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 7.137.8

सोमदत्तस्तु तं षष्ट्या विव्याधोरसि माधवम् ।
सात्यकिश्चापि तं राजन्नविध्यत्सायकैः शितैः ॥ ८ ॥

somadattastu taṃ ṣaṣṭyā vivyādhorasi mādhavam |
sātyakiścāpi taṃ rājannavidhyatsāyakaiḥ śitaiḥ || 8 ||

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

...the arrows of Karna, is being routed like the Asura army overwhelmed with the energy of Kartikeya. Seeing his army vanquished in battle by that intelligent Karna, yonder comes...

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

Somadatta, Shashti, Uras, Madhava, Satyaki, Capin, Rajanna, Vidhyat, Sayaka, Shita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.137.8). 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.

  • Line 1: “somadattastu taṃ ṣaṣṭyā vivyādhorasi mādhavam
  • somadattas -
  • somadatta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ṣaṣṭyā* -
  • ṣaṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vivyādho -
  • vyadh (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • urasi -
  • uras (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    uras (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • mādhavam -
  • mādhava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mādhava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mādhavā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “sātyakiścāpi taṃ rājannavidhyatsāyakaiḥ śitaiḥ
  • sātyakiś -
  • sātyaki (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • rājanna -
  • rājanna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rājanna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidhyat -
  • vyadh -> vidhyat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vyadh class 4 verb], [vocative single from √vyadh class 4 verb], [accusative single from √vyadh class 4 verb]
  • sāyakaiḥ -
  • sāyaka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sāyaka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • 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]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.137.8

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 7.137.8 in Kannada sript:
ಸೋಮದತ್ತಸ್ತು ತಂ ಷಷ್ಟ್ಯಾ ವಿವ್ಯಾಧೋರಸಿ ಮಾಧವಮ್ ।
ಸಾತ್ಯಕಿಶ್ಚಾಪಿ ತಂ ರಾಜನ್ನವಿಧ್ಯತ್ಸಾಯಕೈಃ ಶಿತೈಃ ॥ 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 7.137.8 in Bengali sript:
সোমদত্তস্তু তং ষষ্ট্যা বিব্যাধোরসি মাধবম্ ।
সাত্যকিশ্চাপি তং রাজন্নবিধ্যত্সাযকৈঃ শিতৈঃ ॥ 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 7.137.8 in Gujarati sript:
સોમદત્તસ્તુ તં ષષ્ટ્યા વિવ્યાધોરસિ માધવમ્ ।
સાત્યકિશ્ચાપિ તં રાજન્નવિધ્યત્સાયકૈઃ શિતૈઃ ॥ 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 7.137.8 in Malayalam sript:
സോമദത്തസ്തു തം ഷഷ്ട്യാ വിവ്യാധോരസി മാധവമ് ।
സാത്യകിശ്ചാപി തം രാജന്നവിധ്യത്സായകൈഃ ശിതൈഃ ॥ ൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 7.137.8 in Telugu sript:
సోమదత్తస్తు తం షష్ట్యా వివ్యాధోరసి మాధవమ్ ।
సాత్యకిశ్చాపి తం రాజన్నవిధ్యత్సాయకైః శితైః ॥ ౮ ॥

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