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 |
ke pūjyāḥ ke namaskāryā mānavairbharatarṣabha |
vistareṇa tadācakṣva na hi tṛpyāmi kathyatām || 1 ||
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bhīṣma uvāca |
atrāpyudāharantīmamitihāsaṃ purātanam |
nāradasya ca saṃvādaṃ vāsudevasya cobhayoḥ || 2 ||
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nāradaṃ prāñjaliṃ dṛṣṭvā pūjayānaṃ dvijarṣabhān |
keśavaḥ paripapraccha bhagavankānnamasyasi || 3 ||
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bahumānaḥ paraḥ keṣu bhavato yānnamasyasi |
śakyaṃ cecchrotumicchāmi brūhyetaddharmavittama || 4 ||
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nārada uvāca |
śṛṇu govinda yānetānpūjayāmyarimardana |
tvatto'nyaḥ kaḥ pumāṃlloke śrotumetadihārhati || 5 ||
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varuṇaṃ vāyumādityaṃ parjanyaṃ jātavedasam |
sthāṇuṃ skandaṃ tathā lakṣmīṃ viṣṇuṃ brahmāṇameva ca || 6 ||
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vācaspatiṃ candramasamapaḥ pṛthvīṃ sarasvatīm |
satataṃ ye namasyanti tānnamasyāmyahaṃ vibho || 7 ||
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tapodhanānvedavido nityaṃ vedaparāyaṇān |
mahārhānvṛṣṇiśārdūla sadā saṃpūjayāmyaham || 8 ||
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abhuktvā devakāryāṇi kurvate ye'vikatthanāḥ |
saṃtuṣṭāśca kṣamāyuktāstānnamasyāmyahaṃ vibho || 9 ||
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samyagdadati ye ceṣṭānkṣāntā dāntā jitendriyāḥ |
sasyaṃ dhanaṃ kṣitiṃ gāśca tānnamasyāmi yādava || 10 ||
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ye te tapasi vartante vane mūlaphalāśanāḥ |
asaṃcayāḥ kriyāvantastānnamasyāmi yādava || 11 ||
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ye bhṛtyabharaṇe saktāḥ satataṃ cātithipriyāḥ |
bhuñjante devaśeṣāṇi tānnamasyāmi yādava || 12 ||
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ye vedaṃ prāpya durdharṣā vāgmino brahmavādinaḥ |
yājanādhyāpane yuktā nityaṃ tānpūjayāmyaham || 13 ||
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prasannahṛdayāścaiva sarvasattveṣu nityaśaḥ |
ā pṛṣṭhatāpātsvādhyāye yuktāstānpūjayāmyaham || 14 ||
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guruprasāde svādhyāye yatante ye sthiravratāḥ |
śuśrūṣavo'nasūyantastānnamasyāmi yādava || 15 ||
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suvratā munayo ye ca brahmaṇyāḥ satyasaṃgarāḥ |
voḍhāro havyakavyānāṃ tānnamasyāmi yādava || 16 ||
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bhaikṣyacaryāsu niratāḥ kṛśā gurukulāśrayāḥ |
niḥsukhā nirdhanā ye ca tānnamasyāmi yādava || 17 ||
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nirmamā niṣpratidvaṃdvā nirhrīkā niṣprayojanāḥ |
ahiṃsāniratā ye ca ye ca satyavratā narāḥ |
dāntāḥ śamaparāścaiva tānnamasyāmi keśava || 18 ||
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devatātithipūjāyāṃ prasaktā gṛhamedhinaḥ |
kapotavṛttayo nityaṃ tānnamasyāmi yādava || 19 ||
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yeṣāṃ trivargaḥ kṛtyeṣu vartate nopahīyate |
śiṣṭācārapravṛttāśca tānnamasyāmyahaṃ sadā || 20 ||
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brāhmaṇāstriṣu lokeṣu ye trivargamanuṣṭhitāḥ |
alolupāḥ puṇyaśīlāstānnamasyāmi keśava || 21 ||
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abbhakṣā vāyubhakṣāśca sudhābhakṣāśca ye sadā |
vrataiśca vividhairyuktāstānnamasyāmi mādhava || 22 ||
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ayonīnagniyonīṃśca brahmayonīṃstathaiva ca |
sarvabhūtātmayonīṃśca tānnamasyāmyahaṃ dvijān || 23 ||
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nityametānnamasyāmi kṛṣṇa lokakarānṛṣīn |
lokajyeṣṭhāñjñānaniṣṭhāṃstamoghnāṃllokabhāskarān || 24 ||
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tasmāttvamapi vārṣṇeya dvijānpūjaya nityadā |
pūjitāḥ pūjanārhā hi sukhaṃ dāsyanti te'nagha || 25 ||
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asmiṃlloke sadā hyete paratra ca sukhapradāḥ |
ta ete mānyamānā vai pradāsyanti sukhaṃ tava || 26 ||
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ye sarvātithayo nityaṃ goṣu ca brāhmaṇeṣu ca |
nityaṃ satye ca niratā durgāṇyatitaranti te || 27 ||
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nityaṃ śamaparā ye ca tathā ye cānasūyakāḥ |
nityaṃ svādhyāyino ye ca durgāṇyatitaranti te || 28 ||
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sarvāndevānnamasyanti ye caikaṃ devamāśritāḥ |
śraddadhānāśca dāntāśca durgāṇyatitaranti te || 29 ||
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tathaiva viprapravarānnamaskṛtya yatavratān |
bhavanti ye dānaratā durgāṇyatitaranti te || 30 ||
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agnīnādhāya vidhivatprayatā dhārayanti ye |
prāptāḥ somāhutiṃ caiva durgāṇyatitaranti te || 31 ||
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mātāpitrorguruṣu ca samyagvartanti ye sadā |
yathā tvaṃ vṛṣṇiśārdūletyuktvaivaṃ virarāma saḥ || 32 ||
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tasmāttvamapi kaunteya pitṛdevadvijātithīn |
samyakpūjaya yena tvaṃ gatimiṣṭāmavāpsyasi || 33 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following 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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