one of the two great epics of India, written in Sanskrit about 200
Origin of MahabharataSanskrit Mah?bh?rata, literally , the great story
A Sanskrit epic principally concerning the dynastic struggle and civil war between the Pandavas and the Kauravas in the kingdom of Kurukshetra about the 9th century BC, and containing the text of the Bhagavad-Gita, numerous subplots, and interpolations on theology, morals, and statecraft.
Origin of MahabharataSanskrit Mahābhāratam great (telling) of the Bharatas mahā- great ; see meg- in Indo-European roots. Bhāratam of the Bharatas, descendants of the legendary Indian king Bharata