If there be any here wishing to help you, let him come forward and try! Duryodhana, who watched this combat, was greatly grieved and sent seven of his brothers Chitra, Upachitra, Chitraksha, Charuchitra, Sarasana, Chitrayudha and Chitravarman, to relieve Radheya. Now that you are in difficulty, you remember them indeed. Saying thus, he ordered a fresh disposition of the forces, and gave the command for attack. He struck terror and confusion among his enemies, who felt as if Death had come to the battlefield with wide-open jaws. But they have as much reason to be anxious as we, for their rear is now left as open to attack as ours. The advantages and risks of such strategy appear to have been fully understood and discussed even in those days. The vow is unfulfilled and Arjuna is going to be disgraced," said Duryodhana to himself in great glee. Is it absolutely perfect and accurate? and Chapter of K.M. Bhimasena also, O bull among men, mounting upon Satyaki's car, proceeded in that battle'(17th day bhima defeated karna twice made him unconsciousness spared his life!! Before Bhurisravas could deliver the fatal thrust, Arjuna shot an arrow which went with the speed of lightning and the next moment the uplifted arm fell chopped off to the ground still holding the sword. Do your work. Karna's false, but undiminishing, belief that he could take on and defeat Bhima, coupled with the tragic fate of multiple of Duryodhana's brothers, led to Vaikartana's numerous returns to the battlefield to face Bhima.… Your great skill in battle is on trial today. Even as Karna showered numerous arrows, Bhima decided to get closer to Karna for a more intense battle. But his charioteer Krishna was deeply concerned about Satyaki's fate. cite the relevant Chapter and Book No. Three great generals have advanced, outmanoeuvring us. The heroic Satyaki, that best of men, struck Karna in that engagement with twenty keen shafts in the shoulder-joint. As regards Karna vs Bhima, my understanding is that Karna was spared only because Bhima wanted to let Arjuna complete his vow. Durmukha went accordingly and took Karna on his chariot. Karna stopped Bheema and fought with him.Bheema broke his chatiot. Then, when it looks like for sure Bhima is going to die today, Duryodhana starts laughing. Look how badly karna was beaten by bhima 18 times and spared his life atleast 4 timesfflicted with arrows and his bow cut off, Karna, though proud of his manliness, felt great pain and proceeded to another car. It was a strange sight. Though Karna was saving the shakti astra for Arjuna, he ends up using to kill Gatotkacha, Bhima's son, who was creating havoc with his occult powers. Pl. To defend their father-in-law, Arjuna and Bhima intervened and held the kings back till it became a face-off: Karna vs. Arjuna and Shalya vs. Bhima. But, as he was saying it, he felt again the disgrace of it and added in a low and tremulous voice, "Aswatthama, the elephant" words which were however drowned in the din and were not heard by Drona. Give your best consideration to the difficulties of the situation and decide and let us do it quickly." The league of archers you mostly find Karna, Arjuna, Bhishma, Drona, Kripa etc. What had happened to the dharma you appeal for now? It is not right to hurl reproaches without due thought. Indra takes Karna's kavacha, and in return Karna gets Indra's shakti astra. Jayadratha. There were some other warriors as well, who were more or less equal to Drona and Karna in prowess, such as, Bhima, Abhimanyu and Satyaki. "What? They cheered Bhurisravas and uttered reproaches against Krishna and Arjuna. They knocked against his very heart, but could they be true? Demonstrate your valor in action and do not indulge in dry thunder like autumn clouds.". They fell down again and so the combat went on for a long while. Within the little time left before nightfall, I do not think it possible for Partha to reach Jayadratha. It was the fourteenth day and the battle raged fiercely at many points, between Satyaki and Bhurisravas at one place, between Bhima and Karna at another and between Arjuna and Jayadratha at a third. During the war (killing all 100 Kauravas), before the war (killing Keechaka, Jarasandha, etc. Bhurisravas is going to kill him now. 1. This, and the physical pain of his own wounds made him lose courage and he turned away defeated. No one with princely blood in his veins would think of such a dastardly deed. The sorrows of human life are painted with sublime beauty and rolled out in a grand panorama. Karna was hiding under chariot out of fear of bhima leaving all his shame went under the chariot & lost his senses till bhima leaves him Karna dragged Bhima using the bow not physically when bhima grabbed the bow from his hand and hit it on his face and challenged him for a wrestling which karna refused and ran away! Bhima was equal to 8 rathis, karna was equal to 2 maharathis, so there is no match between the 2. Eighteen times he had to take up a fresh bow. But fell dead one after another, for Bhima's passion was roused and his attack was irresistible. bhima was no match for even an ordinary elephant. Karna had long ago discarded his smile and his face showed savage anger even as Bhima's. All the Kaurava brothers are dead except Duryodhana. The lesson is that it is vanity to hope, through physical violence and war, to put down wrong. Now Shikhandi, Janmejaya, Yudhamanyu, Uttamaujas and Dhritadhymna, five great warriors were fighting Karna. 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