The Mahābhārata

This site houses the electronic text of the Mahābhārata. Based on John Smith's revision of Prof. Muneo Tokunaga's version of the text, it was subjected to detailed checking by a team of assistants based in the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute (BORI) in Pune, and is made available with BORI's agreement.

Here you may:

In addition, a collection of fonts suitable for use with Sanskrit and other Indian languages is available, and also a collection of utility programs allowing easy switching between encodings (character sets), high-quality Devanagari printing of Mahābhārata and Ramayana text, metrical analysis of Sanskrit verse, etc.

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