Aswatthama pried out the shining jewel
that was part of his head and gave it to
Bhima, acknowledging his defeat, and
went away to the forest. Bhima took the
great jewel and, going to Draupadi said:
"Angel of spotless purity, this is for you.
The man, who killed your beloved sons,
has been vanquished. Duryodhana has
been destroyed. I have drunk the blood of
Duhsasana. I have avenged the great
outrage and discharged my debts."
Draupadi took the jewel and, going up to
Yudhishthira bowed and said: "Faultless
king, it befits you to wear this in your