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 7.24.31

प्रवपन्निव बीजानि बीजकाले नरर्षभ ।
द्रौणायनिर्द्रौपदेयं शरवर्षैरवाकिरत् ॥ ३१ ॥

pravapanniva bījāni bījakāle nararṣabha |
drauṇāyanirdraupadeyaṃ śaravarṣairavākirat || 31 ||

Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.

...its riders with skill and vigour, began to throw hostile warriors on both his flanks. Like a cowherd belabouring his cattle in the forest with a goad, Bhagadatta repeatedly smote the...

English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (7.24.31). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Prava, Pat, Iva, Bija, Bijaka, Ala, Ali, Nara, Rishabha, Draunayani, Draupadeya, Sharavarsha, Avak, Avac, Irat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.24.31). 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: “pravapanniva bījāni bījakāle nararṣabha
  • prava -
  • prava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pann -
  • pat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • bījāni -
  • bīja (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bījakā -
  • bījaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bījaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ale -
  • ala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ali (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    al (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • narar -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    narā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛṣabha -
  • ṛṣabha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “drauṇāyanirdraupadeyaṃ śaravarṣairavākirat
  • drauṇāyanir -
  • drauṇāyani (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • draupadeyam -
  • draupadeya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • śaravarṣair -
  • śaravarṣa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • avāk -
  • avāk (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    avāc (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • irat -
  • ir -> irat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ir class 6 verb], [vocative single from √ir class 6 verb], [accusative single from √ir class 6 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.24.31

Cover of edition (2003)

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

ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;

Buy now!

Preview of verse 7.24.31 in Kannada sript:
ಪ್ರವಪನ್ನಿವ ಬೀಜಾನಿ ಬೀಜಕಾಲೇ ನರರ್ಷಭ ।
ದ್ರೌಣಾಯನಿರ್ದ್ರೌಪದೇಯಂ ಶರವರ್ಷೈರವಾಕಿರತ್ ॥ ೩೧ ॥

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.]

Buy now!
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.

Buy now!
Cover of Bengali edition

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

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

Buy now!

Preview of verse 7.24.31 in Bengali sript:
প্রবপন্নিব বীজানি বীজকালে নরর্ষভ ।
দ্রৌণাযনির্দ্রৌপদেযং শরবর্ষৈরবাকিরত্ ॥ ৩১ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

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

Buy now!

Preview of verse 7.24.31 in Gujarati sript:
પ્રવપન્નિવ બીજાનિ બીજકાલે નરર્ષભ ।
દ્રૌણાયનિર્દ્રૌપદેયં શરવર્ષૈરવાકિરત્ ॥ ૩૧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]

Buy now!

Preview of verse 7.24.31 in Malayalam sript:
പ്രവപന്നിവ ബീജാനി ബീജകാലേ നരര്ഷഭ ।
ദ്രൌണായനിര്ദ്രൌപദേയം ശരവര്ഷൈരവാകിരത് ॥ ൩൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

Buy now!

Preview of verse 7.24.31 in Telugu sript:
ప్రవపన్నివ బీజాని బీజకాలే నరర్షభ ।
ద్రౌణాయనిర్ద్రౌపదేయం శరవర్షైరవాకిరత్ ॥ ౩౧ ॥

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: