Droṇaparva

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Dronaparva, DroNaparva, Dronaparva


Each section of Mahābhārata is named as parva.[1] The seventh book of the Mahābhārata, is known as the Droṇaparva. It contains the exploits of the teacher Droṇācārya until his death by the hands of Dhṛṣṭadyumna, the commander- in-chief of the Pāṇḍava army.


References

  1. Parva means a knot or a joint or a book.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore