English translation of Sri Madhvacharya’s Mahabharata Tatparya Nirnaya
Source: Kannada Translation of MBTN by Sri Vyasanakere Prabhanjanacharya, MBTN as part of Sarvamoola Granthas published by Sri Vyasanakere Prabhanjanacharya, last 50 shlokas of Chapter 9 relied on the English translation by Sri B Gururajah Rao.
Complete translation in single PDF file – mbtn-eng-translation-1
Chapter 1. Sarvashastrartha Nirnaya mbtn-chapter1
Chapter 2. Bharata Vakyoddhara mbtn-chapter2
Chapter 3. Sarganusarga Laya Pradurbhava Nirnaya mbtn-chapter3
Chapter 4. Ramavatare Ayodhyapravesha mbtn-chapter4
Chapter 5. Ramacarite Hanumaddarsanam mbtn-chapter5
Chapter 6. Ramacarite Samudratarananiscayam mbtn-chapter6
Chapter 7. Ramacarite Hanumatpratiyanam mbtn-chapter7
Chapter 8. Ramacarite Hanumati Sriramadayadanam mbtn-chapter8
Chapter 9. Ramasvadhama Pravesa mbtn-chapter9
Chapter 10.Vyasavataranuvarnanam mbtn-chapter10
Chapter 11.Sri Bhagavadavatara Pratijnana mbtn-chapter11
Chapter 12.Sri Krishnavatara Pandavotpatti mbtn-chapter12
Chapter 13.Kamsavadha mbtn-chapter13
Chapter 14.Uddhavapratiyanam mbtn-chapter14
Chapter 15.Pandava Sastrabhyasa mbtn-chapter15
Chapter 16.Srugalavadha mbtn-chapter16
Chapter 17.Hamsa Dibhaka Vadha mbtn-chapter17
Chapter 18.Bhimarjuna Digvijaya mbtn-chapter18
Chapter 19.Pandava Rajya Labha mbtn-chapter19
Chapter 20.Khandava Vana Daha mbtn-chapter20
Chapter 21.Pandava Vanapravesa mbtn-chapter21
Chapter 22.Araniprapti mbtn-chapter22
Chapter 23.Ajnatavasa SamaptiH mbtn-chapter23
Chapter 24.Yudhhodyoga mbtn-chapter24.pdf
Chapter 25.Bhishmapaata mbtn-chapter25
Chapter 26.Narayanastropashamanam mbtn-chapter26
Chapter 27.Karna Vadha mbtn-chapter27
Chapter 28.Pandava Rajya Prapti mbtn-chapter28
Chapter 29.Samasta Dharma Samgraha mbtn-chapter29
Chapter 30.Ashwamedha Kathanam mbtn-chapter30
Chapter 31.Dhritarashtradi Svargaprapti mbtn-chapter31
Chapter 32.Pandava Svargarohanam mbtn-chapter32
- Chapter 1 – Sarvashastraartha Nirnaya (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter1 )
- Chapter 2 – Bharata Vakyoddhara (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter2)
- Chapter 3 – Sargaanursarga Pralaya Pradurbhava Nirnaya (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter3)
- Chapter 4 – Bala Kanda Katha Nirupana (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter4)
- Chapter 5 – Hanumaddarshana (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter5)
- Chapter 6 – Hanumadvardhana (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter6)
- Chapter 7 – Hanumatpratiyaanam – SundaraKanda Katha Nirupanam (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter7)
- Contents: Crossing of the ocean, Mainaka episode, Surasa’s defeat, Killing of Simhika, Defeat of Lankini, Darshana of Sita’s form, Giving of Angulika, Destruction of Ashoka Vana, Killing of Ravana’s army, Killing of Aksha Kumara, Brahmastra, Message to Ravana, Burning of Lanka, Handing over of Chudamani
- Part 1 Part 2
- Chapter 8 – Yuddha Kanda Katha Nirupanam (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter8)
- Chapter 9 – Rama Svadhama Pravesham (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter9)
- Chapter 10 – Vyasa Avatara (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter10)
- Chapter 11 – Sri Bhagavadavatara Pratijnana (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter11 )
- Chapter 12 – Sri Krishnavatara Pandavotpatti (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter12)
- Contents: Birth of Lord Krishna, His initial leelas, birth of Pandavas
- Chapter 13 – Kamsa Vadha (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter13)
- Contents: The leelas of Bala Krishna, up to the killing of Kamsa
- Chapter 14 – Uddhava Pratiyaanam (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter14)
- Contents: Gurukula vaasa of Lord Krishna, the defeat of Jarasandha, the passing away of Pandu, the arrival of Pandavas in Hastinapura, the childhood heroics of Bhima
- Chapter 15 – Pandavadinamastra VidyabhyasaH (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter15 )
- Contents: The incident involving Drona, astrabhyasa of Kauravas and Pandavas, story of ekalavya
- Chapter 16 – Srugala Vadha (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter16)
- Contents: The repeated attacks of Jarasandha, Departure of Sri Krishna from Madhura
- Chapter 17 – Hamsadibika Vadha (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter17 )
- Contents: Rugmini Swayamvara, Killing of Kalayavana, Syamantapokhyana, Killing of Hamsa and Dibika.
- Chapter 18 – Bhimarjuna Digvijaya (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter18)
- Contents: Bhima’s Bhagavata Dharma, Astra Vidya Pariksha, Defeat of Drupada, Birth of Draupadi and Dhristadyumna, Yudhisthira becoming Yuvaraja
- Chapter 19 – Pandava Rajya Labha (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter19)
- Contents: Burning of the wax palace, killing of Hidimba and Bakasura, Swayamvara of Draupadi, killing of Suvajra, Half the Kingdom to Pandavas.
- Chapter 20 – Khandava Vana Daha (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter20)
- Contents: Swayamvara of Kali, Marriage with Shanmahishis, Dhanyashcharyakhyana, Slaying of Narakasura, Parijataharana, Subhadra Kalyana, Khandava Vana Daha.
- Chapter 21 – Pandava Vanavasa Gamanam (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter21)
- Contents: Ashwamedha Yaga of Sri Krishna, Jarasandha-vadha, Rajasuya Yaga, Shishupala-vadha, Maya-sabha, Dyuta, Anu-dyuta, Vanavasa.
- Chapter 22 – Arani Prapti (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter22)
- Contents: Kirmira Vadha, Bhima Gita, Kiratarjuneeya, Tirthayatra, Sri Krishna’s Kailasa Yatra, Ajagara Prasanga, Jayadratha’s defeat, Ghoshayatra, Kavacha Kundala Dana, Yaksha Prashna.
- Chapter 23 – Ajnatavasa Samapti (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter23)
- Contents: Pandavas at Virata, Slaying of Jeemoota, Slaying of Keechaka, Dakshina Gograhana, Uttara Gograhana, Abhimanyu-Uttaraa Vivaha.
- Chapter 24 – Yudhhodyoga (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter24)
- Contents: Sri Krishna’s offer to Arjuna and Duryodhana, Preparations by the Pandavas and Kauravas, Sri Krishna’s negotiations, Vishwaroopa Pradarshana, Karna episode.
- Chapter 25 – Bhishma Paata (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter25)
- Contents: Senadhipatya of Bhishma, Gitopadesha, Sri Krishna Chakra Dharana, Slaying of Iravanta, Valour of Bhima and Arjuna, Fall of Bhishma.
- Chapter 26 – Narayana Astra Upashamanam (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter26)
- Contents: Bhima’s defeat of Shalya, Killing of Bhagadatta, Abhimanyu and Ghatotkacha, End of Bahlika, Departure of Drona, Narayana Astra Episode, Greatness of Bhima’s Bhagavata Dharma.
- Chapter 27 – Karna Vadha (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter27)
- Contents: Karna Senadhipatya, Bhima’s defeat of Ashwathama, Shalya becoming Sarathi, Bhargavastra by Karna, Arjuna Yudhisthira face-off, Slaying of Dushasana, Karna-Arjuna battle, End of Karna.
- Chapter 28 – Pandava Rajya Prapti (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter28)
- Contents: Shalya Senadhipatya, Killing of Shalya, Slaying of Shakuni and others, Duryodhana’s escape, Breaking of Duryodhana’s thighs by Bhima, Killing of Upapandavas by Ashwathama, Bhima’s defeat of Ashwathama, Brahma-shirostra, Sri Krishna saving Parikshita, Pandavas entering the city.
- Chapter 29 – Samasta Dharma Sangraha (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter29)
- Contents: Dharmaraja Pattabhisheka, Killing of Charvaka, Dharmaraja’s lament, Bhishmopadesha, Varnashrama Dharma, Stri Dharma, Tamosadhana, Purushartha Viveka, Supremacy of Kama.
- Chapter 30 – Ashwamedha Kathanam (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter30)
- Contents: Pandava Rajyabhara, Kali nigraha, Anugita, Story of Udanka, Birth of Parikshita, Ashwamedha Yaga, Babhruvahana episode, Greatness of Lakshana Shastra, Glory of the Yaga, Mongoose incident.
- Chapter 31 – Dhritharashtradi Swargaprapti (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter31)
- Contents: Bhimopadesha to Yudhishthira, Dhritharashtra Virakti, Vanavasa, Vidura Dehatyaga, Greatness of Vyasa, Departure of Dhritharashtra and others.
- Chapter 32 – Pandava Svargarohanam (Complete chapter – single PDF file mbtn-chapter32)
- Contents: Sri Krishna’s satra, Departure of Yadavas, Sri Krishna Parandhama Gamana, Mahaprasthana of Pandavas, Swargarohana of Yudhishthira, Regaining moola-roopa, Avataras of Buddha, Sri Madhwa, Durga and Kalki, Conclusion.