The P. Lal transcreation of the complete epic text in 18 volumes comprising the 18 parvas of the maha-kavya — a limited hardback edition.


The sloka-by-sloka transcreation of Vyasa’s epic by P. Lal was completely revised for his reading sessions of the entire maha-kavya in Kolkata. The weekly Sunday readings began in 1999 and continued till 2009. After he passed away in 2010, we requested Dr Pradip Bhattacharya to complete the transcreation project P. Lal had started. The following volumes (17 by Professor P. Lal and 1 by Dr Bhattacharya) are available:

The Adi Parva(Vol-1):pages:1232Rs 2000
The Sabha Parva(Vol-2):pages:520Rs 600
The Vana Parva(Vol-3):pages:1572Rs 2000
The Virata Parva(Vol-4):pages:416Rs 400
The Udyoga Parva(Vol-5):pages:976Rs 1000
The Bhisma Parva(Vol-6):pages:928Rs 1000
The Drona Parva(Vol-7):pages:1536Rs 1200
The Karna Parva(Vol-8):pages:1036Rs 1000
The Salya Parva(Vol-9)pages:700Rs.1000
The Sauptika Parva(Vol-10):pages:176Rs 200
The Stri Parva(Vol-11):pages:176Rs 200
The Santi Parva – Part 1(Vol-12):pages:1016Rs 2000
The Santi Parva – Part 2(Vol-12):pages:1112Rs 2000
The Asvamedhika Parva(Vol-14):pages:444Rs 300
The Asramavasika Parva(Vol-15):pages:172Rs 150
The Mausala Parva(Vol-16):pages:64Rs 150
The Mahaprasthanika Parva(Vol-17):pages:36Rs 150
The Svargarohana Parva(Vol-18):pages:80Rs 150

Each volume transcreated by P. Lal was also brought out in a special edition limited to 50 copies and signed by him. Please contact us for the prices of volumes in this edition; some volumes are now out of print.

338 fascicules of the transcreation, which included prefaces and notes, were available earlier at Rs 100 each. These have now been discontinued.

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