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Babhruvahana fights the Nagas, Battle between Babhruvahana, son of Arjuna and the snakes in the nether regions. Babhruvahana used arrows which turned into the natural enemies of the snakes such as storks, pecocks and ants and obtained the jewel which saved Arjuna's life. A painting from a sixteenth century manuscript of part of the Razmnama, the Persian translation of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. Image taken from Razmnama. Originally published in India, 1598. Illustrated by Sangha.
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