The Mahabharata: An English Version Based on Selected Verses

The Mahabharata: An English Version Based on Selected Verses

by Chakravarthi V. Narasimhan, Columbia College
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231110553

ISBN-13: 9780231110556

Pub. Date: 10/29/1997

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Intended to be a treatise on life itself, this epic poem embraces religion and ethics, polity and government, philosophy and the pursuit of salvation. This collection of more than 4,000 verses is supplemented by a glossary, genealogical tables, and an index correlating the verses with the original Sanskrit text.

Overview

Intended to be a treatise on life itself, this epic poem embraces religion and ethics, polity and government, philosophy and the pursuit of salvation. This collection of more than 4,000 verses is supplemented by a glossary, genealogical tables, and an index correlating the verses with the original Sanskrit text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231110556
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
10/29/1997
Series:
Translations from the Asian Classics Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.67(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Paperback EditionPrefaceGuide to PronounciationIntroductionAdi Parva (Chapters I-XIX)Sabha Parva (XX-XXIV)Aranyaka Parva (XXV-XXIX)Virata Parva (XXX-XXXIV)Udyoga Parva (XXXV-XLVII)Bhisma Parva (XLVIII-LVIII)Drona Parva (LIX-LXVI)Karna Parva (LXVII-LXIX)Salya Parva (LXX-LXXVI)Sauptika Parva (LXXVII-LXXX)Stri Parva (LXXXI-LXXXIII)Santi Parva (LXXXIV)Anusasana Parva (LXXXV)Asvamedha Parva (LXXXVI-LXXXVII)Asramavasika Parva (LXXXVIII-XC)Mausala Parva (XCI-XCIII)Mahaprasthanika Parva (XCIV-XCV)Svarga-Arohanika Parva (XCVI-XCIX)Genealogical TablesGlossaryList of Alternative NamesIndex of Verses on Which English Version Is Based

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