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Heesterman. p. 124. 60. Heesterman. p. 12 7 ff. ; this chariot drive takes place in the Vedic riijasiiya immediately after the anointing and the disposal of the remaining unction water. 61. Heesterman. p. 129 The Book of the Assembly Hall 24 offered by the coronation of the kings of Great Britain. There is a martial episode that was inserted in that ancient rite at an early date. After the coronation service in Westminster Abbey a banquet used to be held in Westminster Hall. ). The king thereupon drank to the champion from a silver-gilt goblet, which he handed to the other in reward.
While now we may seem to be on the edge of it. So far every single complication. however imaginatively presented or embroidered. was a real one that had some answer in Law. There was the Bharata line in danger of becoming extinct when Bhi~ma. to honor an infatuation of his father. vowed never to marry. There was the barren marriage of Vicitravirya who left behind two wives capable of child-bearing; this problem was resolved by invoking the injunction of levirate. There was the inadequacy of the blind eldest son Dhrtara~tra.
Here we have a family acting as one. Yudhi~thira is not a unique individual acting in his own right; he is the representative of his family, and if he becomes suzerain, his family becomes the suzerain dynasty. Afterward, if trouble arose, it would be up to the House of Kuru to put order in its house. Instrumental in enforcing this order is an ally by marriage, Prince Sakuni, brother of Duryodhana's mother GiindhiirL He seems to have been at Hiistinapura ever since he married off his sister there.