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 7.24.45

क्षेमधूर्तिबृहन्तौ तौ भ्रातरौ सात्वतं युधि ।
द्रोणायाभिमुखं यान्तं शरैस्तीक्ष्णैस्ततक्षतुः ॥ ४५ ॥

kṣemadhūrtibṛhantau tau bhrātarau sātvataṃ yudhi |
droṇāyābhimukhaṃ yāntaṃ śaraistīkṣṇaistatakṣatuḥ || 45 ||

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

...these words of Arjuna, Krishna began to proceed to the place where Bhagadatta was breaking the Pandava ranks. While Arjuna was proceeding towards Bhagadatta, the mighty Samsaptaka...

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 (7.24.45). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Brihanta, Brihat, Bhratri, Satvata, Yudh, Drona, Abhimukham, Abhimukha, Yat, Shara, Tikshna,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.24.45). 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.

  • Line1: “kṣemadhūrtibṛhantau tau bhrātarau sātvataṃ yudhi
  • kṣemadhūrti -
  • kṣemadhūrti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • bṛhantau -
  • bṛhanta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    bṛhat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √bṛh], [vocative dual from √bṛh], [accusative dual from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √bṛh], [vocative dual from √bṛh], [accusative dual from √bṛh]
  • tau -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bhrātarau -
  • bhrātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sātvatam -
  • sātvata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sātvata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yudhi -
  • yudh (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    yudh (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line2: “droṇāyābhimukhaṃ yāntaṃ śaraistīkṣṇaistatakṣatuḥ
  • droṇāyā -
  • droṇa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    droṇa (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • abhimukham -
  • abhimukham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    abhimukha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    abhimukha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yāntam -
  • yāt (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • śarais -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tīkṣṇais -
  • tīkṣṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    tīkṣṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tatakṣatuḥ -
  • takṣ (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third dual]
    takṣ (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third dual]
    takṣ (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third dual]
    takṣ (verb class 5)
    [perfect active third dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.24.45

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 7.24.45 in Kannada sript:
ಕ್ಷೇಮಧೂರ್ತಿಬೃಹನ್ತೌ ತೌ ಭ್ರಾತರೌ ಸಾತ್ವತಂ ಯುಧಿ ।
ದ್ರೋಣಾಯಾಭಿಮುಖಂ ಯಾನ್ತಂ ಶರೈಸ್ತೀಕ್ಷ್ಣೈಸ್ತತಕ್ಷತುಃ ॥ ೪೫ ॥

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 7.24.45 in Bengali sript:
ক্ষেমধূর্তিবৃহন্তৌ তৌ ভ্রাতরৌ সাত্বতং যুধি ।
দ্রোণাযাভিমুখং যান্তং শরৈস্তীক্ষ্ণৈস্ততক্ষতুঃ ॥ ৪৫ ॥

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 7.24.45 in Gujarati sript:
ક્ષેમધૂર્તિબૃહન્તૌ તૌ ભ્રાતરૌ સાત્વતં યુધિ ।
દ્રોણાયાભિમુખં યાન્તં શરૈસ્તીક્ષ્ણૈસ્તતક્ષતુઃ ॥ ૪૫ ॥

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 7.24.45 in Malayalam sript:
ക്ഷേമധൂര്തിബൃഹന്തൌ തൌ ഭ്രാതരൌ സാത്വതം യുധി ।
ദ്രോണായാഭിമുഖം യാന്തം ശരൈസ്തീക്ഷ്ണൈസ്തതക്ഷതുഃ ॥ ൪൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 7.24.45 in Telugu sript:
క్షేమధూర్తిబృహన్తౌ తౌ భ్రాతరౌ సాత్వతం యుధి ।
ద్రోణాయాభిముఖం యాన్తం శరైస్తీక్ష్ణైస్తతక్షతుః ॥ ౪౫ ॥

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