Mahabharata II

Themes of Previous Lecture

Brahmins and Kshatriyas
Maya (Illusion) and Time
Yudhisthira and the Game of Dice
Draupadi and the Role of Women

1. The Effort - Preparing for War, Embassies for Peace

Drupada's priest and Sanjaya
Krishna's embassy to Dhritarashtra
Krishna and Karna
Yudhishtira to Bhisma and Drona

2. The Forms - Rites of War

3. The Contestants and Battles

Wounding Bhishma
Death of Abhimanyu
Death of Jayadratha, Bhurishrava, Satyaki
Death of Drona
Death of Karna
Death of Duryodhana