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Mahabharata. Book six, Bhisma

Author: Alex Cherniak
Publisher: New York : New York University Press : JJC Foundation, 2008-2009.
Series: Clay Sanskrit library, 37, 47.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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V.1. "'Bhishma, ' the sixth book of the eighteen-book epic "Maha·bhárata," narrates the first ten days of the great war between the Káuravas and the Pándavas. This first volume covers four days from the beginning of the great battle and includes the famous "Bhagavad Gita" ("Song of the Lord"), presented here within its original epic context. In this "bible" of Indian civilisation the charioteer Krishna empowers
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Genre/Form: Translations
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Mahābhārata. Bhīṣmaparva. English & Sanskrit.
Mahabharata. Book six, Bhisma.
New York : New York University Press : JJC Foundation, 2008 - <2009>
(OCoLC)608879266
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Mahābhārata. Bhīṣmaparva. English & Sanskrit.
Mahabharata. Book six, Bhisma.
New York : New York University Press : JJC Foundation, 2008 - <2009>
(OCoLC)609303225
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Cherniak
ISBN: 9780814732021 081473202X 9780814717059 0814717055 9780814716960 0814716962
OCLC Number: 220101003
Language Note: In English and Sanskrit (romanized) on facing pages.
Notes: Epic poetry.
"Including the 'Bhagavadgita' in context"--Vol. 1.
Description: 2 volumes ; 17 cm
Contents: v. 1. On the Eve of the Great War --
Ill Omens and Divine Sight --
Description of the Earth --
Shocking News : Bhishma Fallen --
The Song of the Lord --
Yudhi·shthira Asks for Blessings --
The Battle Begins : Day One --
Rearraying the Troops --
Day Two --
Day Three --
Day Four --
v. 2. Krishna's Glory --
Day Five --
Day Six --
Day Seven --
Day Eight --
The Káuravas' Consultations --
Day Nine --
Bhishma's Advice to the Pándavas --
Day Ten --
Bhishma on the Bed of Arrows.
Series Title: Clay Sanskrit library, 37, 47.
Other Titles: Mahābhārata.
Mahābhārata.
Mahābhārata.
Responsibility: translated by Alex Cherniak ; with a foreword by Ranajit Guha.
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