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 |
tathā mahātmanastasya tapasyugre ca vartataḥ |
anāthasyeva nidhanaṃ tiṣṭhatsvasmāsu bandhuṣu || 1 ||
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durvijñeyā hi gatayaḥ puruṣāṇāṃ matā mama |
yatra vaicitravīryo'sau dagdha evaṃ davāgninā || 2 ||
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yasya putraśataṃ śrīmadabhavadbāhuśālinaḥ |
nāgāyutabalo rājā sa dagdho hi davāgninā || 3 ||
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yaṃ purā paryavījanta tālavṛntairvarastriyaḥ |
taṃ gṛdhrāḥ paryavījanta dāvāgniparikālitam || 4 ||
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sūtamāgadhasaṃghaiśca śayāno yaḥ prabodhyate |
dharaṇyāṃ sa nṛpaḥ śete pāpasya mama karmabhiḥ || 5 ||
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na tu śocāmi gāndhārīṃ hataputrāṃ yaśasvinīm |
patilokamanuprāptāṃ tathā bhartṛvrate sthitām || 6 ||
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pṛthāmeva tu śocāmi yā putraiśvaryamṛddhimat |
utsṛjya sumahaddīptaṃ vanavāsamarocayat || 7 ||
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dhigrājyamidamasmākaṃ dhigbalaṃ dhikparākramam |
kṣatradharmaṃ ca dhigyasmānmṛtā jīvāmahe vayam || 8 ||
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susūkṣmā kila kālasya gatirdvijavarottama |
yatsamutsṛjya rājyaṃ sā vanavāsamarocayat || 9 ||
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yudhiṣṭhirasya jananī bhīmasya vijayasya ca |
anāthavatkathaṃ dagdhā iti muhyāmi cintayan || 10 ||
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vṛthā saṃtoṣito vahniḥ khāṇḍave savyasācinā |
upakāramajānansa kṛtaghna iti me matiḥ || 11 ||
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yatrādahatsa bhagavānmātaraṃ savyasācinaḥ |
kṛtvā yo brāhmaṇacchadma bhikṣārthī samupāgataḥ |
dhigagniṃ dhikca pārthasya viśrutāṃ satyasaṃdhatām || 12 ||
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idaṃ kaṣṭataraṃ cānyadbhagavanpratibhāti me |
vṛthāgninā samāyogo yadabhūtpṛthivīpateḥ || 13 ||
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tathā tapasvinastasya rājarṣeḥ kauravasya ha |
kathamevaṃvidho mṛtyuḥ praśāsya pṛthivīmimām || 14 ||
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tiṣṭhatsu mantrapūteṣu tasyāgniṣu mahāvane |
vṛthāgninā samāyukto niṣṭhāṃ prāptaḥ pitā mama || 15 ||
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manye pṛthā vepamānā kṛśā dhamanisaṃtatā |
hā tāta dharmarājeti samākrandanmahābhaye || 16 ||
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bhīma paryāpnuhi bhayāditi caivābhivāśatī |
samantataḥ parikṣiptā mātā me'bhūddavāgninā || 17 ||
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sahadevaḥ priyastasyāḥ putrebhyo'dhika eva tu |
na caināṃ mokṣayāmāsa vīro mādravatīsutaḥ || 18 ||
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tacchrutvā ruruduḥ sarve samāliṅgya parasparam |
pāṇḍavāḥ pañca duḥkhārtā bhūtānīva yugakṣaye || 19 ||
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teṣāṃ tu puruṣendrāṇāṃ rudatāṃ ruditasvanaḥ |
prāsādābhogasaṃruddho anvarautsītsa rodasī || 20 ||
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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 46

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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