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).

vāsudeva uvāca |
tataḥ sa prayato bhūtvā mama tāta yudhiṣṭhira |
prāñjaliḥ prāha viprarṣirnāmasaṃhāramāditaḥ || 1 ||
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upamanyuruvāca |
brahmaproktairṛṣiproktairvedavedāṅgasaṃbhavaiḥ |
sarvalokeṣu vikhyātaiḥ sthāṇuṃ stoṣyāmi nāmabhiḥ || 2 ||
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mahadbhirvihitaiḥ satyaiḥ siddhaiḥ sarvārthasādhakaiḥ |
ṛṣiṇā taṇḍinā bhaktyā kṛtairdevakṛtātmanā || 3 ||
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yathoktairlokavikhyātairmunibhistattvadarśibhiḥ |
pravaraṃ prathamaṃ svargyaṃ sarvabhūtahitaṃ śubham |
śrutaiḥ sarvatra jagati brahmalokāvatāritaiḥ || 4 ||
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yattadrahasyaṃ paramaṃ brahmaproktaṃ sanātanam |
vakṣye yadukulaśreṣṭha śṛṇuṣvāvahito mama || 5 ||
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paratvena bhavaṃ devaṃ bhaktastvaṃ parameśvaram |
tena te śrāvayiṣyāmi yattadbrahma sanātanam || 6 ||
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na śakyaṃ vistarātkṛtsnaṃ vaktuṃ śarvasya kenacit |
yuktenāpi vibhūtīnāmapi varṣaśatairapi || 7 ||
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yasyādirmadhyamantaśca surairapi na gamyate |
kastasya śaknuyādvaktuṃ guṇānkārtsnyena mādhava || 8 ||
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kiṃ tu devasya mahataḥ saṃkṣiptārthapadākṣaram |
śaktitaścaritaṃ vakṣye prasādāttasya caiva hi || 9 ||
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aprāpyeha tato'nujñāṃ na śakyaḥ stotumīśvaraḥ |
yadā tenābhyanujñātaḥ stuvatyeva sadā bhavam || 10 ||
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anādinidhanasyāhaṃ sarvayonermahātmanaḥ |
nāmnāṃ kaṃcitsamuddeśaṃ vakṣye hyavyaktayoninaḥ || 11 ||
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varadasya vareṇyasya viśvarūpasya dhīmataḥ |
śṛṇu nāmasamuddeśaṃ yaduktaṃ padmayoninā || 12 ||
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daśa nāmasahasrāṇi yānyāha prapitāmahaḥ |
tāni nirmathya manasā dadhno ghṛtamivoddhṛtam || 13 ||
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gireḥ sāraṃ yathā hema puṣpātsāraṃ yathā madhu |
ghṛtātsāraṃ yathā maṇḍastathaitatsāramuddhṛtam || 14 ||
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sarvapāpmāpahamidaṃ caturvedasamanvitam |
prayatnenādhigantavyaṃ dhāryaṃ ca prayatātmanā |
śāntikaṃ pauṣṭikaṃ caiva rakṣoghnaṃ pāvanaṃ mahat || 15 ||
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idaṃ bhaktāya dātavyaṃ śraddadhānāstikāya ca |
nāśraddadhānarūpāya nāstikāyājitātmane || 16 ||
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yaścābhyasūyate devaṃ bhūtātmānaṃ pinākinam |
sa kṛṣṇa narakaṃ yāti saha pūrvaiḥ sahānugaiḥ || 17 ||
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idaṃ dhyānamidaṃ yogamidaṃ dhyeyamanuttamam |
idaṃ japyamidaṃ jñānaṃ rahasyamidamuttamam |
idaṃ jñātvāntakāle'pi gaccheddhi paramāṃ gatim || 18 ||
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pavitraṃ maṅgalaṃ puṇyaṃ kalyāṇamidamuttamam |
nigadiṣye mahābāho stavānāmuttamaṃ stavam || 19 ||
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idaṃ brahmā purā kṛtvā sarvalokapitāmahaḥ |
sarvastavānāṃ divyānāṃ rājatve samakalpayat || 20 ||
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tadāprabhṛti caivāyamīśvarasya mahātmanaḥ |
stavarājeti vikhyāto jagatyamarapūjitaḥ |
brahmalokādayaṃ caiva stavarājo'vatāritaḥ || 21 ||
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yasmāttaṇḍiḥ purā prāha tena taṇḍikṛto'bhavat |
svargāccaivātra bhūlokaṃ taṇḍinā hyavatāritaḥ || 22 ||
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sarvamaṅgalamaṅgalyaṃ sarvapāpapraṇāśanam |
nigadiṣye mahābāho stavānāmuttamaṃ stavam || 23 ||
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brahmaṇāmapi yadbrahma parāṇāmapi yatparam |
tejasāmapi yattejastapasāmapi yattapaḥ || 24 ||
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śāntīnāmapi yā śāntirdyutīnāmapi yā dyutiḥ |
dāntānāmapi yo dānto dhīmatāmapi yā ca dhīḥ || 25 ||
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devānāmapi yo devo munīnāmapi yo muniḥ |
yajñānāmapi yo yajñaḥ śivānāmapi yaḥ śivaḥ || 26 ||
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rudrāṇāmapi yo rudraḥ prabhuḥ prabhavatāmapi |
yogināmapi yo yogī kāraṇānāṃ ca kāraṇam || 27 ||
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yato lokāḥ saṃbhavanti na bhavanti yataḥ punaḥ |
sarvabhūtātmabhūtasya harasyāmitatejasaḥ || 28 ||
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aṣṭottarasahasraṃ tu nāmnāṃ śarvasya me śṛṇu |
yacchrutvā manujaśreṣṭha sarvānkāmānavāpsyasi || 29 ||
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sthiraḥ sthāṇuḥ prabhurbhānuḥ pravaro varado varaḥ |
sarvātmā sarvavikhyātaḥ sarvaḥ sarvakaro bhavaḥ || 30 ||
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jaṭī carmī śikhaṇḍī ca sarvāṅgaḥ sarvabhāvanaḥ |
hariśca hariṇākṣaśca sarvabhūtaharaḥ prabhuḥ || 31 ||
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pravṛttiśca nivṛttiśca niyataḥ śāśvato dhruvaḥ |
śmaśānacārī bhagavānkhacaro gocaro'rdanaḥ || 32 ||
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abhivādyo mahākarmā tapasvī bhūtabhāvanaḥ |
unmattaveśapracchannaḥ sarvalokaprajāpatiḥ || 33 ||
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mahārūpo mahākāyaḥ sarvarūpo mahāyaśāḥ |
mahātmā sarvabhūtaśca virūpo vāmano manuḥ || 34 ||
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lokapālo'ntarhitātmā prasādo hayagardabhiḥ |
pavitraśca mahāṃścaiva niyamo niyamāśrayaḥ || 35 ||
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sarvakarmā svayaṃbhūśca ādirādikaro nidhiḥ |
sahasrākṣo virūpākṣaḥ somo nakṣatrasādhakaḥ || 36 ||
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candrasūryagatiḥ keturgraho grahapatirvaraḥ |
adriradryālayaḥ kartā mṛgabāṇārpaṇo'naghaḥ || 37 ||
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mahātapā ghoratapā adīno dīnasādhakaḥ |
saṃvatsarakaro mantraḥ pramāṇaṃ paramaṃ tapaḥ || 38 ||
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yogī yojyo mahābījo mahāretā mahātapāḥ |
suvarṇaretāḥ sarvajñaḥ subījo vṛṣavāhanaḥ || 39 ||
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daśabāhustvanimiṣo nīlakaṇṭha umāpatiḥ |
viśvarūpaḥ svayaṃśreṣṭho balavīro balo gaṇaḥ || 40 ||
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gaṇakartā gaṇapatirdigvāsāḥ kāmya eva ca |
pavitraṃ paramaṃ mantraḥ sarvabhāvakaro haraḥ || 41 ||
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kamaṇḍaludharo dhanvī bāṇahastaḥ kapālavān |
aśanī śataghnī khaḍgī paṭṭiśī cāyudhī mahān || 42 ||
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sruvahastaḥ surūpaśca tejastejaskaro nidhiḥ |
uṣṇīṣī ca suvaktraśca udagro vinatastathā || 43 ||
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dīrghaśca harikeśaśca sutīrthaḥ kṛṣṇa eva ca |
sṛgālarūpaḥ sarvārtho muṇḍaḥ kuṇḍī kamaṇḍaluḥ || 44 ||
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ajaśca mṛgarūpaśca gandhadhārī kapardyapi |
ūrdhvaretā ūrdhvaliṅga ūrdhvaśāyī nabhastalaḥ || 45 ||
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trijaṭaścīravāsāśca rudraḥ senāpatirvibhuḥ |
ahaścaro'tha naktaṃ ca tigmamanyuḥ suvarcasaḥ || 46 ||
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gajahā daityahā loko lokadhātā guṇākaraḥ |
siṃhaśārdūlarūpaśca ārdracarmāmbarāvṛtaḥ || 47 ||
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kālayogī mahānādaḥ sarvavāsaścatuṣpathaḥ |
niśācaraḥ pretacārī bhūtacārī maheśvaraḥ || 48 ||
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bahubhūto bahudhanaḥ sarvādhāro'mito gatiḥ |
nṛtyapriyo nityanarto nartakaḥ sarvalāsakaḥ || 49 ||
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ghoro mahātapāḥ pāśo nityo giricaro nabhaḥ |
sahasrahasto vijayo vyavasāyo hyaninditaḥ || 50 ||
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amarṣaṇo marṣaṇātmā yajñahā kāmanāśanaḥ |
dakṣayajñāpahārī ca susaho madhyamastathā || 51 ||
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tejopahārī balahā mudito'rtho jito varaḥ |
gambhīraghoṣo gambhīro gambhīrabalavāhanaḥ || 52 ||
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nyagrodharūpo nyagrodho vṛkṣakarṇasthitirvibhuḥ |
tīkṣṇatāpaśca haryaśvaḥ sahāyaḥ karmakālavit || 53 ||
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viṣṇuprasādito yajñaḥ samudro vaḍavāmukhaḥ |
hutāśanasahāyaśca praśāntātmā hutāśanaḥ || 54 ||
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ugratejā mahātejā jayo vijayakālavit |
jyotiṣāmayanaṃ siddhiḥ saṃdhirvigraha eva ca || 55 ||
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śikhī daṇḍī jaṭī jvālī mūrtijo mūrdhago balī |
vaiṇavī paṇavī tālī kālaḥ kālakaṭaṃkaṭaḥ || 56 ||
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nakṣatravigrahavidhirguṇavṛddhirlayo'gamaḥ |
prajāpatirdiśābāhurvibhāgaḥ sarvatomukhaḥ || 57 ||
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vimocanaḥ suragaṇo hiraṇyakavacodbhavaḥ |
meḍhrajo balacārī ca mahācārī stutastathā || 58 ||
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sarvatūryaninādī ca sarvavādyaparigrahaḥ |
vyālarūpo bilāvāsī hemamālī taraṃgavit || 59 ||
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tridaśastrikāladhṛkkarmasarvabandhavimocanaḥ |
bandhanastvasurendrāṇāṃ yudhi śatruvināśanaḥ || 60 ||
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sāṃkhyaprasādo durvāsāḥ sarvasādhuniṣevitaḥ |
praskandano vibhāgaśca atulyo yajñabhāgavit || 61 ||
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sarvāvāsaḥ sarvacārī durvāsā vāsavo'maraḥ |
hemo hemakaro yajñaḥ sarvadhārī dharottamaḥ || 62 ||
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lohitākṣo mahākṣaśca vijayākṣo viśāradaḥ |
saṃgraho nigrahaḥ kartā sarpacīranivāsanaḥ || 63 ||
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mukhyo'mukhyaśca dehaśca deharddhiḥ sarvakāmadaḥ |
sarvakālaprasādaśca subalo balarūpadhṛk || 64 ||
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ākāśanidhirūpaśca nipātī uragaḥ khagaḥ |
raudrarūpoṃ'śurādityo vasuraśmiḥ suvarcasī || 65 ||
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vasuvego mahāvego manovego niśācaraḥ |
sarvāvāsī śriyāvāsī upadeśakaro haraḥ || 66 ||
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munirātmapatirloke saṃbhojyaśca sahasradaḥ |
pakṣī ca pakṣirūpī ca atidīpto viśāṃ patiḥ || 67 ||
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unmādo madanākāro arthārthakararomaśaḥ |
vāmadevaśca vāmaśca prāgdakṣiṇyaśca vāmanaḥ || 68 ||
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siddhayogāpahārī ca siddhaḥ sarvārthasādhakaḥ |
bhikṣuśca bhikṣurūpaśca viṣāṇī mṛduravyayaḥ || 69 ||
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mahāseno viśākhaśca ṣaṣṭibhāgo gavāṃ patiḥ |
vajrahastaśca viṣkambhī camūstambhana eva ca || 70 ||
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ṛturṛtukaraḥ kālo madhurmadhukaro'calaḥ |
vānaspatyo vājaseno nityamāśramapūjitaḥ || 71 ||
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brahmacārī lokacārī sarvacārī sucāravit |
īśāna īśvaraḥ kālo niśācārī pinākadhṛk || 72 ||
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nandīśvaraśca nandī ca nandano nandivardhanaḥ |
bhagasyākṣinihantā ca kālo brahmavidāṃ varaḥ || 73 ||
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caturmukho mahāliṅgaścāruliṅgastathaiva ca |
liṅgādhyakṣaḥ surādhyakṣo lokādhyakṣo yugāvahaḥ || 74 ||
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bījādhyakṣo bījakartā adhyātmānugato balaḥ |
itihāsakaraḥ kalpo gautamo'tha jaleśvaraḥ || 75 ||
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dambho hyadambho vaidambho vaśyo vaśyakaraḥ kaviḥ |
lokakartā paśupatirmahākartā mahauṣadhiḥ || 76 ||
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akṣaraṃ paramaṃ brahma balavāñśakra eva ca |
nītirhyanītiḥ śuddhātmā śuddho mānyo manogatiḥ || 77 ||
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bahuprasādaḥ svapano darpaṇo'tha tvamitrajit |
vedakāraḥ sūtrakāro vidvānsamaramardanaḥ || 78 ||
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mahāmeghanivāsī ca mahāghoro vaśīkaraḥ |
agnijvālo mahājvālo atidhūmro huto haviḥ || 79 ||
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vṛṣaṇaḥ śaṃkaro nityo varcasvī dhūmaketanaḥ |
nīlastathāṅgalubdhaśca śobhano niravagrahaḥ || 80 ||
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svastidaḥ svastibhāvaśca bhāgī bhāgakaro laghuḥ |
utsaṅgaśca mahāṅgaśca mahāgarbhaḥ paro yuvā || 81 ||
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kṛṣṇavarṇaḥ suvarṇaśca indriyaḥ sarvadehinām |
mahāpādo mahāhasto mahākāyo mahāyaśāḥ || 82 ||
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mahāmūrdhā mahāmātro mahānetro digālayaḥ |
mahādanto mahākarṇo mahāmeḍhro mahāhanuḥ || 83 ||
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mahānāso mahākamburmahāgrīvaḥ śmaśānadhṛk |
mahāvakṣā mahorasko antarātmā mṛgālayaḥ || 84 ||
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lambano lambitoṣṭhaśca mahāmāyaḥ payonidhiḥ |
mahādanto mahādaṃṣṭro mahājihvo mahāmukhaḥ || 85 ||
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mahānakho mahāromā mahākeśo mahājaṭaḥ |
asapatnaḥ prasādaśca pratyayo girisādhanaḥ || 86 ||
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snehano'snehanaścaiva ajitaśca mahāmuniḥ |
vṛkṣākāro vṛkṣaketuranalo vāyuvāhanaḥ || 87 ||
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maṇḍalī merudhāmā ca devadānavadarpahā |
atharvaśīrṣaḥ sāmāsya ṛksahasrāmitekṣaṇaḥ || 88 ||
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yajuḥpādabhujo guhyaḥ prakāśo jaṅgamastathā |
amoghārthaḥ prasādaśca abhigamyaḥ sudarśanaḥ || 89 ||
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upahārapriyaḥ śarvaḥ kanakaḥ kāñcanaḥ sthiraḥ |
nābhirnandikaro bhāvyaḥ puṣkarasthapatiḥ sthiraḥ || 90 ||
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dvādaśastrāsanaścādyo yajño yajñasamāhitaḥ |
naktaṃ kaliśca kālaśca makaraḥ kālapūjitaḥ || 91 ||
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sagaṇo gaṇakāraśca bhūtabhāvanasārathiḥ |
bhasmaśāyī bhasmagoptā bhasmabhūtastarurgaṇaḥ || 92 ||
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agaṇaścaiva lopaśca mahātmā sarvapūjitaḥ |
śaṅkustriśaṅkuḥ saṃpannaḥ śucirbhūtaniṣevitaḥ || 93 ||
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āśramasthaḥ kapotastho viśvakarmā patirvaraḥ |
śākho viśākhastāmroṣṭho hyambujālaḥ suniścayaḥ || 94 ||
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kapilo'kapilaḥ śūra āyuścaiva paro'paraḥ |
gandharvo hyaditistārkṣyaḥ suvijñeyaḥ susārathiḥ || 95 ||
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paraśvadhāyudho deva arthakārī subāndhavaḥ |
tumbavīṇī mahākopa ūrdhvaretā jaleśayaḥ || 96 ||
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ugro vaṃśakaro vaṃśo vaṃśanādo hyaninditaḥ |
sarvāṅgarūpo māyāvī suhṛdo hyanilo'nalaḥ || 97 ||
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bandhano bandhakartā ca subandhanavimocanaḥ |
sa yajñāriḥ sa kāmārirmahādaṃṣṭro mahāyudhaḥ || 98 ||
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bāhustvaninditaḥ śarvaḥ śaṃkaraḥ śaṃkaro'dhanaḥ |
amareśo mahādevo viśvadevaḥ surārihā || 99 ||
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ahirbudhno nirṛtiśca cekitāno haristathā |
ajaikapācca kāpālī triśaṅkurajitaḥ śivaḥ || 100 ||
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dhanvantarirdhūmaketuḥ skando vaiśravaṇastathā |
dhātā śakraśca viṣṇuśca mitrastvaṣṭā dhruvo dharaḥ || 101 ||
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prabhāvaḥ sarvago vāyuraryamā savitā raviḥ |
udagraśca vidhātā ca māndhātā bhūtabhāvanaḥ || 102 ||
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ratitīrthaśca vāgmī ca sarvakāmaguṇāvahaḥ |
padmagarbho mahāgarbhaścandravaktro manoramaḥ || 103 ||
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balavāṃścopaśāntaśca purāṇaḥ puṇyacañcurī |
kurukartā kālarūpī kurubhūto maheśvaraḥ || 104 ||
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sarvāśayo darbhaśāyī sarveṣāṃ prāṇināṃ patiḥ |
devadevamukho'saktaḥ sadasatsarvaratnavit || 105 ||
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kailāsaśikharāvāsī himavadgirisaṃśrayaḥ |
kūlahārī kūlakartā bahuvidyo bahupradaḥ || 106 ||
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vaṇijo vardhano vṛkṣo nakulaścandanaśchadaḥ |
sāragrīvo mahājatruralolaśca mahauṣadhaḥ || 107 ||
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siddhārthakārī siddhārthaśchandovyākaraṇottaraḥ |
siṃhanādaḥ siṃhadaṃṣṭraḥ siṃhagaḥ siṃhavāhanaḥ || 108 ||
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prabhāvātmā jagatkālastālo lokahitastaruḥ |
sāraṅgo navacakrāṅgaḥ ketumālī sabhāvanaḥ || 109 ||
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bhūtālayo bhūtapatirahorātramaninditaḥ |
vāhitā sarvabhūtānāṃ nilayaśca vibhurbhavaḥ || 110 ||
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amoghaḥ saṃyato hyaśvo bhojanaḥ prāṇadhāraṇaḥ |
dhṛtimānmatimāndakṣaḥ satkṛtaśca yugādhipaḥ || 111 ||
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gopālirgopatirgrāmo gocarmavasano haraḥ |
hiraṇyabāhuśca tathā guhāpālaḥ praveśinām || 112 ||
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pratiṣṭhāyī mahāharṣo jitakāmo jitendriyaḥ |
gandhāraśca surālaśca tapaḥkarmaratirdhanuḥ || 113 ||
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mahāgīto mahānṛtto hyapsarogaṇasevitaḥ |
mahāketurdhanurdhāturnaikasānucaraścalaḥ || 114 ||
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āvedanīya āveśaḥ sarvagandhasukhāvahaḥ |
toraṇastāraṇo vāyuḥ paridhāvati caikataḥ || 115 ||
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saṃyogo vardhano vṛddho mahāvṛddho gaṇādhipaḥ |
nitya ātmasahāyaśca devāsurapatiḥ patiḥ || 116 ||
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yuktaśca yuktabāhuśca dvividhaśca suparvaṇaḥ |
āṣāḍhaśca suṣāḍhaśca dhruvo harihaṇo haraḥ || 117 ||
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vapurāvartamānebhyo vasuśreṣṭho mahāpathaḥ |
śirohārī vimarṣaśca sarvalakṣaṇabhūṣitaḥ || 118 ||
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akṣaśca rathayogī ca sarvayogī mahābalaḥ |
samāmnāyo'samāmnāyastīrthadevo mahārathaḥ || 119 ||
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nirjīvo jīvano mantraḥ śubhākṣo bahukarkaśaḥ |
ratnaprabhūto raktāṅgo mahārṇavanipānavit || 120 ||
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mūlo viśālo hyamṛto vyaktāvyaktastaponidhiḥ |
ārohaṇo nirohaśca śailahārī mahātapāḥ || 121 ||
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senākalpo mahākalpo yugāyugakaro hariḥ |
yugarūpo mahārūpaḥ pavano gahano nagaḥ || 122 ||
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nyāyanirvāpaṇaḥ pādaḥ paṇḍito hyacalopamaḥ |
bahumālo mahāmālaḥ sumālo bahulocanaḥ || 123 ||
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vistāro lavaṇaḥ kūpaḥ kusumaḥ saphalodayaḥ |
vṛṣabho vṛṣabhāṅkāṅgo maṇibilvo jaṭādharaḥ || 124 ||
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indurvisargaḥ sumukhaḥ suraḥ sarvāyudhaḥ sahaḥ |
nivedanaḥ sudhājātaḥ sugandhāro mahādhanuḥ || 125 ||
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gandhamālī ca bhagavānutthānaḥ sarvakarmaṇām |
manthāno bahulo bāhuḥ sakalaḥ sarvalocanaḥ || 126 ||
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tarastālī karastālī ūrdhvasaṃhanano vahaḥ |
chatraṃ succhatro vikhyātaḥ sarvalokāśrayo mahān || 127 ||
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muṇḍo virūpo vikṛto daṇḍimuṇḍo vikurvaṇaḥ |
haryakṣaḥ kakubho vajrī dīptajihvaḥ sahasrapāt || 128 ||
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sahasramūrdhā devendraḥ sarvadevamayo guruḥ |
sahasrabāhuḥ sarvāṅgaḥ śaraṇyaḥ sarvalokakṛt || 129 ||
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pavitraṃ trimadhurmantraḥ kaniṣṭhaḥ kṛṣṇapiṅgalaḥ |
brahmadaṇḍavinirmātā śataghnī śatapāśadhṛk || 130 ||
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padmagarbho mahāgarbho brahmagarbho jalodbhavaḥ |
gabhastirbrahmakṛdbrahmā brahmavidbrāhmaṇo gatiḥ || 131 ||
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anantarūpo naikātmā tigmatejāḥ svayaṃbhuvaḥ |
ūrdhvagātmā paśupatirvātaraṃhā manojavaḥ || 132 ||
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candanī padmamālāgryaḥ surabhyuttaraṇo naraḥ |
karṇikāramahāsragvī nīlamauliḥ pinākadhṛk || 133 ||
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umāpatirumākānto jāhnavīdhṛgumādhavaḥ |
varo varāho varado vareśaḥ sumahāsvanaḥ || 134 ||
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mahāprasādo damanaḥ śatruhā śvetapiṅgalaḥ |
prītātmā prayatātmā ca saṃyatātmā pradhānadhṛk || 135 ||
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sarvapārśvasutastārkṣyo dharmasādhāraṇo varaḥ |
carācarātmā sūkṣmātmā suvṛṣo govṛṣeśvaraḥ || 136 ||
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sādhyarṣirvasurādityo vivasvānsavitā mṛḍaḥ |
vyāsaḥ sarvasya saṃkṣepo vistaraḥ paryayo nayaḥ || 137 ||
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ṛtuḥ saṃvatsaro māsaḥ pakṣaḥ saṃkhyāsamāpanaḥ |
kalā kāṣṭhā lavo mātrā muhūrto'haḥ kṣapāḥ kṣaṇāḥ || 138 ||
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viśvakṣetraṃ prajābījaṃ liṅgamādyastvaninditaḥ |
sadasadvyaktamavyaktaṃ pitā mātā pitāmahaḥ || 139 ||
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svargadvāraṃ prajādvāraṃ mokṣadvāraṃ triviṣṭapam |
nirvāṇaṃ hlādanaṃ caiva brahmalokaḥ parā gatiḥ || 140 ||
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devāsuravinirmātā devāsuraparāyaṇaḥ |
devāsuragururdevo devāsuranamaskṛtaḥ || 141 ||
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devāsuramahāmātro devāsuragaṇāśrayaḥ |
devāsuragaṇādhyakṣo devāsuragaṇāgraṇīḥ || 142 ||
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devātidevo devarṣirdevāsuravarapradaḥ |
devāsureśvaro devo devāsuramaheśvaraḥ || 143 ||
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sarvadevamayo'cintyo devatātmātmasaṃbhavaḥ |
udbhidastrikramo vaidyo virajo virajombaraḥ || 144 ||
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īḍyo hastī suravyāghro devasiṃho nararṣabhaḥ |
vibudhāgravaraḥ śreṣṭhaḥ sarvadevottamottamaḥ || 145 ||
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prayuktaḥ śobhano vajra īśānaḥ prabhuravyayaḥ |
guruḥ kānto nijaḥ sargaḥ pavitraḥ sarvavāhanaḥ || 146 ||
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śṛṅgī śṛṅgapriyo babhrū rājarājo nirāmayaḥ |
abhirāmaḥ suragaṇo virāmaḥ sarvasādhanaḥ || 147 ||
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lalāṭākṣo viśvadeho hariṇo brahmavarcasaḥ |
sthāvarāṇāṃ patiścaiva niyamendriyavardhanaḥ || 148 ||
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siddhārthaḥ sarvabhūtārtho'cintyaḥ satyavrataḥ śuciḥ |
vratādhipaḥ paraṃ brahma muktānāṃ paramā gatiḥ || 149 ||
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vimukto muktatejāśca śrīmāñśrīvardhano jagat |
yathāpradhānaṃ bhagavāniti bhaktyā stuto mayā || 150 ||
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yaṃ na brahmādayo devā viduryaṃ na maharṣayaḥ |
taṃ stavyamarcyaṃ vandyaṃ ca kaḥ stoṣyati jagatpatim || 151 ||
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bhaktimeva puraskṛtya mayā yajñapatirvasuḥ |
tato'bhyanujñāṃ prāpyaiva stuto matimatāṃ varaḥ || 152 ||
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śivamebhiḥ stuvandevaṃ nāmabhiḥ puṣṭivardhanaiḥ |
nityayuktaḥ śucirbhūtvā prāpnotyātmānamātmanā || 153 ||
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etaddhi paramaṃ brahma svayaṃ gītaṃ svayaṃbhuvā |
ṛṣayaścaiva devāśca stuvantyetena tatparam || 154 ||
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stūyamāno mahādevaḥ prīyate cātmanāmabhiḥ |
bhaktānukampī bhagavānātmasaṃsthānkaroti tān || 155 ||
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tathaiva ca manuṣyeṣu ye manuṣyāḥ pradhānataḥ |
āstikāḥ śraddadhānāśca bahubhirjanmabhiḥ stavaiḥ || 156 ||
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jāgrataśca svapantaśca vrajantaḥ pathi saṃsthitāḥ |
stuvanti stūyamānāśca tuṣyanti ca ramanti ca |
janmakoṭisahasreṣu nānāsaṃsārayoniṣu || 157 ||
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jantorviśuddhapāpasya bhave bhaktiḥ prajāyate |
utpannā ca bhave bhaktirananyā sarvabhāvataḥ || 158 ||
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kāraṇaṃ bhāvitaṃ tasya sarvamuktasya sarvataḥ |
etaddeveṣu duṣprāpaṃ manuṣyeṣu na labhyate || 159 ||
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nirvighnā niścalā rudre bhaktiravyabhicāriṇī |
tasyaiva ca prasādena bhaktirutpadyate nṛṇām |
yayā yānti parāṃ siddhiṃ tadbhāvagatacetasaḥ || 160 ||
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ye sarvabhāvopagatāḥ paratvenābhavannarāḥ |
prapannavatsalo devaḥ saṃsārāttānsamuddharet || 161 ||
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evamanye na kurvanti devāḥ saṃsāramocanam |
manuṣyāṇāṃ mahādevādanyatrāpi tapobalāt || 162 ||
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iti tenendrakalpena bhagavānsadasatpatiḥ |
kṛttivāsāḥ stutaḥ kṛṣṇa taṇḍinā śuddhabuddhinā || 163 ||
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stavametaṃ bhagavato brahmā svayamadhārayat |
brahmā provāca śakrāya śakraḥ provāca mṛtyave || 164 ||
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mṛtyuḥ provāca rudrāṇāṃ rudrebhyastaṇḍimāgamat |
mahatā tapasā prāptastaṇḍinā brahmasadmani || 165 ||
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taṇḍiḥ provāca śukrāya gautamāyāha bhārgavaḥ |
vaivasvatāya manave gautamaḥ prāha mādhava || 166 ||
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nārāyaṇāya sādhyāya manuriṣṭāya dhīmate |
yamāya prāha bhagavānsādhyo nārāyaṇo'cyutaḥ || 167 ||
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nāciketāya bhagavānāha vaivasvato yamaḥ |
mārkaṇḍeyāya vārṣṇeya nāciketo'bhyabhāṣata || 168 ||
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mārkaṇḍeyānmayā prāptaṃ niyamena janārdana |
tavāpyahamamitraghna stavaṃ dadmyadya viśrutam |
svargyamārogyamāyuṣyaṃ dhanyaṃ balyaṃ tathaiva ca || 169 ||
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na tasya vighnaṃ kurvanti dānavā yakṣarākṣasāḥ |
piśācā yātudhānāśca guhyakā bhujagā api || 170 ||
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yaḥ paṭheta śucirbhūtvā brahmacārī jitendriyaḥ |
abhagnayogo varṣaṃ tu so'śvamedhaphalaṃ labhet || 171 ||
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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 17

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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