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).

vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
etasminneva kāle tu sarvavāditranisvanaḥ |
babhūva tumulaḥ śabdastvantarikṣe divaukasām || 1 ||
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rathanemisvanaścaiva ghaṇṭāśabdaśca bhārata |
pṛthagvyālamṛgāṇāṃ ca pakṣiṇāṃ caiva sarvaśaḥ || 2 ||
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taṃ samantādanuyayurgandharvāpsarasastathā |
vimānaiḥ sūryasaṃkāśairdevarājamariṃdamam || 3 ||
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tataḥ sa haribhiryuktaṃ jāmbūnadapariṣkṛtam |
meghanādinamāruhya śriyā paramayā jvalan || 4 ||
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pārthānabhyājagāmāśu devarājaḥ puraṃdaraḥ |
āgatya ca sahasrākṣo rathādavaruroha vai || 5 ||
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taṃ dṛṣṭvaiva mahātmānaṃ dharmarājo yudhiṣṭhiraḥ |
bhrātṛbhiḥ sahitaḥ śrīmāndevarājamupāgamat || 6 ||
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pūjayāmāsa caivātha vidhivadbhūridakṣiṇaḥ |
yathārhamamitātmānaṃ vidhidṛṣṭena karmaṇā || 7 ||
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dhanaṃjayaśca tejasvī praṇipatya puraṃdaram |
bhṛtyavatpraṇatastasthau devarājasamīpataḥ || 8 ||
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āpyāyata mahātejāḥ kuntīputro yudhiṣṭhiraḥ |
dhanaṃjayamabhiprekṣya vinītaṃ sthitamantike || 9 ||
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jaṭilaṃ devarājasya tapoyuktamakalmaṣam |
harṣeṇa mahatāviṣṭaḥ phalgunasyātha darśanāt || 10 ||
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taṃ tathādīnamanasaṃ rājānaṃ harṣasaṃplutam |
uvāca vacanaṃ dhīmāndevarājaḥ puraṃdaraḥ || 11 ||
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tvamimāṃ pṛthivīṃ rājanpraśāsiṣyasi pāṇḍava |
svasti prāpnuhi kaunteya kāmyakaṃ punarāśramam || 12 ||
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astrāṇi labdhāni ca pāṇḍavena sarvāṇi mattaḥ prayatena rājan |
kṛtapriyaścāsmi dhanaṃjayena jetuṃ na śakyastribhireṣa lokaiḥ || 13 ||
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evamuktvā sahasrākṣaḥ kuntīputraṃ yudhiṣṭhiram |
jagāma tridivaṃ hṛṣṭaḥ stūyamāno maharṣibhiḥ || 14 ||
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dhaneśvaragṛhasthānāṃ pāṇḍavānāṃ samāgamam |
śakreṇa ya imaṃ vidvānadhīyīta samāhitaḥ || 15 ||
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saṃvatsaraṃ brahmacārī niyataḥ saṃśitavrataḥ |
sa jīveta nirābādhaḥ susukhī śaradāṃ śatam || 16 ||
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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 162

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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