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).

nārada uvāca |
evamuktastadā tena viśvāmitreṇa dhīmatā |
nāste na śete nāhāraṃ kurute gālavastadā || 1 ||
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tvagasthibhūto hariṇaścintāśokaparāyaṇaḥ |
śocamāno'timātraṃ sa dahyamānaśca manyunā || 2 ||
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kutaḥ puṣṭāni mitrāṇi kuto'rthāḥ saṃcayaḥ kutaḥ |
hayānāṃ candraśubhrāṇāṃ śatānyaṣṭau kuto mama || 3 ||
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kuto me bhojanaśraddhā sukhaśraddhā kutaśca me |
śraddhā me jīvitasyāpi chinnā kiṃ jīvitena me || 4 ||
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ahaṃ pāraṃ samudrasya pṛthivyā vā paraṃ parāt |
gatvātmānaṃ vimuñcāmi kiṃ phalaṃ jīvitena me || 5 ||
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adhanasyākṛtārthasya tyaktasya vividhaiḥ phalaiḥ |
ṛṇaṃ dhārayamāṇasya kutaḥ sukhamanīhayā || 6 ||
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suhṛdāṃ hi dhanaṃ bhuktvā kṛtvā praṇayamīpsitam |
pratikartumaśaktasya jīvitānmaraṇaṃ varam || 7 ||
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pratiśrutya kariṣyeti kartavyaṃ tadakurvataḥ |
mithyāvacanadagdhasya iṣṭāpūrtaṃ praṇaśyati || 8 ||
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na rūpamanṛtasyāsti nānṛtasyāsti saṃtatiḥ |
nānṛtasyādhipatyaṃ ca kuta eva gatiḥ śubhā || 9 ||
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kutaḥ kṛtaghnasya yaśaḥ kutaḥ sthānaṃ kutaḥ sukham |
aśraddheyaḥ kṛtaghno hi kṛtaghne nāsti niṣkṛtiḥ || 10 ||
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na jīvatyadhanaḥ pāpaḥ kutaḥ pāpasya tantraṇam |
pāpo dhruvamavāpnoti vināśaṃ nāśayankṛtam || 11 ||
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so'haṃ pāpaḥ kṛtaghnaśca kṛpaṇaścānṛto'pi ca |
guroryaḥ kṛtakāryaḥ saṃstatkaromi na bhāṣitam |
so'haṃ prāṇānvimokṣyāmi kṛtvā yatnamanuttamam || 12 ||
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arthanā na mayā kācitkṛtapūrvā divaukasām |
mānayanti ca māṃ sarve tridaśā yajñasaṃstare || 13 ||
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ahaṃ tu vibudhaśreṣṭhaṃ devaṃ tribhuvaneśvaram |
viṣṇuṃ gacchāmyahaṃ kṛṣṇaṃ gatiṃ gatimatāṃ varam || 14 ||
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bhogā yasmātpratiṣṭhante vyāpya sarvānsurāsurān |
prayato draṣṭumicchāmi mahāyoginamavyayam || 15 ||
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evamukte sakhā tasya garuḍo vinatātmajaḥ |
darśayāmāsa taṃ prāha saṃhṛṣṭaḥ priyakāmyayā || 16 ||
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suhṛdbhavānmama mataḥ suhṛdāṃ ca mataḥ suhṛt |
īpsitenābhilāṣeṇa yoktavyo vibhave sati || 17 ||
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vibhavaścāsti me vipra vāsavāvarajo dvija |
pūrvamuktastvadarthaṃ ca kṛtaḥ kāmaśca tena me || 18 ||
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sa bhavānetu gacchāva nayiṣye tvāṃ yathāsukham |
deśaṃ pāraṃ pṛthivyā vā gaccha gālava māciram || 19 ||
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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 105

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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