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).

bhīṣma uvāca |
sa pannagapatistatra prayayau brāhmaṇaṃ prati |
tameva manasā dhyāyankāryavattāṃ vicārayan || 1 ||
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tamabhikramya nāgendro matimānsa nareśvara |
provāca madhuraṃ vākyaṃ prakṛtyā dharmavatsalaḥ || 2 ||
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bho bho kṣāmyābhibhāṣe tvāṃ na roṣaṃ kartumarhasi |
iha tvamabhisaṃprāptaḥ kasyārthe kiṃ prayojanam || 3 ||
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ābhimukhyādabhikramya snehātpṛcchāmi te dvija |
vivikte gomatītīre kiṃ vā tvaṃ paryupāsase || 4 ||
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brāhmaṇa uvāca |
dharmāraṇyaṃ hi māṃ viddhi nāgaṃ draṣṭumihāgatam |
padmanābhaṃ dvijaśreṣṭhaṃ tatra me kāryamāhitam || 5 ||
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tasya cāhamasāṃnidhyaṃ śrutavānasmi taṃ gatam |
svajanaṃ taṃ pratīkṣāmi parjanyamiva karṣakaḥ || 6 ||
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tasya cākleśakaraṇaṃ svastikārasamāhitam |
vartayāmyayutaṃ brahma yogayukto nirāmayaḥ || 7 ||
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nāga uvāca |
aho kalyāṇavṛttastvaṃ sādhu sajjanavatsalaḥ |
śravāḍhyastvaṃ mahābhāga paraṃ snehena paśyasi || 8 ||
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ahaṃ sa nāgo viprarṣe yathā māṃ vindate bhavān |
ājñāpaya yathā svairaṃ kiṃ karomi priyaṃ tava || 9 ||
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bhavantaṃ svajanādasmi saṃprāptaṃ śrutavāniha |
atastvāṃ svayamevāhaṃ draṣṭumabhyāgato dvija || 10 ||
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saṃprāptaśca bhavānadya kṛtārthaḥ pratiyāsyati |
visrabdho māṃ dvijaśreṣṭha viṣaye yoktumarhasi || 11 ||
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vayaṃ hi bhavatā sarve guṇakrītā viśeṣataḥ |
yastvamātmahitaṃ tyaktvā māmevehānurudhyase || 12 ||
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brāhmaṇa uvāca |
āgato'haṃ mahābhāga tava darśanalālasaḥ |
kaṃcidarthamanarthajñaḥ praṣṭukāmo bhujaṃgama || 13 ||
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ahamātmānamātmastho mārgamāṇo''tmano hitam |
vāsārthinaṃ mahāprājña balavantamupāsmi ha || 14 ||
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prakāśitastvaṃ svaguṇairyaśogarbhagabhastibhiḥ |
śaśāṅkakarasaṃsparśairhṛdyairātmaprakāśitaiḥ || 15 ||
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tasya me praśnamutpannaṃ chindhi tvamanilāśana |
paścātkāryaṃ vadiṣyāmi śrotumarhati me bhavān || 16 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Chapter 349

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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Mahabharata in Telugu (7 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2018)

7248pages

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