• it is written in Sanskrit by Ved Vyas
  • It describes about war between Kauravas and Pandavas of 950 BC in Kurukshetra
  • Translation of ‘Mahabharat’ in persian is called Rajm nama done by Badayuni


  • It was written by valmiki in Sanskrit
  • It was 24000 sholks, also known as Aadi-Kavya
  • Its perisan translation is done by Badayuni and Tamil translation by Kamban
  • Rancharitmanas is written by Tulsidas


  • Puranas are 18 in number
  • It is written during Gupta Age in AD 4th century
  • Matasya Purana is the oldest Purana