Mahabharata: Pandu’s Military Expeditions

Mahabharata | Book 1 | Adi Parva | Section 113

Pandu‘s Military Expeditions

Pandu

As per the narration, the military expedition of Pandu, proceeded as follows:-

Pandu starts from Hastinapura and and took an eastern route. Passing through Panchala, and subjugating its frontier forces, he took a diversion to south to enter Dasarna. After subjugating Dasarna, while camping there he learned about the self choice ceremony of Kuntibhoja in the kingdom of Kunti, that lied not far from Dasarna. After winning Kunti in the self-choice ceremony he returned to Hastinapura and established Kunti as his queen. Then he started again from Hastinapura, leaving the newly wedded wife Kunti there and continued his military expedition to the east. In this journey he defeated Kasi, Magadha, Videha, Suhma and Pundra.
As per the narration, the military expedition of Pandu, proceeded as follows:-

Pandu starts from Hastinapura and and took an eastern route. Passing through Panchala, and subjugating its frontier forces, he took a diversion to south to enter Dasarna. After subjugating Dasarna, while camping there he learned about the self choice ceremony of Kuntibhoja in the kingdom of Kunti, that lied not far from Dasarna. After winning Kunti in the self-choice ceremony he returned to Hastinapura and established Kunti as his queen. Then he started again from Hastinapura, leaving the newly wedded wife Kunti there and continued his military expedition to the east. In this journey he defeated Kasi, Magadha, Videha, Suhma and Pundra.

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