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 143

bhīma uvāca |
smaranti vairaṃ rakṣāṃsi māyāmāśritya mohinīm |
hiḍimbe vraja panthānaṃ tvaṃ vai bhrātṛniṣevitam || 1 ||
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yudhiṣṭhira uvāca |
kruddho'pi puruṣavyāghra bhīma mā sma striyaṃ vadhīḥ |
śarīraguptyābhyadhikaṃ dharmaṃ gopaya pāṇḍava || 2 ||
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vadhābhiprāyamāyāntamavadhīstvaṃ mahābalam |
rakṣasastasya bhaginī kiṃ naḥ kruddhā kariṣyati || 3 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
hiḍimbā tu tataḥ kuntīmabhivādya kṛtāñjaliḥ |
yudhiṣṭhiraṃ ca kaunteyamidaṃ vacanamabravīt || 4 ||
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ārye jānāsi yadduḥkhamiha strīṇāmanaṅgajam |
tadidaṃ māmanuprāptaṃ bhīmasenakṛtaṃ śubhe || 5 ||
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soḍhaṃ tatparamaṃ duḥkhaṃ mayā kālapratīkṣayā |
so'yamabhyāgataḥ kālo bhavitā me sukhāya vai || 6 ||
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mayā hyutsṛjya suhṛdaḥ svadharmaṃ svajanaṃ tathā |
vṛto'yaṃ puruṣavyāghrastava putraḥ patiḥ śubhe || 7 ||
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vareṇāpi tathānena tvayā cāpi yaśasvini |
tathā bruvantī hi tadā pratyākhyātā kriyāṃ prati || 8 ||
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tvaṃ māṃ mūḍheti vā matvā bhaktā vānugateti vā |
bhartrānena mahābhāge saṃyojaya sutena te || 9 ||
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tamupādāya gaccheyaṃ yatheṣṭaṃ devarūpiṇam |
punaścaivāgamiṣyāmi viśrambhaṃ kuru me śubhe || 10 ||
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ahaṃ hi manasā dhyātā sarvānneṣyāmi vaḥ sadā |
vṛjine tārayiṣyāmi durgeṣu ca nararṣabhān || 11 ||
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pṛṣṭhena vo vahiṣyāmi śīghrāṃ gatimabhīpsataḥ |
yūyaṃ prasādaṃ kuruta bhīmaseno bhajeta mām || 12 ||
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āpadastaraṇe prāṇāndhārayedyena yena hi |
sarvamādṛtya kartavyaṃ taddharmamanuvartatā || 13 ||
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āpatsu yo dhārayati dharmaṃ dharmaviduttamaḥ |
vyasanaṃ hyeva dharmasya dharmiṇāmāpaducyate || 14 ||
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puṇyaṃ prāṇāndhārayati puṇyaṃ prāṇadamucyate |
yena yenācareddharmaṃ tasmingarhā na vidyate || 15 ||
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yudhiṣṭhira uvāca |
evametadyathāttha tvaṃ hiḍimbe nātra saṃśayaḥ |
sthātavyaṃ tu tvayā dharme yathā brūyāṃ sumadhyame || 16 ||
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snātaṃ kṛtāhnikaṃ bhadre kṛtakautukamaṅgalam |
bhīmasenaṃ bhajethāstvaṃ prāgastagamanādraveḥ || 17 ||
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ahaḥsu viharānena yathākāmaṃ manojavā |
ayaṃ tvānayitavyaste bhīmasenaḥ sadā niśi || 18 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
tatheti tatpratijñāya hiḍimbā rākṣasī tadā |
bhīmasenamupādāya ūrdhvamācakrame tataḥ || 19 ||
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śailaśṛṅgeṣu ramyeṣu devatāyataneṣu ca |
mṛgapakṣivighuṣṭeṣu ramaṇīyeṣu sarvadā || 20 ||
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kṛtvā ca paramaṃ rūpaṃ sarvābharaṇabhūṣitā |
saṃjalpantī sumadhuraṃ ramayāmāsa pāṇḍavam || 21 ||
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tathaiva vanadurgeṣu puṣpitadrumasānuṣu |
saraḥsu ramaṇīyeṣu padmotpalayuteṣu ca || 22 ||
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nadīdvīpapradeśeṣu vaiḍūryasikatāsu ca |
sutīrthavanatoyāsu tathā girinadīṣu ca || 23 ||
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sagarasya pradeśeṣu maṇihemaciteṣu ca |
pattaneṣu ca ramyeṣu mahāśālavaneṣu ca || 24 ||
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devāraṇyeṣu puṇyeṣu tathā parvatasānuṣu |
guhyakānāṃ nivāseṣu tāpasāyataneṣu ca || 25 ||
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sarvartuphalapuṣpeṣu mānaseṣu saraḥsu ca |
bibhratī paramaṃ rūpaṃ ramayāmāsa pāṇḍavam || 26 ||
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ramayantī tathā bhīmaṃ tatra tatra manojavā |
prajajñe rākṣasī putraṃ bhīmasenānmahābalam || 27 ||
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virūpākṣaṃ mahāvaktraṃ śaṅkukarṇaṃ vibhīṣaṇam |
bhīmarūpaṃ sutāmroṣṭhaṃ tīkṣṇadaṃṣṭraṃ mahābalam || 28 ||
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maheṣvāsaṃ mahāvīryaṃ mahāsattvaṃ mahābhujam |
mahājavaṃ mahākāyaṃ mahāmāyamariṃdamam || 29 ||
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amānuṣaṃ mānuṣajaṃ bhīmavegaṃ mahābalam |
yaḥ piśācānatīvānyānbabhūvāti sa mānuṣān || 30 ||
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bālo'pi yauvanaṃ prāpto mānuṣeṣu viśāṃ pate |
sarvāstreṣu paraṃ vīraḥ prakarṣamagamadbalī || 31 ||
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sadyo hi garbhaṃ rākṣasyo labhante prasavanti ca |
kāmarūpadharāścaiva bhavanti bahurūpiṇaḥ || 32 ||
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praṇamya vikacaḥ pādāvagṛhṇātsa pitustadā |
mātuśca parameṣvāsastau ca nāmāsya cakratuḥ || 33 ||
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ghaṭabhāsotkaca iti mātaraṃ so'bhyabhāṣata |
abhavattena nāmāsya ghaṭotkaca iti sma ha || 34 ||
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anuraktaśca tānāsītpāṇḍavānsa ghaṭotkacaḥ |
teṣāṃ ca dayito nityamātmabhūto babhūva saḥ || 35 ||
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saṃvāsasamayo jīrṇa ityabhāṣata taṃ tataḥ |
hiḍimbā samayaṃ kṛtvā svāṃ gatiṃ pratyapadyata || 36 ||
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kṛtyakāla upasthāsye pitṝniti ghaṭotkacaḥ |
āmantrya rākṣasaśreṣṭhaḥ pratasthe cottarāṃ diśam || 37 ||
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sa hi sṛṣṭo maghavatā śaktihetormahātmanā |
karṇasyāprativīryasya vināśāya mahātmanaḥ || 38 ||
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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 143

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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