Logo

Maha-bharata: The Epic of Ancient India

Large book cover: Maha-bharata: The Epic of Ancient India

Maha-bharata: The Epic of Ancient India
by

Publisher: Dent
ISBN/ASIN: B0025KVN8G
Number of pages: 266

Description:
Ancient India, like ancient Greece, boasts of two great Epics. One of them, the Mahabharata, relates to a great war in which all the warlike races of Northern India took a share, and may therefore be compared to the Iliad. The vast mass of legends and poetry, accumulated during centuries, was cast in a narrative form and formed the Epic of the Great Bharata nation, and therefore called the Maha-bharata.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: The Bhagavad GitaThe Bhagavad Gita
by - Long Beach Publications
The Bhagavad Gita, the ancient gospel of Hinduism, has been given a contemporary translation by B. Srinivasa Murthy. This translation, direct from the Sanskrit, is vivid and easily understood, while remaining true to the spirit of the original text.
(6972 views)
Book cover: A Short History of Religious and Philosophic Thought in IndiaA Short History of Religious and Philosophic Thought in India
by - The Divine Life Society
The book on the structure of Inner India, it offers to students of Indian culture a taste of its quintessential essence and, to those who are eager to know what India is, a colourful outline of the picture of the heart of India.
(15447 views)
Book cover: Hindu Mythology, Vedic and PuranicHindu Mythology, Vedic and Puranic
by - Sacred Texts
This is a comprehensive study of Hindu mythology. Due to the huge number of gods and goddesses, and their changing role through centuries of Indian spiritual life, this is a complex subject. This book covers the Vedic and Puranic periods.
(25326 views)
Book cover: Orissa under the Bhauma KingsOrissa under the Bhauma Kings
by - Vishwamitra Press
This monograph discusses the problems connected with the Bhauma family. For easy comprehension of the subject the book gives the texts and translations of almost all the published Bhauma records and a large number of inscriptions.
(15265 views)