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 |
athābravīdvāsudevo rathastho rādheya diṣṭyā smarasīha dharmam |
prāyeṇa nīcā vyasaneṣu magnā nindanti daivaṃ kukṛtaṃ na tattat || 1 ||
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yaddraupadīmekavastrāṃ sabhāyāmānāyya tvaṃ caiva suyodhanaśca |
duḥśāsanaḥ śakuniḥ saubalaśca na te karṇa pratyabhāttatra dharmaḥ || 2 ||
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yadā sabhāyāṃ kaunteyamanakṣajñaṃ yudhiṣṭhiram |
akṣajñaḥ śakunirjetā tadā dharmaḥ kva te gataḥ || 3 ||
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yadā rajasvalāṃ kṛṣṇāṃ duḥśāsanavaśe sthitām |
sabhāyāṃ prāhasaḥ karṇa kva te dharmastadā gataḥ || 4 ||
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rājyalubdhaḥ punaḥ karṇa samāhvayasi pāṇḍavam |
gāndhārarājamāśritya kva te dharmastadā gataḥ || 5 ||
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evamukte tu rādheye vāsudevena pāṇḍavam |
manyurabhyāviśattīvraḥ smṛtvā tattaddhanaṃjayam || 6 ||
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tasya krodhena sarvebhyaḥ srotobhyastejaso'rciṣaḥ |
prādurāsanmahārāja tadadbhutamivābhavat || 7 ||
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taṃ samīkṣya tataḥ karṇo brahmāstreṇa dhanaṃjayam |
abhyavarṣatpunaryatnamakarodrathasarjane |
tadastramastreṇāvārya prajahārāsya pāṇḍavaḥ || 8 ||
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tato'nyadastraṃ kaunteyo dayitaṃ jātavedasaḥ |
mumoca karṇamuddiśya tatprajajvāla vai bhṛśam || 9 ||
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vāruṇena tataḥ karṇaḥ śamayāmāsa pāvakam |
jīmūtaiśca diśaḥ sarvāścakre timiradurdināḥ || 10 ||
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pāṇḍaveyastvasaṃbhrānto vāyavyāstreṇa vīryavān |
apovāha tadābhrāṇi rādheyasya prapaśyataḥ || 11 ||
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taṃ hastikakṣyāpravaraṃ ca bāṇaiḥ suvarṇamuktāmaṇivajramṛṣṭam |
kālaprayatnottamaśilpiyatnaiḥ kṛtaṃ surūpaṃ vitamaskamuccaiḥ || 12 ||
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ūrjaskaraṃ tava sainyasya nityamamitravitrāsanamīḍyarūpam |
vikhyātamādityasamasya loke tviṣā samaṃ pāvakabhānucandraiḥ || 13 ||
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tataḥ kṣureṇādhiratheḥ kirīṭī suvarṇapuṅkhena śitena yattaḥ |
śriyā jvalantaṃ dhvajamunmamātha mahārathasyādhirathermahātmā || 14 ||
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yaśaśca dharmaśca jayaśca māriṣa priyāṇi sarvāṇi ca tena ketunā |
tadā kurūṇāṃ hṛdayāni cāpatanbabhūva hāheti ca nisvano mahān || 15 ||
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atha tvarankarṇavadhāya pāṇḍavo mahendravajrānaladaṇḍasaṃnibham |
ādatta pārtho'ñjalikaṃ niṣaṅgātsahasraraśmeriva raśmimuttamam || 16 ||
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marmacchidaṃ śoṇitamāṃsadigdhaṃ vaiśvānarārkapratimaṃ mahārham |
narāśvanāgāsuharaṃ tryaratniṃ ṣaḍvājamañjogatimugravegam || 17 ||
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sahasranetrāśanitulyatejasaṃ samānakravyādamivātiduḥsaham |
pinākanārāyaṇacakrasaṃnibhaṃ bhayaṃkaraṃ prāṇabhṛtāṃ vināśanam || 18 ||
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yuktvā mahāstreṇa pareṇa mantravidvikṛṣya gāṇḍīvamuvāca sasvanam |
ayaṃ mahāstro'pratimo dhṛtaḥ śaraḥ śarīrabhiccāsuharaśca durhṛdaḥ || 19 ||
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tapo'sti taptaṃ guravaśca toṣitā mayā yadiṣṭaṃ suhṛdāṃ tathā śrutam |
anena satyena nihantvayaṃ śaraḥ sudaṃśitaḥ karṇamariṃ mamājitaḥ || 20 ||
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ityūcivāṃstaṃ sa mumoca bāṇaṃ dhanaṃjayaḥ karṇavadhāya ghoram |
kṛtyāmatharvāṅgirasīmivogrāṃ dīptāmasahyāṃ yudhi mṛtyunāpi || 21 ||
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bruvankirīṭī tamatiprahṛṣṭo ayaṃ śaro me vijayāvaho'stu |
jighāṃsurarkendusamaprabhāvaḥ karṇaṃ samāptiṃ nayatāṃ yamāya || 22 ||
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teneṣuvaryeṇa kirīṭamālī prahṛṣṭarūpo vijayāvahena |
jighāṃsurarkendusamaprabheṇa cakre viṣaktaṃ ripumātatāyī || 23 ||
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tadudyatādityasamānavarcasaṃ śarannabhomadhyagabhāskaropamam |
varāṅgamurvyāmapataccamūpaterdivākaro'stādiva raktamaṇḍalaḥ || 24 ||
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tadasya dehī satataṃ sukhoditaṃ svarūpamatyarthamudārakarmaṇaḥ |
pareṇa kṛcchreṇa śarīramatyajadgṛhaṃ maharddhīva sasaṅgamīśvaraḥ || 25 ||
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śarairvibhugnaṃ vyasu tadvivarmaṇaḥ papāta karṇasya śarīramucchritam |
sravadvraṇaṃ gairikatoyavisravaṃ gireryathā vajrahataṃ śirastathā || 26 ||
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dehāttu karṇasya nipātitasya tejo dīptaṃ khaṃ vigāhyācireṇa |
tadadbhutaṃ sarvamanuṣyayodhāḥ paśyanti rājannihate sma karṇe || 27 ||
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taṃ somakāḥ prekṣya hataṃ śayānaṃ prītā nādaṃ saha sainyairakurvan |
tūryāṇi cājaghnuratīva hṛṣṭā vāsāṃsi caivādudhuvurbhujāṃśca |
balānvitāścāpyapare hyanṛtyannanyonyamāśliṣya nadanta ūcuḥ || 28 ||
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dṛṣṭvā tu karṇaṃ bhuvi niṣṭanantaṃ hataṃ rathātsāyakenāvabhinnam |
mahānilenāgnimivāpaviddhaṃ yajñāvasāne śayane niśānte || 29 ||
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śarairācitasarvāṅgaḥ śoṇitaughapariplutaḥ |
vibhāti dehaḥ karṇasya svaraśmibhirivāṃśumān || 30 ||
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pratāpya senāmāmitrīṃ dīptaiḥ śaragabhastibhiḥ |
balinārjunakālena nīto'staṃ karṇabhāskaraḥ || 31 ||
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astaṃ gacchanyathādityaḥ prabhāmādāya gacchati |
evaṃ jīvitamādāya karṇasyeṣurjagāma ha || 32 ||
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aparāhṇe parāhṇasya sūtaputrasya māriṣa |
chinnamañjalikenājau sotsedhamapatacchiraḥ || 33 ||
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uparyupari sainyānāṃ tasya śatrostadañjasā |
śiraḥ karṇasya sotsedhamiṣuḥ so'pāharaddrutam || 34 ||
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saṃjaya uvāca |
karṇaṃ tu śūraṃ patitaṃ pṛthivyāṃ śarācitaṃ śoṇitadigdhagātram |
dṛṣṭvā śayānaṃ bhuvi madrarājaśchinnadhvajenāpayayau rathena || 35 ||
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karṇe hate kuravaḥ prādravanta bhayārditā gāḍhaviddhāśca saṃkhye |
avekṣamāṇā muhurarjunasya dhvajaṃ mahāntaṃ vapuṣā jvalantam || 36 ||
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sahasranetrapratimānakarmaṇaḥ sahasrapatrapratimānanaṃ śubham |
sahasraraśmirdinasaṃkṣaye yathā tathāpatattasya śiro vasuṃdharām || 37 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Chapter 67

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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