Mahabharata [sanskrit]

699,462 words | ISBN-10: 812150094X | ISBN-13: 9788121500944

The Sanskrit edition of the Mahabharata, one of the largest epic poems ever written, consisting of 100,000 metrical verses. Consisting of 18 books, the Mahabharata details the history and legends concerning ancient India (Bharata), including a major battle campaign involving the Kauravas and the Pandavas, also known as the Kurukshetra War. This portion also contains the Bhagavad-Gita. Alternative titles: Mahābhārata (महाभारत).

dhṛtarāṣṭra uvāca |
yau tau karṇaśca bhīmaśca saṃprayuddhau mahābalau |
arjunasya rathopānte kīdṛśaḥ so'bhavadraṇaḥ || 1 ||
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pūrvaṃ hi nirjitaḥ karṇo bhīmasenena saṃyuge |
kathaṃ bhūyastu rādheyo bhīmamāgānmahārathaḥ || 2 ||
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bhīmo vā sūtatanayaṃ pratyudyātaḥ kathaṃ raṇe |
mahārathasamākhyātaṃ pṛthivyāṃ pravaraṃ ratham || 3 ||
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bhīṣmadroṇāvatikramya dharmaputro yudhiṣṭhiraḥ |
nānyato bhayamādatta vinā karṇaṃ dhanurdharam || 4 ||
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bhayānna śete satataṃ cintayanvai mahāratham |
taṃ kathaṃ sūtaputraṃ hi bhīmo'yudhyata saṃyuge || 5 ||
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brahmaṇyaṃ vīryasaṃpannaṃ samareṣvanivartinam |
kathaṃ karṇaṃ yudhāṃ śreṣṭhaṃ bhīmo'yudhyata saṃyuge || 6 ||
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yau tau samīyaturvīrāvarjunasya rathaṃ prati |
kathaṃ nu tāvayudhyetāṃ sūtaputravṛkodarau || 7 ||
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bhrātṛtvaṃ darśitaṃ pūrvaṃ ghṛṇī cāpi sa sūtajaḥ |
kathaṃ bhīmena yuyudhe kuntyā vākyamanusmaran || 8 ||
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bhīmo vā sūtaputreṇa smaranvairaṃ purā kṛtam |
so'yudhyata kathaṃ vīraḥ karṇena saha saṃyuge || 9 ||
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āśāste ca sadā sūta putro duryodhano mama |
karṇo jeṣyati saṃgrāme sahitānpāṇḍavāniti || 10 ||
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jayāśā yatra mandasya putrasya mama saṃyuge |
sa kathaṃ bhīmakarmāṇaṃ bhīmasenamayudhyata || 11 ||
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yaṃ samāśritya putrairme kṛtaṃ vairaṃ mahārathaiḥ |
taṃ sūtatanayaṃ tāta kathaṃ bhīmo hyayodhayat || 12 ||
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anekānviprakārāṃśca sūtaputrasamudbhavān |
smaramāṇaḥ kathaṃ bhīmo yuyudhe sūtasūnunā || 13 ||
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yo'jayatpṛthivīṃ sarvāṃ rathenaikena vīryavān |
taṃ sūtatanayaṃ yuddhe kathaṃ bhīmo hyayodhayat || 14 ||
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yo jātaḥ kuṇḍalābhyāṃ ca kavacena sahaiva ca |
taṃ sūtaputraṃ samare bhīmaḥ kathamayodhayat || 15 ||
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yathā tayoryuddhamabhūdyaścāsīdvijayī tayoḥ |
tanmamācakṣva tattvena kuśalo hyasi saṃjaya || 16 ||
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saṃjaya uvāca |
bhīmasenastu rādheyamutsṛjya rathināṃ varam |
iyeṣa gantuṃ yatrāstāṃ vīrau kṛṣṇadhanaṃjayau || 17 ||
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taṃ prayāntamabhidrutya rādheyaḥ kaṅkapatribhiḥ |
abhyavarṣanmahārāja megho vṛṣṭyeva parvatam || 18 ||
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phullatā paṅkajeneva vaktreṇābhyutsmayanbalī |
ājuhāva raṇe yāntaṃ bhīmamādhirathistadā || 19 ||
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bhīmasenastadāhvānaṃ karṇānnāmarṣayadyudhi |
ardhamaṇḍalamāvṛtya sūtaputramayodhayat || 20 ||
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avakragāmibhirbāṇairabhyavarṣanmahāyasaiḥ |
dvairathe daṃśitaṃ yattaṃ sarvaśastrabhṛtāṃ varam || 21 ||
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vidhitsuḥ kalahasyāntaṃ jighāṃsuḥ karṇamakṣiṇot |
taṃ ca hatvetarānsarvānhantukāmo mahābalaḥ || 22 ||
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tasmai prāsṛjadugrāṇi vividhāni paraṃtapaḥ |
amarṣī pāṇḍavaḥ kruddhaḥ śaravarṣāṇi māriṣa || 23 ||
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tasya tānīṣuvarṣāṇi mattadviradagāminaḥ |
sūtaputro'stramāyābhiragrasatsumahāyaśāḥ || 24 ||
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sa yathāvanmahārāja vidyayā vai supūjitaḥ |
ācāryavanmaheṣvāsaḥ karṇaḥ paryacaradraṇe || 25 ||
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saṃrambheṇa tu yudhyantaṃ bhīmasenaṃ smayanniva |
abhyapadyata rādheyastamamarṣī vṛkodaram || 26 ||
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tannāmṛṣyata kaunteyaḥ karṇasya smitamāhave |
yudhyamāneṣu vīreṣu paśyatsu ca samantataḥ || 27 ||
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taṃ bhīmasenaḥ saṃprāptaṃ vatsadantaiḥ stanāntare |
vivyādha balavānkruddhastottrairiva mahādvipam || 28 ||
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sūtaṃ tu sūtaputrasya supuṅkhairniśitaiḥ śaraiḥ |
sumuktaiścitravarmāṇaṃ nirbibheda trisaptabhiḥ || 29 ||
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karṇo jāmbūnadairjālaiḥ saṃchannānvātaraṃhasaḥ |
vivyādha turagānvīraḥ pañcabhiḥ pañcabhiḥ śaraiḥ || 30 ||
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tato bāṇamayaṃ jālaṃ bhīmasenarathaṃ prati |
karṇena vihitaṃ rājannimeṣārdhādadṛśyata || 31 ||
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sarathaḥ sadhvajastatra sasūtaḥ pāṇḍavastadā |
prācchādyata mahārāja karṇacāpacyutaiḥ śaraiḥ || 32 ||
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tasya karṇaścatuḥṣaṣṭyā vyadhamatkavacaṃ dṛḍham |
kruddhaścāpyahanatpārśve nārācairmarmabhedibhiḥ || 33 ||
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tato'cintya mahāvegānkarṇakārmukaniḥsṛtān |
samāśliṣyadasaṃbhrāntaḥ sūtaputraṃ vṛkodaraḥ || 34 ||
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sa karṇacāpaprabhavāniṣūnāśīviṣopamān |
bibhradbhīmo mahārāja na jagāma vyathāṃ raṇe || 35 ||
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tato dvātriṃśatā bhallairniśitaistigmatejanaiḥ |
vivyādha samare karṇaṃ bhīmasenaḥ pratāpavān || 36 ||
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ayatnenaiva taṃ karṇaḥ śarairupa samākirat |
bhīmasenaṃ mahābāhuṃ saindhavasya vadhaiṣiṇam || 37 ||
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mṛdupūrvaṃ ca rādheyo bhīmamājāvayodhayat |
krodhapūrvaṃ tathā bhīmaḥ pūrvavairamanusmaran || 38 ||
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taṃ bhīmaseno nāmṛṣyadavamānamamarṣaṇaḥ |
sa tasmai vyasṛjattūrṇaṃ śaravarṣamamitrajit || 39 ||
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te śarāḥ preṣitā rājanbhīmasenena saṃyuge |
nipetuḥ sarvato bhīmāḥ kūjanta iva pakṣiṇaḥ || 40 ||
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hemapuṅkhā mahārāja bhīmasenadhanuścyutāḥ |
abhyadravaṃste rādheyaṃ vṛkāḥ kṣudramṛgaṃ yathā || 41 ||
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karṇastu rathināṃ śreṣṭhaśchādyamānaḥ samantataḥ |
rājanvyasṛjadugrāṇi śaravarṣāṇi saṃyuge || 42 ||
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tasya tānaśaniprakhyāniṣūnsamaraśobhinaḥ |
ciccheda bahubhirbhallairasaṃprāptānvṛkodaraḥ || 43 ||
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punaśca śaravarṣeṇa chādayāmāsa bhārata |
karṇo vaikartano yuddhe bhīmasenaṃ mahāratham || 44 ||
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tatra bhārata bhīmaṃ tu dṛṣṭavantaḥ sma sāyakaiḥ |
samācitatanuṃ saṃkhye śvāvidhaṃ śalalairiva || 45 ||
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hemapuṅkhāñśilādhautānkarṇacāpacyutāñśarān |
dadhāra samare vīraḥ svaraśmīniva bhāskaraḥ || 46 ||
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rudhirokṣitasarvāṅgo bhīmaseno vyarocata |
tapanīyanibhaiḥ puṣpaiḥ palāśa iva kānane || 47 ||
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tattu bhīmo mahārāja karṇasya caritaṃ raṇe |
nāmṛṣyata maheṣvāsaḥ krodhādudvṛtya cakṣuṣī || 48 ||
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sa karṇaṃ pañcaviṃśatyā nārācānāṃ samārpayat |
mahīdharamiva śvetaṃ gūḍhapādairviṣolbaṇaiḥ || 49 ||
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taṃ vivyādha punarbhīmaḥ ṣaḍbhiraṣṭābhireva ca |
marmasvamaravikrāntaḥ sūtaputraṃ mahāraṇe || 50 ||
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tataḥ karṇasya saṃkruddho bhīmasenaḥ pratāpavān |
ciccheda kārmukaṃ tūrṇaṃ sarvopakaraṇāni ca || 51 ||
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jaghāna caturaścāśvānsūtaṃ ca tvaritaḥ śaraiḥ |
nārācairarkaraśmyābhaiḥ karṇaṃ vivyādha corasi || 52 ||
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te jagmurdharaṇīṃ sarve karṇaṃ nirbhidya māriṣa |
yathā hi jaladaṃ bhittvā rājansūryasya raśmayaḥ || 53 ||
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sa vaikalyaṃ mahatprāpya chinnadhanvā śarārditaḥ |
tathā puruṣamānī sa pratyapāyādrathāntaram || 54 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Chapter 106

Cover of edition (2013)

The complete Mahabharata (12 Volumes)
by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013)

4900 pages; [Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.] ISBN: ‎ 812150094X or 9788121500944;

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Cover of edition (2003)

The Mahabharata in Kannada (Set of 32 Volumes)
by Bharatha Darshana Bangalore (2003)

ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;

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Cover of edition (2008)

The Complete Mahabharata (9 volumes)
by M. N. Dutt (2008)

6415 pages; Sanskrit Text with English Translation; [Edited By: Dr. Ishwar Chandra Sharma & Dr. O.N. Bimali] [Publisher: Parimal Publication Pvt. Ltd.]

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Cover of edition (2017)

Mahabharata (Hindi Translation, Six Volumes)
by Sahityacharya Pandit Ramnarayandutt Shastri Pandey "Ram" (2017)

7350 pages; [महाभारत] [Publisher: Gita Press, Gorakhpur] 44 Color and Black/white illustrations.

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Cover of Bengali edition

The Mahabharata in Bengali (Two Volumes)
by Akshay Library, Kolkata (2019)

3049 pages; [মহাভারত] [মহার্ষী বদভ্যাস (Maharishi Vedvyas)]

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Cover of Gujarati edition

Mahabharat in Gujarati (20 Volumes)
by Dinkar Joshi (દિનકર જોશી) (2010)

14252 pages; [મહાભારત] [Publisher: Pravin Prakashan Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot]

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Cover of edition (2018)

Shri Mahabharatam in Malayalam (2 volumes)
by Swami Mridananda (2018)

1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]

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Cover of edition (2018)

Mahabharata in Telugu (7 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2018)

7248pages

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