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 |
udīryamāṇaṃ taddṛṣṭvā pāṇḍavānāṃ mahadbalam |
aviṣahyaṃ ca manvānaḥ karṇaṃ duryodhano'bravīt || 1 ||
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ayaṃ sa kālaḥ saṃprāpto mitrāṇāṃ mitravatsala |
trāyasva samare karṇa sarvānyodhānmahābala || 2 ||
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pāñcālairmatsyakaikeyaiḥ pāṇḍavaiśca mahārathaiḥ |
vṛtānsamantātsaṃkruddhairniḥśvasadbhirivoragaiḥ || 3 ||
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ete nadanti saṃhṛṣṭāḥ pāṇḍavā jitakāśinaḥ |
śakropamāśca bahavaḥ pāñcālānāṃ rathavrajāḥ || 4 ||
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karṇa uvāca |
paritrātumiha prāpto yadi pārthaṃ puraṃdaraḥ |
tamapyāśu parājitya tato hantāsmi pāṇḍavam || 5 ||
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satyaṃ te pratijānāmi samāśvasihi bhārata |
hantāsmi pāṇḍutanayānpāñcālāṃśca samāgatān || 6 ||
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jayaṃ te pratijānāmi vāsavasyeva pāvakiḥ |
priyaṃ tava mayā kāryamiti jīvāmi pārthiva || 7 ||
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sarveṣāmeva pārthānāṃ phalguno balavattaraḥ |
tasyāmoghāṃ vimokṣyāmi śaktiṃ śakravinirmitām || 8 ||
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tasminhate maheṣvāse bhrātarastasya mānada |
tava vaśyā bhaviṣyanti vanaṃ yāsyanti vā punaḥ || 9 ||
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mayi jīvati kauravya viṣādaṃ mā kṛthāḥ kvacit |
ahaṃ jeṣyāmi samare sahitānsarvapāṇḍavān || 10 ||
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pāñcālānkekayāṃścaiva vṛṣṇīṃścāpi samāgatān |
bāṇaughaiḥ śakalīkṛtya tava dāsyāmi medinīm || 11 ||
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saṃjaya uvāca |
evaṃ bruvāṇaṃ karṇaṃ tu kṛpaḥ śāradvato'bravīt |
smayanniva mahābāhuḥ sūtaputramidaṃ vacaḥ || 12 ||
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śobhanaṃ śobhanaṃ karṇa sanāthaḥ kurupuṃgavaḥ |
tvayā nāthena rādheya vacasā yadi sidhyati || 13 ||
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bahuśaḥ katthase karṇa kauravyasya samīpataḥ |
na tu te vikramaḥ kaściddṛśyate balameva vā || 14 ||
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samāgamaḥ pāṇḍusutairdṛṣṭaste bahuśo yudhi |
sarvatra nirjitaścāsi pāṇḍavaiḥ sūtanandana || 15 ||
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hriyamāṇe tadā karṇa gandharvairdhṛtarāṣṭraje |
tadāyudhyanta sainyāni tvamekastu palāyathāḥ || 16 ||
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virāṭanagare cāpi sametāḥ sarvakauravāḥ |
pārthena nirjitā yuddhe tvaṃ ca karṇa sahānujaḥ || 17 ||
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ekasyāpyasamarthastvaṃ phalgunasya raṇājire |
kathamutsahase jetuṃ sakṛṣṇānsarvapāṇḍavān || 18 ||
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abruvankarṇa yudhyasva bahu katthasi sūtaja |
anuktvā vikramedyastu tadvai satpuruṣavratam || 19 ||
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garjitvā sūtaputra tvaṃ śāradābhramivājalam |
niṣphalo dṛśyase karṇa tacca rājā na budhyate || 20 ||
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tāvadgarjasi rādheya yāvatpārthaṃ na paśyasi |
purā pārthaṃ hi te dṛṣṭvā durlabhaṃ garjitaṃ bhavet || 21 ||
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tvamanāsādya tānbāṇānphalgunasya vigarjasi |
pārthasāyakaviddhasya durlabhaṃ garjitaṃ bhavet || 22 ||
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bāhubhiḥ kṣatriyāḥ śūrā vāgbhiḥ śūrā dvijātayaḥ |
dhanuṣā phalgunaḥ śūraḥ karṇaḥ śūro manorathaiḥ || 23 ||
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evaṃ paruṣitastena tadā śāradvatena saḥ |
karṇaḥ praharatāṃ śreṣṭhaḥ kṛpaṃ vākyamathābravīt || 24 ||
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śūrā garjanti satataṃ prāvṛṣīva balāhakāḥ |
phalaṃ cāśu prayacchanti bījamuptamṛtāviva || 25 ||
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doṣamatra na paśyāmi śūrāṇāṃ raṇamūrdhani |
tattadvikatthamānānāṃ bhāraṃ codvahatāṃ mṛdhe || 26 ||
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yaṃ bhāraṃ puruṣo voḍhuṃ manasā hi vyavasyati |
daivamasya dhruvaṃ tatra sāhāyyāyopapadyate || 27 ||
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vyavasāyadvitīyo'haṃ manasā bhāramudvahan |
garjāmi yadyahaṃ vipra tava kiṃ tatra naśyati || 28 ||
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vṛthā śūrā na garjanti sajalā iva toyadāḥ |
sāmarthyamātmano jñātvā tato garjanti paṇḍitāḥ || 29 ||
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so'hamadya raṇe yattaḥ sahitau kṛṣṇapāṇḍavau |
utsahe tarasā jetuṃ tato garjāmi gautama || 30 ||
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paśya tvaṃ garjitasyāsya phalaṃ me vipra sānugaḥ |
hatvā pāṇḍusutānājau sahakṛṣṇānsasātvatān |
duryodhanāya dāsyāmi pṛthivīṃ hatakaṇṭakām || 31 ||
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kṛpa uvāca |
manorathapralāpo me na grāhyastava sūtaja |
yadā kṣipasi vai kṛṣṇau dharmarājaṃ ca pāṇḍavam || 32 ||
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dhruvastatra jayaḥ karṇa yatra yuddhaviśāradau |
devagandharvayakṣāṇāṃ manuṣyoragarakṣasām |
daṃśitānāmapi raṇe ajeyau kṛṣṇapāṇḍavau || 33 ||
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brahmaṇyaḥ satyavāgdānto gurudaivatapūjakaḥ |
nityaṃ dharmarataścaiva kṛtāstraśca viśeṣataḥ |
dhṛtimāṃśca kṛtajñaśca dharmaputro yudhiṣṭhiraḥ || 34 ||
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bhrātaraścāsya balinaḥ sarvāstreṣu kṛtaśramāḥ |
guruvṛttiratāḥ prājñā dharmanityā yaśasvinaḥ || 35 ||
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saṃbandhinaścendravīryāḥ svanuraktāḥ prahāriṇaḥ |
dhṛṣṭadyumnaḥ śikhaṇḍī ca daurmukhirjanamejayaḥ || 36 ||
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candraseno bhadrasenaḥ kīrtidharmā dhruvo dharaḥ |
vasucandro dāmacandraḥ siṃhacandraḥ suvedhanaḥ || 37 ||
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drupadasya tathā putrā drupadaśca mahāstravit |
yeṣāmarthāya saṃyatto matsyarājaḥ sahānugaḥ || 38 ||
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śatānīkaḥ sudaśanaḥ śrutānīkaḥ śrutadhvajaḥ |
balānīko jayānīko jayāśvo rathavāhanaḥ || 39 ||
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candrodayaḥ kāmaratho virāṭabhrātaraḥ śubhāḥ |
yamau ca draupadeyāśca rākṣasaśca ghaṭotkacaḥ |
yeṣāmarthāya yudhyante na teṣāṃ vidyate kṣayaḥ || 40 ||
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kāmaṃ khalu jagatsarvaṃ sadevāsuramānavam |
sayakṣarākṣasagaṇaṃ sabhūtabhujagadvipam |
niḥśeṣamastravīryeṇa kuryātāṃ bhīmaphalgunau || 41 ||
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yudhiṣṭhiraśca pṛthivīṃ nirdahedghoracakṣuṣā |
aprameyabalaḥ śauriryeṣāmarthe ca daṃśitaḥ |
kathaṃ tānsaṃyuge karṇa jetumutsahase parān || 42 ||
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mahānapanayastveṣa tava nityaṃ hi sūtaja |
yastvamutsahase yoddhuṃ samare śauriṇā saha || 43 ||
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saṃjaya uvāca |
evamuktastu rādheyaḥ prahasanbharatarṣabha |
abravīcca tadā karṇo guruṃ śāradvataṃ kṛpam || 44 ||
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satyamuktaṃ tvayā brahmanpāṇḍavānprati yadvacaḥ |
ete cānye ca bahavo guṇāḥ pāṇḍusuteṣu vai || 45 ||
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ajayyāśca raṇe pārthā devairapi savāsavaiḥ |
sadaityayakṣagandharvapiśācoragarākṣasaiḥ |
tathāpi pārthāñjeṣyāmi śaktyā vāsavadattayā || 46 ||
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mamāpyamoghā datteyaṃ śaktiḥ śakreṇa vai dvija |
etayā nihaniṣyāmi savyasācinamāhave || 47 ||
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hate tu pāṇḍave kṛṣṇo bhrātaraścāsya sodarāḥ |
anarjunā na śakṣyanti mahīṃ bhoktuṃ kathaṃcana || 48 ||
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teṣu naṣṭeṣu sarveṣu pṛthivīyaṃ sasāgarā |
ayatnātkauraveyasya vaśe sthāsyati gautama || 49 ||
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sunītairiha sarvārthāḥ sidhyante nātra saṃśayaḥ |
etamarthamahaṃ jñātvā tato garjāmi gautama || 50 ||
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tvaṃ tu vṛddhaśca vipraśca aśaktaścāpi saṃyuge |
kṛtasnehaśca pārtheṣu mohānmāmavamanyase || 51 ||
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yadyevaṃ vakṣyase bhūyo māmapriyamiha dvija |
tataste khaḍgamudyamya jihvāṃ chetsyāmi durmate || 52 ||
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yaccāpi pāṇḍavānvipra stotumicchasi saṃyuge |
bhīṣayansarvasainyāni kauraveyāṇi durmate |
atrāpi śṛṇu me vākyaṃ yathāvadgadato dvija || 53 ||
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duryodhanaśca droṇaśca śakunirdurmukho jayaḥ |
duḥśāsano vṛṣaseno madrarājastvameva ca |
somadattaśca bhūriśca tathā drauṇirviviṃśatiḥ || 54 ||
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tiṣṭheyurdaṃśitā yatra sarve yuddhaviśāradāḥ |
jayedetānraṇe ko nu śakratulyabalo'pyariḥ || 55 ||
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śūrāśca hi kṛtāstrāśca balinaḥ svargalipsavaḥ |
dharmajñā yuddhakuśalā hanyuryuddhe surānapi || 56 ||
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ete sthāsyanti saṃgrāme pāṇḍavānāṃ vadhārthinaḥ |
jayamākāṅkṣamāṇā hi kauraveyasya daṃśitāḥ || 57 ||
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daivāyattamahaṃ manye jayaṃ subalināmapi |
yatra bhīṣmo mahābāhuḥ śete śaraśatācitaḥ || 58 ||
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vikarṇaścitrasenaśca bāhlīko'tha jayadrathaḥ |
bhūriśravā jayaścaiva jalasaṃdhaḥ sudakṣiṇaḥ || 59 ||
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śalaśca rathināṃ śreṣṭho bhagadattaśca vīryavān |
ete cānye ca rājāno devairapi sudurjayāḥ || 60 ||
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nihatāḥ samare śūrāḥ pāṇḍavairbalavattarāḥ |
kimanyaddaivasaṃyogānmanyase puruṣādhama || 61 ||
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yāṃśca tānstauṣi satataṃ duryodhanaripūndvija |
teṣāmapi hatāḥ śūrāḥ śataśo'tha sahasraśaḥ || 62 ||
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kṣīyante sarvasainyāni kurūṇāṃ pāṇḍavaiḥ saha |
prabhāvaṃ nātra paśyāmi pāṇḍavānāṃ kathaṃcana || 63 ||
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yāṃstānbalavato nityaṃ manyase tvaṃ dvijādhama |
yatiṣye'haṃ yathāśakti yoddhuṃ taiḥ saha saṃyuge |
duryodhanahitārthāya jayo daive pratiṣṭhitaḥ || 64 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Chapter 133

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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