Itihasa Portal

Itihasa (इतिहास, itihāsa) refers to ‘epic history’ and represents a branch of Sanskrit literature which popularly includes 1) the eighteen major Puranas, 2) the Mahabharata and 3) the Ramayana. It is a branch of Vedic Hinduism categorised as smriti literature (‘that which is remembered’) as opposed to shruti literature (‘that which is transmitted verbally’).

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Overview of all Itihasa books:

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The English translation of the Mahabharata: one of the two major Sanskrit epics of India. Besides its epic narrative of the Kurukshetra War ...
258,337 words |
The Mahabharata is a large text describing ancient India. In it are records of the adventures of mythological beings, wars among the gods an...
233,931 words | author: Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa | translator: Kisari Mohan Ganguli |
The Mahabharata is a large text describing ancient India. In it are records of the adventures of mythological beings, wars among the gods an...
63,554 words | author: Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa | translator: Kisari Mohan Ganguli |
The Mahabharata is a large text describing ancient India. In it are records of the adventures of mythological beings, wars among the gods an...
75,824 words | author: Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa | translator: Kisari Mohan Ganguli |
The Mahabharata is a large text describing ancient India. In it are records of the adventures of mythological beings, wars among the gods an...
328,783 words | author: Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa | translator: Kisari Mohan Ganguli |
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