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 7.111.28

प्रच्छादयन्तौ समरे शरजालैः परस्परम् ।
रथाभ्यां नादयन्तौ च दिशः सर्वा विचेरतुः ॥ २८ ॥

pracchādayantau samare śarajālaiḥ parasparam |
rathābhyāṃ nādayantau ca diśaḥ sarvā viceratuḥ || 28 ||

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

...acceptest not the proper medicine like a man fated to die. O monarch, O best of men, having thyself drunk the fiercest and the most indigestible poison, take you all its consequences...

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

Pracchada, Yat, Yanti, Samara, Sharajala, Parasparam, Paraspara, Ratha, Nadayat, Dishas, Dish, Disha, Saru, Sarva, Vici,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.111.28). 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: “pracchādayantau samare śarajālaiḥ parasparam
  • pracchāda -
  • pracchāda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pracchāda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yantau -
  • yat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    yanti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √i class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √i class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √i class 2 verb]
  • samare -
  • samara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • śarajālaiḥ -
  • śarajāla (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • parasparam -
  • parasparam (indeclinable)
    paraspara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    paraspara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    parasparā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “rathābhyāṃ nādayantau ca diśaḥ sarvā viceratuḥ
  • rathābhyām -
  • ratha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
  • nādayantau -
  • nad -> nādayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √nad], [vocative dual from √nad], [accusative dual from √nad]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • diśaḥ -
  • diśas (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    diś (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    diśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarvā* -
  • saru (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vicer -
  • vici (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • ra -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tuḥ -
  • tur (noun, masculine)
    tur (noun, neuter)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.111.28

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 7.111.28 in Kannada sript:
ಪ್ರಚ್ಛಾದಯನ್ತೌ ಸಮರೇ ಶರಜಾಲೈಃ ಪರಸ್ಪರಮ್ ।
ರಥಾಭ್ಯಾಂ ನಾದಯನ್ತೌ ಚ ದಿಶಃ ಸರ್ವಾ ವಿಚೇರತುಃ ॥ ೨೮ ॥

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 7.111.28 in Bengali sript:
প্রচ্ছাদযন্তৌ সমরে শরজালৈঃ পরস্পরম্ ।
রথাভ্যাং নাদযন্তৌ চ দিশঃ সর্বা বিচেরতুঃ ॥ ২৮ ॥

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 7.111.28 in Gujarati sript:
પ્રચ્છાદયન્તૌ સમરે શરજાલૈઃ પરસ્પરમ્ ।
રથાભ્યાં નાદયન્તૌ ચ દિશઃ સર્વા વિચેરતુઃ ॥ ૨૮ ॥

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 7.111.28 in Malayalam sript:
പ്രച്ഛാദയന്തൌ സമരേ ശരജാലൈഃ പരസ്പരമ് ।
രഥാഭ്യാം നാദയന്തൌ ച ദിശഃ സര്വാ വിചേരതുഃ ॥ ൨൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 7.111.28 in Telugu sript:
ప్రచ్ఛాదయన్తౌ సమరే శరజాలైః పరస్పరమ్ ।
రథాభ్యాం నాదయన్తౌ చ దిశః సర్వా విచేరతుః ॥ ౨౮ ॥

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