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

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Raja Dushyanta sees his son Bharata playing with lions
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Marriage of Vichitravírya
55
Familiar to the age when the Brahmans persecuted
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Pándu and Vidura
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Marries Gándhári
66
Selfsacrifice of Madrí on the funeral pile of her husband
72
Review of the foregoing myth Its incredibility
74
Distinction between the two classes of Bráhmans viz 1
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Galleries adorned with flags and garlands PAGB
86
Geographical position of the Raj of Panchála
96
Subordinate details to be also ascribed to a later
100
Popularity of the fictions
106
Practical astronomy
115
The Pandavas resolve to attend
118
Humiliation of Raja Drupada at his daughter being won by
124
The modern Munnipurees a genuine relic of the Scythic Nágas
149
Death of Vasudeva
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Breaking up of the Council
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manical revival Absence of allusions to animal sacrifice in the description of
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Improbability of the legend but religious significance of
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Rajas of the Middle and South Countries ib Magnificent pavilions appointed for the reception of the Rajas
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Probable character of the sacrificial rites
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4 Jealous wrath of Duryodhana
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3rd A mercantile class the ancestors of the Vaisyas
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Morning of the gambling match
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Extreme simplicity of the points of interest
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Characteristics of the Bráhmans
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Jayadratha carries away Draupadí in his chariot by main force
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Characteristics of the Kshatriyas
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Draupadí enters the presence of the Rání
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Youth and ignorance of Uttar
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Womens apartments
227
City of Viráta identified with the site of the modern Dholka
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Bhíma serving as cook
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Data by which the fact of an interpolation can be established
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Legend of Arjunas marriage with Subhadrá the sister
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The Pándavas have only themselves to blame for their losses
250
Diplomatic qualifications of Sanjaya
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Yudhishthira applies to Krishna for counsel
258
Krishnas visit to Duryodhana
260
Advice of Krishna to Duryodhana
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Duryodhana Sakuni Duhsásana and Karna leave the Council
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Mythical character of the foregoing incidents
271
Appointment of signs and watchwords PAGB
277
4th Rules agreed to on both sides for ameliorating the horrors
283
Brahmanical origin of the rules PAGB
284
Disappointment and wrath of the Asura
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Mean character of the war Form in which the history of the war has been preserved
289
Death of Vichitravírya without issue
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mans
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Krishna advises Bhíma to provoke Duryodhana to leave the PAGE
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The Maháraja offers to divide the administration between
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Krishna reproached by Duryodhana
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Duryodhana stipulates for a division of the land but is
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Extraordinary meeting between the Raja and Arjuna
365
Review of the foregoing narrative
372
Sensational descent into the city of Serpents
424
The Buddhist procession
434
sacrifice
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Arjuna advised by Vyása to abandon worldly concerns
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Personal character of Krishna
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Distance of Benares from Hastinápur
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The four gods remonstrate with Kali
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Nala takes service with Rituparna Raja of Ayodhyá under PAGE
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Nala freed from Kali
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Damayantí sends for a portion of the meat which Nala had PAGE
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The second Swayamvara opposed to Brahmanical ideas
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Return of the Pándavas to Hastinápur and division of
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The Brahmans a professional class officiating for both Aryans
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Sarmishthá obeys
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Review of the foregoing legends of Devayání Opposition between the Devatás or Aryans and the Daityas
519
Uttar enters the palace and tells the true story
525
Sports of the daughter of the Minister and daughter of
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Foundation of the great Raj of Bhárata by Raja Bhárata
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ing the chakra and throwing the noose 88
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Arrival of the son of the Bhíl Raja
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Absence of the Pándavas in the camp of the Kauravas
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but not to the traditions referring to the descendants
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Introduced to harmonize with the speeches they are said to have
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320
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250
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421
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Mythical character of the legend respecting Ambá
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Bhíma rends Vaka asunder
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Inferiority of the speeches to those in Homer and Thucydides
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Arjuna restored to life by the jewel
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Review of the foregoing legend of the thirteenth year 226
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Her curses and threats
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Historical significance of the change
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Historical form of the tradition
552
Resemblance to a tournament
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Carried away by the son of the Raja by the counsel of one
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Sixth adventure of the horse
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Kansa orders the expulsion of Krishna and Balaráma
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Myth introduced to cover the tradition of Krishnas criminal
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Krishnas presents to the women
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Slaughter of the worshippers of Vishnu and the male children
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Exaggerations and embellishments to be treated with
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1st Tradition of the amour of Kíchaka
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Prominent part taken by the Scythic Nágas in the history
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Extraordinary plot of the Kauravas to burn the Pándavas
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Vyása the chief of the sacrifice
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5th Legend of the birth of Karna
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Prominence of the Sun in all ancient religions
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Devayání returns to her fathers house
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Yudhishthira engaged as a private companion and teacher
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