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 129

vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
prāṇādhikaṃ bhīmasenaṃ kṛtavidyaṃ dhanaṃjayam |
duryodhano lakṣayitva paryatapyata durmatiḥ || 1 ||
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tato vaikartanaḥ karṇaḥ śakuniścāpi saubalaḥ |
anekairabhyupāyaistāñjighāṃsanti sma pāṇḍavān || 2 ||
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pāṇḍavāścāpi tatsarvaṃ pratyajānannariṃdamāḥ |
udbhāvanamakurvanto vidurasya mate sthitāḥ || 3 ||
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guṇaiḥ samuditāndṛṣṭvā paurāḥ pāṇḍusutāṃstadā |
kathayanti sma saṃbhūya catvareṣu sabhāsu ca || 4 ||
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prajñācakṣuracakṣuṣṭvāddhṛtarāṣṭro janeśvaraḥ |
rājyamaprāptavānpūrvaṃ sa kathaṃ nṛpatirbhavet || 5 ||
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tathā bhīṣmaḥ śāṃtanavaḥ satyasaṃdho mahāvrataḥ |
pratyākhyāya purā rājyaṃ nādya jātu grahīṣyati || 6 ||
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te vayaṃ pāṇḍavaṃ jyeṣṭhaṃ taruṇaṃ vṛddhaśīlinam |
abhiṣiñcāma sādhvadya satyaṃ karuṇavedinam || 7 ||
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sa hi bhīṣmaṃ śāṃtanavaṃ dhṛtarāṣṭraṃ ca dharmavit |
saputraṃ vividhairbhogairyojayiṣyati pūjayan || 8 ||
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teṣāṃ duryodhanaḥ śrutvā tāni vākyāni bhāṣatām |
yudhiṣṭhirānuraktānāṃ paryatapyata durmatiḥ || 9 ||
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sa tapyamāno duṣṭātmā teṣāṃ vāco na cakṣame |
īrṣyayā cābhisaṃtapto dhṛtarāṣṭramupāgamat || 10 ||
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tato virahitaṃ dṛṣṭvā pitaraṃ pratipūjya saḥ |
paurānurāgasaṃtaptaḥ paścādidamabhāṣata || 11 ||
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śrutā me jalpatāṃ tāta paurāṇāmaśivā giraḥ |
tvāmanādṛtya bhīṣmaṃ ca patimicchanti pāṇḍavam || 12 ||
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matametacca bhīṣmasya na sa rājyaṃ bubhūṣati |
asmākaṃ tu parāṃ pīḍāṃ cikīrṣanti pure janāḥ || 13 ||
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pitṛtaḥ prāptavānrājyaṃ pāṇḍurātmaguṇaiḥ purā |
tvamapyaguṇasaṃyogātprāptaṃ rājyaṃ na labdhavān || 14 ||
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sa eṣa pāṇḍordāyādyaṃ yadi prāpnoti pāṇḍavaḥ |
tasya putro dhruvaṃ prāptastasya tasyeti cāparaḥ || 15 ||
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te vayaṃ rājavaṃśena hīnāḥ saha sutairapi |
avajñātā bhaviṣyāmo lokasya jagatīpate || 16 ||
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satataṃ nirayaṃ prāptāḥ parapiṇḍopajīvinaḥ |
na bhavema yathā rājaṃstathā śīghraṃ vidhīyatām || 17 ||
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abhaviṣyaḥ sthiro rājye yadi hi tvaṃ purā nṛpa |
dhruvaṃ prāpsyāma ca vayaṃ rājyamapyavaśe jane || 18 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Chapter 129

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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