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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Very readable translation that brings mejon to life pretty well. Any Condition Any Condition. And most surprisingly follow things through to the end, well beyond you’d expect such writing to actually do. Sometimes the writing can get repetitive when describing the general melee of battle and the final few chapters linger longer than they should, but all that is forgiven in the face of the sheer menonn of the greatest epic known to man.

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First composed by the Maharishi Vyasa in verse, it has come down the centuries in the timeless oral tradition of guru and sishya, profoundly influencing the history, culture, and art of not only the Indian subcontinent but most of south-east Asia. With its magnificent cast of characters, human, demonic, and divine, and its riveting narrative, the Mahabharata continues to enchant readers and scholars the world over.


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The book takes you closer to the events, bringing alive the legendary tale in a manner never done before. The holiest Hindu ramewh and the heart of Mahabharata; the Bhagavad Gita becomes fascinating and endearing to read from this book.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. After the carnage, it is the Gita that survives, immortal lotus floating upon the dark waters of desolation: This is on the same level as Lord of the Rings! More importantly for me, this is not at mahabharrata obvious: By a week’s reserch on various sites, I came to know that I have to choose between this edition or the one by Late Mrs. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Ramanuj Shastry rated it it was amazing Jul 30, Theories of the Chakras.

Presents the main content of the text as it is. When the war happens At one level, all the restless action of the Mahabharata is a quest for the Gita and its sacred stillness. A page turner, I could not put it down. Reflections on My Life and Writings, Vol.

If you get the chance, read this epic story – well worth it. The best description of the war and the characters. Be the first to write a review. Sixty Upanisads of the Veda 2 Vols. It has been said that nothing exists that cannot be found within the pages of this awesome legend.


Coming from a non-Hindu childhood, I was ignorant of the stories of the epic. The Upanishads Penguin Classics. I’ve been reading the Mahabharata for a while now between this and the first volume so it is has been quite a journey – but so worthwhile.

The Yoga of Kashmir Shaivism. Volume 2 is just as good as Volume 1 of course, and this continues the story! This half also seemed to be about grand deaths, and those of Karna, Abhimanyu, Gatotkacha, Bhisma, the end of Krishna and the Yadavas, as well as the tumble off the mountains of the Pandavas certainly did not disappoint. A Modern Rendering, Vol 2 on your Kindle in under a minute. Other books in the series. Ramesh Menon makes me feel that I am there with the characters.

With almostverses, it is many times as long as the Iliad and the Odyssey combined and has deeply influenced every aspect of the Indian ethos for some 4, years. I love how all the characters are nuanced, and it is very easy to see everyone’s point of view. Im not a fan of indian mythology but this book had me spellbound.