Pandu accidentally shot a pair of lovers while hunting. The man, Kindama, cursed him if he touched one of his wives he would die. Therefore, his wives turned to the Gods. Later, however, Pandu embraced Madri and the curse came true.
In 16 chapters the Mahabharata is told from Bharata to Pandu. The link is the first chapter. All chapters are found in June 2016.