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1 on the battleﬁeld, what did my surviving troops do, S´anjaya, namely Krita·varman, Kripa, and the ﬁerce son of Drona? And what did foolish King Dur·y´odhana* do? W sa´ njaya said: When the wives of the heroic kshatriyas* were ﬂeeing and the camp was empty and deserted, the three warriors became deeply distressed. It was evening time and on hearing the cheers of Pandu’s victorious sons and seeing the abandoned camp, they longed for their king and were unwilling to stay there any longer. 5 with his brothers on the battleﬁeld, eager to kill Dur·y´odhana, Your Majesty.
SalilaA´sa¯yinah.. * You too should display your valor by employing strategy. * It is by using ploys and devices that Indra enjoys heaven, my lord. Expedience is powerful, Your Majesty. Nothing else, Yudhi·shthira. Daityas, d´anavas, r´akshasas and kings have all been destroyed through ploys and devices. 15 Kunti—that P´andava of rigid vows—spoke to your mighty son as he lay in the water, great king. With a smirk he said these words, descendant of Bharata: “Su·y´odhana, lord of the people, why have you resorted to these waters after annihilating the entire warrior race and your own family?
Yuddh¯an¯am api pary¯ayo bhavatv anumate tava. gaday¯a tv¯am . n˜ jay¯am . ´s c’ aˆiva ye c’ aˆnye tava sainik¯ah.. hira. na hi me sam . 25 you like and ﬁght! We will stand here and watch you. Furthermore, hero, I will grant you the wish that you yourself have desired: if you kill one of us then the kingdom is yours, but if you are killed then attain heaven! ´ dur·yodhana said: As long as he is alone, then give me a hero to ﬁght in battle today! With your consent, I choose this mace as my weapon.