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The Mahābhārata. 2, The book of the assembly hall. 3, The book of the forest

Author: J A B van Buitenen
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 1981.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Phoenix editionView all editions and formats
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The Mahabharata, an ancient and vast Sanskrit poem, is a remarkable collection of epics, legends, romances, theology, and ethical and metaphysical doctrine. The core of this great work is the epic struggle between five heroic brothers, the Pandavas, and their one hundred contentious cousins for rule of the land. This is the second volume of van Buitenen's acclaimed translation of the definitive Poona edition of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Sacred books
Translations
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Van Buitenen, J.A.
Mahabharata, Volume 2 : Book 2: The Book of Assembly; Book 3: The Book of the Forest.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1981
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J A B van Buitenen
ISBN: 9780226223681 022622368X
OCLC Number: 899007650
Description: 1 online resource (878 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""The Mahabharata Translated""; ""Book 2. The Book of the Assembly Hall""; ""Introduction""; ""Contents""; ""Summaries""; ""Book 3. The Book of the Forest""; ""Introduction""; ""Contents""; ""Summaries and Translation""; ""Notes to Text""; ""Concordance of Critical Edition and Bombay Editions: Books 2 and 3 ""; ""Index ""
Other Titles: Mahābhārata.
Responsibility: translated and edited by J.A.B. van Buitenen.

Abstract:

The Mahabharata, an ancient and vast Sanskrit poem, is a remarkable collection of epics, legends, romances, theology, and ethical and metaphysical doctrine. The core of this great work is the epic struggle between five heroic brothers, the Pandavas, and their one hundred contentious cousins for rule of the land. This is the second volume of van Buitenen's acclaimed translation of the definitive Poona edition of the text. Book two, The Book of the Assembly Hall, is an epic dramatization of the Vedic ritual of consecration that is central to the book. Book three, The Book of the Forest, traces t.

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