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The Clay Sanskrit Library: Maha-Bharata
By Isabelle Onians (editor), Sheldon Pollack (editor), Somadeva Vasudeva (editor) and Richard Gombrich (editor)
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Publisher New York Univ Pr
Publication date November 9, 2009
Binding Hardcover
Edition Bilingual
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780814717448
ISBN-10 0814717446
Dimensions 4.25 by 9 by 11.50 in.
Weight 12 lbs.
Original list price $264.00
Other format details university press
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Epic: Maha·bhárata

The Maha·bhárata tells the tale of the epic battle between the Pándavas and the Káuravas for the thrown. It begins with the famous game of dice between the Pándavas and the Káuravas, which sets the scene for the war that will lie at the center of the Maha·bhárata epic. But even after the war is ostensibly over when the heroic but flawed king of the Káuravas is dishonor­ably defeated in battle by his arch enemy, the extended family is still wracked in conflict leaving survivors, victors and vanquished struggling to comprehend their loss. Perhaps the most enigmatic philosophical text from ancient India, the final book in the set, “The Book of Liberation” is presented as the teachings of Bhishma as he lies dying on the bat­tlefield in the aftermath of war.

Included in this set:

Maha·bhárata Book II: The Great Hall
Translated by Paul Wilmot.
588 pages / 978-0-8147-9406-7

Maha·bhárata Book III: The Forest
Volume 4
Translated by William Johnson.
374 pages / 978-0-8147-4278-5

Maha·bhárata Book IV: Viráta
Translated by Kathleen Garbutt.
516 pages / 978-0-8147-3183-3

Maha·bhárata Book V: Preparations for War
Volume 1
Translated by Kathleen Garbutt. Foreword by Gurcharan Das.
720 pages / 978-0-8147-3191-8

Maha·bhárata Book V: Preparations for War
Volume 2
Translated by Kathleen Garbutt.
760 pages / 978-0-8147-3202-1

Maha·bhárata Book VI: Bhishma
Translated by Alex Cherniak. Foreword by Ranajit Guha.
Volume 1 (Including the “Bhagavad Gita” in Context)
615 pages / 978-0-8147-1696-0

Maha·bhárata Book VI: Bhishma
Volume 2
Translated by Alex Cherniak.
550 pages / 978-0-8147-1705-9

Maha·bhárata Book VII: Drona
Volume 1
Translated by Vaughan Pilikian.
473 pages / 978-0-8147-6723-8

Maha·bhárata Book VII: Drona
Volume 2
Translated by Vaughan Pilikian.
470 pages / 978-0-8147-6776-4

Maha·bhárata Book VIII: Karna
Volume 1
Translated by Adam Bowles
604 pages / 978-0-8147-9981-9

Maha·bhárata Book VIII: Karna
Volume 2
Translated by Adam Bowles.
684 pages / 978-0-8147-9995-6

Maha·bhárata Book IX: Shalya
Volume 1
Translated by Justin Meiland.
371 pages / 978-0-8147-5706-2

Maha·bhárata Book IX: Shalya
Volume 2
Translated by Justin Meiland.
470 pages / 978-0-8147-5737-6

Maha·bhárata Books X & XI: “Dead of the Night” and “The Women”
Translated by Kate Crosby.
350 pages / 978-0-8147-1727-1

Maha·bhárata Book XII: Peace (Part 2: The Book of Liberation)
Volume 3
Translated by Alex Wynne.
540 pages / 978-0-8147-9453-1



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Bilingual edition from New York Univ Pr (November 9, 2009)
9780814717448 | details & prices | 9.00 × 11.50 × 4.25 in. | 12.00 lbs | List price $264.00
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