The main aspects in this part are: The spies of Duryodhana return empty handed, the grandeur of Duryodhanaâ€™s palace, Duryodhanaâ€™s war tactics, Dakshina Gograhana, Virataâ€™s preparations for the battle.
The main aspects in this part are: Pandavas excluding Arjuna go to help Virata in the battle, The war begins, Susarma captures Virata, Bhima shows his heroics, Bhima captures Susarma, the characteristics of Rasa, the description of the battle field.
The main aspects in this part are: Uttara Gograhana, Uttara boasts about his valour, Uttara makes Arjuna his charioteer, Uttara gets frightened at the sight of the humungous army of Kouravas, Drona recognizes his favorite disciple, Arjuna gets hold of his Gandeeva and reveals himself to Uttara.
The main aspects in this part are: Spies report to Suyodhana that they couldn't trace Pandavas anywhere, Suyodhana interprets that Pandavas might be in Virata's Kingdom after getting to know about Keechaka's death, Suyodhana forms a strategy to expose Pandavas, Susarma attacks the kingdom of Virata on the Southern front, Virata's battle preparations
The main aspects in this part are: Pandavas, except Arjuna, go to the battle to aid Virata, Susarma Vs. Virata, Susarma captures Virata in the battle, Bhima fights and rescues Virata, Pandavas defeat Susarma and his army, the description of the battle field.
The main aspects in this part are: Suyodhana attacks the Northern front of Virata's Kingdom, Prince Uttara makes Arjuna his charioteer and goes for the battle, Prince Uttara flees at the sight of vast army of Kouravas, Arjuna reveals himself to Uttara and sets out for the battle