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What does Ghosha yatra mean?What is the intention of Duryodhana in his Ghoshayatra?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 11 Feb '13 06:30 am
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Ghosha Yatras were undertaken by Kings to inspect the cows in various lands and ensure their well being.

When the Pandavas were staying in the forest as part of their Vanavasa, Duryodhana and Shakuni come up with an evil plan to humiliate the Pandavas. Using the concept of Ghosha Yatra as a pretext, they decide to show off their power and status to the Pandavas and make them feel dejected.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 11 Feb '13 06:34 am

 
  
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Vaisampayana said, "King Duryodhana then moving from forest to forest, at last approached the cattle-stations, and encamped his troops. And his attendants, selecting a well-known and delightful spot that abounded in water and trees and that possessed every convenience constructed an abode for him.

And near enough to the royal residence they also erected separate abodes for Kama and Sakuni and the brothers of the king. And the king beheld his cattle by hundreds and thousands and examining their limbs and marks supervised their tale. And he caused the calves to be marked and took note of those that required to be tamed. And he also counted those kine whose calves had not yet been weaned. And completing the task of tale by marking and counting every calf that was three years old, the Kuru prince, surrounded by the cowherds, began to sport and wander cheerfully. And the citizens also and the soldiers by thousands began to sport, as best pleased them, in those woods, like the celestials. ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 15 Feb '13 12:42 am

 
  
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