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).

saṃjaya uvāca |
drupadasyātmajāndṛṣṭvā kuntibhojasutāṃstathā |
droṇaputreṇa nihatānrākṣasāṃśca sahasraśaḥ || 1 ||
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yudhiṣṭhiro bhīmaseno dhṛṣṭadyumnaśca pārṣataḥ |
yuyudhānaśca saṃyattā yuddhāyaiva mano dadhuḥ || 2 ||
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somadattaḥ punaḥ kurddho dṛṣṭvā sātyakimāhave |
mahatā śaravarṣeṇa chādayāmāsa sarvataḥ || 3 ||
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tataḥ samabhavadyuddhamatīva bhayavardhanam |
tvadīyānāṃ pareṣāṃ ca ghoraṃ vijayakāṅkṣiṇām || 4 ||
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daśabhiḥ sātvatasyārthe bhīmo vivyādha kauravam |
somadatto'pi taṃ vīraṃ śatena pratyavidhyata || 5 ||
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sātvatastvabhisaṃkruddhaḥ putrādhibhirabhiplutam |
vṛddhamṛddhaṃ guṇaiḥ sarvairyayātimiva nāhuṣam || 6 ||
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vivyādha daśabhistīkṣṇaiḥ śarairvajranipātibhiḥ |
śaktyā cainamathāhatya punarvivyādha saptabhiḥ || 7 ||
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tatastu sātyakerarthe bhīmaseno navaṃ dṛḍham |
mumoca parighaṃ ghoraṃ somadattasya mūrdhani || 8 ||
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sātyakiścāgnisaṃkāśaṃ mumoca śaramuttamam |
somadattorasi kruddhaḥ supatraṃ niśitaṃ yudhi || 9 ||
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yugapatpetaturatha ghorau parighamārgaṇau |
śarīre somadattasya sa papāta mahārathaḥ || 10 ||
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vyāmohite tu tanaye bāhlīkaḥ samupādravat |
visṛjañśaravarṣāṇi kālavarṣīva toyadaḥ || 11 ||
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bhīmo'tha sātvatasyārthe bāhlīkaṃ navabhiḥ śaraiḥ |
pīḍayanvai mahātmānaṃ vivyādha raṇamūrdhani || 12 ||
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prātipīyastu saṃkruddhaḥ śaktiṃ bhīmasya vakṣasi |
nicakhāna mahābāhuḥ puraṃdara ivāśanim || 13 ||
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sa tayābhihato bhīmaścakampe ca mumoha ca |
prāpya cetaśca balavāngadāmasmai sasarja ha || 14 ||
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sā pāṇḍavena prahitā bāhlīkasya śiro'harat |
sa papāta hataḥ pṛthvyāṃ vajrāhata ivādrirāṭ || 15 ||
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tasminvinihate vīre bāhlīke puruṣarṣabhe |
putrāste'bhyardayanbhīmaṃ daśa dāśaratheḥ samāḥ || 16 ||
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nārācairdaśabhirbhīmastānnihatya tavātmajān |
karṇasya dayitaṃ putraṃ vṛṣasenamavākirat || 17 ||
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tato vṛṣaratho nāma bhrātā karṇasya viśrutaḥ |
jaghāna bhīmaṃ nārācaistamapyabhyavadhīdbalī || 18 ||
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tataḥ sapta rathānvīraḥ syālānāṃ tava bhārata |
nihatya bhīmo nārācaiḥ śatacandramapothayat || 19 ||
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amarṣayanto nihataṃ śatacandraṃ mahāratham |
śakunerbhrātaro vīrā gajākṣaḥ śarabho vibhuḥ |
abhidrutya śaraistīkṣṇairbhīmasenamatāḍayan || 20 ||
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sa tudyamāno nārācairvṛṣṭivegairivarṣabhaḥ |
jaghāna pañcabhirbāṇaiḥ pañcaivātibalo rathān |
tāndṛṣṭvā nihatānvīrānvicelurnṛpasattamāḥ || 21 ||
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tato yudhiṣṭhiraḥ kruddhastavānīkamaśātayat |
miṣataḥ kumbhayoneśca putrāṇāṃ ca tavānagha || 22 ||
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ambaṣṭhānmālavāñśūrāṃstrigartānsaśibīnapi |
prāhiṇonmṛtyulokāya gaṇānyuddhe yudhiṣṭhiraḥ || 23 ||
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abhīṣāhāñśūrasenānbāhlīkānsavasātikān |
nikṛtya pṛthivīṃ rājā cakre śoṇitakardamām || 24 ||
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yaudheyāraṭṭarājanyamadrakāṇāṃ gaṇānyudhi |
prāhiṇonmṛtyulokāya śūrānbāṇairyudhiṣṭhiraḥ || 25 ||
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hatāharata gṛhṇīta vidhyata vyavakṛntata |
ityāsīttumulaḥ śabdo yudhiṣṭhirarathaṃ prati || 26 ||
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sainyāni drāvayantaṃ taṃ droṇo dṛṣṭvā yudhiṣṭhiram |
coditastava putreṇa sāyakairabhyavākirat || 27 ||
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droṇastu paramakruddho vāyavyāstreṇa pārthivam |
vivyādha so'sya taddivyamastramastreṇa jaghnivān || 28 ||
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tasminvinihate cāstre bhāradvājo yudhiṣṭhire |
vāruṇaṃ yāmyamāgneyaṃ tvāṣṭraṃ sāvitrameva ca |
cikṣepa paramakruddho jighāṃsuḥ pāṇḍunandanam || 29 ||
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kṣiptāni kṣipyamāṇāni tāni cāstrāṇi dharmajaḥ |
jaghānāstrairmahābāhuḥ kumbhayoneravitrasan || 30 ||
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satyāṃ cikīrṣamāṇastu pratijñāṃ kumbhasaṃbhavaḥ |
prāduścakre'stramaindraṃ vai prājāpatyaṃ ca bhārata |
jighāṃsurdharmatanayaṃ tava putrahite rataḥ || 31 ||
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patiḥ kurūṇāṃ gajasiṃhagāmī viśālavakṣāḥ pṛthulohitākṣaḥ |
prāduścakārāstramahīnatejā māhendramanyatsa jaghāna te'stre || 32 ||
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vihanyamāneṣvastreṣu droṇaḥ krodhasamanvitaḥ |
yudhiṣṭhiravadhaprepsurbrāhmamastramudairayat || 33 ||
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tato nājñāsiṣaṃ kiṃcidghoreṇa tamasāvṛte |
sarvabhūtāni ca paraṃ trāsaṃ jagmurmahīpate || 34 ||
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brahmāstramudyataṃ dṛṣṭvā kuntīputro yudhiṣṭhiraḥ |
brahmāstreṇaiva rājendra tadastraṃ pratyavārayat || 35 ||
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tataḥ sainikamukhyāste praśaśaṃsurnararṣabhau |
droṇapārthau maheṣvāsau sarvayuddhaviśāradau || 36 ||
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tataḥ pramucya kaunteyaṃ droṇo drupadavāhinīm |
vyadhamadroṣatāmrākṣo vāyavyāstreṇa bhārata || 37 ||
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te hanyamānā droṇena pāñcālāḥ prādravanbhayāt |
paśyato bhīmasenasya pārthasya ca mahātmanaḥ || 38 ||
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tataḥ kirīṭī bhīmaśca sahasā saṃnyavartatām |
mahadbhyāṃ rathavaṃśābhyāṃ parigṛhya balaṃ tava || 39 ||
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bībhatsurdakṣiṇaṃ pārśvamuttaraṃ tu vṛkodaraḥ |
bhāradvājaṃ śaraughābhyāṃ mahadbhyāmabhyavarṣatām || 40 ||
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tau tadā sṛñjayāścaiva pāñcālāśca mahaujasaḥ |
anvagacchanmahārāja matsyāśca saha sātvataiḥ || 41 ||
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tataḥ sā bhāratī senā vadhyamānā kirīṭinā |
droṇena vāryamāṇāste svayaṃ tava sutena ca |
nāśakyanta mahārāja yodhā vārayituṃ tadā || 42 ||
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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 132

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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