Sunday, March 5, 2017

Dharma. Mahabharata

Today's free book is Mahabharata: The Greatest Spiritual Epic of All Time by Krishna Dharma. You can find out more about the book at the Indian Epics UnTextbook.

For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at the Bhaktivedanta Vedabase Online.


MBK: 1.1: Birth of the Kuru Elders
MBK: 1.2: Pāṇḍu Cursed and Blessed
MBK: 1.3: The Pāṇḍavas Come to Hastināpura
MBK: 1.4: Duryodhana Begins His Evil Schemes
MBK: 1.5: The Martial Exhibition
MBK: 1.6: The Kauravas’ Hatred Grows
MBK: 1.7: The Pāṇḍavas Sent Away
MBK: 1.8: Ghaṭotkaca Born and Baka Slain
MBK: 1.9: The Gandharva Aṅgaraparna
MBK: 1.10: Draupadī’s Svayaṁvara
MBK: 1.11: The Pāṇḍavas Wed Draupadī
MBK: 1.12: Dhṛtarāṣṭra Gives Half the Kingdom
MBK: 1.13: Arjuna’s Pilgrimage
MBK: 1.14: Burning the Khāṇḍava Forest
MBK: 1.15: The Celestial Hall
MBK: 1.16: Mighty Jarāsandha
MBK: 1.17: The Rājasūya Sacrifice
MBK: 1.18: Duryodhana’s Envy
MBK: 1.19: The Dice Game
MBK: 1.20: Draupadī Dragged to the Assembly
MBK: 1.21: The Pāṇḍavas Exiled
MBK: 1.22: Into the Forest
MBK: 1.23: Dhṛtarāṣṭra’s Anxiety
MBK: 1.24: Yudhiṣṭhira’s Moral Instructions
MBK: 1.25: Arjuna Goes to Heaven
MBK: 1.26: To Badarīkā Ashram
MBK: 1.27: Bhīma Meets Hanumān
MBK: 1.28: Kuvera Offended
MBK: 1.29: Arjuna Returns
MBK: 1.30: Kṛṣṇa Visits the Pāṇḍavas
MBK: 1.31: The Fight with the Gandharvas
MBK: 1.32: Sage Durvāsā
MBK: 1.33: Jayadratha Kidnaps Draupadī
MBK: 1.34: The Lake of Death
MBK: 1.35: Into Virata
MBK: 1.36: Draupadī Again Insulted
MBK: 1.37: The Kurus Attack Virata
MBK: 1.38: Arjuna Encounters the Kurus
MBK: 1.39: The Battle at Virata
MBK: 1.40: Out of Exile
MBK: 1.41: The Kings Choose Sides
MBK: 1.42: Dhṛtarāṣṭra’s Message
MBK: 1.43: Anxiety for the Blind King
MBK: 1.44: Panic Among the Kauravas
MBK: 1.45: The Pāṇḍavas Consult Kṛṣṇa
MBK: 1.46: Kṛṣṇa’s Peace Mission
MBK: 1.47: Duryodhana’s Obstinacy
MBK: 1.48: To Kurukṣetra

MBK: 2.1: The Armies Prepare
MBK: 2.2: Śikhaṇḍī’s Destiny
MBK: 2.3: Into Position
MBK: 2.4: The Bhagavad-gītā
MBK: 2.5: The War Begins
MBK: 2.6: Yudhiṣṭhira’s Fear
MBK: 2.7: Bhīṣma Wreaks Havoc
MBK: 2.8: The Rākṣasas Show Their Power
MBK: 2.9: Bhīṣma’s Vow
MBK: 2.10: Kṛṣṇa Protects His Devotee
MBK: 2.11: Yudhiṣṭhira Approaches Bhīṣma
MBK: 2.12: The Fall of Bhīṣma
MBK: 2.13: Droṇa in Command
MBK: 2.14: “Yudhiṣṭhira Will Be Captured”
MBK: 2.15: Abhimanyu’s Incomparable Power
MBK: 2.16: Arjuna’s Great Vow
MBK: 2.17: Arjuna Slaughters the Kauravas
MBK: 2.18: Kṛṣṇa’s Mystic Power
MBK: 2.19: The Kauravas Rally
MBK: 2.20: The Night Battle
MBK: 2.21: Dṛṣṭadyumna Encounters Droṇa
MBK: 2.22: The Nārāyaṇa Weapon
MBK: 2.23: Karṇa in Command
MBK: 2.24: Karṇa’s Prowess
MBK: 2.25: Arjuna Encounters Karṇa
MBK: 2.26: Śalya Leads the Kauravas
MBK: 2.27: Bhīma Fights Duryodhana
MBK: 2.28: Massacre by Night
MBK: 2.29: Aśvatthāmā Punished
MBK: 2.30: Yudhiṣṭhira’s Sorrow
MBK: 2.31: Bhīṣma’s Instructions
MBK: 2.32: Kṛṣṇa Returns to Dwārakā
MBK: 2.33: Yudhiṣṭhira’s Ashvamedha Sacrifice
MBK: 2.34: Vidura Instructs Dhṛtarāṣṭra
MBK: 2.35: The Pāṇḍavas Retire

The following are appendices to the book:

Appendix 1: Karṇa’s Birth
Appendix 2: Karṇa Cursed
Appendix 3: Bhīṣma’s Heavenly Origin
Appendix 4: Questions Posed by Dharma to Yudhiṣṭhira
Appendix 5: Brief Biographies of Main Characters
Author’s Note

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