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).

yājñavalkya uvāca |
pādāvadhyātmamityāhurbrāhmaṇāstattvadarśinaḥ |
gantavyamadhibhūtaṃ ca viṣṇustatrādhidaivatam || 1 ||
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pāyuradhyātmamityāhuryathātattvārthadarśinaḥ |
visargamadhibhūtaṃ ca mitrastatrādhidaivatam || 2 ||
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upastho'dhyātmamityāhuryathāyoganidarśanam |
adhibhūtaṃ tathānando daivataṃ ca prajāpatiḥ || 3 ||
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hastāvadhyātmamityāhuryathāsāṃkhyanidarśanam |
kartavyamadhibhūtaṃ tu indrastatrādhidaivatam || 4 ||
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vāgadhyātmamiti prāhuryathāśrutinidarśanam |
vaktavyamadhibhūtaṃ tu vahnistatrādhidaivatam || 5 ||
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cakṣuradhyātmamityāhuryathāśrutinidarśanam |
rūpamatrādhibhūtaṃ tu sūryastatrādhidaivatam || 6 ||
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śrotramadhyātmamityāhuryathāśrutinidarśanam |
śabdastatrādhibhūtaṃ tu diśastatrādhidaivatam || 7 ||
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jihvāmadhyātmamityāhuryathātattvanidarśanam |
rasa evādhibhūtaṃ tu āpastatrādhidaivatam || 8 ||
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ghrāṇamadhyātmamityāhuryathāśrutinidarśanam |
gandha evādhibhūtaṃ tu pṛthivī cādhidaivatam || 9 ||
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tvagadhyātmamiti prāhustattvabuddhiviśāradāḥ |
sparśa evādhibhūtaṃ tu pavanaścādhidaivatam || 10 ||
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mano'dhyātmamiti prāhuryathāśrutinidarśanam |
mantavyamadhibhūtaṃ tu candramāścādhidaivatam || 11 ||
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ahaṃkārikamadhyātmamāhustattvanidarśanam |
abhimāno'dhibhūtaṃ tu bhavastatrādhidaivatam || 12 ||
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buddhiradhyātmamityāhuryathāvedanidarśanam |
boddhavyamadhibhūtaṃ tu kṣetrajño'trādhidaivatam || 13 ||
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eṣā te vyaktato rājanvibhūtiranuvarṇitā |
ādau madhye tathā cānte yathātattvena tattvavit || 14 ||
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prakṛtirguṇānvikurute svacchandenātmakāmyayā |
krīḍārthaṃ tu mahārāja śataśo'tha sahasraśaḥ || 15 ||
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yathā dīpasahasrāṇi dīpānmartyāḥ prakurvate |
prakṛtistathā vikurute puruṣasya guṇānbahūn || 16 ||
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sattvamānanda udrekaḥ prītiḥ prākāśyameva ca |
sukhaṃ śuddhitvamārogyaṃ saṃtoṣaḥ śraddadhānatā || 17 ||
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akārpaṇyamasaṃrambhaḥ kṣamā dhṛtirahiṃsatā |
samatā satyamānṛṇyaṃ mārdavaṃ hrīracāpalam || 18 ||
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śaucamārjavamācāramalaulyaṃ hṛdyasaṃbhramaḥ |
iṣṭāniṣṭaviyogānāṃ kṛtānāmavikatthanam || 19 ||
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dānena cānugrahaṇamaspṛhārthe parārthatā |
sarvabhūtadayā caiva sattvasyaite guṇāḥ smṛtāḥ || 20 ||
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rajoguṇānāṃ saṃghāto rūpamaiśvaryavigrahe |
atyāśitvamakāruṇyaṃ sukhaduḥkhopasevanam || 21 ||
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parāpavādeṣu ratirvivādānāṃ ca sevanam |
ahaṃkārastvasatkāraścintā vairopasevanam || 22 ||
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paritāpo'paharaṇaṃ hrīnāśo'nārjavaṃ tathā |
bhedaḥ paruṣatā caiva kāmakrodhau madastathā |
darpo dveṣo'tivādaśca ete proktā rajoguṇāḥ || 23 ||
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tāmasānāṃ tu saṃghātaṃ pravakṣyāmyupadhāryatām |
moho'prakāśastāmisramandhatāmisrasaṃjñitam || 24 ||
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maraṇaṃ cāndhatāmisraṃ tāmisraṃ krodha ucyate |
tamaso lakṣaṇānīha bhakṣāṇāmabhirocanam || 25 ||
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bhojanānāmaparyāptistathā peyeṣvatṛptatā |
gandhavāso vihāreṣu śayaneṣvāsaneṣu ca || 26 ||
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divāsvapne vivāde ca pramādeṣu ca vai ratiḥ |
nṛtyavāditragītānāmajñānācchraddadhānatā |
dveṣo dharmaviśeṣāṇāmete vai tāmasā guṇāḥ || 27 ||
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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 301

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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