Mahabharata by Chakravarthi V. Narasimhan
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By Chakravarthi V. Narasimhan

The Mahabharata

An English version based on selected verses English Version Based on Selected Verses

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Mahabharata by Chakravarthi V. Narasimhan

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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780231110556
ISBN-10: 0231110553
Format: Paperback
(137mm x 203mm x 17mm)
Pages: 254
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 15-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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UK Kirkus Review » In the Indian census of 1981, over 80% of the population declared themselves Hindu - that's in excess of 500 million people. Theirs is a spectacularly diverse religious tradition without the unity a single creed bestows, and without a founding prophet such as the great monotheistic religions have, or even a central moral code. The Mahabharata - 'war poems of the Bharata' and what could, arguably, described as the tradition's 'central' text, is 15 times the length of the Bible, and dates back to the 5th century BC. This edition features 4000 of the 90,000 verses from the Hindu epic mythological poem - family feuds, wars, love and supernatural happenings enshrine the values of ancient Hindu society. (Kirkus UK)

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Author Biography - Chakravarthi V. Narasimhan

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.

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