Our 19-Volume Mahabharata Completed

We are happy to announce that our 19-volume Mahabharata project is now completed, close to 13 years after Professor P. Lal passed away. The Anuśāsana Parva (Volume XIII), translated by Dr Pradip Bhattacharya, was released in October 2023, marking the end of this massive undertaking. “At the request of Ananda Lal, I was able to complete the very difficult task of translating the Mokshadharma portion of the Sānti Parva (2016). A welcome opportunity to continue my daksinā arose when he […]

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The Mahābhārata of Vyāsa ~ Book XIII The Anuśāsana Parva

Translator: Pradip Bhattacharya Pages: 1256 Year of Publication: 2023 Price: Rs 3000 ISBN: 978-81-961291-3-2 (9788196129132) About the Book In 1968, Prof. P. Lal began his sloka-by-sloka English transcreation of the full Mahābhārata. After his passing in 2010, his student Pradip Bhattacharya took up the Parvas left unfinished. The last volume, the Anuśāsana Parva, has come out in October. It completes the 18-volume set, which has two distinguishing features: it is the only English translation that incorporates all the variations in Sanskrit editions, including […]

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Translation of The Anushasana Parva completed!

In a year like none other we have seen in our lifetime, we bring some happy news to light up the darkness around us: Dr Pradip Bhattacharya has completed the translation of the colossal Volume 13 of Vyasa’s Mahabharata, The Anushasana Parva. This marks the completion of the first verse by verse transcreation of the entire Mahabharata in English. We will inform you when the book is ready for release! We published Dr Bhattacharya’s highly acclaimed translation of the Mokshadharma […]

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The Mahabharata Katha Series

The Mahabharata of Vyasa is a cornucopious treasure house of stories. These 11 books are a series of kathās from the mahā-epic, in the śloka-by-śloka English transcreation by P. Lal. Each volume carries a brief synopsis of the tale and information about its protagonists. Eight of the volumes have introductions by Dr Pradip Bhattacharya, two by Prema Nandakumar and one by A. Harindranath which discuss their symbolism, myth and metaphoric interpretation. Our Kathās explore, through Vyasa’s imagination and itihāsa-retelling, the riches […]

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The Mahabharata TV Film Script

Comprising 10 volumes, The Mahabharata TV Film Script covers the complete dialogues of all 93 episodes with synopses and scenario directions of the mammoth Doordarshan serial, translated by Satish Bhatnagar and Sashi Magan from the Hindi of Masoom Reza. Volume 10 also includes an extensive critique of the script by Dr Pradip Bhattacharya. For customers living within India, Volumes 1 to 9 are priced at Rs 150 each and Volume 10 at Rs 250. Shipping charges outside of Kolkata are additional. Customers […]

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The Mahabharata of Vyasa ~ Book XII The Complete Santi Parva Part 2 (Moksha-Dharma)

Translator: Pradip Bhattacharya Pages: 1112 Year of Publication: 2016 Price: Rs 2000 ISBN: 978-93-5045-122-9 (9789350451229) About the Translator Pradip Bhattacharya retired from the Indian Administrative Service as Additional Chief Secretary (Development and Planning) to the Government of West Bengal. He graduated with Honours in English from St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta, where he was later Lecturer in English for two years. He took his M.A. in English as a student of Presidency College from the University of Calcutta, being placed first in the first class with gold and silver […]

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Jaiminiya Ashvamedha Parva

Transcreator: Shekhar Kumar Sen, Edited by Dr Pradip Bhattacharya Pages: 488 Year of Publication: 2008 Price: HB Rs 800, FB Rs 500 ISBN: HB 978-81-8157-849-5 (9788181578495) FB 978-81-8157-850-1 (9788181578501) About the Book: Translated from Sanskrit, shloka by shloka, by Shekhar Kumar Sen, this is Jaimini’s version of The Asvamedhika Parva, in The Mahabharata. The book has 5 colour miniatures from Emperor Akbar’s commissioned translation of The Ashvamedha, a long detailed scholarly introduction and very useful glossaries of war weapons, trees […]

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