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.
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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 ContentsPreface to the Revised Paperback Edition
Guide to Pronounciation
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)
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 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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.