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By Ramesh Menon

ISBN-10: 0595401872

ISBN-13: 9780595401871

Staff word: This simply covers Adi Parva via Virata Parva.

The Mahabharata is the more moderen of India's nice epics, and through some distance the longer. First composed by way of the Maharishi Vyasa in verse, it has come down the centuries within the undying oral culture of guru and sishya, profoundly influencing the historical past, tradition, and artwork of not just the Indian subcontinent yet so much of south-east Asia. At 100,000 couplets, it really is seven instances so long as the Iliad and the Odyssey mixed: a ways and away the best recorded epic recognized to man.

The Mahabharata is the very publication of lifestyles: in its kind, majesty and, additionally, in its violence and tragedy. it's been acknowledged that not anything exists that can not be stumbled on in the pages of this striking legend. The epic describes a very good struggle of a few 5000 years in the past, and the occasions that ended in it. The battle on Kurukshetra sees ten million warriors slain, brings the dwapara yuga to an finish, and ushers in a brand new and sinister age: this current kali yuga, glossy times.

At the guts of the Mahabharata nestles the Bhagavad Gita, the music of God. Senayor ubhayor madhye, among teeming armies, Krishna expounds the everlasting dharma to his warrior of sunshine, Arjuna. At one point, the entire stressed motion of the Mahabharata is a quest for the Gita and its sacred stillness. After the carnage, it's the Gita that survives, immortal lotus floating upon the darkish waters of desolation: the ultimate secret!

With its incredible solid of characters, human, demonic, and divine, and its riveting narrative, the Mahabharata keeps to enchant readers and students across the world. This new rendering brings the epic to the modern reader in glowing sleek prose. It brings alive all of the pleasure, magic, and grandeur of the unique - for our instances.

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