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).

Chapter 125

vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
kururāje ca raṅgasthe bhīme ca balināṃ vare |
pakṣapātakṛtasnehaḥ sa dvidhevābhavajjanaḥ || 1 ||
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hā vīra kururājeti hā bhīmeti ca nardatām |
puruṣāṇāṃ suvipulāḥ praṇādāḥ sahasotthitāḥ || 2 ||
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tataḥ kṣubdhārṇavanibhaṃ raṅgamālokya buddhimān |
bhāradvājaḥ priyaṃ putramaśvatthāmānamabravīt || 3 ||
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vārayaitau mahāvīryau kṛtayogyāvubhāvapi |
mā bhūdraṅgaprakopo'yaṃ bhīmaduryodhanodbhavaḥ || 4 ||
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tatastāvudyatagadau guruputreṇa vāritau |
yugāntānilasaṃkṣubdhau mahāvegāvivārṇavau || 5 ||
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tato raṅgāṅgaṇagato droṇo vacanamabravīt |
nivārya vāditragaṇaṃ mahāmeghanibhasvanam || 6 ||
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yo me putrātpriyataraḥ sarvāstraviduṣāṃ varaḥ |
aindririndrānujasamaḥ sa pārtho dṛśyatāmiti || 7 ||
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ācāryavacanenātha kṛtasvastyayano yuvā |
baddhagodhāṅgulitrāṇaḥ pūrṇatūṇaḥ sakārmukaḥ || 8 ||
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kāñcanaṃ kavacaṃ bibhratpratyadṛśyata phalgunaḥ |
sārkaḥ sendrāyudhataḍitsasaṃdhya iva toyadaḥ || 9 ||
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tataḥ sarvasya raṅgasya samutpiñjo'bhavanmahān |
prāvādyanta ca vādyāni saśaṅkhāni samantataḥ || 10 ||
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eṣa kuntīsutaḥ śrīmāneṣa pāṇḍavamadhyamaḥ |
eṣa putro mahendrasya kurūṇāmeṣa rakṣitā || 11 ||
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eṣo'straviduṣāṃ śreṣṭha eṣa dharmabhṛtāṃ varaḥ |
eṣa śīlavatāṃ cāpi śīlajñānanidhiḥ paraḥ || 12 ||
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ityevamatulā vācaḥ śṛṇvantyāḥ prekṣakeritāḥ |
kuntyāḥ prasnavasaṃmiśrairasraiḥ klinnamuro'bhavat || 13 ||
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tena śabdena mahatā pūrṇaśrutirathābravīt |
dhṛtarāṣṭro naraśreṣṭho viduraṃ hṛṣṭamānasaḥ || 14 ||
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kṣattaḥ kṣubdhārṇavanibhaḥ kimeṣa sumahāsvanaḥ |
sahasaivotthito raṅge bhindanniva nabhastalam || 15 ||
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vidura uvāca |
eṣa pārtho mahārāja phalgunaḥ pāṇḍunandanaḥ |
avatīrṇaḥ sakavacastatraiṣa sumahāsvanaḥ || 16 ||
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dhṛtarāṣṭra uvāca |
dhanyo'smyanugṛhīto'smi rakṣito'smi mahāmate |
pṛthāraṇisamudbhūtaistribhiḥ pāṇḍavavahnibhiḥ || 17 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
tasminsamudite raṅge kathaṃcitparyavasthite |
darśayāmāsa bībhatsurācāryādastralāghavam || 18 ||
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āgneyenāsṛjadvahniṃ vāruṇenāsṛjatpayaḥ |
vāyavyenāsṛjadvāyuṃ pārjanyenāsṛjadghanān || 19 ||
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bhaumena prāviśadbhūmiṃ pārvatenāsṛjadgirīn |
antardhānena cāstreṇa punarantarhito'bhavat || 20 ||
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kṣaṇātprāṃśuḥ kṣaṇāddhrasvaḥ kṣaṇācca rathadhūrgataḥ |
kṣaṇena rathamadhyasthaḥ kṣaṇenāvāpatanmahīm || 21 ||
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sukumāraṃ ca sūkṣmaṃ ca guruṃ cāpi gurupriyaḥ |
sauṣṭhavenābhisaṃyuktaḥ so'vidhyadvividhaiḥ śaraiḥ || 22 ||
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bhramataśca varāhasya lohasya pramukhe samam |
pañca bāṇānasaṃsaktānsa mumocaikabāṇavat || 23 ||
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gavye viṣāṇakośe ca cale rajjvavalambite |
nicakhāna mahāvīryaḥ sāyakānekaviṃśatim || 24 ||
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ityevamādi sumahatkhaḍge dhanuṣi cābhavat |
gadāyāṃ śastrakuśalo darśanāni vyadarśayat || 25 ||
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tataḥ samāptabhūyiṣṭhe tasminkarmaṇi bhārata |
mandībhūte samāje ca vāditrasya ca nisvane || 26 ||
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dvāradeśātsamudbhūto māhātmya balasūcakaḥ |
vajraniṣpeṣasadṛśaḥ śuśruve bhujanisvanaḥ || 27 ||
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dīryante kiṃ nu girayaḥ kiṃ svidbhūmirvidīryate |
kiṃ svidāpūryate vyoma jalabhāraghanairghanaiḥ || 28 ||
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raṅgasyaivaṃ matirabhūtkṣaṇena vasudhādhipa |
dvāraṃ cābhimukhāḥ sarve babhūvuḥ prekṣakāstadā || 29 ||
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pañcabhirbhrātṛbhiḥ pārthairdroṇaḥ parivṛto babhau |
pañcatāreṇa saṃyuktaḥ sāvitreṇeva candramāḥ || 30 ||
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aśvatthāmnā ca sahitaṃ bhrātṝṇāṃ śatamūrjitam |
duryodhanamamitraghnamutthitaṃ paryavārayat || 31 ||
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sa taistadā bhrātṛbhirudyatāyudhairvṛto gadāpāṇiravasthitaiḥ sthitaḥ |
babhau yathā dānavasaṃkṣaye purā puraṃdaro devagaṇaiḥ samāvṛtaḥ || 32 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Chapter 125

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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