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 |
evaṃ duryodhane rājangarjamāne muhurmuhuḥ |
yudhiṣṭhirasya saṃkruddho vāsudevo'bravīdidam || 1 ||
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yadi nāma hyayaṃ yuddhe varayettvāṃ yudhiṣṭhira |
arjunaṃ nakulaṃ vāpi sahadevamathāpi vā || 2 ||
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kimidaṃ sāhasaṃ rājaṃstvayā vyāhṛtamīdṛśam |
ekameva nihatyājau bhava rājā kuruṣviti || 3 ||
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etena hi kṛtā yogyā varṣāṇīha trayodaśa |
āyase puruṣe rājanbhīmasenajighāṃsayā || 4 ||
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kathaṃ nāma bhavetkāryamasmābhirbharatarṣabha |
sāhasaṃ kṛtavāṃstvaṃ tu hyanukrośānnṛpottama || 5 ||
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nānyamasyānupaśyāmi pratiyoddhāramāhave |
ṛte vṛkodarātpārthātsa ca nātikṛtaśramaḥ || 6 ||
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tadidaṃ dyūtamārabdhaṃ punareva yathā purā |
viṣamaṃ śakuneścaiva tava caiva viśāṃ pate || 7 ||
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balī bhīmaḥ samarthaśca kṛtī rājā suyodhanaḥ |
balavānvā kṛtī veti kṛtī rājanviśiṣyate || 8 ||
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so'yaṃ rājaṃstvayā śatruḥ same pathi niveśitaḥ |
nyastaścātmā suviṣame kṛcchramāpāditā vayam || 9 ||
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ko nu sarvānvinirjitya śatrūnekena vairiṇā |
paṇitvā caikapāṇena rocayedevamāhavam || 10 ||
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na hi paśyāmi taṃ loke gadāhastaṃ narottamam |
yudhyedduryodhanaṃ saṃkhye kṛtitvāddhi viśeṣayet || 11 ||
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phalgunaṃ vā bhavantaṃ vā mādrīputrāvathāpi vā |
na samarthānahaṃ manye gadāhastasya saṃyuge || 12 ||
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sa kathaṃ vadase śatruṃ yudhyasva gadayeti ha |
ekaṃ ca no nihatyājau bhava rājeti bhārata || 13 ||
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vṛkodaraṃ samāsādya saṃśayo vijaye hi naḥ |
nyāyato yudhyamānānāṃ kṛtī hyeṣa mahābalaḥ || 14 ||
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bhīma uvāca |
madhusūdana mā kārṣīrviṣādaṃ yadunandana |
adya pāraṃ gamiṣyāmi vairasya bhṛśadurgamam || 15 ||
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ahaṃ suyodhanaṃ saṃkhye haniṣyāmi na saṃśayaḥ |
vijayo vai dhruvaṃ kṛṣṇa dharmarājasya dṛśyate || 16 ||
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adhyardhena guṇeneyaṃ gadā gurutarī mama |
na tathā dhārtarāṣṭrasya mā kārṣīrmādhava vyathām || 17 ||
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sāmarānapi lokāṃstrīnnānāśastradharānyudhi |
yodhayeyaṃ raṇe hṛṣṭaḥ kimutādya suyodhanam || 18 ||
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saṃjaya uvāca |
tathā saṃbhāṣamāṇaṃ tu vāsudevo vṛkodaram |
hṛṣṭaḥ saṃpūjayāmāsa vacanaṃ cedamabravīt || 19 ||
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tvāmāśritya mahābāho dharmarājo yudhiṣṭhiraḥ |
nihatāriḥ svakāṃ dīptāṃ śriyaṃ prāpto na saṃśayaḥ || 20 ||
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tvayā vinihatāḥ sarve dhṛtarāṣṭrasutā raṇe |
rājāno rājaputrāśca nāgāśca vinipātitāḥ || 21 ||
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kaliṅgā māgadhāḥ prācyā gāndhārāḥ kuravastathā |
tvāmāsādya mahāyuddhe nihatāḥ pāṇḍunandana || 22 ||
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hatvā duryodhanaṃ cāpi prayacchorvīṃ sasāgarām |
dharmarājāya kaunteya yathā viṣṇuḥ śacīpateḥ || 23 ||
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tvāṃ ca prāpya raṇe pāpo dhārtarāṣṭro vinaṅkṣyati |
tvamasya sakthinī bhaṅktvā pratijñāṃ pārayiṣyasi || 24 ||
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yatnena tu sadā pārtha yoddhavyo dhṛtarāṣṭrajaḥ |
kṛtī ca balavāṃścaiva yuddhaśauṇḍaśca nityadā || 25 ||
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tatastu sātyakī rājanpūjayāmāsa pāṇḍavam |
vividhābhiśca tāṃ vāgbhiḥ pūjayāmāsa mādhavaḥ || 26 ||
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pāñcālāḥ pāṇḍaveyāśca dharmarājapurogamāḥ |
tadvaco bhīmasenasya sarva evābhyapūjayan || 27 ||
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tato bhīmabalo bhīmo yudhiṣṭhiramathābravīt |
sṛñjayaiḥ saha tiṣṭhantaṃ tapantamiva bhāskaram || 28 ||
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ahametena saṃgamya saṃyuge yoddhumutsahe |
na hi śakto raṇe jetuṃ māmeṣa puruṣādhamaḥ || 29 ||
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adya krodhaṃ vimokṣyāmi nihitaṃ hṛdaye bhṛśam |
suyodhane dhārtarāṣṭre khāṇḍave'gnimivārjunaḥ || 30 ||
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śalyamadyoddhariṣyāmi tava pāṇḍava hṛcchayam |
nihatya gadayā pāpamadya rājansukhī bhava || 31 ||
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adya kīrtimayīṃ mālāṃ pratimokṣye tavānagha |
prāṇāñśriyaṃ ca rājyaṃ ca mokṣyate'dya suyodhanaḥ || 32 ||
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rājā ca dhṛtarāṣṭro'dya śrutvā putraṃ mayā hatam |
smariṣyatyaśubhaṃ karma yattacchakunibuddhijam || 33 ||
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ityuktvā bharataśreṣṭho gadāmudyamya vīryavān |
udatiṣṭhata yuddhāya śakro vṛtramivāhvayan || 34 ||
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tamekākinamāsādya dhārtarāṣṭraṃ mahābalam |
niryūthamiva mātaṅgaṃ samahṛṣyanta pāṇḍavāḥ || 35 ||
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tamudyatagadaṃ dṛṣṭvā kailāsamiva śṛṅgiṇam |
bhīmasenastadā rājanduryodhanamathābravīt || 36 ||
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rājñāpi dhṛtarāṣṭreṇa tvayā cāsmāsu yatkṛtam |
smara tadduṣkṛtaṃ karma yadvṛttaṃ vāraṇāvate || 37 ||
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draupadī ca parikliṣṭā sabhāmadhye rajasvalā |
dyūte yadvijito rājā śakunerbuddhiniścayāt || 38 ||
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yāni cānyāni duṣṭātmanpāpāni kṛtavānasi |
anāgaḥsu ca pārtheṣu tasya paśya mahatphalam || 39 ||
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tvatkṛte nihataḥ śete śaratalpe mahāyaśāḥ |
gāṅgeyo bharataśreṣṭhaḥ sarveṣāṃ naḥ pitāmahaḥ || 40 ||
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hato droṇaśca karṇaśca hataḥ śalyaḥ pratāpavān |
vairasya cādikartāsau śakunirnihato yudhi || 41 ||
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bhrātaraste hatāḥ śūrāḥ putrāśca sahasainikāḥ |
rājānaśca hatāḥ śūrāḥ samareṣvanivartinaḥ || 42 ||
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ete cānye ca nihatā bahavaḥ kṣatriyarṣabhāḥ |
prātikāmī tathā pāpo draupadyāḥ kleśakṛddhataḥ || 43 ||
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avaśiṣṭastvamevaikaḥ kulaghno'dhamapūruṣaḥ |
tvāmapyadya haniṣyāmi gadayā nātra saṃśayaḥ || 44 ||
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adya te'haṃ raṇe darpaṃ sarvaṃ nāśayitā nṛpa |
rājyāśāṃ vipulāṃ rājanpāṇḍaveṣu ca duṣkṛtam || 45 ||
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duryodhana uvāca |
kiṃ katthitena bahudhā yudhyasvādya mayā saha |
adya te'haṃ vineṣyāmi yuddhaśraddhāṃ vṛkodara || 46 ||
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kiṃ na paśyasi māṃ pāpa gadāyuddhe vyavasthitam |
himavacchikharākārāṃ pragṛhya mahatīṃ gadām || 47 ||
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gadinaṃ ko'dya māṃ pāpa jetumutsahate ripuḥ |
nyāyato yudhyamānasya deveṣvapi puraṃdaraḥ || 48 ||
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mā vṛthā garja kaunteya śāradābhramivājalam |
darśayasva balaṃ yuddhe yāvattatte'dya vidyate || 49 ||
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tasya tadvacanaṃ śrutvā pāñcālāḥ sahasṛñjayāḥ |
sarve saṃpūjayāmāsustadvaco vijigīṣavaḥ || 50 ||
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taṃ mattamiva mātaṅgaṃ talaśabdena mānavāḥ |
bhūyaḥ saṃharṣayāmāsū rājanduryodhanaṃ nṛpam || 51 ||
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bṛṃhanti kuñjarāstatra hayā heṣanti cāsakṛt |
śastrāṇi saṃpradīpyante pāṇḍavānāṃ jayaiṣiṇām || 52 ||
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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 32

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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