Episode 12: Unusual celebrations in Gokul make Kans auspicious that Devki's eighth child must be there. Episode 5: Shantanu's son Vichitraviya ascends the throne. He goes to see Bheeshma to discuss his concerns. Episode 62: Vidur advises Dhritrashtra to return Indraprastha to the Pandavas. The pandavas do well and this makes Dhritarashtra unhappy. Duryodhan's stepbrother, Yuyutsu, crosses over the the Pandava camp and the battle begins. Duryodhan tries to flirt with a Gandharv girl and is capture by the enraged Gandharvs.
The Pandavas decided to use Shikhandi in their fight against Bheeshma and the stage is set for the fall of the grandsire from the battlefield. Krishna arrives in Hastinapur and is flooded with valuable presents. Also, in the episode Dronacharya Drona is introduced as one of the teachers of Kuru princes. Episode 55: Jayadrath, Duryodhan's brother-in-law, does penance for kidnapping Draupadi and is rewarded by Lord Shiva. Yudhishthir becomes a courtier named Kanak. Bheeshma had insulted Amba by refusing to marry her after he had abducted her.
Arjun visited Naglok and Molur, and there he married Ullipi and Chitrangada. Yudhishthir seeks Sri Krishna's advice on performing the Rajsuya Yagna. Durvasa and his followers immediately feel their hunger has been satisfied. King Virat eventually learns about the true identity of the Pandavas. Shakuni suggests that Yudhishthir be invited to Hastinapur for a game of dice. Dhritrashtra rebukes Vidur, so Vidur leaves. Gandhari loses another one of her sons.
Duryodhan finds the suggestion unacceptable and threatens to seize Krishna. When Arjun does not respond to her love, Apsara Urvashi curses him with impotence. Shri Krishna and Balram finish their education of Sandeepani Gurukul and plan to return to Mathura. He suspects that Bheem is responsible and decides to invade Virat. Episode 64: A war between the Kauravas and the Pandavas looks inevitable but Krishna makes a last attempt for peace. In Indralok, Lord Indra advises Arjun to learn dance and music from Chitrasen to help him during his 13th year when incognito. Before leaving, Satyavati tells Dhritarashtra to look after the Pandava children.
When she was alone with one of them and if any other should intrude on their privacy, he must go on a pilgrimage to do penance. Karna resists because he is saving the weapon to use against Arjun, but Duryodhan persuades him. Episode 89: As the sun rises in the sky the battle between Karna and Arjun begins. The Pandava and the Kaurava forces look with amazement as he proceeds on foot towards the Kaurava camp. Episode 88: On the battlefield, Dushashan attacks Bheem with his arrows. Duryodhan brags that Yudhisthir is scared of his army's strength.
Dhritrashtra conceals his disappointment and orders everyone to welcome them. The Kaurava warriors retaliat with a combined attack on the youthful warrior. Before any decision could be made, Krishna helped Arjun to elope with Subhadra. Episode 54: In Indralok, Lord Indra limits Urvashi's curse on Arjun to one year during which he becomes an eunuch. Episode 45: Dhritarashtra orders Vidur to go to Indraprastha and to invite Yudhishthir to Hastinapur to play dice with Duryodhan. He arranges his sister Devki's marriage with his influential friend Vasudev. Kunti also decides to go with them.
Krishna discloses his divinity and leaves the court. The Pandav brothers are suspicious of Duryodhan's eagerness to send Yudhishthir to Varnavat; so they accompany him to Varnavat. Kunti was the daughter of the King of Yadavas and thus the sister of Vasudeva, father of Lord Krishna. Arjun easily lifts the bow and strings it. The Pandavs arrive in Hastinapur and pay their respects to the King.
Episode 18: Shri Krishna releases King Ugrasen and his parents Devki and Vasudev who had been imprisoned by Kans. Determined to establish peace between the Kauravas and the Pandavas, Bheeshma suggests giving half the Kingdom to Yudhishthir. Krishna regaled the entire Nandgaon with his divine sports. Bheeshma and Vidur favor a peaceful settlement but Duryodhan disagrees. Arjun later returns to Indraprastha with Subhadra. Bheem survives the attempt to kill him and he is returned safely to Kunti and his brothers.
Episode 42: Bheem and Jarasandh were so equally matched in strength that they fought for nearly fourteen days without rest. May you perform the Rajsuya Yagna and may you live long and rule as a just King as your forfathers did before you! Rivalry between Duryodhan and Bheem develops. King Shantanu dies in grief and guilt towards Bhishma. Also, Krishna encourages the habitants of Nandgaon to stop sending butter, as a levy, to Kans, the ruler of Mathura. Vidur suspects something is behind Bheem's silence. Duryodhan asked Balram for his sister Subhadra's hand in marriage and Balram promised to plead his case with his parents.