The gandharvas took many of the prominent Kauravas captive. The Kaurava
army fled in all directions and some of the fugitives took refuge in the hermitage of the
Bhima heard the news of Duryodhana's defeat and capture with delight
and amusement. He said to Yudhishthira: "These gandharvas have done our job for us.
Duryodhana, who must have comehere to mock at us, has got what he deserved. I feel like
thanking our gandharva friend!"
But Yudhishthira reproved him: "Dear brother, this is not the time
for you to rejoice. The Kauravas are our kith and kin and their humiliation, at the hands
of strangers, is ours. We cannot hold back and take this lying down. We must rescue
Bhima did not think this very reasonable. He said: "Why should we
save this sinner who tried to bum us alive in the wax house?