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 7.147.28

एष भीमो रणश्लाघी वृतः सोमकपाण्डवैः ।
रुषितोऽभ्येति वेगेन द्रोणकर्णौ महाबलौ ॥ २८ ॥

eṣa bhīmo raṇaślāghī vṛtaḥ somakapāṇḍavaiḥ |
ruṣito'bhyeti vegena droṇakarṇau mahābalau || 28 ||

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

...bowman Satyaki, invincible in battle, cut off many heads with his fierce and straight arrows. And he of Madhu’s race also cut off the trunks of many elephants, the necks of many seeds...

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

Esha, Bhima, Ranashlaghi, Vrit, Vrita, Somaka, Pandava, Rushita, Abhi, Vega, Dronaka, Rina, Mahabala, Mahabali,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.147.28). 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: “eṣa bhīmo raṇaślāghī vṛtaḥ somakapāṇḍavaiḥ
  • eṣa -
  • eṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    eṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    iṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bhīmo* -
  • bhīma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • raṇaślāghī -
  • raṇaślāghī (noun, masculine)
    raṇaślāghī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • vṛtaḥ -
  • vṛt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vṛt (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
  • somaka -
  • somaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāṇḍavaiḥ -
  • pāṇḍava (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    pāṇḍava (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “ruṣito'bhyeti vegena droṇakarṇau mahābalau
  • ruṣito' -
  • ruṣita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ruṣ -> ruṣita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ruṣ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √ruṣ class 4 verb], [nominative single from √ruṣ class 10 verb]
  • abhye -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    abhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [compound]
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [compound]
    abhi (Preverb)
  • eti -
  • eti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    i (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • vegena -
  • vega (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • droṇakar -
  • droṇaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṛṇau -
  • ṛṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mahābalau -
  • mahābala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    mahābali (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.147.28

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 7.147.28 in Kannada sript:
ಏಷ ಭೀಮೋ ರಣಶ್ಲಾಘೀ ವೃತಃ ಸೋಮಕಪಾಣ್ಡವೈಃ ।
ರುಷಿತೋಽಭ್ಯೇತಿ ವೇಗೇನ ದ್ರೋಣಕರ್ಣೌ ಮಹಾಬಲೌ ॥ 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 7.147.28 in Bengali sript:
এষ ভীমো রণশ্লাঘী বৃতঃ সোমকপাণ্ডবৈঃ ।
রুষিতোঽভ্যেতি বেগেন দ্রোণকর্ণৌ মহাবলৌ ॥ 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 7.147.28 in Gujarati sript:
એષ ભીમો રણશ્લાઘી વૃતઃ સોમકપાણ્ડવૈઃ ।
રુષિતોઽભ્યેતિ વેગેન દ્રોણકર્ણૌ મહાબલૌ ॥ 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 7.147.28 in Malayalam sript:
ഏഷ ഭീമോ രണശ്ലാഘീ വൃതഃ സോമകപാണ്ഡവൈഃ ।
രുഷിതോഽഭ്യേതി വേഗേന ദ്രോണകര്ണൌ മഹാബലൌ ॥ ൨൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 7.147.28 in Telugu sript:
ఏష భీమో రణశ్లాఘీ వృతః సోమకపాణ్డవైః ।
రుషితోఽభ్యేతి వేగేన ద్రోణకర్ణౌ మహాబలౌ ॥ ౨౮ ॥

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