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 7.36.5

द्रोणो द्रौणिः कृपः कर्णः कृतवर्मा च सौबलः ।
बृहद्बलो मद्रराजो भूरिर्भूरिश्रवाः शलः ॥ ५ ॥

droṇo drauṇiḥ kṛpaḥ karṇaḥ kṛtavarmā ca saubalaḥ |
bṛhadbalo madrarājo bhūrirbhūriśravāḥ śalaḥ || 5 ||

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

...standard and charioteer and steeds, smiling the while. Beholding Abhimanyu thus afflicted with those arrows, although he had achieved those superhuman feats in the manner of his sire...

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

Drona, Drauni, Krip, Kripa, Karna, Kritavarman, Kritavarma, Saubala, Brihadbala, Madraraja, Bhuri, Bhurishravas, Bhurishrava, Shala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.36.5). 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: “droṇo drauṇiḥ kṛpaḥ karṇaḥ kṛtavarmā ca saubalaḥ
  • droṇo* -
  • droṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • drauṇiḥ -
  • drauṇi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛpaḥ -
  • kṛp (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • karṇaḥ -
  • karṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛtavarmā -
  • kṛtavarman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛtavarmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saubalaḥ -
  • saubala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “bṛhadbalo madrarājo bhūrirbhūriśravāḥ śalaḥ
  • bṛhadbalo* -
  • bṛhadbala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • madrarājo* -
  • madrarāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhūrir -
  • bhūri (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhūri (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhūriśravāḥ -
  • bhūriśravas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhūriśravā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    bhūriśrava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • śalaḥ -
  • śala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.36.5

Cover of edition (2013)

The complete Mahabharata (12 Volumes)
by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013)

4900 pages; [Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.] ISBN: ‎ 812150094X or 9788121500944;

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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 7.36.5 in Kannada sript:
ದ್ರೋಣೋ ದ್ರೌಣಿಃ ಕೃಪಃ ಕರ್ಣಃ ಕೃತವರ್ಮಾ ಚ ಸೌಬಲಃ ।
ಬೃಹದ್ಬಲೋ ಮದ್ರರಾಜೋ ಭೂರಿರ್ಭೂರಿಶ್ರವಾಃ ಶಲಃ ॥ ೫ ॥

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 7.36.5 in Bengali sript:
দ্রোণো দ্রৌণিঃ কৃপঃ কর্ণঃ কৃতবর্মা চ সৌবলঃ ।
বৃহদ্বলো মদ্ররাজো ভূরির্ভূরিশ্রবাঃ শলঃ ॥ ৫ ॥

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 7.36.5 in Gujarati sript:
દ્રોણો દ્રૌણિઃ કૃપઃ કર્ણઃ કૃતવર્મા ચ સૌબલઃ ।
બૃહદ્બલો મદ્રરાજો ભૂરિર્ભૂરિશ્રવાઃ શલઃ ॥ ૫ ॥

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 7.36.5 in Malayalam sript:
ദ്രോണോ ദ്രൌണിഃ കൃപഃ കര്ണഃ കൃതവര്മാ ച സൌബലഃ ।
ബൃഹദ്ബലോ മദ്രരാജോ ഭൂരിര്ഭൂരിശ്രവാഃ ശലഃ ॥ ൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 7.36.5 in Telugu sript:
ద్రోణో ద్రౌణిః కృపః కర్ణః కృతవర్మా చ సౌబలః ।
బృహద్బలో మద్రరాజో భూరిర్భూరిశ్రవాః శలః ॥ ౫ ॥

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