Maha-Bharata: the Epic of Ancient India, Condensed into English Verse

Maha-Bharata: the Epic of Ancient India, Condensed into English Verse

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by anonymous, Romesh C. Dutt
     
 

According to Wikipedia: "The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana. The epic is part of itihasa. Besides its epic narrative of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kauravas and the Pandavas, the Mahabharata contains much philosophical and devotional material, such as a discussion of the four "goals of…  See more details below

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According to Wikipedia: "The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana. The epic is part of itihasa. Besides its epic narrative of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kauravas and the Pandavas, the Mahabharata contains much philosophical and devotional material, such as a discussion of the four "goals of life" or purusharthas (12.161). The latter are enumerated as dharma (right action), artha (purpose), kama (pleasure), and moksha (liberation). Among the principal works and stories that are a part of the Mahabharata are the Bhagavad Gita, the story of Damayanti, an abbreviated version of the Ramayana, and the Rishyasringa, often considered as works in their own right."

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ISBN-13:
9781455428892
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
06/25/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
427,674
File size:
378 KB

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Maha-Bharata: the Epic of Ancient India, Condensed into English Verse 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought this looking for the bhagavad gita, hoping that it was the complete works that the Bhagavad Gita is contained in. It wasn't. If you're looking for that partucular work, look elsewhere.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A magical unicorn danced around and accidentally impaled the ninja with its horn. "NINJAGO!!!!!" the unicorn screamed and smashed its nose on the kidney pie that happened to be watching. "Hey, that's not nice," the pie said, stroking his beard thoughtfully. "I SENTENCE YOU TO A BAJILLION YEARS IN PRISON!" he yelled suddenly, karate chopping the unicorn.