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3 Oct 2015

Sage Vyaasa is siad to have rendered a total of 60 lakhs slokas.
The epic, as is available to us now consists of 18 sections (parvas)
with 98 sub sections (sub parvas), 2,382 chapters with 96,635 verses.

The 18 sections have been classified under four classifications - Aadhya
Panchakam (5 sections), Yudhdha Panchakam (5 sections), Shaanthi thryam
(3 sections), Andhya Panchakam (5 sections). Each of the sections
such as the Aadi parvam have several sub sections within.

**Aadhya Panchakam**
**1. Aadi** parvam (260 sub sections ; 10,889 slokams)

**2. Sabha** parvam

** **(173 sub sections ; 4,367 slokams)

**3. Vana** parvam

** **(315 sub sections ; 12,476 slokams)

**4. Viraada** parvam

** **(78 sub sections ; 3,494 slokams)

**5. Udhyoga** parvam

** **(196 sub sections ; 6,753 slokams)

**Yudhdha Panchakam**
**6. Bhishma** parvam

** **(122 sub sections ; 5,809 slokams)

**7. Drona** parvam

** **(203 sub sections ; 10,012 slokams)

**8. Karna** parvam

** **(101 sub sections ; 4,975 slokams)

**9. Shalya** parvam

** **(66 sub sections ; 3,596 slokams)

**10. Sauptika** parvam

** **(17 sub sections ; 815 slokams)

**Shaanthi thryam**
**11. Stree** parvam

** **(28 sub sections ; 807 slokams)

**12. Shanti** parvam

** **(375 sub sections ; 15,151 slokams)

**13. Anusaasana** parvam

** **(272 sub sections ; 11,194 slokams)

Andhya Panchakam
**14. Asvamedha** parvam

** **(118 sub sections ; 4,555 slokams)

**15. Aashramavaasika** parvam

** **(41 sub sections ; 1,098 slokams)

**16. Mausala** parvam

** **(9 sub sections ; 301 slokams)

**17. Mahaaprasthaanika** parvam

** **(3 sub sections ; 111 slokams)

**18. Swargaarohana** parvam

** **(5 sub sections ; 232 slokams)