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 7.81.7

तमभ्यगाद्बृहत्क्षत्रः केकयानां महारथः ।
प्रवपन्निशितान्बाणान्महेन्द्राशनिसंनिभान् ॥ ७ ॥

tamabhyagādbṛhatkṣatraḥ kekayānāṃ mahārathaḥ |
pravapanniśitānbāṇānmahendrāśanisaṃnibhān || 7 ||

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...the ruler of the Sindhus, on his steeds, whose thirst had been slaked. The (Kuru) warriors were unable to resist that mighty-armed hero, that foremost of all wielders of weapons, as...

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

Tama, Bha, Aga, Brihatkshatra, Kekaya, Maharatha, Prava, Pat, Nishita, Bana, Mahendra, Ashan, Ashani, Ashanin, Samnibha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.81.7). 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: “tamabhyagādbṛhatkṣatraḥ kekayānāṃ mahārathaḥ
  • tama -
  • tama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhya -
  • bhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhā (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • agād -
  • aga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    aga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single], [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [aorist active third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • bṛhatkṣatraḥ -
  • bṛhatkṣatra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kekayānām -
  • kekaya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • mahārathaḥ -
  • mahāratha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “pravapanniśitānbāṇānmahendrāśanisaṃnibhān
  • prava -
  • prava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pan -
  • pat (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • niśitān -
  • niśita (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • bāṇān -
  • bāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative plural], [ablative single]
    bāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • mahendrā -
  • mahendra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahendrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aśani -
  • aśani (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    aśani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    aśanī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    aśanin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    aśanin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    aśan (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • saṃnibhān -
  • saṃnibha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.81.7

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 7.81.7 in Kannada sript:
ತಮಭ್ಯಗಾದ್ಬೃಹತ್ಕ್ಷತ್ರಃ ಕೇಕಯಾನಾಂ ಮಹಾರಥಃ ।
ಪ್ರವಪನ್ನಿಶಿತಾನ್ಬಾಣಾನ್ಮಹೇನ್ದ್ರಾಶನಿಸಂನಿಭಾನ್ ॥ ೭ ॥

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 7.81.7 in Bengali sript:
তমভ্যগাদ্বৃহত্ক্ষত্রঃ কেকযানাং মহারথঃ ।
প্রবপন্নিশিতান্বাণান্মহেন্দ্রাশনিসংনিভান্ ॥ ৭ ॥

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 7.81.7 in Gujarati sript:
તમભ્યગાદ્બૃહત્ક્ષત્રઃ કેકયાનાં મહારથઃ ।
પ્રવપન્નિશિતાન્બાણાન્મહેન્દ્રાશનિસંનિભાન્ ॥ ૭ ॥

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 7.81.7 in Malayalam sript:
തമഭ്യഗാദ്ബൃഹത്ക്ഷത്രഃ കേകയാനാം മഹാരഥഃ ।
പ്രവപന്നിശിതാന്ബാണാന്മഹേന്ദ്രാശനിസംനിഭാന് ॥ ൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 7.81.7 in Telugu sript:
తమభ్యగాద్బృహత్క్షత్రః కేకయానాం మహారథః ।
ప్రవపన్నిశితాన్బాణాన్మహేన్ద్రాశనిసంనిభాన్ ॥ ౭ ॥

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