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 |
tato garbhaḥ samabhavatpṛthāyāḥ pṛthivīpate |
śukle daśottare pakṣe tārāpatirivāmbare || 1 ||
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sā bāndhavabhayādbālā taṃ garbhaṃ vinigūhatī |
dhārayāmāsa suśroṇī na caināṃ bubudhe janaḥ || 2 ||
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na hi tāṃ veda nāryanyā kāciddhātreyikāmṛte |
kanyāpuragatāṃ bālāṃ nipuṇāṃ parirakṣaṇe || 3 ||
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tataḥ kālena sā garbhaṃ suṣuve varavarṇinī |
kanyaiva tasya devasya prasādādamaraprabham || 4 ||
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tathaiva baddhakavacaṃ kanakojjvalakuṇḍalam |
haryakṣaṃ vṛṣabhaskandhaṃ yathāsya pitaraṃ tathā || 5 ||
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jātamātraṃ ca taṃ garbhaṃ dhātryā saṃmantrya bhāminī |
mañjūṣāyāmavadadhe svāstīrṇāyāṃ samantataḥ || 6 ||
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madhūcchiṣṭasthitāyāṃ sā sukhāyāṃ rudatī tathā |
ślakṣṇāyāṃ supidhānāyāmaśvanadyāmavāsṛjat || 7 ||
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jānatī cāpyakartavyaṃ kanyāyā garbhadhāraṇam |
putrasnehena rājendra karuṇaṃ paryadevayat || 8 ||
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samutsṛjantī mañjūṣāmaśvanadyāstadā jale |
uvāca rudatī kuntī yāni vākyāni tacchṛṇu || 9 ||
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svasti te'stvāntarikṣebhyaḥ pārthivebhyaśca putraka |
divyebhyaścaiva bhūtebhyastathā toyacarāśca ye || 10 ||
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śivāste santu panthāno mā ca te paripanthinaḥ |
āgamāśca tathā putra bhavantvadrohacetasaḥ || 11 ||
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pātu tvāṃ varuṇo rājā salile salileśvaraḥ |
antarikṣe'ntarikṣasthaḥ pavanaḥ sarvagastathā || 12 ||
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pitā tvāṃ pātu sarvatra tapanastapatāṃ varaḥ |
yena datto'si me putra divyena vidhinā kila || 13 ||
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ādityā vasavo rudrāḥ sādhyā viśve ca devatāḥ |
marutaśca sahendreṇa diśaśca sadigīśvarāḥ || 14 ||
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rakṣantu tvāṃ surāḥ sarve sameṣu viṣameṣu ca |
vetsyāmi tvāṃ videśe'pi kavacenopasūcitam || 15 ||
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dhanyaste putra janako devo bhānurvibhāvasuḥ |
yastvāṃ drakṣyati divyena cakṣuṣā vāhinīgatam || 16 ||
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dhanyā sā pramadā yā tvāṃ putratve kalpayiṣyati |
yasyāstvaṃ tṛṣitaḥ putra stanaṃ pāsyasi devaja || 17 ||
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ko nu svapnastayā dṛṣṭo yā tvāmādityavarcasam |
divyavarmasamāyuktaṃ divyakuṇḍalabhūṣitam || 18 ||
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padmāyataviśālākṣaṃ padmatāmratalojjvalam |
sulalāṭaṃ sukeśāntaṃ putratve kalpayiṣyati || 19 ||
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dhanyā drakṣyanti putra tvāṃ bhūmau saṃsarpamāṇakam |
avyaktakalavākyāni vadantaṃ reṇuguṇṭhitam || 20 ||
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dhanyā drakṣyanti putra tvāṃ punaryauvanage mukhe |
himavadvanasaṃbhūtaṃ siṃhaṃ kesariṇaṃ yathā || 21 ||
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evaṃ bahuvidhaṃ rājanvilapya karuṇaṃ pṛthā |
avāsṛjata mañjūṣāmaśvanadyāstadā jale || 22 ||
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rudatī putraśokārtā niśīthe kamalekṣaṇā |
dhātryā saha pṛthā rājanputradarśanalālasā || 23 ||
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visarjayitvā mañjūṣāṃ saṃbodhanabhayātpituḥ |
viveśa rājabhavanaṃ punaḥ śokāturā tataḥ || 24 ||
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mañjūṣā tvaśvanadyāḥ sā yayau carmaṇvatīṃ nadīm |
carmaṇvatyāśca yamunāṃ tato gaṅgāṃ jagāma ha || 25 ||
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gaṅgāyāḥ sūtaviṣayaṃ campāmabhyāyayau purīm |
sa mañjūṣāgato garbhastaraṅgairuhyamānakaḥ || 26 ||
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amṛtādutthitaṃ divyaṃ tattu varma sakuṇḍalam |
dhārayāmāsa taṃ garbhaṃ daivaṃ ca vidhinirmitam || 27 ||
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Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Chapter 292

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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