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).

bhagavānuvāca |
bhāvaṃ jijñāsamāno'haṃ praṇayādidamabruvam |
na cākṣepānna pāṇḍityānna krodhānna vivakṣayā || 1 ||
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vedāhaṃ tava māhātmyamuta te veda yadbalam |
uta te veda karmāṇi na tvāṃ paribhavāmyaham || 2 ||
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yathā cātmani kalyāṇaṃ saṃbhāvayasi pāṇḍava |
sahasraguṇamapyetattvayi saṃbhāvayāmyaham || 3 ||
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yādṛśe ca kule janma sarvarājābhipūjite |
bandhubhiśca suhṛdbhiśca bhīma tvamasi tādṛśaḥ || 4 ||
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jijñāsanto hi dharmasya saṃdigdhasya vṛkodara |
paryāyaṃ na vyavasyanti daivamānuṣayorjanāḥ || 5 ||
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sa eva heturbhūtvā hi puruṣasyārthasiddhiṣu |
vināśe'pi sa evāsya saṃdigdhaṃ karma pauruṣam || 6 ||
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anyathā paridṛṣṭāni kavibhirdoṣadarśibhiḥ |
anyathā parivartante vegā iva nabhasvataḥ || 7 ||
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sumantritaṃ sunītaṃ ca nyāyataścopapāditam |
kṛtaṃ mānuṣyakaṃ karma daivenāpi virudhyate || 8 ||
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daivamapyakṛtaṃ karma pauruṣeṇa vihanyate |
śītamuṣṇaṃ tathā varṣaṃ kṣutpipāse ca bhārata || 9 ||
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yadanyaddiṣṭabhāvasya puruṣasya svayaṃkṛtam |
tasmādanavarodhaśca vidyate tatra lakṣaṇam || 10 ||
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lokasya nānyato vṛttiḥ pāṇḍavānyatra karmaṇaḥ |
evaṃbuddhiḥ pravarteta phalaṃ syādubhayānvayāt || 11 ||
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ya evaṃ kṛtabuddhiḥ sankarmasveva pravartate |
nāsiddhau vyathate tasya na siddhau harṣamaśnute || 12 ||
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tatreyamarthamātrā me bhīmasena vivakṣitā |
naikāntasiddhirmantavyā kurubhiḥ saha saṃyuge || 13 ||
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nātipraṇītaraśmiḥ syāttathā bhavati paryaye |
viṣādamarchedglāniṃ vā etadarthaṃ bravīmi te || 14 ||
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śvobhūte dhṛtarāṣṭrasya samīpaṃ prāpya pāṇḍava |
yatiṣye praśamaṃ kartuṃ yuṣmadarthamahāpayan || 15 ||
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śamaṃ cette kariṣyanti tato'nantaṃ yaśo mama |
bhavatāṃ ca kṛtaḥ kāmasteṣāṃ ca śreya uttamam || 16 ||
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te cedabhinivekṣyanti nābhyupaiṣyanti me vacaḥ |
kuravo yuddhamevātra raudraṃ karma bhaviṣyati || 17 ||
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asminyuddhe bhīmasena tvayi bhāraḥ samāhitaḥ |
dhūrarjunena dhāryā syādvoḍhavya itaro janaḥ || 18 ||
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ahaṃ hi yantā bībhatsorbhavitā saṃyuge sati |
dhanaṃjayasyaiṣa kāmo na hi yuddhaṃ na kāmaye || 19 ||
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tasmādāśaṅkamāno'haṃ vṛkodara matiṃ tava |
tudannaklībayā vācā tejaste samadīpayam || 20 ||
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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 75

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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