Mahabharata Book Nine (Volume 2): Shalya by Justin MeilandMahabharata Book Nine (Volume 2): Shalya by Justin Meiland

Mahabharata Book Nine (Volume 2): Shalya

Translated byJustin Meiland

Hardcover | November 1, 2007

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In one of the most famous passages in Maha·bhárata, Dur·yódhana, the heroic but flawed king of the Káuravas, 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 Sarásvati, 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 Pándavas.

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Title:Mahabharata Book Nine (Volume 2): ShalyaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 6.5 × 4.5 × 0.98 inPublished:November 1, 2007Publisher:NYU PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0814757375

ISBN - 13:9780814757376

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