Bhima Karna Yuddha – Part 2

After the resounding defeat of Karna in the first duel between them on the 14th day of the great war, Bhima desired to proceed towards Arjuna so his older brother's wish could be satisfied. However, Karna, was unable to tolerate the humiliation of the first defeat. He alighted a new chariot and came back to... Continue Reading →

Bhima’s Lesson to Guru Dronacharya

It was the afternoon of the 14th day. The great war had taken a tragic turn with the brutal killing of Abhimanyu on the 13th. Arjuna, without consulting Sri Krishna, had vowed to kill Jayadratha before sunset. Both of them had entered deep into the Kuru army's formation and were engaged in a fierce battle... Continue Reading →

Day 11: Bhima Defeats Shalya

The first half of the eleventh day of the great war was consumed, in terms of attention, by the arrival of Karna into the battlefield. He had visited Bhishma twice, after the latter's fall and resting on the bed of arrows, and sought his blessings to join war. Bhishma asked him to consider trying to... Continue Reading →

Bhima Parakrama: Day 6 of the Great War

At the start of day 6 of the Mahabharata war, the Kauravas had suffered 4 continuous days of defeats, after their notional victory on day 1. Duryodhana was furious and was keen on Bhishma and Drona fetching him a victory. He urged them to come up with a special formation to attack the Pandavas. Bhishma... Continue Reading →

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