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 7.142.27

शतानीकमथायान्तं मद्रराजो महामृधे ।
विशिखैर्बहुभिर्विद्ध्वा ततो निन्ये यमक्षयम् ॥ २७ ॥

śatānīkamathāyāntaṃ madrarājo mahāmṛdhe |
viśikhairbahubhirviddhvā tato ninye yamakṣayam || 27 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...Drona. The prince of the Rakshasas, viz., Alambhusha, O king, resisted Arjuna, that foremost of car-warriors, as the latter advanced. Dhrishtadyumna, the prince of the Pancalas...

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

Shatanika, Atha, Ayat, Madraraja, Mahamridha, Vishikha, Bahu, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Yamakshaya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.142.27). 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: “śatānīkamathāyāntaṃ madrarājo mahāmṛdhe
  • śatānīkam -
  • śatānīka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śatānīka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śatānīkā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • āyāntam -
  • āyāt (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • madrarājo* -
  • madrarāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahāmṛdhe -
  • mahāmṛdha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 2: “viśikhairbahubhirviddhvā tato ninye yamakṣayam
  • viśikhair -
  • viśikha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    viśikha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • bahubhir -
  • bahu (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    bahu (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • viddhvā -
  • vidh -> viddhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vidh]
    vidh -> viddhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vidh]
    vidh -> viddhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vidh]
    vyadh -> viddhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vyadh]
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • ninye -
  • (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • yamakṣayam -
  • yamakṣaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.142.27

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 7.142.27 in Kannada sript:
ಶತಾನೀಕಮಥಾಯಾನ್ತಂ ಮದ್ರರಾಜೋ ಮಹಾಮೃಧೇ ।
ವಿಶಿಖೈರ್ಬಹುಭಿರ್ವಿದ್ಧ್ವಾ ತತೋ ನಿನ್ಯೇ ಯಮಕ್ಷಯಮ್ ॥ ೨೭ ॥

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 7.142.27 in Bengali sript:
শতানীকমথাযান্তং মদ্ররাজো মহামৃধে ।
বিশিখৈর্বহুভির্বিদ্ধ্বা ততো নিন্যে যমক্ষযম্ ॥ ২৭ ॥

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 7.142.27 in Gujarati sript:
શતાનીકમથાયાન્તં મદ્રરાજો મહામૃધે ।
વિશિખૈર્બહુભિર્વિદ્ધ્વા તતો નિન્યે યમક્ષયમ્ ॥ ૨૭ ॥

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 7.142.27 in Malayalam sript:
ശതാനീകമഥായാന്തം മദ്രരാജോ മഹാമൃധേ ।
വിശിഖൈര്ബഹുഭിര്വിദ്ധ്വാ തതോ നിന്യേ യമക്ഷയമ് ॥ ൨൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 7.142.27 in Telugu sript:
శతానీకమథాయాన్తం మద్రరాజో మహామృధే ।
విశిఖైర్బహుభిర్విద్ధ్వా తతో నిన్యే యమక్షయమ్ ॥ ౨౭ ॥

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