The Mahabharata (Hardback)
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Short Description for The Mahabharata A story of two warring factions of cousins - 100 demons in human form against five sons of gods.
- Published: 02 September 2010
- Format: Hardback 912 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780670084159 ISBN 10: 0670084158
- Sales rank: 118,861
Full description for The Mahabharata
"The Mahabharata" is the story of two warring factions of cousins - 100 demons in human form against five sons of gods. Woven into this epic martial tale of great and bloody battles are numerous narrative digressions and much religious instruction - including the wisdom of Bhisma, give from a deathbed of arrows, and the legendary "Bhagavadgita", spoken by Krsna on the very verge of war. The enactment of eternal conflicts, it is also a vital Hindu text on the nature of dharma - the right way for each person to live his or her life, and the only way to secure an improved lot in future births.