The main aspects in this part are: The different books in the MahaBharata, the significance of Udyoga Parva, the trials of Pandavas, Kouravas and Krishna in Udyoga Parva, Krishna's school of thought, the birth of Krishna.
The main aspects in this part are: The mental dispositions of Bhishma, Vidura, Drona, Drupada and Balarama, Pandavas sit with friends and relatives after the marriage of Uttara and Abhimanyu, Vyasa's and Tikkana's styles of writing
The main aspects in this part are: Krishna sets out to prove the righteousness of Dharmaraja and the unrighteousness of Suyodhana to the courtiers, reminds them of the struggles faced by Pandavas during their 12 years of exile and 1 year of incognito and asks them for their guidance to Dharmaraja
The main aspects in this part are: Duryodhana's plan to destroy Pandavas by crooked means after their marriage with Droupadi, Bhishma and others advise Dhrutarashtra to give Pandavas their share of the kingdom, Krishna discusses the ways to win over Suyodhana who seized the Pandavas' kingdom in deceitful gambling.
The main aspects in this part are: The cordial relations between Krishna and Pandavas, Pandavas seek Suyodhana's opinion on giving them their share of the kingdom, the argument between Balarama and Satyaki, Sakuni's role in aggravating the enmity between Pandavas and Kauravas
The main aspects in this part are: The opinions of Balarama, Satyaki, Virata and Drupada on the possible War between the kinsmen, the friendship between Drona and Drupada in their teens, thereafter Drupada getting insulted at the hands of Drona's disciple Arjuna, Drupada narrates the way in which negotiations should proceed
The main aspects in this part are: Drupada's priest to be sent as an envoy to Kauravas, the relations between Yadavas and Kauravas, the marriage between Krishna's son and Suyodhana's daughter, Drupada giving instructions to his priest on his assignment, Drupada's priest sets out to Hastinapura