Is there an English version of the Mahabharata?

Kisari Mohan Ganguli (also K. M. Ganguly) was an Indian translator, who is most known for the first complete English translation of the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata published as The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose between 1883 to 1896.

What is the main story of Mahabharata?

The Mahabharata is an ancient Indian epic where the main story revolves around two branches of a family – the Pandavas and Kauravas – who, in the Kurukshetra War, battle for the throne of Hastinapura. Interwoven into this narrative are several smaller stories about people dead or living, and philosophical discourses.

How many books is the Mahabharata?

18 parvas
The 18 parvas or books.

How many pages are there in Mahabharata?

It consists of three volumes, spanning a total of 1200-odd pages. The Mahabharata is considered to be the longest epic poem in the world. The creation of this ageless epic is traditionally attributed to the seer Vyasa….Mahabharata (English, Hardcover, Pai Anant)

Imprint Amar Chitra Katha Pvt
Publication Year 2010

Which Mahabharata book is best in English?

Kisori Mohan Ganguli’s Mahabharat, original english translation, northern recension translation, although in archaic Victorian prose, advanced level book.

  • Bibek Debroy’s BORI CE Translation, takes into account more versions and filters out interpolation, advanced level book.
  • Which is the best English translation of Mahabharata?

    Kisari Mohan Ganguli (also K. M. Ganguli) was an Indian translator known for being the first to provide a complete translation of the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata in English.

    Is Mahabharat true story?

    Because Mahabharat is an epic, many people think that it is mythology and it was not true. It’s all part of imaginations and one’s perspectives. But this is not the case. Mahabharat was a real epic and it was a true event that happened in history.

    Where is Kurukshetra located today?

    state of Haryana
    Kurukshetra (Hindi pronunciation: [kʊrʊkʃeːtɾə], pronunciation (help·info)) is a city in the Indian state of Haryana. It is also known as Dharmakshetra (“Realm of duty “) and as the “Land of the Bhagavad Gita”.

    Where is the original Mahabharata?

    Vyas Gufa is a small cave in Himalayan mountain, in Mana village near Badrinath. It is believed that Maharshi Vyas had composed Mahabharata and 18 Puranas in this cave. There is also another cave, Ganesh Gufa, nearby where Lord Ganesha had written the epic Mahabharata dictated by Maharshi Vyas.

    Which Mahabharat book should I read?

    Perhaps one of the best modern renditions of the Mahabharata is the Aryavarta Chronicles by Krishna Udayasankar. These are some volumes of Mahabharat which you should read.

    Which Mahabharat book is more accurate?

    the BORI CE
    Bibek Debroy has used the BORI CE as the source. The BORI CE happens to be and is recognized as the most accurate rendition of the Mahabharata.