- The following chapters mention about The Mahabharata Tribes in Karna Parva. Click the chapter to see details
- Mahabharata Book VIII Chapter 4 - Sanjay tells Dhritarashtr about kings who are slain in war: Bhishma, Srinjayas and Panchalas, Drona, Karna, Vinda and Anuvinda, Jayadratha, Kiratas king Bhagadatta, Bhurishrava, Ambashtha king Srutayus, Duhshasana, Sudakshina, Kosolas, Chitrasena, Madras, Vrishasena, Abhimanyu, Srutayus, Rukmaratha, Bhagiratha and Vrihatkshatra (Kekaya), Bahlika, Jayatsena , Durmukha, Dussaha, Durmarshana and Durvisaha, Kalinga and Vrishaka, Vrishavarman, Paurava, Vasatis, Surasenas, Abhishahas, Sivis, Kalingas, Narayana Gopas, Srenis, samsaptakas, Vrishaka and Achala, Shalva, Oghavat and Vrishanta, Kshemadhurti, Jalasandha, Alayudha and Kharabandhura, Kekayas, Malavas, Madrakas, Dravidas, Yaudheyas, Lalittas, Kshudrakas, Mavellaka, Usinaras, Tundikeras, Savitriputras
- Mahabharata Book VIII Chapter 17 - Elephant-warriors who fight with Dhrishtadyumna, Nakula, Sahadeva, Prabhadrakas, Satyaki, Shikhandi, and Chekitana: Angas, Vangas, Pundras, Magadhas, Tamraliptakas, Mekalas, Utkalas,Koshalas, Madras, Dasharnas, Nishadas.
- Mahabharata Book VIII Chapter 23 - Madra king Shalya appointed to office of charioteer of Karna. Shalya refuses for regarding Karna to be superior and says I, however, do not regard Karna as my equal in battle. So assign to me a much greater share. Shalya was convinced to become chariot-driver of Karna. Origin of Varnas.
- Mahabharata Book VIII Chapter 30 - mentions the tribes who are not followers of Brahmanism: Vahikas, Madrakas; town Sakala, a river Apaga, and a clan of the Vahikas known by the name of the Jarttikas, who happened to live in Kuru-Jangala; Mention of Karaskaras, Mahishakas, Kalingas, Keralas, Karkotakas, Virakas, Prasthalas, Madras, Gandharas, Arattas, Khasas, Vasatis, Sindhus, Sauviras and the regions called as Arattas.
- Mahabharata Book VIII Chapter 44 - Description of war of Kauravas against Pandus and the Srinjayas. Sini, Shikhandi, Janamejaya,Dhrishtadyumna,Prabhadraka,Panchala,Shikhandi,Duhshasana,Nakula,Vrishasena, Chitrasena, Uluka,Satyaki,Shakuni,Kripa,Yudhamanyu, Kritavarma, Uttamauja, Siddha,Panchala,Trigarta,Hridika,Kritavarma,
- Mahabharata Book VIII Chapter 51 - Seventeenth day terrible massacre, Kshatriyas from diverse provinces destroyed - Srinjayas, Panchalas, Matsyas, Karushas, Chedis, Bhagadatta, Drona and Bhishma, Vaikartana, Kripa, and Drona's son, Duryodhana, Govasas, Dasameyas, Vasatis, Vatadhanas, Bhojas, Tusharas, Yavanas, Khasas, Darvabhisaras, Daradas, Sakas, Kamathas, Ramathas, Tanganas, Andhrakas, Pulindas, Kiratas, Mlecchas, Magadhas, Chedis, Panchalas, Karushas, Matsyas, Kaikayas
Karna Parva: Summary
"Then comes the most wonderful Parva called Karna. In this is narrated the appointment of the wise king of Madra as (Karna's) charioteer. Then the history of the fall of the Asura Tripura. Then the application to each other by Karna and Salya of harsh words on their setting out for the field, then the story of the swan and the crow recited in insulting allusion: then the death of Pandya at the hands of the high-souled Aswatthaman; then the death of Dandasena; then that of Darda; then Yudhishthira's imminent risk in single combat with Karna in the presence of all the warriors; then the mutual wrath of Yudhishthira and Arjuna; then Krishna's pacification of Arjuna. In this Parva, Bhima, in fulfilment of his vow, having ripped open Dussasana's breast in battle drank the blood of his heart. Then Arjuna slew the great Karna in single combat. Readers of the Bharata call this the eighth Parva. The number of sections in this is sixty-nine and the number of slokas is four thousand, nine hundred and sixty-tour.
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