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 |
taṃ dṛṣṭvā klībaveṣeṇa rathasthaṃ narapuṃgavam |
śamīmabhimukhaṃ yāntaṃ rathamāropya cottaram || 1 ||
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bhīṣmadroṇamukhāstatra kurūṇāṃ rathasattamāḥ |
vitrastamanasaḥ sarve dhanaṃjayakṛtādbhayāt || 2 ||
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tānavekṣya hatotsāhānutpātānapi cādbhutān |
guruḥ śastrabhṛtāṃ śreṣṭho bhāradvājo'bhyabhāṣata || 3 ||
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calāśca vātāḥ saṃvānti rūkṣāḥ paruṣaniḥsvanāḥ |
bhasmavarṇaprakāśena tamasā saṃvṛtaṃ nabhaḥ || 4 ||
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rūkṣavarṇāśca jaladā dṛśyante'dbhutadarśanāḥ |
niḥsaranti ca kośebhyaḥ śastrāṇi vividhāni ca || 5 ||
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śivāśca vinadantyetā dīptāyāṃ diśi dāruṇāḥ |
hayāścāśrūṇi muñcanti dhvajāḥ kampantyakampitāḥ || 6 ||
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yādṛśānyatra rūpāṇi saṃdṛśyante bahūnyapi |
yattā bhavantastiṣṭhantu syādyuddhaṃ samupasthitam || 7 ||
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rakṣadhvamapi cātmānaṃ vyūhadhvaṃ vāhinīmapi |
vaiśasaṃ ca pratīkṣadhvaṃ rakṣadhvaṃ cāpi godhanam || 8 ||
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eṣa vīro maheṣvāsaḥ sarvaśastrabhṛtāṃ varaḥ |
āgataḥ klībaveṣeṇa pārtho nāstyatra saṃśayaḥ || 9 ||
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sa eṣa pārtho vikrāntaḥ savyasācī paraṃtapaḥ |
nāyuddhena nivarteta sarvairapi marudgaṇaiḥ || 10 ||
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kleśitaśca vane śūro vāsavena ca śikṣitaḥ |
amarṣavaśamāpanno yotsyate nātra saṃśayaḥ || 11 ||
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nehāsya pratiyoddhāramahaṃ paśyāmi kauravāḥ |
mahādevo'pi pārthena śrūyate yudhi toṣitaḥ || 12 ||
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karṇa uvāca |
sadā bhavānphalgunasya guṇairasmānvikatthase |
na cārjunaḥ kalā pūrṇā mama duryodhanasya vā || 13 ||
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duryodhana uvāca |
yadyeṣa pārtho rādheya kṛtaṃ kāryaṃ bhavenmama |
jñātāḥ punaścariṣyanti dvādaśānyānhi vatsarān || 14 ||
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athaiṣa kaścidevānyaḥ klībaveṣeṇa mānavaḥ |
śarairenaṃ suniśitaiḥ pātayiṣyāmi bhūtale || 15 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
tasminbruvati tadvākyaṃ dhārtarāṣṭre paraṃtape |
bhīṣmo droṇaḥ kṛpo drauṇiḥ pauruṣaṃ tadapūjayan || 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 37

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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