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Virāṭaparvan


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Book 4 of the Sanskrit Mahābhārata, recounting the Pāṇḍavas' thirteenth year of exile in disguise (Arjuna posing as a eunuch) in the service of King Virāṭa of the Matsyas. Notable episodes include Bhīma's killing of one of the king's generals, Kīcaka, who had attempted to seduce Draupadī, and the marriage of Virāṭa's daughter, Uttarā to Abhimanyu, sealing the alliance between the Matsyas and the Pāṇḍavas.

Subjects: Hinduism.


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