Ādiparva

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By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Adiparva, Adiparva, AAdiparva


Mahābhārata, the great epic and the biggest didactic work of poetry in world literature, is divided into eighteen books, each of which is known as a ‘parva.’ Ādiparva forms the very first book.

References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore