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 |
yudhiṣṭhiro dharmarājaḥ papraccha bharatarṣabha |
mārkaṇḍeyaṃ tapovṛddhaṃ dīrghāyuṣamakalmaṣam || 1 ||
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viditāstava dharmajña devadānavarākṣasāḥ |
rājavaṃśāśca vividhā ṛṣivaṃśāśca śāśvatāḥ |
na te'styaviditaṃ kiṃcidasmiṃlloke dvijottama || 2 ||
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kathāṃ vetsi mune divyāṃ manuṣyoragarakṣasām |
etadicchāmyahaṃ śrotuṃ tattvena kathitaṃ dvija || 3 ||
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kuvalāśva iti khyāta ikṣvākuraparājitaḥ |
kathaṃ nāma viparyāsāddhundhumāratvamāgataḥ || 4 ||
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etadicchāmi tattvena jñātuṃ bhārgavasattama |
viparyastaṃ yathā nāma kuvalāśvasya dhīmataḥ || 5 ||
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mārkaṇḍeya uvāca |
hanta te kathayiṣyāmi śṛṇu rājanyudhiṣṭhira |
dharmiṣṭhamidamākhyānaṃ dhundhumārasya tacchṛṇu || 6 ||
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yathā sa rājā ikṣvākuḥ kuvalāśvo mahīpatiḥ |
dhundhumāratvamagamattacchṛṇuṣva mahīpate || 7 ||
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maharṣirviśrutastāta uttaṅka iti bhārata |
marudhanvasu ramyeṣu āśramastasya kaurava || 8 ||
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uttaṅkastu mahārāja tapo'tapyatsuduścaram |
ārirādhayiṣurviṣṇuṃ bahūnvarṣagaṇānvibho || 9 ||
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tasya prītaḥ sa bhagavānsākṣāddarśanameyivān |
dṛṣṭvaiva carṣiḥ prahvastaṃ tuṣṭāva vividhaiḥ stavaiḥ || 10 ||
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tvayā deva prajāḥ sarvāḥ sadevāsuramānavāḥ |
sthāvarāṇi ca bhūtāni jaṅgamāni tathaiva ca |
brahma vedāśca vedyaṃ ca tvayā sṛṣṭaṃ mahādyute || 11 ||
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śiraste gaganaṃ deva netre śaśidivākarau |
niḥśvāsaḥ pavanaścāpi tejo'gniśca tavācyuta |
bāhavaste diśaḥ sarvāḥ kukṣiścāpi mahārṇavaḥ || 12 ||
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ūrū te parvatā deva khaṃ nābhirmadhusūdana |
pādau te pṛthivī devī romāṇyoṣadhayastathā || 13 ||
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indrasomāgnivaruṇā devāsuramahoragāḥ |
prahvāstvāmupatiṣṭhanti stuvanto vividhaiḥ stavaiḥ || 14 ||
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tvayā vyāptāni sarvāṇi bhūtāni bhuvaneśvara |
yoginaḥ sumahāvīryāḥ stuvanti tvāṃ maharṣayaḥ || 15 ||
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tvayi tuṣṭe jagatsvasthaṃ tvayi kruddhe mahadbhayam |
bhayānāmapanetāsi tvamekaḥ puruṣottama || 16 ||
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devānāṃ mānuṣāṇāṃ ca sarvabhūtasukhāvahaḥ |
tribhirvikramaṇairdeva trayo lokāstvayāhṛtāḥ |
asurāṇāṃ samṛddhānāṃ vināśaśca tvayā kṛtaḥ || 17 ||
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tava vikramaṇairdevā nirvāṇamagamanparam |
parābhavaṃ ca daityendrāstvayi kruddhe mahādyute || 18 ||
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tvaṃ hi kartā vikartā ca bhūtānāmiha sarvaśaḥ |
ārādhayitvā tvāṃ devāḥ sukhamedhanti sarvaśaḥ || 19 ||
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evaṃ stuto hṛṣīkeśa uttaṅkena mahātmanā |
uttaṅkamabravīdviṣṇuḥ prītaste'haṃ varaṃ vṛṇu || 20 ||
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uttaṅka uvāca |
paryāpto me varo hyeṣa yadahaṃ dṛṣṭavānharim |
puruṣaṃ śāśvataṃ divyaṃ sraṣṭāraṃ jagataḥ prabhum || 21 ||
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viṣṇuruvāca |
prītaste'hamalaulyena bhaktyā ca dvijasattama |
avaśyaṃ hi tvayā brahmanmatto grāhyo varo dvija || 22 ||
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evaṃ saṃchandyamānastu vareṇa hariṇā tadā |
uttaṅkaḥ prāñjalirvavre varaṃ bharatasattama || 23 ||
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yadi me bhagavānprītaḥ puṇḍarīkanibhekṣaṇaḥ |
dharme satye dame caiva buddhirbhavatu me sadā |
abhyāsaśca bhavedbhaktyā tvayi nityaṃ maheśvara || 24 ||
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viṣṇuruvāca |
sarvametaddhi bhavitā matprasādāttava dvija |
pratibhāsyati yogaśca yena yukto divaukasām |
trayāṇāmapi lokānāṃ mahatkāryaṃ kariṣyasi || 25 ||
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utsādanārthaṃ lokānāṃ dhundhurnāma mahāsuraḥ |
tapasyati tapo ghoraṃ śṛṇu yastaṃ haniṣyati || 26 ||
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bṛhadaśva iti khyāto bhaviṣyati mahīpatiḥ |
tasya putraḥ śucirdāntaḥ kuvalāśva iti śrutaḥ || 27 ||
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sa yogabalamāsthāya māmakaṃ pārthivottamaḥ |
śāsanāttava viprarṣe dhundhumāro bhaviṣyati || 28 ||
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mārkaṇḍeya uvāca |
uttaṅkamevamuktvā tu viṣṇurantaradhīyata || 29 ||
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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 192

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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