the karNa's plate

John Smith jds10 at
Thu Aug 14 08:55:28 UTC 1997

On Wed, 13 Aug 1997, Dominique.Thillaud wrote:

> Dear Indologists,
> 	I'm unable to find in the mahAbhArata the passage where indra take
> the gold plate of karNa (and when the idea comes in his mind).

It's first told very briefly in critical edition 1.104. Then the
background is given in 3.240, and the story itself is narrated at proper
length in 3.284-94. 

John Smith

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