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 7.132.12

भीमोऽथ सात्वतस्यार्थे बाह्लीकं नवभिः शरैः ।
पीडयन्वै महात्मानं विव्याध रणमूर्धनि ॥ १२ ॥

bhīmo'tha sātvatasyārthe bāhlīkaṃ navabhiḥ śaraiḥ |
pīḍayanvai mahātmānaṃ vivyādha raṇamūrdhani || 12 ||

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...following in the wake, O chief of the Bharatas, of Jishnu, of sure aim. Beholding the two brothers resolutely proceeding towards Drona’s division, the mighty car-warriors among the...

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

Bhima, Atha, Satvata, Artha, Bahlika, Navan, Shara, Pidayat, Mahatman, Ranamurdhan,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.132.12). 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: “bhīmo'tha sātvatasyārthe bāhlīkaṃ navabhiḥ śaraiḥ
  • bhīmo' -
  • bhīma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • sātvatasyā -
  • sātvata (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    sātvata (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • arthe -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    arth (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • bāhlīkam -
  • bāhlīka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bāhlīka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bāhlīkā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • navabhiḥ -
  • navan (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    navan (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • śaraiḥ -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “pīḍayanvai mahātmānaṃ vivyādha raṇamūrdhani
  • pīḍayan -
  • pīḍ -> pīḍayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pīḍ class 10 verb], [vocative single from √pīḍ class 10 verb]
    pīḍayat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • mahātmānam -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vivyādha -
  • vyadh (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • raṇamūrdhani -
  • raṇamūrdhan (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.132.12

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 7.132.12 in Kannada sript:
ಭೀಮೋಽಥ ಸಾತ್ವತಸ್ಯಾರ್ಥೇ ಬಾಹ್ಲೀಕಂ ನವಭಿಃ ಶರೈಃ ।
ಪೀಡಯನ್ವೈ ಮಹಾತ್ಮಾನಂ ವಿವ್ಯಾಧ ರಣಮೂರ್ಧನಿ ॥ ೧೨ ॥

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 7.132.12 in Bengali sript:
ভীমোঽথ সাত্বতস্যার্থে বাহ্লীকং নবভিঃ শরৈঃ ।
পীডযন্বৈ মহাত্মানং বিব্যাধ রণমূর্ধনি ॥ ১২ ॥

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 7.132.12 in Gujarati sript:
ભીમોઽથ સાત્વતસ્યાર્થે બાહ્લીકં નવભિઃ શરૈઃ ।
પીડયન્વૈ મહાત્માનં વિવ્યાધ રણમૂર્ધનિ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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 7.132.12 in Malayalam sript:
ഭീമോഽഥ സാത്വതസ്യാര്ഥേ ബാഹ്ലീകം നവഭിഃ ശരൈഃ ।
പീഡയന്വൈ മഹാത്മാനം വിവ്യാധ രണമൂര്ധനി ॥ ൧൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 7.132.12 in Telugu sript:
భీమోఽథ సాత్వతస్యార్థే బాహ్లీకం నవభిః శరైః ।
పీడయన్వై మహాత్మానం వివ్యాధ రణమూర్ధని ॥ ౧౨ ॥

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