ISBN-10:
8120816730
ISBN-13:
9788120816732
Pub. Date:
01/28/1999
Publisher:
Motilal Banarsidass
Mahabharata: An English Version Based on Selected Verses / Edition 1

Mahabharata: An English Version Based on Selected Verses / Edition 1

by Chakravarthi V. Narasimhan
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ISBN-13: 9788120816732
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass
Publication date: 01/28/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Chakravarthi V. Narasimhan was educated at Madras University in India and at Oxford University. From 1937 to 1956 he worked in the Indian Civil Service, and for the next twenty-two years he worked at the undersecretary-general level at the United Nations.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Paperback Edition
Preface
Guide to Pronounciation
Introduction
Adi 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 Tables
Glossary
List of Alternative Names
Index of Verses on Which English Version Is Based

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The Mahabharata: An English Version Based on Selected Verses 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
bethlakshmi on LibraryThing 7 months ago
A nice sized paperback, probably fairly accurate, though certainly trimmed. I personally don't care for Buck much, I find his translations a little bit dry and in an archiac style. It's probably quite accurate, but it's just not fun for me to read.