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By Carole Satyamurti,Wendy Doniger,Vinay Dharwadker

“Astonishing. . . . [Satyamurti’s Mahabharata] brings [the] previous alive . . . as if it have been a unique in finely crafted verse.”—Vinay Dharwadker

Originally composed nearly thousand years in the past, the Mahabharata tells the tale of a royal dynasty, descended from gods, whose feud over their country ends up in a devastating battle. however it includes even more than clash. An epic masterpiece of big sweep and magisterial strength, “a hundred instances extra attention-grabbing” than the Iliad and the Odyssey, writes Wendy Doniger within the creation, the Mahabharata is a undying paintings that inspires an international of fable, ardour, and battle whereas exploring everlasting questions of responsibility, love, and religious freedom. A seminal Hindu textual content, which include the Bhagavad Gita, it's also the most very important and influential works within the heritage of global civilization.

Innovatively composed in clean verse instead of prose, Carole Satyamurti’s English retelling covers all eighteen books of the Mahabharata. This new edition masterfully captures the sweetness, pleasure, and profundity of the unique Sanskrit poem in addition to its fantastic structure and awesome scope.

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