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).

yudhiṣṭhira uvāca |
kṣīṇasya dīrghasūtrasya sānukrośasya bandhuṣu |
viraktapaurarāṣṭrasya nirdravyanicayasya ca || 1 ||
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pariśaṅkitamukhyasya srutamantrasya bhārata |
asaṃbhāvitamitrasya bhinnāmātyasya sarvaśaḥ || 2 ||
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paracakrābhiyātasya durbalasya balīyasā |
āpannacetaso brūhi kiṃ kāryamavaśiṣyate || 3 ||
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bhīṣma uvāca |
bāhyaścedvijigīṣuḥ syāddharmārthakuśalaḥ śuciḥ |
javena saṃdhiṃ kurvīta pūrvānpūrvānvimokṣayan || 4 ||
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adharmavijigīṣuścedbalavānpāpaniścayaḥ |
ātmanaḥ saṃnirodhena saṃdhiṃ tenābhiyojayet || 5 ||
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apāsya rājadhānīṃ vā taredanyena vāpadam |
tadbhāvabhāve dravyāṇi jīvanpunarupārjayet || 6 ||
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yāstu syuḥ kevalatyāgācchakyāstaritumāpadaḥ |
kastatrādhikamātmānaṃ saṃtyajedarthadharmavit || 7 ||
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avarodhājjugupseta kā sapatnadhane dayā |
na tvevātmā pradātavyaḥ śakye sati kathaṃcana || 8 ||
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yudhiṣṭhira uvāca |
ābhyantare prakupite bāhye copanipīḍite |
kṣīṇe kośe srute mantre kiṃ kāryamavaśiṣyate || 9 ||
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bhīṣma uvāca |
kṣipraṃ vā saṃdhikāmaḥ syātkṣipraṃ vā tīkṣṇavikramaḥ |
padāpanayanaṃ kṣiprametāvatsāṃparāyikam || 10 ||
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anuraktena puṣṭena hṛṣṭena jagatīpate |
alpenāpi hi sainyena mahīṃ jayati pārthivaḥ || 11 ||
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hato vā divamārohedvijayī kṣitimāvaset |
yuddhe tu saṃtyajanprāṇāñśakrasyaiti salokatām || 12 ||
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sarvalokāgamaṃ kṛtvā mṛdutvaṃ gantumeva ca |
viśvāsādvinayaṃ kuryādvyavasyedvāpyupānahau || 13 ||
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apakramitumicchedvā yathākāmaṃ tu sāntvayet |
viliṅgamitvā mitreṇa tataḥ svayamupakramet || 14 ||
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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 129

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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