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Bhagavad Gita: Chapter 1, Verse 7

अस्माकं तु विशिष्टा ये तान्निबोध द्विजोत्तम ।
नायका मम सैन्यस्य संज्ञार्थं तान्ब्रवीमि ते ॥ १-७॥

asmākaṃ tu viśiṣṭā ye tān nibodha dvijottama
nāyakā mama sainyasya saṃjñārthaṃ tān bravīmi te 1.7

But for your information, O best of the brāhmaṇas, let me tell you about the heroes who are especially standing on my side and qualified to lead my army.

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Bhagavad Gita: Chapter 1, Verse 6

युधामन्युश्च विक्रान्त उत्तमौजाश्च वीर्यवान् ।
सौभद्रो द्रौपदेयाश्च सर्व एव महारथाः ॥ १-६॥

yudhāmanyuś ca vikrānta uttamaujāś ca vīryavān
saubhadro draupadeyāś ca sarva eva mahārathāḥ 1.6

There are courageous warriors like Yudhamanyu, the very powerful Uttamauja, the son of Subhadra, and the son of Draupadi who are all great chariot fighters.

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Bhagavad Gita: Chapter 1, Verse 5

धृष्टकेतुश्चेकितानः काशिराजश्च वीर्यवान् ।
पुरुजित्कुन्तिभोजश्च शैब्यश्च नरपुङ्गवः ॥ १-५॥

dhṛṣṭaketuś cekitānaḥ kāśirājaś ca vīryavān
purujit kuntibhojaś ca śaibyaś ca narapuṅgavaḥ 1.5

There are also accomplished heroes like Dhrishtaketu, Chekitan, Kasiraja, Purujit, Kuntibhoj, and Shaibya—all the best of men.

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Bhagavad Gita: Chapter 1, Verse 4

अत्र शूरा महेष्वासा भीमार्जुनसमा युधि ।
युयुधानो विराटश्च द्रुपदश्च महारथः ॥ १-४॥

atra śhūrā maheṣhvāsā bhīmārjuna-samā yudhi
yuyudhāno virāṭaśhcha drupadaśhcha mahā-rathaḥ 1.4

Here in this army are mighty archers equal in fighting to Bhīma and Arjuna: great fighters like Yuyudhana, Virata, and Drupada.

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Bhagavad Gita: Chapter 1, Verse 3

पश्यैतां पाण्डुपुत्राणामाचार्य महतीं चमूम् ।
व्यूढां द्रुपदपुत्रेण तव शिष्येण धीमता ॥ १-३॥

paśyaitāṃ pāṇḍuputrāṇām ācārya mahatīṃ camūm
vyūḍhāṃ drupadaputreṇa tava śiṣyeṇa dhīmatā 1.3

O, Master! Behold the mighty army of the sons of Pandu, so expertly arrayed for battle by your own intelligent disciple, the son of Drupad. (Dhrishtadyumna, Brother of Draupadi)

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Bhagavad Gita: Chapter 1, Verse 2

सञ्जय उवाच ।

दृष्ट्वा तु पाण्डवानीकं व्यूढं दुर्योधनस्तदा ।
आचार्यमुपसङ्गम्य राजा वचनमब्रवीत् ॥ १-२॥

sañjaya uvāca:

dṛṣṭvā tu pāṇḍavānīkaṃ vyūḍhaṃ duryodhanas tadā
ācāryam upasaṅgamya rājā vacanam abravīt 1.2

Sanjaya said: On observing the Pandava army standing in military formation, Duryodhan approached his Guru Dronacharya, and said the following words, O King. 

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Bhagavad Gita: Chapter 1, Verse 1

धृतराष्ट्र उवाच:

धर्मक्षेत्रे कुरुक्षेत्रे समवेता युयुत्सव: ।
मामका: पाण्डवाश्चैव किमकुर्वत सञ्जय ॥ १ ॥

dhṛtarāṣṭra uvāca:

dharma-kṣetre kuru-kṣetre samavetā yuyutsavaḥ
māmakāḥ pāṇḍavāś caiva kim akurvata sañjaya

Dhritarashtra said: O Sanjaya, after my sons and the sons of Pandu assembled in the place of pilgrimage (Dharma-kshetra) at Kurukshetra, desiring to fight, what did they do?