• epic very long classical epic poem the beginnings of which date from about 400 - 200 B.C., but which have been modiefied and supplemented many times
  • It consists of 18 major books and contains about 220,000 lines, which is three times the length of the complete King James bible, or seven times the length of the Iliad and Odyssey combined. Basically it tells the story of the events leading up to and following a great war in North Central India between two groups of cousins, the Pandavas and Korawas, but there are so many diversions and unconnected episodes that it is difficult to follow the main theme unless one reads the entire story.
Alus sor
Alus mider
Alus madya
Alus singgih
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect

Usage Examples

Meme demen pesan mebalih film Mahabharata
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⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library

In Balinese:   Wastan kadatuan puniki kasurat ring Ramayana, Mahabharata lan cakepan-cakepan Purana tiosan.

In English:   Kakawin Bhomantaka is an evidence that the level of literacy in old Javanese period was quite high, especially during Airlangga’s reign.

In Indonesian:   Nama kerajaan ini disebut dalam Ramayana dan Mahabharata, serta kitab-kitab Purana lainnya.

In Balinese:   Dane nyansan éling, gegambaran sane becik nenten ja setata ngangén tema Mahabharata lan Ramayana sané ngebekin sahananing widang gambaranné.

In English:   For Mokoh, good paintings can also be based on objects around the painter, or created based on fantasy and imagination, with simple coloring techniques and image processing.

In Indonesian:   Kepercayaan dirinya semakin tumbuh.