“The Rishis said, ‘O Rama, this Samantapanchaka is said to be the eternalnorthern altar of Brahman, the Lord of all creatures.
“Indra said, ‘Kshatriya duties, O king, which are possessed of suchenergy, which include in their exercise all other duties, and which arethe foremost of all duties, should be observed by persons that are, likethee, so high-souled and so employed in seeking the good of the world.
“Vaisampayana said, ‘Approaching the Kuru grandsire, venerable in years,viz., Bhishma, who was then lying on his bed of arrows, Yudhishthirapossessed of great wisdom put the following question.’
धर्माधर्मविमुक्तं यद विमुक्तं सर्वसंश्रयात
जन्ममृत्युविमुक्तं च विमुक्तं पुण्यपापयॊः
कथंवीर्यः समभवत स राजा वदतां वरः
कथं च जातरूपेण समयुज्यत स दविज
तं पातितं ततॊ दृष्ट्वा महाशालम इवॊद्गतम
परहृष्टमनसः सर्वे बभूवुस तत्र पाण्डवाः
“Janamejaya said, ‘Hearing that Yudhishthira had, with his troops marchedfrom the desire of battle and encamped on Kurukshetra, protected byVasudeva, and aided by Virata and
एक बार की बात है| उज्जैन से झालरापाटन शहर में एक बारात आई थी| पूरे गाजे-बाजे के साथ बारात श्री लालचन्द मोमियां के यहाँ जा रही थी|
“Sanjaya said, ‘Shooting clouds of arrows, all those warriors,accomplished in smiting, carefully, O monarch, encountered Yuyudhana.Drona struck him with seven and seventy shafts of great keenness.
Vaisampayana said, ‘Having thus sent away the Gandharva successful in hismission, Urvasi of luminous smiles, moved by the desire of possessingPhalguna, took a bath.