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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 2,413 pages of information about The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3.
of all creatures.  Salutations to thee that art the slayer of Andhaka.  Salutations to thee that hast three matted locks, to thee that hast three heads, to thee that art armed with an excellent trident; to thee that hast three eyes and that art, therefore, called Tryamvaka and Trinetra!  Salutations to thee that art the destroyer of the triple city!  Salutations to thee that art called Chanda, and Kunda; to thee that art the (universal) egg and also the bearer of the (universal) egg; to thee that art the holder of the ascetic’s stick, to thee that hast ears everywhere, and to thee that art called Dandimunda!  Salutations to thee whose teeth and hair are turned upwards, to thee that art stainless and white, and that art stretched all over the universe; to thee that art red, to thee that art tawny, and to thee that hast a blue throat!  Salutations to thee that art of incomparable form, that art of dreadful form, and that art highly auspicious!  To thee that art Surya, that hast a garland of Suryas round thy neck, and that hast standards and flags bearing the device of Surya.  Salutations to thee that art the Lord of spirits and ghosts, to thee that art bull-necked, and that art armed with the bow; to thee that crushest all foes, to thee that art the personification of chastisement, and to thee that art clad in leaves (of trees) and rags.  Salutations to thee that bearest gold in thy stomach, to thee that art cased in golden mail, to thee that art gold-crested, to thee that art the lord of all the gold in the world!  Salutations to thee that hast been adored, that deservest to be adored, and that art still being adored; to thee that art all things, that devourest all things, and that art the soul of all things!  Salutations to thee that art the Hotri (in sacrifices), that art the (Vedic) mantras uttered (in sacrifices), and that ownest white flags and standards.  Salutations to thee that art the navel of the universe, that art both cause and effect in the form of the five primal elements, and that art the coverer of all covers.  Salutations to thee that art called Krisanasa, that art of thin limbs, and that art thin.  Salutations to thee that art always cheerful and that art the personification of confused sounds and voices.  Salutations to thee that art about to be stretched on the earth, that art already stretched, and that standing upright.  Salutations to thee that art fixed, that art running, that art bald, and that bearest matted locks on thy head.  Salutation to thee that art fond of dancing and that strikest thy puffed cheeks making thy mouth a drum.[1407] Salutations to thee that art fond of lotuses that blow in rivers, and that art always fond of singing and playing on musical instruments.  Salutations to thee that art the eldest-born, that art the foremost of all creatures, and that art the crusher of the Asura Vala.  Salutations to thee that art the Master of Time, that art the personification of Kalpa; that art the embodiment of all kinds of
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