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 |
śrutakarmā mahārāja citrasenaṃ mahīpatim |
ājaghne samare kruddhaḥ pañcāśadbhiḥ śilīmukhaiḥ || 1 ||
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abhisārastu taṃ rājā navabhirniśitaiḥ śaraiḥ |
śrutakarmāṇamāhatya sūtaṃ vivyādha pañcabhiḥ || 2 ||
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śrutakarmā tataḥ kruddhaścitrasenaṃ camūmukhe |
nārācena sutīkṣṇena marmadeśe samardayat || 3 ||
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etasminnantare cainaṃ śrutakīrtirmahāyaśāḥ |
navatyā jagatīpālaṃ chādayāmāsa patribhiḥ || 4 ||
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pratilabhya tataḥ saṃjñāṃ citraseno mahārathaḥ |
dhanuściccheda bhallena taṃ ca vivyādha saptabhiḥ || 5 ||
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so'nyatkārmukamādāya vegaghnaṃ rukmabhūṣaṇam |
citrarūpataraṃ cakre citrasenaṃ śarormibhiḥ || 6 ||
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sa śaraiścitrito rājaṃścitramālyadharo yuvā |
yuveva samaśobhatsa goṣṭhīmadhye svalaṃkṛtaḥ || 7 ||
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śrutakarmāṇamatha vai nārācena stanāntare |
bibheda samare kruddhastiṣṭha tiṣṭheti cābravīt || 8 ||
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śrutakarmāpi samare nārācena samarditaḥ |
susrāva rudhiraṃ bhūri gairikāmbha ivācalaḥ || 9 ||
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tataḥ sa rudhirāktāṅgo rudhireṇa kṛtacchaviḥ |
rarāja samare rājansapuṣpa iva kiṃśukaḥ || 10 ||
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śrutakarmā tato rājañśatrūṇāṃ samabhidrutaḥ |
śatrusaṃvaraṇaṃ kṛtvā dvidhā ciccheda kārmukam || 11 ||
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athainaṃ chinnadhanvānaṃ nārācānāṃ tribhiḥ śataiḥ |
vivyādha bharataśreṣṭha śrutakarmā mahāyaśāḥ || 12 ||
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tato'pareṇa bhallena bhṛśaṃ tīkṣṇena satvaraḥ |
jahāra saśirastrāṇaṃ śirastasya mahātmanaḥ || 13 ||
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tacchiro nyapatadbhūmau sumahaccitravarmaṇaḥ |
yadṛcchayā yathā candraścyutaḥ svargānmahītale || 14 ||
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rājānaṃ nihataṃ dṛṣṭvā abhisāraṃ ca māriṣa |
abhyadravanta vegena citrasenasya sainikāḥ || 15 ||
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tataḥ kruddho maheṣvāsastatsainyaṃ prādravaccharaiḥ |
antakāle yathā kruddhaḥ sarvabhūtāni pretarāṭ |
drāvayanniṣubhistūrṇaṃ śrutakarmā vyarocata || 16 ||
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prativindhyastataścitraṃ bhittvā pañcabhirāśugaiḥ |
sārathiṃ tribhirānarcchaddhvajamekeṣuṇā tataḥ || 17 ||
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taṃ citro navabhirbhallairbāhvorurasi cārdayat |
svarṇapuṅkhaiḥ śilādhautaiḥ kaṅkabarhiṇavājitaiḥ || 18 ||
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prativindhyo dhanustasya chittvā bhārata sāyakaiḥ |
pañcabhirniśitairbāṇairathainaṃ saṃprajaghnivān || 19 ||
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tataḥ śaktiṃ mahārāja hemadaṇḍāṃ durāsadām |
prāhiṇottava putrāya ghorāmagniśikhāmiva || 20 ||
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tāmāpatantīṃ sahasā śaktimulkāmivāmbarāt |
dvidhā ciccheda samare prativindhyo hasanniva || 21 ||
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sā papāta tadā chinnā prativindhyaśaraiḥ śitaiḥ |
yugānte sarvabhūtāni trāsayantī yathāśaniḥ || 22 ||
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śaktiṃ tāṃ prahatāṃ dṛṣṭvā citro gṛhya mahāgadām |
prativindhyāya cikṣepa rukmajālavibhūṣitām || 23 ||
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sā jaghāna hayāṃstasya sārathiṃ ca mahāraṇe |
rathaṃ pramṛdya vegena dharaṇīmanvapadyata || 24 ||
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etasminneva kāle tu rathādāplutya bhārata |
śaktiṃ cikṣepa citrāya svarṇaghaṇṭāmalaṃkṛtām || 25 ||
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tāmāpatantīṃ jagrāha citro rājanmahāmanāḥ |
tatastāmeva cikṣepa prativindhyāya bhārata || 26 ||
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samāsādya raṇe śūraṃ prativindhyaṃ mahāprabhā |
nirbhidya dakṣiṇaṃ bāhuṃ nipapāta mahītale |
patitābhāsayaccaiva taṃ deśamaśaniryathā || 27 ||
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prativindhyastato rājaṃstomaraṃ hemabhūṣitam |
preṣayāmāsa saṃkruddhaścitrasya vadhakāmyayā || 28 ||
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sa tasya devāvaraṇaṃ bhittvā hṛdayameva ca |
jagāma dharaṇīṃ tūrṇaṃ mahoraga ivāśayam || 29 ||
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sa papāta tadā rājaṃstomareṇa samāhataḥ |
prasārya vipulau bāhū pīnau parighasaṃnibhau || 30 ||
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citraṃ saṃprekṣya nihataṃ tāvakā raṇaśobhinaḥ |
abhyadravanta vegena prativindhyaṃ samantataḥ || 31 ||
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sṛjanto vividhānbāṇāñśataghnīśca sakiṅkiṇīḥ |
ta enaṃ chādayāmāsuḥ sūryamabhragaṇā iva || 32 ||
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tānapāsya mahābāhuḥ śarajālena saṃyuge |
vyadrāvayattava camūṃ vajrahasta ivāsurīm || 33 ||
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te vadhyamānāḥ samare tāvakāḥ pāṇḍavairnṛpa |
viprakīryanta sahasā vātanunnā ghanā iva || 34 ||
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vipradrute bale tasminvadhyamāne samantataḥ |
drauṇireko'bhyayāttūrṇaṃ bhīmasenaṃ mahābalam || 35 ||
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tataḥ samāgamo ghoro babhūva sahasā tayoḥ |
yathā devāsure yuddhe vṛtravāsavayorabhūt || 36 ||
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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 10

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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