THE MAHABHARATA : AS A POEM:
II. Vyasa, Vaisampayana and Sauti.
III. When and why the Bharata was recast.
IV. How the Mahabharata attained to its present bulk.
V. The Vaisnavite element in the Mahabharata.
VI. Mahabharata as an Epic poem.
THE MAHABHARATA : AS A HISTORY:
I. The date of the Mahabharata war.
II. Were the pandavas real beings?.
III. The ancestors of the pandavas.
IV. Birth, early life and marriage with Draupadi.
V. The founding of Indraprastha or Delhi and its first imperial assemblage.
VI. The disgraceful game at dice and its consequences.
VII. The exile and one year of disappearance.
VIII. Preparations for war.
IX. The fight.
X. The Triumph turned into a Disaster.
XI. The sequel.
I. The Extent of the Mahabharata.
II. The sub-parvas.
III. Kuta Slokas.
IV. The additions subsequently made to the Bharata.
V. Explanation of the double positions of the planets mentioned in the Mahabharata.
VI. Janamejaya's Brahmahatya.
VII. Vedic argument in favour of our date of the Mahabharata fight.