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Mahabharata Book Nine (Volume 2): Shalya

Mahabharata Book Nine (Volume 2): Shalya

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In one of the most famous passages in Maha-bh rata, Dur-y dhana, the heroic but flawed king of the K uravas, meets his end when he is dishonorably defeated in battle by his arch-enemy, Bhima. Framing a fascinating account of the sacred sites along the river Sar svati, the duel poignantly portrays the downfall of a once great hero in the face of a new order governed by Krishna, in which the warrior code is brushed aside in order to ensure the predestined triumph of the P ndavas.
Co-published by New York University Press and the JJC Foundation
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Author: Justin Meiland
Publisher: Clay Sanskrit
Published: 11/01/2007
Pages: 465
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.67lbs
Size: 6.60h x 4.42w x 0.86d
ISBN: 9780814757376
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