chapter  XIII
Yudishthira and Other Indian Versions of the Journey
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Throughout his life Yudishthira was constantly supported by Krishna, an incarnation of Vishnu, who himself descended into the Underworld and brought forth therefrom his brothers, who had been slain as infants, and restored them to life. Yudishthira was in many ways a model of chivalry, and after the terrible battle which broke the power of the Kurus he ordered that friends and foes alike should be buried with the “Prescribed ceremonies.”