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 7.83.8

भैमसेनिर्धनुश्छित्त्वा सौमदत्तेर्महात्मनः ।
ननाद बलवन्नादं विव्याध च शितैः शरैः ॥ ८ ॥

bhaimasenirdhanuśchittvā saumadattermahātmanaḥ |
nanāda balavannādaṃ vivyādha ca śitaiḥ śaraiḥ || 8 ||

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...s car, without producing the slightest effect. Alas, what misfortune is this that these terrible shafts of thine that are endued with the might of the thunder and that always pierce...

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

Bhaimaseni, Dhanu, Dhanus, Saumadatti, Mahatman, Balavat, Ada, Shita, Shara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.83.8). 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: “bhaimasenirdhanuśchittvā saumadattermahātmanaḥ
  • bhaimasenir -
  • bhaimaseni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhanuś -
  • dhanus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dhanu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    dhanu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • chittvā -
  • chid -> chittvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √chid]
    chid -> chittvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √chid]
  • saumadatter -
  • saumadatti (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • mahātmanaḥ -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    mahātman (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line2: “nanāda balavannādaṃ vivyādha ca śitaiḥ śaraiḥ
  • nanāda -
  • nad (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • balavann -
  • balavat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • ādam -
  • āda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āda (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ādā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ad (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • vivyādha -
  • vyadh (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śitaiḥ -
  • śita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    śā -> śita (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √śā class 3 verb], [instrumental plural from √śā class 4 verb]
    śā -> śita (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √śā class 3 verb], [instrumental plural from √śā class 4 verb]
  • śaraiḥ -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.83.8

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 7.83.8 in Kannada sript:
ಭೈಮಸೇನಿರ್ಧನುಶ್ಛಿತ್ತ್ವಾ ಸೌಮದತ್ತೇರ್ಮಹಾತ್ಮನಃ ।
ನನಾದ ಬಲವನ್ನಾದಂ ವಿವ್ಯಾಧ ಚ ಶಿತೈಃ ಶರೈಃ ॥ ೮ ॥

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 7.83.8 in Bengali sript:
ভৈমসেনির্ধনুশ্ছিত্ত্বা সৌমদত্তের্মহাত্মনঃ ।
ননাদ বলবন্নাদং বিব্যাধ চ শিতৈঃ শরৈঃ ॥ ৮ ॥

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 7.83.8 in Gujarati sript:
ભૈમસેનિર્ધનુશ્છિત્ત્વા સૌમદત્તેર્મહાત્મનઃ ।
નનાદ બલવન્નાદં વિવ્યાધ ચ શિતૈઃ શરૈઃ ॥ ૮ ॥

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 7.83.8 in Malayalam sript:
ഭൈമസേനിര്ധനുശ്ഛിത്ത്വാ സൌമദത്തേര്മഹാത്മനഃ ।
നനാദ ബലവന്നാദം വിവ്യാധ ച ശിതൈഃ ശരൈഃ ॥ ൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 7.83.8 in Telugu sript:
భైమసేనిర్ధనుశ్ఛిత్త్వా సౌమదత్తేర్మహాత్మనః ।
ననాద బలవన్నాదం వివ్యాధ చ శితైః శరైః ॥ ౮ ॥

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