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).

karṇa uvāca |
rādheyo'hamādhirathiḥ karṇastvāmabhivādaye |
prāptā kimarthaṃ bhavatī brūhi kiṃ karavāṇi te || 1 ||
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kuntyuvāca |
kaunteyastvaṃ na rādheyo na tavādhirathaḥ pitā |
nāsi sūtakule jātaḥ karṇa tadviddhi me vacaḥ || 2 ||
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kānīnastvaṃ mayā jātaḥ pūrvajaḥ kukṣiṇā dhṛtaḥ |
kuntibhojasya bhavane pārthastvamasi putraka || 3 ||
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prakāśakarmā tapano yo'yaṃ devo virocanaḥ |
ajījanattvāṃ mayyeṣa karṇa śastrabhṛtāṃ varam || 4 ||
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kuṇḍalī baddhakavaco devagarbhaḥ śriyā vṛtaḥ |
jātastvamasi durdharṣa mayā putra piturgṛhe || 5 ||
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sa tvaṃ bhrātṝnasaṃbuddhvā mohādyadupasevase |
dhārtarāṣṭrānna tadyuktaṃ tvayi putra viśeṣataḥ || 6 ||
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etaddharmaphalaṃ putra narāṇāṃ dharmaniścaye |
yattuṣyantyasya pitaro mātā cāpyekadarśinī || 7 ||
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arjunenārjitāṃ pūrvaṃ hṛtāṃ lobhādasādhubhiḥ |
ācchidya dhārtarāṣṭrebhyo bhuṅkṣva yaudhiṣṭhirīṃ śriyam || 8 ||
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adya paśyantu kuravaḥ karṇārjunasamāgamam |
saubhrātreṇa tadālakṣya saṃnamantāmasādhavaḥ || 9 ||
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karṇārjunau vai bhavatāṃ yathā rāmajanārdanau |
asādhyaṃ kiṃ nu loke syādyuvayoḥ sahitātmanoḥ || 10 ||
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karṇa śobhiṣyase nūnaṃ pañcabhirbhrātṛbhirvṛtaḥ |
vedaiḥ parivṛto brahmā yathā vedāṅgapañcamaiḥ || 11 ||
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upapanno guṇaiḥ śreṣṭho jyeṣṭhaḥ śreṣṭheṣu bandhuṣu |
sūtaputreti mā śabdaḥ pārthastvamasi vīryavān || 12 ||
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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 143

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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