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The Mahābhārata
It takes 1.8 million words to describe the meaning of life

The Mahābhārata, Classical India

The Mahābhārata is one the two great epic poems of Classical India. Attributed to the immortal Veda Vyāsa, who is also one of the central characters, the Mahābhārata is the longest poem ever written, at 200,000 verses and over 1.8 million total words.

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Book 1, Chapter 1: Anukramanika Parva

Book 1, Chapter 2: Sangraha Parva

Book 1, Chapter 3: Paushya Parva

Book 1, Chapter 4: Pauloma Parva

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Classical India

The largest economy in the world for 1500 years

230 BCE-550 CE

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