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Re: Maha Bharatham

From: T.N.Santhanam (tn_santhan_at_satyam.net.in)
Date: Sun Mar 04 2001 - 06:30:43 PST

Dear all

Adiyen santhanam from Bangalore
Mahabharatham - English translation in by M.N.Dutt - 7 volumes - available
from Parimal Publications at Delhi
Rs 2500 / per set
Hindi translation for each and every sloka along with sanskrit sloka - for
complete 90 000 slokas - available from Gita Press, Gorakhpur - price was
about Rs 600 when I bought 3 years back.

Sri Abhinava Desikaswamy Thiruvadi
T.N.Santhanam
Bangalore

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From: Sadagopan <sgopan@computer.net>
To: S. GOVINDRAJAN <sgovindrajan@hotmail.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2001 7:25 AM
Subject: Re: Maha Bharatham


> At 05:10 PM 2/26/01 +0530, you wrote:
> >Srimate Ramanujaya namha
> >
> >Dear Bhakthas,
>
> >Could someone guide as to where I can find English
> >translation or commentary of these Jewels !
> >
> >S.Govindrajan
> >
> Dear Sri Govindarajan:One of the best translations
> of MahA BhAratham is by Sri Chakravarthy Rajagopalachari,
> the former Governor General of India.You can have a quick
> look at it using the URL:
>
> http://www.hindubooks.org/books_by_rajaji/mahabharata.index.htm
>
> This was released by Bharatiya VidhyA Bhavan .
> Sri Rajaji has in his inimitable style distilled
> the essence of the 90K slOkams in this work.
>
> Two others are :
>
> (1)van Buiten's 7 Volume Collection with text
>    and translation
>
> (2)Romesh Dutt (1893) from University College , London
> translated this epic , when India had a population of
> 200 Million. Some one hundred and seven years later
> and 1 Billion plus people later, India still looks
> to Mahaa BharathA and Bhagavath GithA inside  as well
> as another epic (Srimadh RaamAyaNam) for spiritual
> guidance of in its day to day life .
>
> Please read Sri Rajajai's excellent book onthe web.
> He had young people in mind , when he wrote this book.
>
> V.Sadagopan
>
>
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