rajas of the Middle and South Countries
166
Probable character of the sacrificial rites
167
4 Jealous wrath of Duryodhana 112
172
Mythical losses of Yudhishthira
179
Morning of the gambling match
184
Unpardonable nature of the affront which had been put upon
186
tance from their Raj
193
Review of the foregoing narrative
198
Jayadratha carries away Draupadi in his chariot by main force
200
Fiction of the thirteenth year
206
Draupadi enters the presence of the Rání
208
Explains how Yudhishthira has in every case prohibited
214
Youth and ignorance of Uttar
221
Womens apartments
227
Geographical difficulties
233
Bhima serving as cook
235
CHAPTER X
241
I agree with Drupada but wish
245
Diplomatic qualifications of Sanjaya
252
Krishna comforts Draupadi
258
Krishnas visit to Duryodhana
260
Vyāsa appears and is received with great reverence
277
Brahmanical origin of the rules
284
Final combat between Duryodhana and Bhima prefaced by
293
Death of Wichitravirya without issue
296
Returns to the quarters of the Pándavas in the camp of
344
Aswattháma escapes with the heads of the five sons of
350
Review of the foregoing tradition
366
CHAPTER XV
368
Picture of an ancient Hindú procession
373
year
383
Krishna praised by a eulogist
389
The horse fastened to the rock
399
Perfumes distributed by beautiful girls
407
Migration of the Yádavas from Mathurá to Dwóraká
459
Flight of the Hot Season
466
Portentous dreams of Kansa
472
Proofs that the story belongs to a late
478
Probability that either the Buddhists or the Brähmans inter
483
Wrath of Kali at finding that Nala was chosen
485
Nala takes service with Rituparna Raja of Ayodhyá under
492
Damayanti sends for a portion of the meat which Nala
498
The Bráhmans a professional class officiating for both Aryans
509
Mythical detail representing the Yádavas as descendants
510
Sarmishthā obeys
515
CHAPTER IV
522
Sports of the daughter of the Minister and daughter of
528
Indra the hero of the Aryans and foe of the aborigines
535
List of the Rajas who attended the Swayamvara of Draupadi
536
Progress of the Aryan invasion from the Punjab to Allāhabád
537
Return of the Pándavas
538
Extraordinary extent to which the original Kshatriya tradition
539
Introduced to harmonize with the speeches they are said to have
540
5th Legend of the birth of Karna
541
The Raja sends for Bhima
542
Bhima offers to go to the city of Badravati to bring away
543
Outcastes and slaves
544
General credibility of the tradition
545
Tradition obscured by mythical additions
546
2nd Embassy of the family priest of Drupada to Hastinápur 249
547
The day of the Swayamvara
548
Maháraja Dhritaráshtra directs Drona to make preparations
549
Arrival of Drona at Hastinápur
550
Draupadis terrible vow
551
Remonstrances of the Maháraja
552
The Pándavas conducted to the pavilion
553
Mythical character of all legends referring to localities at
554
Character of the Vedic hymns addressed to Agni
555
The babe floated in a chest upon the river to the country
556
Fail to discover the Pándavas
557
Contrast between the historical traditions of Krishna and
558
Feast spread out for Krishnas meal
559
Encouraged by Krishna
560
Exaggerations and embellishments of the Kshatriya bards
561
Further proofs that the narrative is a fiction originating
562
Prominent part taken by the Scythic Nāgas in the history
563
Extraordinary plot of the Kauravas to burn the Pándavas
564
Tradition of the migration of the Pándavas to the country
565
Pándavas marshal their forces and appoint Dhrishtadyumna
566
Vyāsa the chief of the sacrifice
567
Invocations to Agni as a destroyer
568
Historical form of the tradition
569
Devayání returns to her fathers house
570
Prominence of the Sun in all ancient religions
571
Story of the visit of the Pándavas to Váranávata to be
572
Traditionary history of Vyāsa the arranger 59
573
Pleasure of gratified revenge as displayed in the dying hour
574
Grace and majesty of Yudhishthira
575
Yudhishthira takes all the blame upon himself
576
WOL I
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