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).

dhṛtarāṣṭra uvāca |
pṛcchāmi tvāṃ saṃjaya rājamadhye kimabravīdvākyamadīnasattvaḥ |
dhanaṃjayastāta yudhāṃ praṇetā durātmanāṃ jīvitacchinmahātmā || 1 ||
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saṃjaya uvāca |
duryodhano vācamimāṃ śṛṇotu yadabravīdarjuno yotsyamānaḥ |
yudhiṣṭhirasyānumate mahātmā dhanaṃjayaḥ śṛṇvataḥ keśavasya || 2 ||
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anvatrasto bāhuvīryaṃ vidāna upahvare vāsudevasya dhīraḥ |
avocanmāṃ yotsyamānaḥ kirīṭī madhye brūyā dhārtarāṣṭraṃ kurūṇām || 3 ||
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ye vai rājānaḥ pāṇḍavāyodhanāya samānītāḥ śṛṇvatāṃ cāpi teṣām |
yathā samagraṃ vacanaṃ mayoktaṃ sahāmātyaṃ śrāvayethā nṛpaṃ tam || 4 ||
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yathā nūnaṃ devarājasya devāḥ śuśrūṣante vajrahastasya sarve |
tathāśṛṇvanpāṇḍavāḥ sṛñjayāśca kirīṭinā vācamuktāṃ samarthām || 5 ||
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ityabravīdarjuno yotsyamāno gāṇḍīvadhanvā lohitapadmanetraḥ |
na cedrājyaṃ muñcati dhārtarāṣṭro yudhiṣṭhirasyājamīḍhasya rājñaḥ |
asti nūnaṃ karma kṛtaṃ purastādanirviṣṭaṃ pāpakaṃ dhārtarāṣṭraiḥ || 6 ||
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yeṣāṃ yuddhaṃ bhīmasenārjunābhyāṃ tathāśvibhyāṃ vāsudevena caiva |
śaineyena dhruvamāttāyudhena dhṛṣṭadyumnenātha śikhaṇḍinā ca |
yudhiṣṭhireṇendrakalpena caiva yo'padhyānānnirdahedgāṃ divaṃ ca || 7 ||
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taiścedyuddhaṃ manyate dhārtarāṣṭro nirvṛtto'rthaḥ sakalaḥ pāṇḍavānām |
mā tatkārṣīḥ pāṇḍavārthāya hetorupaihi yuddhaṃ yadi manyase tvam || 8 ||
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yāṃ tāṃ vane duḥkhaśayyāmuvāsa pravrājitaḥ pāṇḍavo dharmacārī |
āśiṣyate duḥkhatarāmanarthāmantyāṃ śayyāṃ dhārtarāṣṭraḥ parāsuḥ || 9 ||
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hriyā jñānena tapasā damena krodhenātho dharmaguptyā dhanena |
anyāyavṛttaḥ kurupāṇḍaveyānadhyātiṣṭhaddhārtarāṣṭro durātmā || 10 ||
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māyopadhaḥ praṇidhānārjavābhyāṃ tapodamābhyāṃ dharmaguptyā balena |
satyaṃ bruvanprītiyuktyānṛtena titikṣamāṇaḥ kliśyamāno'tivelam || 11 ||
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yadā jyeṣṭhaḥ pāṇḍavaḥ saṃśitātmā krodhaṃ yattaṃ varṣapūgānsughoram |
avasraṣṭā kuruṣūdvṛttacetāstadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 12 ||
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kṛṣṇavartmeva jvalitaḥ samiddho yathā dahetkakṣamagnirnidāghe |
evaṃ dagdhā dhārtarāṣṭrasya senāṃ yudhiṣṭhiraḥ krodhadīpto'nuvīkṣya || 13 ||
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yadā draṣṭā bhīmasenaṃ raṇasthaṃ gadāhastaṃ krodhaviṣaṃ vamantam |
durmarṣaṇaṃ pāṇḍavaṃ bhīmavegaṃ tadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 14 ||
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mahāsiṃho gāva iva praviśya gadāpāṇirdhārtarāṣṭrānupetya |
yadā bhīmo bhīmarūpo nihantā tadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 15 ||
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mahābhaye vītabhayaḥ kṛtāstraḥ samāgame śatrubalāvamardī |
sakṛdrathena pratiyādrathaughānpadātisaṃghāngadayābhinighnan || 16 ||
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sainyānanekāṃstarasā vimṛdnanyadā kṣeptā dhārtarāṣṭrasya sainyam |
chindanvanaṃ paraśuneva śūrastadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 17 ||
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tṛṇaprāyaṃ jvalaneneva dagdhaṃ grāmaṃ yathā dhārtarāṣṭraḥ samīkṣya |
pakvaṃ sasyaṃ vaidyuteneva dagdhaṃ parāsiktaṃ vipulaṃ svaṃ balaugham || 18 ||
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hatapravīraṃ vimukhaṃ bhayārtaṃ parāṅmukhaṃ prāyaśo'dhṛṣṭayodham |
śastrārciṣā bhīmasenena dagdhaṃ tadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 19 ||
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upāsaṅgāduddharandakṣiṇena paraḥśatānnakulaścitrayodhī |
yadā rathāgryo rathinaḥ pracetā tadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 20 ||
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sukhocito duḥkhaśayyāṃ vaneṣu dīrghaṃ kālaṃ nakulo yāmaśeta |
āśīviṣaḥ kruddha iva śvasanbhṛśaṃ tadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 21 ||
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tyaktātmānaḥ pārthivāyodhanāya samādiṣṭā dharmarājena vīrāḥ |
rathaiḥ śubhraiḥ sainyamabhidravanto dṛṣṭvā paścāttapsyate dhārtarāṣṭraḥ || 22 ||
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śiśūnkṛtāstrānaśiśuprakāśānyadā draṣṭā kauravaḥ pañca śūrān |
tyaktvā prāṇānkekayānādravantastadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 23 ||
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yadā gatodvāhamakūjanākṣaṃ suvarṇatāraṃ rathamātatāyī |
dāntairyuktaṃ sahadevo'dhirūḍhaḥ śirāṃsi rājñāṃ kṣepsyate mārgaṇaughaiḥ || 24 ||
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mahābhaye saṃpravṛtte rathasthaṃ vivartamānaṃ samare kṛtāstram |
sarvāṃ diśaṃ saṃpatantaṃ samīkṣya tadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 25 ||
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hrīniṣedho nipuṇaḥ satyavādī mahābalaḥ sarvadharmopapannaḥ |
gāndhārimārcchaṃstumule kṣiprakārī kṣeptā janānsahadevastarasvī || 26 ||
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yadā draṣṭā draupadeyānmaheṣūñśūrānkṛtāstrānrathayuddhakovidān |
āśīviṣānghoraviṣānivāyatastadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 27 ||
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yadābhimanyuḥ paravīraghātī śaraiḥ parānmegha ivābhivarṣan |
vigāhitā kṛṣṇasamaḥ kṛtāstrastadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 28 ||
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yadā draṣṭā bālamabālavīryaṃ dviṣaccamūṃ mṛtyumivāpatantam |
saubhadramindrapratimaṃ kṛtāstraṃ tadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 29 ||
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prabhadrakāḥ śīghratarā yuvāno viśāradāḥ siṃhasamānavīryāḥ |
yadā kṣeptāro dhārtarāṣṭrānsasainyāṃstadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 30 ||
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vṛddhau virāṭadrupadau mahārathau pṛthakcamūbhyāmabhivartamānau |
yadā draṣṭārau dhārtarāṣṭrānsasainyāṃstadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 31 ||
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yadā kṛtāstro drupadaḥ pracinvañśirāṃsi yūnāṃ samare rathasthaḥ |
kruddhaḥ śaraiśchetsyati cāpamuktaistadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 32 ||
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yadā virāṭaḥ paravīraghātī marmāntare śatrucamūṃ praveṣṭā |
matsyaiḥ sārdhamanṛśaṃsarūpaistadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 33 ||
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jyeṣṭhaṃ mātsyānāmanṛśaṃsarūpaṃ virāṭaputraṃ rathinaṃ purastāt |
yadā draṣṭā daṃśitaṃ pāṇḍavārthe tadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 34 ||
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raṇe hate kauravāṇāṃ pravīre śikhaṇḍinā sattame śaṃtanūje |
na jātu naḥ śatravo dhārayeyurasaṃśayaṃ satyametadbravīmi || 35 ||
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yadā śikhaṇḍī rathinaḥ pracinvanbhīṣmaṃ rathenābhiyātā varūthī |
divyairhayairavamṛdnanrathaughāṃstadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 36 ||
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yadā draṣṭā sṛñjayānāmanīke dhṛṣṭadyumnaṃ pramukhe rocamānam |
astraṃ yasmai guhyamuvāca dhīmāndroṇastadā tapsyati dhārtarāṣṭraḥ || 37 ||
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yadā sa senāpatiraprameyaḥ parābhavanniṣubhirdhārtarāṣṭrān |
droṇaṃ raṇe śatrusaho'bhiyātā tadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 38 ||
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hrīmānmanīṣī balavānmanasvī sa lakṣmīvānsomakānāṃ prabarhaḥ |
na jātu taṃ śatravo'nye saheranyeṣāṃ sa syādagraṇīrvṛṣṇisiṃhaḥ || 39 ||
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brūyācca mā pravṛṇīṣveti loke yuddhe'dvitīyaṃ sacivaṃ rathastham |
śinernaptāraṃ pravṛṇīma sātyakiṃ mahābalaṃ vītabhayaṃ kṛtāstram || 40 ||
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yadā śinīnāmadhipo mayoktaḥ śaraiḥ parānmegha iva pravarṣan |
pracchādayiṣyañśarajālena yodhāṃstadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 41 ||
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yadā dhṛtiṃ kurute yotsyamānaḥ sa dīrghabāhurdṛḍhadhanvā mahātmā |
siṃhasyeva gandhamāghrāya gāvaḥ saṃveṣṭante śatravo'smādyathāgneḥ || 42 ||
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sa dīrghabāhurdṛḍhadhanvā mahātmā bhindyādgirīnsaṃharetsarvalokān |
astre kṛtī nipuṇaḥ kṣiprahasto divi sthitaḥ sūrya ivābhibhāti || 43 ||
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citraḥ sūkṣmaḥ sukṛto yādavasya astre yogo vṛṣṇisiṃhasya bhūyān |
yathāvidhaṃ yogamāhuḥ praśastaṃ sarvairguṇaiḥ sātyakistairupetaḥ || 44 ||
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hiraṇmayaṃ śvetahayaiścaturbhiryadā yuktaṃ syandanaṃ mādhavasya |
draṣṭā yuddhe sātyakervai suyodhanastadā tapsyatyakṛtātmā sa mandaḥ || 45 ||
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yadā rathaṃ hemamaṇiprakāśaṃ śvetāśvayuktaṃ vānaraketumugram |
draṣṭā raṇe saṃyataṃ keśavena tadā tapsyatyakṛtātmā sa mandaḥ || 46 ||
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yadā maurvyāstalaniṣpeṣamugraṃ mahāśabdaṃ vajraniṣpeṣatulyam |
vidhūyamānasya mahāraṇe mayā gāṇḍīvasya śroṣyati mandabuddhiḥ || 47 ||
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tadā mūḍho dhṛtarāṣṭrasya putrastaptā yuddhe durmatirduḥsahāyaḥ |
dṛṣṭvā sainyaṃ bāṇavarṣāndhakāraṃ prabhajyantaṃ gokulavadraṇāgre || 48 ||
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balāhakāduccarantīva vidyutsahasraghnī dviṣatāṃ saṃgameṣu |
asthicchido marmabhido vameccharāṃstadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 49 ||
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yadā draṣṭā jyāmukhādbāṇasaṃghāngāṇḍīvamuktānpatataḥ śitāgrān |
nāgānhayānvarmiṇaścādadānāṃstadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 50 ||
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yadā mandaḥ parabāṇānvimuktānmameṣubhirhriyamāṇānpratīpam |
tiryagvidvāṃśchidyamānānkṣurapraistadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 51 ||
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yadā vipāṭhā madbhujavipramuktā dvijāḥ phalānīva mahīruhāgrāt |
pracchettāra uttamāṅgāni yūnāṃ tadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 52 ||
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yadā draṣṭā patataḥ syandanebhyo mahāgajebhyo'śvagatāṃśca yodhān |
śarairhatānpātitāṃścaiva raṅge tadā yuddhaṃ dhārtarāṣṭro'nvatapsyat || 53 ||
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padātisaṃghānrathasaṃghānsamantādvyāttānanaḥ kāla ivātateṣuḥ |
praṇotsyāmi jvalitairbāṇavarṣaiḥ śatrūṃstadā tapsyati mandabuddhiḥ || 54 ||
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sarvā diśaḥ saṃpatatā rathena rajodhvastaṃ gāṇḍivenāpakṛttam |
yadā draṣṭā svabalaṃ saṃpramūḍhaṃ tadā paścāttapsyati mandabuddhiḥ || 55 ||
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kāṃdigbhūtaṃ chinnagātraṃ visaṃjñaṃ duryodhano drakṣyati sarvasainyam |
hatāśvavīrāgryanarendranāgaṃ pipāsitaṃ śrāntapatraṃ bhayārtam || 56 ||
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ārtasvaraṃ hanyamānaṃ hataṃ ca vikīrṇakeśāsthikapālasaṃgham |
prajāpateḥ karma yathārdhaniṣṭhitaṃ tadā dṛṣṭvā tapsyate mandabuddhiḥ || 57 ||
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yadā rathe gāṇḍivaṃ vāsudevaṃ divyaṃ śaṅkhaṃ pāñcajanyaṃ hayāṃśca |
tūṇāvakṣayyau devadattaṃ ca māṃ ca draṣṭā yuddhe dhārtarāṣṭraḥ sametān || 58 ||
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udvartayandasyusaṃghānsametānpravartayanyugamanyadyugānte |
yadā dhakṣyāmyagnivatkauraveyāṃstadā taptā dhṛtarāṣṭraḥ saputraḥ || 59 ||
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sahabhrātā sahaputraḥ sasainyo bhraṣṭaiśvaryaḥ krodhavaśo'lpacetāḥ |
darpasyānte vihite vepamānaḥ paścānmandastapsyati dhārtarāṣṭraḥ || 60 ||
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pūrvāhṇe māṃ kṛtajapyaṃ kadācidvipraḥ provācodakānte manojñam |
kartavyaṃ te duṣkaraṃ karma pārtha yoddhavyaṃ te śatrubhiḥ savyasācin || 61 ||
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indro vā te harivānvajrahastaḥ purastādyātu samare'rīnvinighnan |
sugrīvayuktena rathena vā te paścātkṛṣṇo rakṣatu vāsudevaḥ || 62 ||
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vavre cāhaṃ vajrahastānmahendrādasminyuddhe vāsudevaṃ sahāyam |
sa me labdho dasyuvadhāya kṛṣṇo manye caitadvihitaṃ daivatairme || 63 ||
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ayudhyamāno manasāpi yasya jayaṃ kṛṣṇaḥ puruṣasyābhinandet |
dhruvaṃ sarvānso'bhyatīyādamitrānsendrāndevānmānuṣe nāsti cintā || 64 ||
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sa bāhubhyāṃ sāgaramuttitīrṣenmahodadhiṃ salilasyāprameyam |
tejasvinaṃ kṛṣṇamatyantaśūraṃ yuddhena yo vāsudevaṃ jigīṣet || 65 ||
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giriṃ ya iccheta talena bhettuṃ śiloccayaṃ śvetamatipramāṇam |
tasyaiva pāṇiḥ sanakho viśīryenna cāpi kiṃcitsa girestu kuryāt || 66 ||
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agniṃ samiddhaṃ śamayedbhujābhyāṃ candraṃ ca sūryaṃ ca nivārayeta |
hareddevānāmamṛtaṃ prasahya yuddhena yo vāsudevaṃ jigīṣet || 67 ||
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yo rukmiṇīmekarathena bhojyāmutsādya rājñāṃ viṣayaṃ prasahya |
uvāha bhāryāṃ yaśasā jvalantīṃ yasyāṃ jajñe raukmiṇeyo mahātmā || 68 ||
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ayaṃ gāndhārāṃstarasā saṃpramathya jitvā putrānnagnajitaḥ samagrān |
baddhaṃ mumoca vinadantaṃ prasahya sudarśanīyaṃ devatānāṃ lalāmam || 69 ||
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ayaṃ kavāṭe nijaghāna pāṇḍyaṃ tathā kaliṅgāndantakūre mamarda |
anena dagdhā varṣapūgānvināthā vārāṇasī nagarī saṃbabhūva || 70 ||
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yaṃ sma yuddhe manyate'nyairajeyamekalavyaṃ nāma niṣādarājam |
vegeneva śailamabhihatya jambhaḥ śete sa kṛṣṇena hataḥ parāsuḥ || 71 ||
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tathograsenasya sutaṃ praduṣṭaṃ vṛṣṇyandhakānāṃ madhyagāṃ tapantam |
apātayadbaladevadvitīyo hatvā dadau cograsenāya rājyam || 72 ||
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ayaṃ saubhaṃ yodhayāmāsa khasthaṃ vibhīṣaṇaṃ māyayā śālvarājam |
saubhadvāri pratyagṛhṇācchataghnīṃ dorbhyāṃ ka enaṃ viṣaheta martyaḥ || 73 ||
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prāgjyotiṣaṃ nāma babhūva durgaṃ puraṃ ghoramasurāṇāmasahyam |
mahābalo narakastatra bhaumo jahārādityā maṇikuṇḍale śubhe || 74 ||
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na taṃ devāḥ saha śakreṇa sehire samāgatā āharaṇāya bhītāḥ |
dṛṣṭvā ca te vikramaṃ keśavasya balaṃ tathaivāstramavāraṇīyam || 75 ||
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jānanto'sya prakṛtiṃ keśavasya nyayojayandasyuvadhāya kṛṣṇam |
sa tatkarma pratiśuśrāva duṣkaramaiśvaryavānsiddhiṣu vāsudevaḥ || 76 ||
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nirmocane ṣaṭsahasrāṇi hatvā saṃchidya pāśānsahasā kṣurāntān |
muraṃ hatvā vinihatyaugharākṣasaṃ nirmocanaṃ cāpi jagāma vīraḥ || 77 ||
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tatraiva tenāsya babhūva yuddhaṃ mahābalenātibalasya viṣṇoḥ |
śete sa kṛṣṇena hataḥ parāsurvāteneva mathitaḥ karṇikāraḥ || 78 ||
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āhṛtya kṛṣṇo maṇikuṇḍale te hatvā ca bhaumaṃ narakaṃ muraṃ ca |
śriyā vṛto yaśasā caiva dhīmānpratyājagāmāpratimaprabhāvaḥ || 79 ||
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tasmai varānadadaṃstatra devā dṛṣṭvā bhīmaṃ karma raṇe kṛtaṃ tat |
śramaśca te yudhyamānasya na syādākāśe vā apsu caiva kramaḥ syāt || 80 ||
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śastrāṇi gātre ca na te kramerannityeva kṛṣṇaśca tataḥ kṛtārthaḥ |
evaṃrūpe vāsudeve'prameye mahābale guṇasaṃpatsadaiva || 81 ||
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tamasahyaṃ viṣṇumanantavīryamāśaṃsate dhārtarāṣṭro balena |
yadā hyenaṃ tarkayate durātmā taccāpyayaṃ sahate'smānsamīkṣya || 82 ||
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paryāgataṃ mama kṛṣṇasya caiva yo manyate kalahaṃ saṃprayujya |
śakyaṃ hartuṃ pāṇḍavānāṃ mamatvaṃ tadveditā saṃyugaṃ tatra gatvā || 83 ||
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namaskṛtvā śāṃtanavāya rājñe droṇāyātho sahaputrāya caiva |
śāradvatāyāpratidvandvine ca yotsyāmyahaṃ rājyamabhīpsamānaḥ || 84 ||
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dharmeṇāstraṃ niyataṃ tasya manye yo yotsyate pāṇḍavairdharmacārī |
mithyāglahe nirjitā vai nṛśaṃsaiḥ saṃvatsarāndvādaśa pāṇḍuputrāḥ || 85 ||
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avāpya kṛcchraṃ vihitaṃ hyaraṇye dīrghaṃ kālaṃ caikamajñātacaryām |
te hyakasmājjīvitaṃ pāṇḍavānāṃ na mṛṣyante dhārtarāṣṭrāḥ padasthāḥ || 86 ||
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te cedasmānyudhyamānāñjayeyurdevairapīndrapramukhaiḥ sahāyaiḥ |
dharmādadharmaścarito garīyāniti dhruvaṃ nāsti kṛtaṃ na sādhu || 87 ||
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na cedimaṃ puruṣaṃ karmabaddhaṃ na cedasmānmanyate'sau viśiṣṭān |
āśaṃse'haṃ vāsudevadvitīyo duryodhanaṃ sānubandhaṃ nihantum || 88 ||
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na cedidaṃ karma nareṣu baddhaṃ na vidyate puruṣasya svakarma |
idaṃ ca taccāpi samīkṣya nūnaṃ parājayo dhārtarāṣṭrasya sādhuḥ || 89 ||
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pratyakṣaṃ vaḥ kuravo yadbravīmi yudhyamānā dhārtarāṣṭrā na santi |
anyatra yuddhātkuravaḥ parīpsanna yudhyatāṃ śeṣa ihāsti kaścit || 90 ||
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hatvā tvahaṃ dhārtarāṣṭrānsakarṇānrājyaṃ kurūṇāmavajetā samagram |
yadvaḥ kāryaṃ tatkurudhvaṃ yathāsvamiṣṭāndārānātmajāṃścopabhuṅkta || 91 ||
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apyevaṃ no brāhmaṇāḥ santi vṛddhā bahuśrutāḥ śīlavantaḥ kulīnāḥ |
sāṃvatsarā jyotiṣi cāpi yuktā nakṣatrayogeṣu ca niścayajñāḥ || 92 ||
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uccāvacaṃ daivayuktaṃ rahasyaṃ divyāḥ praśnā mṛgacakrā muhūrtāḥ |
kṣayaṃ mahāntaṃ kurusṛñjayānāṃ nivedayante pāṇḍavānāṃ jayaṃ ca || 93 ||
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tathā hi no manyate'jātaśatruḥ saṃsiddhārtho dviṣatāṃ nigrahāya |
janārdanaścāpyaparokṣavidyo na saṃśayaṃ paśyati vṛṣṇisiṃhaḥ || 94 ||
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ahaṃ ca jānāmi bhaviṣyarūpaṃ paśyāmi buddhyā svayamapramattaḥ |
dṛṣṭiśca me na vyathate purāṇī yudhyamānā dhārtarāṣṭrā na santi || 95 ||
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anālabdhaṃ jṛmbhati gāṇḍivaṃ dhanuranālabdhā kampati me dhanurjyā |
bāṇāśca me tūṇamukhādvisṛjya muhurmuhurgantumuśanti caiva || 96 ||
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saikyaḥ kośānniḥsarati prasanno hitveva jīrṇāmuragastvacaṃ svām |
dhvaje vāco raudrarūpā vadanti kadā ratho yokṣyate te kirīṭin || 97 ||
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gomāyusaṃghāśca vadanti rātrau rakṣāṃsyatho niṣpatantyantarikṣāt |
mṛgāḥ śṛgālāḥ śitikaṇṭhāśca kākā gṛdhrā baḍāścaiva tarakṣavaśca || 98 ||
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suparṇapātāśca patanti paścāddṛṣṭvā rathaṃ śvetahayaprayuktam |
ahaṃ hyekaḥ pārthivānsarvayodhāñśarānvarṣanmṛtyulokaṃ nayeyam || 99 ||
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samādadānaḥ pṛthagastramārgānyathāgniriddho gahanaṃ nidāghe |
sthūṇākarṇaṃ pāśupataṃ ca ghoraṃ tathā brahmāstraṃ yacca śakro viveda || 100 ||
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vadhe dhṛto vegavataḥ pramuñcannāhaṃ prajāḥ kiṃcidivāvaśiṣye |
śāntiṃ lapsye paramo hyeṣa bhāvaḥ sthiro mama brūhi gāvalgaṇe tān || 101 ||
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nityaṃ punaḥ sacivairyairavocaddevānapīndrapramukhānsahāyān |
tairmanyate kalahaṃ saṃprayujya sa dhārtarāṣṭraḥ paśyata mohamasya || 102 ||
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vṛddho bhīṣmaḥ śāṃtanavaḥ kṛpaśca droṇaḥ saputro viduraśca dhīmān |
ete sarve yadvadante tadastu āyuṣmantaḥ kuravaḥ santu sarve || 103 ||
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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 47

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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