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).

lomaśa uvāca |
asminkila svayaṃ rājanniṣṭavānvai prajāpatiḥ |
satramiṣṭīkṛtaṃ nāma purā varṣasahasrikam || 1 ||
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ambarīṣaśca nābhāga iṣṭavānyamunāmanu |
yajñaiśca tapasā caiva parāṃ siddhimavāpa saḥ || 2 ||
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deśo nāhuṣayajñānāmayaṃ puṇyatamo nṛpa |
yatreṣṭvā daśa padmāni sadasyebhyo nisṛṣṭavān || 3 ||
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sārvabhaumasya kaunteya yayāteramitaujasaḥ |
spardhamānasya śakreṇa paśyedaṃ yajñavāstviha || 4 ||
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paśya nānāvidhākārairagnibhirnicitāṃ mahīm |
majjantīmiva cākrāntāṃ yayāteryajñakarmabhiḥ || 5 ||
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eṣā śamyekapatrā sā śarakaṃ caitaduttamam |
paśya rāmahradānetānpaśya nārāyaṇāśramam || 6 ||
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etadārcīkaputrasya yogairvicarato mahīm |
apasarpaṇaṃ mahīpāla raupyāyāmamitaujasaḥ || 7 ||
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atrānuvaṃśaṃ paṭhataḥ śṛṇu me kurunandana |
ulūkhalairābharaṇaiḥ piśācī yadabhāṣata || 8 ||
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yugaṃdhare dadhi prāśya uṣitvā cācyutasthale |
tadvadbhūtilaye snātvā saputrā vastumicchasi || 9 ||
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ekarātramuṣitveha dvitīyaṃ yadi vatsyasi |
etadvai te divā vṛttaṃ rātrau vṛttamato'nyathā || 10 ||
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atrādyāho nivatsyāmaḥ kṣapāṃ bharatasattama |
dvārametaddhi kaunteya kurukṣetrasya bhārata || 11 ||
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atraiva nāhuṣo rājā rājankratubhiriṣṭavān |
yayātirbahuratnāḍhyairyatrendro mudamabhyagāt || 12 ||
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etatplakṣāvataraṇaṃ yamunātīrthamucyate |
etadvai nākapṛṣṭhasya dvāramāhurmanīṣiṇaḥ || 13 ||
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atra sārasvatairyajñairījānāḥ paramarṣayaḥ |
yūpolūkhalinastāta gacchantyavabhṛthāplavam || 14 ||
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atraiva bharato rājā medhyamaśvamavāsṛjat |
asakṛtkṛṣṇasāraṅgaṃ dharmeṇāvāpya medinīm || 15 ||
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atraiva puruṣavyāghra maruttaḥ satramuttamam |
āste devarṣimukhyena saṃvartenābhipālitaḥ || 16 ||
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atropaspṛśya rājendra sarvāṃllokānprapaśyati |
pūyate duṣkṛtāccaiva samupaspṛśya bhārata || 17 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
tatra sabhrātṛkaḥ snātvā stūyamāno maharṣibhiḥ |
lomaśaṃ pāṇḍavaśreṣṭha idaṃ vacanamabravīt || 18 ||
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sarvāṃllokānprapaśyāmi tapasā satyavikrama |
ihasthaḥ pāṇḍavaśreṣṭhaṃ paśyāmi śvetavāhanam || 19 ||
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lomaśa uvāca |
evametanmahābāho paśyanti paramarṣayaḥ |
sarasvatīmimāṃ puṇyāṃ paśyaikaśaraṇāvṛtām || 20 ||
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yatra snātvā naraśreṣṭha dhūtapāpmā bhaviṣyati |
iha sārasvatairyajñairiṣṭavantaḥ surarṣayaḥ |
ṛṣayaścaiva kaunteya tathā rājarṣayo'pi ca || 21 ||
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vedī prajāpatereṣā samantātpañcayojanā |
kurorvai yajñaśīlasya kṣetrametanmahātmanaḥ || 22 ||
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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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