This book is a classic study of a monumental work, the Mahabharata, perhaps the largest epic in world literature. It is an epic study of the epic on account of the voluminous size it has itself attained, the kaleidoscopic variety of the themes it covers, the great diversity of approaches it canvasses, the wide array of contributions it includes and the high standard of scholarship it achieves. Readership: Students and specialists of Hinduism, comparative religion, comparative literature, comparative mythology and classics.
About the Author(s)
Arvind Sharma is Birks Professor of comparative Religious at Mcgill University, Montreal, Canada. He is the author of numerous books including The Philosophy of Religion: A Buddhist perspective 1995 and classical hindu thought An Introduction 2000.