The Mahabharata. of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa. translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli. [published between and ]. The Ganguli English translation of . Results 1 – 12 of The Complete Mahabharata (Volume 1 of 4, Books 1 to 3). Jan 1, by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa and Kisari Mohan Ganguli. The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated Into English Prose: Karna Parva (). Calya Parva (). Sauptika Parva (). Stree Parva.

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Adi Parva Mahabharata, 1 4. The Mahabharata, Kixari 7: See the publishers preface to the current Munshiram Manoharlal edition for an explanation. An Annotated Mahabharata Bibliography.

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Quotes by Kisari Mohan Ganguli. The Brahmanas say that though one may have a knowledge of eatable things, yet his hunger will not be appeased unless he actually eats. Want to Read saving… Error rating book. Those branches of knowledge that help the doing of work, bear fruit, but not other kinds, for the fruit of work is of ocular demonstration.

If anyone thinks that something else is better than work, I deem, his work and his words are meaningless. Bhishma Parva Mahabharata, 6 4.

The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1 by Kisari Mohan Ganguli

Refresh and try again. Thus he started tweaking the text line by line, though “without at all impairing faithfulness to the original”. Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” https: Udyoga Parva Mahabharata, 5 4. His translation was published as The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose between andby Pratap Chandra Roy —a Calcutta bookseller who owned a printing press and raised funds for the project.


Wikisource has original text related to this article: Kisari Mohan Ganguli. Ganguli wanted to publish the translation anonymously, while Roy was against it. The Mahabharata, Book 5: A thirsty person drinks water, and by that act his thirst is allayed. However, by the time Book 4 was released, the withholding of authorship did create controversy, as “an influential Kisarj journal” accused Pratap Chandra Roy of “posing before the world as the translator of Vyasa’s work when, in fact, he was only the publisher”.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Ganguli believed that the project was too mammoth to be the work of a single person, and he might not live to complete the project and adding names of successive translators to appear on the title vanguli was undesirable.

This page was last edited on 1 Septemberat Ganguli was an Indian translator known for being the first to provide a complete translation of the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata in English. Therein lies the efficacy of work.

Drona Parva Mahabharata, 6 4. The Ganguli English translation of the Mahabharata is the only complete edition in public domain – to date.

This result proceeds, no doubt, from work. Once the complete eighteen books were successfully translated, the name was no longer withheld from the publication.

In other projects Wikisource. The Mahabharata, Book 6: The Mahabharata Book 1: Kisari Mohan Ganguli also K. Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars gangli of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.


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The Mahabharata, Book 1: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The “Translator’s Preface” in Book 1: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Eventually, a compromise was reached, though the name of the translator was withheld on the cover, the first book of Adi Parvathat came out inwas published with two prefaces, one over the signature of the publisher and the other headed–‘Translator’s Preface’, to avoid any future confusions, when a reader might confuse the publisher for the author.

Adi ParvaGanguli mentions the sequence of events that led to the publication.

The Mahabharata of Krishna Dwaipayana Vyasa 4. Karna Parva Mahabharata, 8 3. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Discover new books on Goodreads. Soon a dozen sheets of his first ‘copy’ were typed and sent to noted writers, both European and Indian, and only receiving a favorable response from them that the project was initiated.

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