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 |
pratijñāte tu bhīṣmeṇa tasminyuddhe sudāruṇe |
krodhito mama putreṇa duḥkhitena viśeṣataḥ || 1 ||
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bhīṣmaḥ kimakarottatra pāṇḍaveyeṣu saṃjaya |
pitāmahe vā pāñcālāstanmamācakṣva saṃjaya || 2 ||
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saṃjaya uvāca |
gatapūrvāhṇabhūyiṣṭhe tasminnahani bhārata |
jayaṃ prāpteṣu hṛṣṭeṣu pāṇḍaveṣu mahātmasu || 3 ||
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sarvadharmaviśeṣajñaḥ pitā devavratastava |
abhyayājjavanairaśvaiḥ pāṇḍavānāmanīkinīm |
mahatyā senayā guptastava putraiśca sarvaśaḥ || 4 ||
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prāvartata tato yuddhaṃ tumulaṃ lomaharṣaṇam |
asmākaṃ pāṇḍavaiḥ sārdhamanayāttava bhārata || 5 ||
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dhanuṣāṃ kūjatāṃ tatra talānāṃ cābhihanyatām |
mahānsamabhavacchabdo girīṇāmiva dīryatām || 6 ||
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tiṣṭha sthito'smi viddhyenaṃ nivartasva sthiro bhava |
sthito'smi praharasveti śabdāḥ śrūyanta sarvaśaḥ || 7 ||
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kāñcaneṣu tanutreṣu kirīṭeṣu dhvajeṣu ca |
śilānāmiva śaileṣu patitānāmabhūtsvanaḥ || 8 ||
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patitānyuttamāṅgāni bāhavaśca vibhūṣitāḥ |
vyaceṣṭanta mahīṃ prāpya śataśo'tha sahasraśaḥ || 9 ||
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hṛtottamāṅgāḥ kecittu tathaivodyatakārmukāḥ |
pragṛhītāyudhāścāpi tasthuḥ puruṣasattamāḥ || 10 ||
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prāvartata mahāvegā nadī rudhiravāhinī |
mātaṅgāṅgaśilāraudrā māṃsaśoṇitakardamā || 11 ||
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varāśvanaranāgānāṃ śarīraprabhavā tadā |
paralokārṇavamukhī gṛdhragomāyumodinī || 12 ||
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na dṛṣṭaṃ na śrutaṃ cāpi yuddhametādṛśaṃ nṛpa |
yathā tava sutānāṃ ca pāṇḍavānāṃ ca bhārata || 13 ||
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nāsīdrathapathastatra yodhairyudhi nipātitaiḥ |
gajaiśca patitairnīlairgiriśṛṅgairivāvṛtam || 14 ||
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vikīrṇaiḥ kavacaiścitrairdhvajaiśchatraiśca māriṣa |
śuśubhe tadraṇasthānaṃ śaradīva nabhastalam || 15 ||
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vinirbhinnāḥ śaraiḥ kecidantapīḍāvikarṣiṇaḥ |
abhītāḥ samare śatrūnabhyadhāvanta daṃśitāḥ || 16 ||
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tāta bhrātaḥ sakhe bandho vayasya mama mātula |
mā māṃ parityajetyanye cukruśuḥ patitā raṇe || 17 ||
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ādhāvābhyehi mā gaccha kiṃ bhīto'si kva yāsyasi |
sthito'haṃ samare mā bhairiti cānye vicukruśuḥ || 18 ||
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tatra bhīṣmaḥ śāṃtanavo nityaṃ maṇḍalakārmukaḥ |
mumoca bāṇāndīptāgrānahīnāśīviṣāniva || 19 ||
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śarairekāyanīkurvandiśaḥ sarvā yatavrataḥ |
jaghāna pāṇḍavarathānādiśyādiśya bhārata || 20 ||
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sa nṛtyanvai rathopasthe darśayanpāṇilāghavam |
alātacakravadrājaṃstatra tatra sma dṛśyate || 21 ||
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tamekaṃ samare śūraṃ pāṇḍavāḥ sṛñjayāstathā |
anekaśatasāhasraṃ samapaśyanta lāghavāt || 22 ||
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māyākṛtātmānamiva bhīṣmaṃ tatra sma menire |
pūrvasyāṃ diśi taṃ dṛṣṭvā pratīcyāṃ dadṛśurjanāḥ || 23 ||
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udīcyāṃ cainamālokya dakṣiṇasyāṃ punaḥ prabho |
evaṃ sa samare vīro gāṅgeyaḥ pratyadṛśyata || 24 ||
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na cainaṃ pāṇḍaveyānāṃ kaścicchaknoti vīkṣitum |
viśikhāneva paśyanti bhīṣmacāpacyutānbahūn || 25 ||
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kurvāṇaṃ samare karma sūdayānaṃ ca vāhinīm |
vyākrośanta raṇe tatra vīrā bahuvidhaṃ bahu |
amānuṣeṇa rūpeṇa carantaṃ pitaraṃ tava || 26 ||
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śalabhā iva rājānaḥ patanti vidhicoditāḥ |
bhīṣmāgnimabhi saṃkruddhaṃ vināśāya sahasraśaḥ || 27 ||
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na hi moghaḥ śaraḥ kaścidāsīdbhīṣmasya saṃyuge |
naranāgāśvakāyeṣu bahutvāllaghuvedhinaḥ || 28 ||
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bhinattyekena bāṇena sumuktena patatriṇā |
gajakaṅkaṭasaṃnāhaṃ vajreṇevācalottamam || 29 ||
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dvau trīnapi gajārohānpiṇḍitānvarmitānapi |
nārācena sutīkṣṇena nijaghāna pitā tava || 30 ||
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yo yo bhīṣmaṃ naravyāghramabhyeti yudhi kaścana |
muhūrtadṛṣṭaḥ sa mayā pātito bhuvi dṛśyate || 31 ||
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evaṃ sā dharmarājasya vadhyamānā mahācamūḥ |
bhīṣmeṇātulavīryeṇa vyaśīryata sahasradhā || 32 ||
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prakīryata mahāsenā śaravarṣābhitāpitā |
paśyato vāsudevasya pārthasya ca mahātmanaḥ || 33 ||
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yatamānāpi te vīrā dravamāṇānmahārathān |
nāśaknuvanvārayituṃ bhīṣmabāṇaprapīḍitāḥ || 34 ||
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mahendrasamavīryeṇa vadhyamānā mahācamūḥ |
abhajyata mahārāja na ca dvau saha dhāvataḥ || 35 ||
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āviddhanaranāgāśvaṃ patitadhvajakūbaram |
anīkaṃ pāṇḍuputrāṇāṃ hāhābhūtamacetanam || 36 ||
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jaghānātra pitā putraṃ putraśca pitaraṃ tathā |
priyaṃ sakhāyaṃ cākrande sakhā daivabalātkṛtaḥ || 37 ||
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vimucya kavacānanye pāṇḍuputrasya sainikāḥ |
prakīrya keśāndhāvantaḥ pratyadṛśyanta bhārata || 38 ||
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tadgokulamivodbhrāntamudbhrāntarathayūthapam |
dadṛśe pāṇḍuputrasya sainyamārtasvaraṃ tadā || 39 ||
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prabhajyamānaṃ tatsainyaṃ dṛṣṭvā devakinandanaḥ |
uvāca pārthaṃ bībhatsuṃ nigṛhya rathamuttamam || 40 ||
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ayaṃ sa kālaḥ saṃprāptaḥ pārtha yaḥ kāṅkṣitastvayā |
praharāsmai naravyāghra na cenmohādvimuhyase || 41 ||
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yattvayā kathitaṃ vīra purā rājñāṃ samāgame |
bhīṣmadroṇamukhānsarvāndhārtarāṣṭrasya sainikān || 42 ||
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sānubandhānhaniṣyāmi ye māṃ yotsyanti saṃyuge |
iti tatkuru kaunteya satyaṃ vākyamariṃdama || 43 ||
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bībhatso paśya sainyaṃ svaṃ bhajyamānaṃ samantataḥ |
dravataśca mahīpālānsarvānyaudhiṣṭhire bale || 44 ||
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dṛṣṭvā hi samare bhīṣmaṃ vyāttānanamivāntakam |
bhayārtāḥ saṃpraṇaśyanti siṃhaṃ kṣudramṛgā iva || 45 ||
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evamuktaḥ pratyuvāca vāsudevaṃ dhanaṃjayaḥ |
codayāśvānyato bhīṣmo vigāhyaitadbalārṇavam || 46 ||
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tato'śvānrajataprakhyāṃścodayāmāsa mādhavaḥ |
yato bhīṣmaratho rājanduṣprekṣyo raśmimāniva || 47 ||
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tatastatpunarāvṛttaṃ yudhiṣṭhirabalaṃ mahat |
dṛṣṭvā pārthaṃ mahābāhuṃ bhīṣmāyodyantamāhave || 48 ||
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tato bhīṣmaḥ kuruśreṣṭhaḥ siṃhavadvinadanmuhuḥ |
dhanaṃjayarathaṃ tūrṇaṃ śaravarṣairavākirat || 49 ||
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kṣaṇena sa rathastasya sahayaḥ sahasārathiḥ |
śaravarṣeṇa mahatā saṃchanno na prakāśate || 50 ||
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vāsudevastvasaṃbhrānto dhairyamāsthāya sattvavān |
codayāmāsa tānaśvānvitunnānbhīṣmasāyakaiḥ || 51 ||
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tataḥ pārtho dhanurgṛhya divyaṃ jaladanisvanam |
pātayāmāsa bhīṣmasya dhanuśchittvā tribhiḥ śaraiḥ || 52 ||
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sa cchinnadhanvā kauravyaḥ punaranyanmahaddhanuḥ |
nimeṣāntaramātreṇa sajyaṃ cakre pitā tava || 53 ||
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vicakarṣa tato dorbhyāṃ dhanurjaladanisvanam |
athāsya tadapi kruddhaściccheda dhanurarjunaḥ || 54 ||
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tasya tatpūjayāmāsa lāghavaṃ śaṃtanoḥ sutaḥ |
sādhu pārtha mahābāho sādhu bho pāṇḍunandana || 55 ||
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tvayyevaitadyuktarūpaṃ mahatkarma dhanaṃjaya |
prīto'smi sudṛḍhaṃ putra kuru yuddhaṃ mayā saha || 56 ||
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iti pārthaṃ praśasyātha pragṛhyānyanmahaddhanuḥ |
mumoca samare vīraḥ śarānpārtharathaṃ prati || 57 ||
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adarśayadvāsudevo hayayāne paraṃ balam |
moghānkurvañśarāṃstasya maṇḍalānyacarallaghu || 58 ||
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tathāpi bhīṣmaḥ sudṛḍhaṃ vāsudevadhanaṃjayau |
vivyādha niśitairbāṇaiḥ sarvagātreṣu māriṣa || 59 ||
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śuśubhāte naravyāghrau tau bhīṣmaśaravikṣatau |
govṛṣāviva nardantau viṣāṇollikhitāṅkitau || 60 ||
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punaścāpi susaṃkruddhaḥ śaraiḥ saṃnataparvabhiḥ |
kṛṣṇayoryudhi saṃrabdho bhīṣmo vyāvārayaddiśaḥ || 61 ||
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vārṣṇeyaṃ ca śaraistīkṣṇaiḥ kampayāmāsa roṣitaḥ |
muhurabhyutsmayanbhīṣmaḥ prahasya svanavattadā || 62 ||
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tataḥ kṛṣṇastu samare dṛṣṭvā bhīṣmaparākramam |
saṃprekṣya ca mahābāhuḥ pārthasya mṛduyuddhatām || 63 ||
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bhīṣmaṃ ca śaravarṣāṇi sṛjantamaniśaṃ yudhi |
pratapantamivādityaṃ madhyamāsādya senayoḥ || 64 ||
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varānvarānvinighnantaṃ pāṇḍuputrasya sainikān |
yugāntamiva kurvāṇaṃ bhīṣmaṃ yaudhiṣṭhire bale || 65 ||
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amṛṣyamāṇo bhagavānkeśavaḥ paravīrahā |
acintayadameyātmā nāsti yaudhiṣṭhiraṃ balam || 66 ||
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ekāhnā hi raṇe bhīṣmo nāśayeddevadānavān |
kimu pāṇḍusutānyuddhe sabalānsapadānugān || 67 ||
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dravate ca mahatsainyaṃ pāṇḍavasya mahātmanaḥ |
ete ca kauravāstūrṇaṃ prabhagnāndṛśya somakān |
ādravanti raṇe hṛṣṭā harṣayantaḥ pitāmaham || 68 ||
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so'haṃ bhīṣmaṃ nihanmyadya pāṇḍavārthāya daṃśitaḥ |
bhārametaṃ vineṣyāmi pāṇḍavānāṃ mahātmanām || 69 ||
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arjuno'pi śaraistīkṣṇairvadhyamāno hi saṃyuge |
kartavyaṃ nābhijānāti raṇe bhīṣmasya gauravāt || 70 ||
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tathā cintayatastasya bhūya eva pitāmahaḥ |
preṣayāmāsa saṃkruddhaḥ śarānpārtharathaṃ prati || 71 ||
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teṣāṃ bahutvāddhi bhṛśaṃ śarāṇāṃ diśo'tha sarvāḥ pihitā babhūvuḥ |
na cāntarikṣaṃ na diśo na bhūmirna bhāskaro'dṛśyata raśmimālī |
vavuśca vātāstumulāḥ sadhūmā diśaśca sarvāḥ kṣubhitā babhūvuḥ || 72 ||
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droṇo vikarṇo'tha jayadrathaśca bhūriśravāḥ kṛtavarmā kṛpaśca |
śrutāyurambaṣṭhapatiśca rājā vindānuvindau ca sudakṣiṇaśca || 73 ||
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prācyāśca sauvīragaṇāśca sarve vasātayaḥ kṣudrakamālavāśca |
kirīṭinaṃ tvaramāṇābhisasrurnideśagāḥ śāṃtanavasya rājñaḥ || 74 ||
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taṃ vājipādātarathaughajālairanekasāhasraśatairdadarśa |
kirīṭinaṃ saṃparivāryamāṇaṃ śinernaptā vāraṇayūthapaiśca || 75 ||
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tatastu dṛṣṭvārjunavāsudevau padātināgāśvarathaiḥ samantāt |
abhidrutau śastrabhṛtāṃ variṣṭhau śinipravīro'bhisasāra tūrṇam || 76 ||
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sa tānyanīkāni mahādhanuṣmāñśinipravīraḥ sahasābhipatya |
cakāra sāhāyyamathārjunasya viṣṇuryathā vṛtraniṣūdanasya || 77 ||
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viśīrṇanāgāśvarathadhvajaughaṃ bhīṣmeṇa vitrāsitasarvayodham |
yudhiṣṭhirānīkamabhidravantaṃ provāca saṃdṛśya śinipravīraḥ || 78 ||
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kva kṣatriyā yāsyatha naiṣa dharmaḥ satāṃ purastātkathitaḥ purāṇaiḥ |
mā svāṃ pratijñāṃ jahata pravīrāḥ svaṃ vīradharmaṃ paripālayadhvam || 79 ||
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tānvāsavānantarajo niśamya narendramukhyāndravataḥ samantāt |
pārthasya dṛṣṭvā mṛduyuddhatāṃ ca bhīṣmaṃ ca saṃkhye samudīryamāṇam || 80 ||
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amṛṣyamāṇaḥ sa tato mahātmā yaśasvinaṃ sarvadaśārhabhartā |
uvāca śaineyamabhipraśaṃsandṛṣṭvā kurūnāpatataḥ samantāt || 81 ||
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ye yānti yāntveva śinipravīra ye'pi sthitāḥ sātvata te'pi yāntu |
bhīṣmaṃ rathātpaśya nipātyamānaṃ droṇaṃ ca saṃkhye sagaṇaṃ mayādya || 82 ||
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nāsau rathaḥ sātvata kauravāṇāṃ kruddhasya mucyeta raṇe'dya kaścit |
tasmādahaṃ gṛhya rathāṅgamugraṃ prāṇaṃ hariṣyāmi mahāvratasya || 83 ||
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nihatya bhīṣmaṃ sagaṇaṃ tathājau droṇaṃ ca śaineya rathapravīram |
prītiṃ kariṣyāmi dhanaṃjayasya rājñaśca bhīmasya tathāśvinośca || 84 ||
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nihatya sarvāndhṛtarāṣṭraputrāṃstatpakṣiṇo ye ca narendramukhyāḥ |
rājyena rājānamajātaśatruṃ saṃpādayiṣyāmyahamadya hṛṣṭaḥ || 85 ||
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tataḥ sunābhaṃ vasudevaputraḥ sūryaprabhaṃ vajrasamaprabhāvam |
kṣurāntamudyamya bhujena cakraṃ rathādavaplutya visṛjya vāhān || 86 ||
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saṃkampayangāṃ caraṇairmahātmā vegena kṛṣṇaḥ prasasāra bhīṣmam |
madāndhamājau samudīrṇadarpaḥ siṃho jighāṃsanniva vāraṇendram || 87 ||
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so'bhyadravadbhīṣmamanīkamadhye kruddho mahendrāvarajaḥ pramāthī |
vyālambipītāntapaṭaścakāśe ghano yathā khe'cirabhāpinaddhaḥ || 88 ||
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sudarśanaṃ cāsya rarāja śaurestaccakrapadmaṃ subhujorunālam |
yathādipadmaṃ taruṇārkavarṇaṃ rarāja nārāyaṇanābhijātam || 89 ||
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tatkṛṣṇakopodayasūryabuddhaṃ kṣurāntatīkṣṇāgrasujātapatram |
tasyaiva dehorusaraḥprarūḍhaṃ rarāja nārāyaṇabāhunālam || 90 ||
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tamāttacakraṃ praṇadantamuccaiḥ kruddhaṃ mahendrāvarajaṃ samīkṣya |
sarvāṇi bhūtāni bhṛśaṃ vineduḥ kṣayaṃ kurūṇāmiti cintayitvā || 91 ||
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sa vāsudevaḥ pragṛhītacakraḥ saṃvartayiṣyanniva jīvalokam |
abhyutpataṃllokagururbabhāse bhūtāni dhakṣyanniva kālavahniḥ || 92 ||
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tamāpatantaṃ pragṛhītacakraṃ samīkṣya devaṃ dvipadāṃ variṣṭham |
asaṃbhramātkārmukabāṇapāṇī rathe sthitaḥ śāṃtanavo'bhyuvāca || 93 ||
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ehyehi deveśa jagannivāsa namo'stu te śārṅgarathāṅgapāṇe |
prasahya māṃ pātaya lokanātha rathottamādbhūtaśaraṇya saṃkhye || 94 ||
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tvayā hatasyeha mamādya kṛṣṇa śreyaḥ parasminniha caiva loke |
saṃbhāvito'smyandhakavṛṣṇinātha lokaistribhirvīra tavābhiyānāt || 95 ||
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rathādavaplutya tatastvarāvānpārtho'pyanudrutya yadupravīram |
jagrāha pīnottamalambabāhuṃ bāhvorhariṃ vyāyatapīnabāhuḥ || 96 ||
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nigṛhyamāṇaśca tadādidevo bhṛśaṃ saroṣaḥ kila nāma yogī |
ādāya vegena jagāma viṣṇurjiṣṇuṃ mahāvāta ivaikavṛkṣam || 97 ||
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pārthastu viṣṭabhya balena pādau bhīṣmāntikaṃ tūrṇamabhidravantam |
balānnijagrāha kirīṭamālī pade'tha rājandaśame kathaṃcit || 98 ||
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avasthitaṃ ca praṇipatya kṛṣṇaṃ prīto'rjunaḥ kāñcanacitramālī |
uvāca kopaṃ pratisaṃhareti gatirbhavānkeśava pāṇḍavānām || 99 ||
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na hāsyate karma yathāpratijñaṃ putraiḥ śape keśava sodaraiśca |
antaṃ kariṣyāmi yathā kurūṇāṃ tvayāhamindrānuja saṃprayuktaḥ || 100 ||
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tataḥ pratijñāṃ samayaṃ ca tasmai janārdanaḥ prītamanā niśamya |
sthitaḥ priye kauravasattamasya rathaṃ sacakraḥ punarāruroha || 101 ||
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sa tānabhīṣūnpunarādadānaḥ pragṛhya śaṅkhaṃ dviṣatāṃ nihantā |
vinādayāmāsa tato diśaśca sa pāñcajanyasya raveṇa śauriḥ || 102 ||
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vyāviddhaniṣkāṅgadakuṇḍalaṃ taṃ rajovikīrṇāñcitapakṣmanetram |
viśuddhadaṃṣṭraṃ pragṛhītaśaṅkhaṃ vicukruśuḥ prekṣya kurupravīrāḥ || 103 ||
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mṛdaṅgabherīpaṭahapraṇādā nemisvanā dundubhinisvanāśca |
sasiṃhanādāśca babhūvurugrāḥ sarveṣvanīkeṣu tataḥ kurūṇām || 104 ||
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gāṇḍīvaghoṣaḥ stanayitnukalpo jagāma pārthasya nabho diśaśca |
jagmuśca bāṇā vimalāḥ prasannāḥ sarvā diśaḥ pāṇḍavacāpamuktāḥ || 105 ||
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taṃ kauravāṇāmadhipo balena bhīṣmeṇa bhūriśravasā ca sārdham |
abhyudyayāvudyatabāṇapāṇiḥ kakṣaṃ didhakṣanniva dhūmaketuḥ || 106 ||
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athārjunāya prajahāra bhallānbhūriśravāḥ sapta suvarṇapuṅkhān |
duryodhanastomaramugravegaṃ śalyo gadāṃ śāṃtanavaśca śaktim || 107 ||
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sa saptabhiḥ sapta śarapravekānsaṃvārya bhūriśravasā visṛṣṭān |
śitena duryodhanabāhumuktaṃ kṣureṇa tattomaramunmamātha || 108 ||
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tataḥ śubhāmāpatatīṃ sa śaktiṃ vidyutprabhāṃ śāṃtanavena muktām |
gadāṃ ca madrādhipabāhumuktāṃ dvābhyāṃ śarābhyāṃ nicakarta vīraḥ || 109 ||
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tato bhujābhyāṃ balavadvikṛṣya citraṃ dhanurgāṇḍivamaprameyam |
māhendramastraṃ vidhivatsughoraṃ prāduścakārādbhutamantarikṣe || 110 ||
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tenottamāstreṇa tato mahātmā sarvāṇyanīkāni mahādhanuṣmān |
śaraughajālairvimalāgnivarṇairnivārayāmāsa kirīṭamālī || 111 ||
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śilīmukhāḥ pārthadhanuḥpramuktā rathāndhvajāgrāṇi dhanūṃṣi bāhūn |
nikṛtya dehānviviśuḥ pareṣāṃ narendranāgendraturaṃgamāṇām || 112 ||
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tato diśaścānudiśaśca pārthaḥ śaraiḥ sudhārairniśitairvitatya |
gāṇḍīvaśabdena manāṃsi teṣāṃ kirīṭamālī vyathayāṃ cakāra || 113 ||
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tasmiṃstathā ghoratame pravṛtte śaṅkhasvanā dundubhinisvanāśca |
antarhitā gāṇḍivanisvanena babhūvurugrāśca raṇapraṇādāḥ || 114 ||
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gāṇḍīvaśabdaṃ tamatho viditvā virāṭarājapramukhā nṛvīrāḥ |
pāñcālarājo drupadaśca vīrastaṃ deśamājagmuradīnasattvāḥ || 115 ||
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sarvāṇi sainyāni tu tāvakāni yato yato gāṇḍivajaḥ praṇādaḥ |
tatastataḥ saṃnatimeva jagmurna taṃ pratīpo'bhisasāra kaścit || 116 ||
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tasminsughore nṛpasaṃprahāre hatāḥ pravīrāḥ sarathāḥ sasūtāḥ |
gajāśca nārācanipātataptā mahāpatākāḥ śubharukmakakṣyāḥ || 117 ||
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parītasattvāḥ sahasā nipetuḥ kirīṭinā bhinnatanutrakāyāḥ |
dṛḍhāhatāḥ patribhirugravegaiḥ pārthena bhallairniśitaiḥ śitāgraiḥ || 118 ||
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nikṛttayantrā nihatendrakīlā dhvajā mahānto dhvajinīmukheṣu |
padātisaṃghāśca rathāśca saṃkhye hayāśca nāgāśca dhanaṃjayena || 119 ||
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bāṇāhatāstūrṇamapetasattvā viṣṭabhya gātrāṇi nipetururvyām |
aindreṇa tenāstravareṇa rājanmahāhave bhinnatanutradehāḥ || 120 ||
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tataḥ śaraughairniśitaiḥ kirīṭinā nṛdehaśastrakṣatalohitodā |
nadī sughorā naradehaphenā pravartitā tatra raṇājire vai || 121 ||
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vegena sātīva pṛthupravāhā prasusrutā bhairavārāvarūpā |
paretanāgāśvaśarīrarodhā narāntramajjābhṛtamāṃsapaṅkā || 122 ||
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prabhūtarakṣogaṇabhūtasevitā śiraḥkapālākulakeśaśādvalā |
śarīrasaṃghātasahasravāhinī viśīrṇanānākavacormisaṃkulā || 123 ||
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narāśvanāgāsthinikṛttaśarkarā vināśapātālavatī bhayāvahā |
tāṃ kaṅkamālāvṛtagṛdhrakahvaiḥ kravyādasaṃghaiśca tarakṣubhiśca || 124 ||
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upetakūlāṃ dadṛśuḥ samantātkrūrāṃ mahāvaitaraṇīprakāśām |
pravartitāmarjunabāṇasaṃghairmedovasāsṛkpravahāṃ subhīmām || 125 ||
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te cedipāñcālakarūṣamatsyāḥ pārthāśca sarve sahitāḥ praṇeduḥ |
vitrāsya senāṃ dhvajinīpatīnāṃ siṃho mṛgāṇāmiva yūthasaṃghān |
vinedatustāvatiharṣayuktau gāṇḍīvadhanvā ca janārdanaśca || 126 ||
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tato raviṃ saṃhṛtaraśmijālaṃ dṛṣṭvā bhṛśaṃ śastraparikṣatāṅgāḥ |
tadaindramastraṃ vitataṃ sughoramasahyamudvīkṣya yugāntakalpam || 127 ||
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athāpayānaṃ kuravaḥ sabhīṣmāḥ sadroṇaduryodhanabāhlikāśca |
cakrurniśāṃ saṃdhigatāṃ samīkṣya vibhāvasorlohitarājiyuktām || 128 ||
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avāpya kīrtiṃ ca yaśaśca loke vijitya śatrūṃśca dhanaṃjayo'pi |
yayau narendraiḥ saha sodaraiśca samāptakarmā śibiraṃ niśāyām |
tataḥ prajajñe tumulaḥ kurūṇāṃ niśāmukhe ghorataraḥ praṇādaḥ || 129 ||
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raṇe rathānāmayutaṃ nihatya hatā gajāḥ saptaśatārjunena |
prācyāśca sauvīragaṇāśca sarve nipātitāḥ kṣudrakamālavāśca |
mahatkṛtaṃ karma dhanaṃjayena kartuṃ yathā nārhati kaścidanyaḥ || 130 ||
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śrutāyurambaṣṭhapatiśca rājā tathaiva durmarṣaṇacitrasenau |
droṇaḥ kṛpaḥ saindhavabāhlikau ca bhūriśravāḥ śalyaśalau ca rājan |
svabāhuvīryeṇa jitāḥ sabhīṣmāḥ kirīṭinā lokamahārathena || 131 ||
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iti bruvantaḥ śibirāṇi jagmuḥ sarve gaṇā bhārata ye tvadīyāḥ |
ulkāsahasraiśca susaṃpradīptairvibhrājamānaiśca tathā pradīpaiḥ |
kirīṭivitrāsitasarvayodhā cakre niveśaṃ dhvajinī kurūṇām || 132 ||
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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 55

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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