is now evident that the would-be emperor Yudhishthira, the senile Bhishma, and this fellow
Krishna are all made of the same stuff."`
After Sisupala had spoken these harsh words, he
rose from his seat and walked out calling upon the other kings to join him in resenting
the insult. Many of them followed him.
Yudhishthira ran after them and tried to
appease them with sweet words of peace but in vain, for they were too angry to be
Sisupala's aggressive vanity waxed to fighting
pitch, and there ensued a terrible fight between Krishna and Sisupala, in which the latter
The Rajasuya was duly celebrated and
Yudhishthira recognised emperor.