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Mahabharata - Book 7

First edition: July 2012

Drona Parva - The Book of Drona

Drona Bhisheka Parva - Appointment of Drona as commander

Chapter 1 - Turning away from Bhishma and returning to battle

Chapter 2 - Karna's declaration of war

Chapter 3 - Karna speaks to Bhishma before the battle

Chapter 4 - Bhishma encourages Karna

Chapter 5 - Karna proposes Drona as the new commander

Chapter 6 - Drona is appointed commander

Chapter 7 - The struggle as it began on the eleventh day

Chapter 8 - Drona's Relentless Struggle

Chapter 9 - Dhritarashtra's Lamentation of Drona's Death

Chapter 10 - Dhritarashtra wails on

Chapter 11 - The Heavenly Deeds of Vasudeva and Other Lamentations of Dhritarashtra

Chapter 12 - Duryodhana's request to Drona

Chapter 13 - Arjuna's Promise

Chapter 14 - The fight under Drona's leadership

The first duels that day

Abhimanyu's duels

Chapter 15 - The club fight between Bhima and Salya

Chapter 16 - Drona's First Attempt to Approach Yudhishthira

Samsaptaka Badha Parva - death of the samsaptakas

Chapter 17 - Drona's Despondency and Proposal

The oath of the Trigartas

Chapter 18 - The twelfth day, Arjuna's battle with the Trigartas begins

Chapter 19 - Arjuna's Fight with the Samsaptakas

Chapter 20 - Drona's attack on Yudhishthira begins

Chapter 21 - The Struggle Continues

Satyajit and Vrika died

Drona keeps trying to grab Yudhishthira

Chapter 22 - Conversation between Duryodhana and Karna

Chapter 23 - The heroes' outfit

The horses of the heroes

The standards and bows of the heroes

Chapter 24 - Dhritarashtra sues

Chapter 25 - The battle continues with various duels

Chapter 26 - The battle in the elephant division

Chapter 27 - Arjuna Beats the Samsaptakas

Chapter 28 - Arjuna Defeats Susharman and Returns to Battle

Chapter 29 - The fight between Arjuna and Bhagadatta

Chapter 30 - Arjuna is unstoppable

Chapter 31 - The Battles of the Other Heroes, Nila's Death

Chapter 32 - The Battle Continues

Abhimanyu Badha Parva - Death of Abhimanyu

Chapter 33 - The Thirteenth Day of Battle

Chapter 34 - The Kurus Battle Formation

Chapter 35 - Abhimanyu receives his assignment

Chapter 36 - The losses in Abhimanyu's first attack

Chapter 37 - Various counterattacks

Chapter 38 - Abhimanyu fights heroically

Chapter 39 - Drona's Praise and Duryodhana's Wrath

Chapter 40 - Abhimanyu pushes Dushasana and Karna back

Chapter 41 - Abhimanyu kills Karna's brother

Chapter 42 - Jayadratha's Blessings

Chapter 43 - Jayadratha Closes the Breach

Chapter 44 - Abhimanyu alone against many warriors, death of the Vasativa

Chapter 45 - Abhimanyu alone against more warriors, death of Rukmaratha

Chapter 46 - Abhimanyu versus more warriors, deaths of Lakshmana and Kratha

Chapter 47 - Abhimanyu fights, death of Vrihadvala

Chapter 48 - The Scales Lean To The Other Side

Abhimanyu beats Ashvaketu and many kings

Change of tactics

Chapter 49 - Abhimanyu Falls

Chapter 50 - The battlefield in the evening

Chapter 51 - Yudhishthira's Lament

Chapter 52 - The Story of Akampana and Narada

How Brahma created and nearly destroyed the worlds

Chapter 53 - Death Arises

Chapter 54 - Death Is Appointed

Chapter 55 - Srinjaya and His Golden Son

About King Marutta

Chapter 56 - About King Suhotra

Chapter 57 - About King Paurava

Chapter 58 - About King Sivi

Chapter 59 - About Rama, son of Dasaratha

Chapter 60 - About King Bhagiratha

Chapter 61 - About King Dilipa

Chapter 62 - About King Mandhatri

Chapter 63 - About King Yayati

Chapter 64 - About King Ambarisha

Chapter 65 - About King Sasabindu

Chapter 66 - About King Gaya

Chapter 67 - About King Rantideva

Chapter 68 - About King Bharata

Chapter 69 - About King Prithu and Milking the Earth

Chapter 70 - About King Rama, son of Jamadagni

Chapter 71 - Consolation to Srinjaya and Yudhishthira

Pratijna Parva - The Oath

Chapter 72 - Arjuna's Lament

Chapter 73 - Arjuna's Oath

Chapter 74 - The Reaction of the Other Side

Chapter 75 - Krishna informs Arjuna of the opponent's actions

Chapter 76 - Arjuna's Answer

Chapter 77 - Krishna comforts Subhadra

Chapter 78 - Subhadra's Lament

Chapter 79 - Conversations During the Night

Chapter 80 - Arjuna's Dream

Praise the deity

Chapter 81 - Arjuna receives Shiva's weapons again

Chapter 82 - The morning of the fourteenth day of battle

Chapter 83 - Conversation between Yudhishthira and Krishna

Chapter 84 - Exodus to Battle

Jayadratha Badha Parva - Death of Jayadratha

Chapter 85 - Dhritarashtras anxious inquiries

Chapter 86 - Sanjaya's reprimand

Chapter 87 - The formation of the Kurus on the fourteenth day

Chapter 88 - The Armies Face Each Other

Chapter 89 - Arjuna opens the battle

Chapter 90 - The Dushasana Elephant Division falls

Chapter 91 - Fight With Drona

Chapter 92 - Various duels

Death of Srutayudha

Death of Sudakshina

Chapter 93 - More duels

Death of Srutayus and Achyutayush

Mlechas

Death of Srutayu

Chapter 94 - An Impenetrable Armor for Duryodhana

Drona's prayer

Chapter 95 - Combat in the armies for Drona and Dhrishtadyumna

Chapter 96 - The same duels with little more detail

Chapter 97 - Combat ...

Chapter 98 - The Duel Between Drona and Satyaki

Chapter 99 - Arjuna on the way to Jayadratha

Death of Vinda and Anuvinda

The pond for the horses

Chapter 100 - Arjuna Moves On

Chapter 101 - Shining Heroes

Chapter 102 - Duryodhana confronts Arjuna and Krishna

Chapter 103 - The fight between Duryodhana and Arjuna

Chapter 104 - The Protectors of Jayadratha Intervene

Chapter 105 - The Standards of the Fighters

Chapter 106 - The duels for Drona and Yudhishthira

Battle between Drona and Yudhishthira

Chapter 107 - Death of Kshemadhurti, Viradhanwan, Niramitra, Vikarna, Vyaghradatta

Chapter 108 Death of Somadatta's Son, Alambusha repulsed

Chapter 109 - Death of Alambusha I.

Chapter 110 - Drona Overpowering

Yudhishthira's request to Satyaki

Chapter 111 - Conversation between Satyaki and Yudhishthira

Chapter 112 - Satyaki Prepares

Chapter 113 - Satyaki Invades Kuru Army

Duel with Drona

Duel with Kritavarman

Chapter 114 - Dhritarashtra's Despair

The battle for Kritavarman

Chapter 115 - Satyaki Defeats Kritavarman and Jalasandha

Death of Jalasandha

Chapter 116 - Satyaki incapacitates Duryodhana and Kritavarman

Chapter 117 - Satyaki versus Drona, for the second ...

Chapter 118 - Death of Sudarsana by Satyaki

Chapter 119 - Satyaki Beats the Yavanas, Kambojas, Sakas and Mlechas

Chapter 120 - Satyaki fights with Duryodhana and his entourage

Chapter 121 - Satyaki Against Even More Hostile Hosts

Chapter 122 - Drona admonishes Dushasana and fights against the Panchalas

Death of the sons of Drupada

Chapter 123 - Satyaki Defeats Dushasana

Chapter 124 - Fight on All Fronts

Chapter 125 - Drona Beats Various Heroes

Chapter 126 - Yudhishthira's New Concern

Chapter 127 - Bhima Marches Out

Bhima and Drona

Death of some of Dhritarashtra's sons

Chapter 128 - Bhima Advances to Arjuna, Yudhishthira's Relief

Chapter 129 - Bhima Defeats Karna

Chapter 130 - Drona's Words to Duryodhana

Duryodhana versus Yudhamanyu and Uttamaujas

Chapter 131 - Bhima and Karna, for the second

Chapter 132 - Bhima and Karna, for the third ...

Chapter 133 - Bhima still against Karna, death of Durjaya

Chapter 134 - Bhima Still Against Karna, Durmukha's Death

Chapter 135 - Dhritarashtra's Lament

Death of Durmarshana, Duhsaha, Durmada, Durdhara and Jaya

Chapter 136 - Bhima versus Karna ...

Death of Chitra, Upachitra, Charuchitra, Carasana, Chitrayudha and Chitravarman

Chapter 137 - And Still Bhima Against Karna ...

Death of Catrunjaya, Catrusaha, Chitra, Chitrayudha, Dridha, Chitrasena and Vikarna

Chapter 138 - Bhima versus Karna always so on

Chapter 139 - Bhima versus Karna, the Neverending Story

The tide turns

Chapter 140 - Death of Alambusha II

Chapter 141 - Satyaki almost with Krishna and Arjuna

Chapter 142 - Satyaki versus Bhurisravas

Krishna intervenes

Chapter 143 - Death of Bhurisravas

Chapter 144 - The cause of the incident between Satyaki and Bhurisravas

Chapter 145 - Arjuna against the protective shield around Jayadratha

Chapter 146 - Arjuna continues fighting beaming

The trick with the sun

The curse on Jayadratha's head

Death of the rulers of the Sindhus

Chapter 147 - The Battles Go On

Arjuna meets Kripa

Satyaki versus Karna

Chapter 148 - Conversations Among Heroes

Arjuna's oath to kill Vrishasena

Chapter 149 - Yudhishthira worships Krishna and praises the warriors

Chapter 150 - Duryodhana Complains to Drona

Chapter 151 - Drona's Answer

Chapter 152 - Conversation between Duryodhana and Karna

Ghatotkacha Badha Parva - death of Ghatotkacha

Chapter 153 - Duryodhana versus Yudhishthira

Chapter 154 - The battle continues in the dark

Chapter 155 - The Night Battles

Death of Sivi

Bhima victorious

Chapter 156 - Battles of the Night

Somadatta versus Satyaki

Ghatotkacha intervenes

Death of Anjanparva

Aswatthaman versus the Rakshasas

Aswatthaman versus the Pandavas

Losses on the part of the Pandavas

Chapter 157 - Kurus' losses

Heavenly weapons between Drona and Yudhishthira

Chapter 158 - Dispute between Karna and Kripa

Chapter 159 - The Dispute Escalates

Battle between Karna and Arjuna

Chapter 160 - Aswatthaman versus Dhrishtadyumna

Chapter 161 - The battle breaks out again

Chapter 162 - Death of Somadatta

Yudhishthira versus Drona

Chapter 163 - The Night Is Illuminated

Chapter 164 - Duryodhana's Orders to His Troops

Chapter 165

Yudhishthira versus Kritavarman

Chapter 166 - More duels

Death of Bhuri

Aswatthaman versus Ghatotkacha

Bhima versus Duryodhana

Chapter 167 - Karna versus Sahadeva

Chapter 168 - Salya versus Virata and Satanika

Arjuna versus Alambusha

Chapter 169 - More duels

Chitrasena versus Satanika

Vrishasena versus Drupada

Dushasana versus Prativindhya

Chapter 170 - Combat ...

Nakula versus Shakuni

Sikhandin versus Kripa

Chapter 171 - Combat ...

Many against Dhrishtadyumna

Satyaki versus Karna

Karna's suggestion

Chapter 172 - Fight on Three Fronts

Satyaki versus Duryodhana

Shakuni versus Arjuna

Drona versus Dhrishtadyumna

Chapter 173 - The Pandava Armies in Need

Chapter 174 - Karna's superiority and the assignment to Ghatotkacha

Chapter 175 - Death of Alambusha III

Chapter 176 - Ghatotkacha Fights

The description of Ghatotkachas

Battle between Karna and Ghatotkacha

Chapter 177 - Alayudha appears

Chapter 178 - Alayudha Fights

Bhima versus Alayudha

Chapter 179 - Krishna sends Ghatotkacha against Alayudha

Death of Alayudha

Chapter 180 - Ghatotkacha Against Karna

Death of the Ghatotkacha

Chapter 181 - Krishna's Joy

Chapter 182 - Krishna's Work in the World

Chapter 183- Why Karna Didn't Shoot Arjuna with His Spear

Chapter 184 - The Battle of the Night Continues

Yudhishthira's grief

Vyasa appears

Drona Badha Parva - Death of Drona

Chapter 185 - Rest in the Night

Chapter 186 - Quarrel between Duryodhana and Drona

Chapter 187 - Death of Virata and Drupada on the morning of the fifteenth day

Chapter 188 - The battle breaks out again

Chapter 189

Chapter 190 - More duels

Chapter 191 - Drona Is Lied to

The heavenly sages appear to Drona

Yudhishthira is lying

Chapter 192 - Drona versus Dhrishtadyumna

Chapter 193 - Drona Dies

Chapter 194 - Aswatthaman learns of Drona's death

Chapter 195 - Dhritarashtra's Question

Chapter 196 - Aswatthaman's Oath

Chapter 197 - Arjuna's Despair

Chapter 198 - Bhima's and Dhrishtadyumna's Answer to Arjuna

Narayanastra Mokshana Parva - Unleashing the Narayana weapon

Chapter 199 - Dispute between Satyaki and Dhrishtadyumna

Chapter 200 - The Narayana Weapon

Chapter 201 - The Narayana Weapon is Appeased

The battle begins again

Death of Sudarsana and Vrihadkshatra

Fight between Aswatthaman and Bhima

Chapter 202 - Fight between Arjuna and Aswatthaman

Vyasa comes, worship of Rudra

Chapter 203 - Worship of Shiva

Arjuna's appearance in battle

The sacrifice of the Daksha

Destruction of the triple city

Indra's arm paralyzed

Chapter 204 - Dedication