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 177

dhṛṣṭadyumna uvāca |
duryodhano durviṣaho durmukho duṣpradharṣaṇaḥ |
viviṃśatirvikarṇaśca saho duḥśāsanaḥ samaḥ || 1 ||
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yuyutsurvātavegaśca bhīmavegadharastathā |
ugrāyudho balākī ca kanakāyurvirocanaḥ || 2 ||
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sukuṇḍalaścitrasenaḥ suvarcāḥ kanakadhvajaḥ |
nandako bāhuśālī ca kuṇḍajo vikaṭastathā || 3 ||
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ete cānye ca bahavo dhārtarāṣṭrā mahābalāḥ |
karṇena sahitā vīrāstvadarthaṃ samupāgatāḥ |
śatasaṃkhyā mahātmānaḥ prathitāḥ kṣatriyarṣabhāḥ || 4 ||
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śakuniśca balaścaiva vṛṣako'tha bṛhadbalaḥ |
ete gāndhārarājasya sutāḥ sarve samāgatāḥ || 5 ||
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aśvatthāmā ca bhojaśca sarvaśastrabhṛtāṃ varau |
samavetau mahātmānau tvadarthe samalaṃkṛtau || 6 ||
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bṛhanto maṇimāṃścaiva daṇḍadhāraśca vīryavān |
sahadevo jayatseno meghasaṃdhiśca māgadhaḥ || 7 ||
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virāṭaḥ saha putrābhyāṃ śaṅkhenaivottareṇa ca |
vārdhakṣemiḥ suvarcāśca senābinduśca pārthivaḥ || 8 ||
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abhibhūḥ saha putreṇa sudāmnā ca suvarcasā |
sumitraḥ sukumāraśca vṛkaḥ satyadhṛtistathā || 9 ||
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sūryadhvajo rocamāno nīlaścitrāyudhastathā |
aṃśumāṃścekitānaśca śreṇimāṃśca mahābalaḥ || 10 ||
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samudrasenaputraśca candrasenaḥ pratāpavān |
jalasaṃdhaḥ pitāputrau sudaṇḍo daṇḍa eva ca || 11 ||
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pauṇḍrako vāsudevaśca bhagadattaśca vīryavān |
kaliṅgastāmraliptaśca pattanādhipatistathā || 12 ||
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madrarājastathā śalyaḥ sahaputro mahārathaḥ |
rukmāṅgadena vīreṇa tathā rukmarathena ca || 13 ||
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kauravyaḥ somadattaśca putrāścāsya mahārathāḥ |
samavetāstrayaḥ śūrā bhūrirbhūriśravāḥ śalaḥ || 14 ||
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sudakṣiṇaśca kāmbojo dṛḍhadhanvā ca kauravaḥ |
bṛhadbalaḥ suṣeṇaśca śibirauśīnarastathā || 15 ||
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saṃkarṣaṇo vāsudevo raukmiṇeyaśca vīryavān |
sāmbaśca cārudeṣṇaśca sāraṇo'tha gadastathā || 16 ||
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akrūraḥ sātyakiścaiva uddhavaśca mahābalaḥ |
kṛtavarmā ca hārdikyaḥ pṛthurvipṛthureva ca || 17 ||
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viḍūrathaśca kaṅkaśca samīkaḥ sāramejayaḥ |
vīro vātapatiścaiva jhillī piṇḍārakastathā |
uśīnaraśca vikrānto vṛṣṇayaste prakīrtitāḥ || 18 ||
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bhagīratho bṛhatkṣatraḥ saindhavaśca jayadrathaḥ |
bṛhadratho bāhlikaśca śrutāyuśca mahārathaḥ || 19 ||
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ulūkaḥ kaitavo rājā citrāṅgadaśubhāṅgadau |
vatsarājaśca dhṛtimānkosalādhipatistathā || 20 ||
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ete cānye ca bahavo nānājanapadeśvarāḥ |
tvadarthamāgatā bhadre kṣatriyāḥ prathitā bhuvi || 21 ||
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ete vetsyanti vikrāntāstvadarthaṃ lakṣyamuttamam |
vidhyeta ya imaṃ lakṣyaṃ varayethāḥ śubhe'dya tam || 22 ||
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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 177

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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