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 161

gandharva uvāca |
atha tasyāmadṛśyāyāṃ nṛpatiḥ kāmamohitaḥ |
pātanaḥ śatrusaṃghānāṃ papāta dharaṇītale || 1 ||
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tasminnipatite bhūmāvatha sā cāruhāsinī |
punaḥ pīnāyataśroṇī darśayāmāsa taṃ nṛpam || 2 ||
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athābabhāṣe kalyāṇī vācā madhurayā nṛpam |
taṃ kurūṇāṃ kulakaraṃ kāmābhihatacetasam || 3 ||
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uttiṣṭhottiṣṭha bhadraṃ te na tvamarhasyariṃdama |
mohaṃ nṛpatiśārdūla gantumāviṣkṛtaḥ kṣitau || 4 ||
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evamukto'tha nṛpatirvācā madhurayā tadā |
dadarśa vipulaśroṇīṃ tāmevābhimukhe sthitām || 5 ||
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atha tāmasitāpāṅgīmābabhāṣe narādhipaḥ |
manmathāgniparītātmā saṃdigdhākṣarayā girā || 6 ||
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sādhu māmasitāpāṅge kāmārtaṃ mattakāśini |
bhajasva bhajamānaṃ māṃ prāṇā hi prajahanti mām || 7 ||
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tvadarthaṃ hi viśālākṣi māmayaṃ niśitaiḥ śaraiḥ |
kāmaḥ kamalagarbhābhe pratividhyanna śāmyati || 8 ||
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grastamevamanākrande bhadre kāmamahāhinā |
sā tvaṃ pīnāyataśroṇi paryāpnuhi śubhānane || 9 ||
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tvayyadhīnā hi me prāṇāḥ kiṃnarodgītabhāṣiṇi |
cārusarvānavadyāṅgi padmendusadṛśānane || 10 ||
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na hyahaṃ tvadṛte bhīru śakṣye jīvitumātmanā |
tasmātkuru viśālākṣi mayyanukrośamaṅgane || 11 ||
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bhaktaṃ māmasitāpāṅge na parityaktumarhasi |
tvaṃ hi māṃ prītiyogena trātumarhasi bhāmini || 12 ||
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gāndharveṇa ca māṃ bhīru vivāhenaihi sundari |
vivāhānāṃ hi rambhoru gāndharvaḥ śreṣṭha ucyate || 13 ||
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tapatyuvāca |
nāhamīśātmano rājankanyā pitṛmatī hyaham |
mayi cedasti te prītiryācasva pitaraṃ mama || 14 ||
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yathā hi te mayā prāṇāḥ saṃgṛhītā nareśvara |
darśanādeva bhūyastvaṃ tathā prāṇānmamāharaḥ || 15 ||
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na cāhamīśā dehasya tasmānnṛpatisattama |
samīpaṃ nopagacchāmi na svatantrā hi yoṣitaḥ || 16 ||
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kā hi sarveṣu lokeṣu viśrutābhijanaṃ nṛpam |
kanyā nābhilaṣennāthaṃ bhartāraṃ bhaktavatsalam || 17 ||
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tasmādevaṃgate kāle yācasva pitaraṃ mama |
ādityaṃ praṇipātena tapasā niyamena ca || 18 ||
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sa cetkāmayate dātuṃ tava māmarimardana |
bhaviṣyāmyatha te rājansatataṃ vaśavartinī || 19 ||
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ahaṃ hi tapatī nāma sāvitryavarajā sutā |
asya lokapradīpasya savituḥ kṣatriyarṣabha || 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 161

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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