2Enakshi Ganguly = ""The Bhisma Parva (Sanskrit: भीष्म पर्व), or the Book of Bhisma, is the sixth of eighteen books of the Indian Epic Mahabharata. Bhisma Parva has 4 sub-books and 124 chapters.Bhisma Parva describes the first 10 days of the 18 day Kurukshetra War, and its consequences. It recites the story of Bhisma, the commander in chief of the Kaurava armies, who is fatally injured and can no longer lead as the commander.This book of Mahabharata includes the widely studied Bhagavad gita, sometimes referred to as Gita, or The Song of the Lord, or The Celestial Song. Bhagavadgita chapters describe Arjuna's questioning the purpose of war, ultimate effects of violence and the meaning of life. Arjuna's doubts and metaphysical questions are answered by Krishna. Other treatises in Bhisma parva include the Just war theory in ancient India, as well as strategies of war and troop deployment."Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhisma_Parva"