DRAUPADI used to complain frequently: "This Kamyaka forest is not
beautiful without Arjuna. I find no joy in life in the absence of Arjuna."
The other Pandavas shared Draupadi's wretchedness at separation from
Arjuna, who had gone to the Himalayas in quest of divine weapons.
Bhimasena told Draupadi: "Blessed lady, I myself feel the same
about Arjuna and what you say makes me thrill with love and sympathy. Bereft of Arjuna,
this beautiful forest seems desolate. My mind can know no peace without seeing
Arjuna.Sahadeva, how do you feel?"
Sahadeva said: "This hermitage seems to be empty without Arjuna.
We shall try whether a change of scene will help us to bear the pain of separation
Yudhishthira addressing his priest Dhaumya said: "I have sent my
younger brother Arjuna to win divine weapons. That dauntless and dexterous hero has not