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 7.68.36

शरैः सहस्रशो विद्धा द्विपाः प्रस्रुतशोणिताः ।
व्यदृश्यन्ताद्रयः काले गैरिकाम्बुस्रवा इव ॥ ३६ ॥

śaraiḥ sahasraśo viddhā dvipāḥ prasrutaśoṇitāḥ |
vyadṛśyantādrayaḥ kāle gairikāmbusravā iva || 36 ||

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...You are the wisest man on earth. Forsaking eternal virtue, how couldst you follow the counsels of Duryodhana and Karna and Sakuni? These lamentations of thine, therefore, O king...

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

Shara, Sahasrashah, Sahasrashas, Viddha, Dvipa, Prasruta, Shonita, Vya, Adri, Kale, Kala, Gairika, Ambu, Srava, Iva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.68.36). 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: “śaraiḥ sahasraśo viddhā dvipāḥ prasrutaśoṇitāḥ
  • śaraiḥ -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sahasraśo* -
  • sahasraśaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sahasraśas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • viddhā* -
  • viddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    viddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    vidh -> viddha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √vidh class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √vidh class 6 verb]
    vidh -> viddhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √vidh class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √vidh class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √vidh class 6 verb]
    vidh -> viddha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √vidh class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √vidh class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √vidh class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √vidh class 6 verb]
    vidh -> viddhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √vidh class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √vidh class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √vidh class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √vidh class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √vidh class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √vidh class 6 verb]
    vyadh -> viddha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √vyadh class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √vyadh class 4 verb]
    vyadh -> viddhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √vyadh class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √vyadh class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √vyadh class 4 verb]
  • dvipāḥ -
  • dvipa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • prasruta -
  • prasruta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prasruta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śoṇitāḥ -
  • śoṇita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śoṇitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “vyadṛśyantādrayaḥ kāle gairikāmbusravā iva
  • vya -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    vya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • adṛśyantā -
  • dṛś (verb class 1)
    [imperfect passive third plural]
  • adrayaḥ -
  • adri (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • kāle -
  • kāle (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kāla (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kālā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • gairikā -
  • gairika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gairika (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gairikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ambu -
  • ambu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ambu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ambu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • sravā* -
  • srava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sravā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.68.36

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 7.68.36 in Kannada sript:
ಶರೈಃ ಸಹಸ್ರಶೋ ವಿದ್ಧಾ ದ್ವಿಪಾಃ ಪ್ರಸ್ರುತಶೋಣಿತಾಃ ।
ವ್ಯದೃಶ್ಯನ್ತಾದ್ರಯಃ ಕಾಲೇ ಗೈರಿಕಾಮ್ಬುಸ್ರವಾ ಇವ ॥ ೩೬ ॥

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 7.68.36 in Bengali sript:
শরৈঃ সহস্রশো বিদ্ধা দ্বিপাঃ প্রস্রুতশোণিতাঃ ।
ব্যদৃশ্যন্তাদ্রযঃ কালে গৈরিকাম্বুস্রবা ইব ॥ ৩৬ ॥

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 7.68.36 in Gujarati sript:
શરૈઃ સહસ્રશો વિદ્ધા દ્વિપાઃ પ્રસ્રુતશોણિતાઃ ।
વ્યદૃશ્યન્તાદ્રયઃ કાલે ગૈરિકામ્બુસ્રવા ઇવ ॥ ૩૬ ॥

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 7.68.36 in Malayalam sript:
ശരൈഃ സഹസ്രശോ വിദ്ധാ ദ്വിപാഃ പ്രസ്രുതശോണിതാഃ ।
വ്യദൃശ്യന്താദ്രയഃ കാലേ ഗൈരികാമ്ബുസ്രവാ ഇവ ॥ ൩൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 7.68.36 in Telugu sript:
శరైః సహస్రశో విద్ధా ద్విపాః ప్రస్రుతశోణితాః ।
వ్యదృశ్యన్తాద్రయః కాలే గైరికామ్బుస్రవా ఇవ ॥ ౩౬ ॥

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