Ch 284 - Dyuta Parva


284 chapter (overall). Ch 59 of Sabha Parva
Reading of Chapter 284 (overall), chapter 59 (within the Sabha Parva)
(Dyuta Parva: 27th Parva as per the 100-Parva classification; Sabha Parva: 2nd parva as per the 18-Parva classification)
(read from Mahabharata Volume 2 (The complete, unabridged Mahabharata)translated by Bibek Debroy)


Vidura defies Duryodhana's orders to fetch Droupadi so she could made to "sweep and perform our tasks." Vidura maintains that "Krishna has not yet become a slave. The king offered her as stake when he was no longer his master."

I have read this chapter from Vol.2 of Bibek Debroy's translation of the unabridged Mahabharata. You can find my review of the volume here.
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