Mahabharata [sanskrit]

699,462 words | ISBN-10: 812150094X | ISBN-13: 9788121500944

The Sanskrit edition of the Mahabharata, one of the largest epic poems ever written, consisting of 100,000 metrical verses. Consisting of 18 books, the Mahabharata details the history and legends concerning ancient India (Bharata), including a major battle campaign involving the Kauravas and the Pandavas, also known as the Kurukshetra War. This portion also contains the Bhagavad-Gita. Alternative titles: Mahābhārata (महाभारत).

Verse 7.17.16

ततः शरसहस्राणि प्रापतन्नर्जुनं प्रति ।
भ्रमराणामिव व्राताः फुल्लद्रुमगणे वने ॥ १६ ॥

tataḥ śarasahasrāṇi prāpatannarjunaṃ prati |
bhramarāṇāmiva vrātāḥ phulladrumagaṇe vane || 16 ||

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...showers of blood (caused by Arjuna’s arrows). And the earth, strewn with hundreds of headless trunks, became impassable. And the car of Vibhatsu in that battle shone fiercely like...

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (7.17.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Shara, Sharan, Sahasra, Prapa, Tan, Arjuna, Prati, Bhramara, Iva, Vrata, Phulladruma, Gana, Gani, Vana, Vani,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.17.16). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “tataḥ śarasahasrāṇi prāpatannarjunaṃ prati
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • śara -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śaran (noun, masculine)
    śaran (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sahasrāṇi -
  • sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • prāpa -
  • prāpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tann -
  • tan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • arjunam -
  • arjuna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    arjuna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    arjunā (noun, feminine)
  • prati -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    prati (Preverb)
  • Line 2: “bhramarāṇāmiva vrātāḥ phulladrumagaṇe vane
  • bhramarāṇām -
  • bhramara (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhramarā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • vrātāḥ -
  • vrāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • phulladruma -
  • phulladruma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    phulladruma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gaṇe -
  • gaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    gaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    gaṇi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    gaṇi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • vane -
  • vana (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vani (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    vani (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.17.16

Cover of edition (2003)

The Mahabharata in Kannada (Set of 32 Volumes)
by Bharatha Darshana Bangalore (2003)

ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;

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Preview of verse 7.17.16 in Kannada sript:
ತತಃ ಶರಸಹಸ್ರಾಣಿ ಪ್ರಾಪತನ್ನರ್ಜುನಂ ಪ್ರತಿ ।
ಭ್ರಮರಾಣಾಮಿವ ವ್ರಾತಾಃ ಫುಲ್ಲದ್ರುಮಗಣೇ ವನೇ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

Cover of edition (2008)

The Complete Mahabharata (9 volumes)
by M. N. Dutt (2008)

6415 pages; Sanskrit Text with English Translation; [Edited By: Dr. Ishwar Chandra Sharma & Dr. O.N. Bimali] [Publisher: Parimal Publication Pvt. Ltd.]

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Cover of edition (2017)

Mahabharata (Hindi Translation, Six Volumes)
by Sahityacharya Pandit Ramnarayandutt Shastri Pandey "Ram" (2017)

7350 pages; [महाभारत] [Publisher: Gita Press, Gorakhpur] 44 Color and Black/white illustrations.

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Cover of Bengali edition

The Mahabharata in Bengali (Two Volumes)
by Akshay Library, Kolkata (2019)

3049 pages; [মহাভারত] [মহার্ষী বদভ্যাস (Maharishi Vedvyas)]

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Preview of verse 7.17.16 in Bengali sript:
ততঃ শরসহস্রাণি প্রাপতন্নর্জুনং প্রতি ।
ভ্রমরাণামিব ব্রাতাঃ ফুল্লদ্রুমগণে বনে ॥ ১৬ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Mahabharat in Gujarati (20 Volumes)
by Dinkar Joshi (દિનકર જોશી) (2010)

14252 pages; [મહાભારત] [Publisher: Pravin Prakashan Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot]

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Preview of verse 7.17.16 in Gujarati sript:
તતઃ શરસહસ્રાણિ પ્રાપતન્નર્જુનં પ્રતિ ।
ભ્રમરાણામિવ વ્રાતાઃ ફુલ્લદ્રુમગણે વને ॥ ૧૬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Shri Mahabharatam in Malayalam (2 volumes)
by Swami Mridananda (2018)

1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]

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Preview of verse 7.17.16 in Malayalam sript:
തതഃ ശരസഹസ്രാണി പ്രാപതന്നര്ജുനം പ്രതി ।
ഭ്രമരാണാമിവ വ്രാതാഃ ഫുല്ലദ്രുമഗണേ വനേ ॥ ൧൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Mahabharata in Telugu (7 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2018)


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Preview of verse 7.17.16 in Telugu sript:
తతః శరసహస్రాణి ప్రాపతన్నర్జునం ప్రతి ।
భ్రమరాణామివ వ్రాతాః ఫుల్లద్రుమగణే వనే ॥ ౧౬ ॥

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