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 7.166.57

तच्छ्रुत्वा द्रोणपुत्रस्य पर्यवर्तत वाहिनी ।
ततः सर्वे महाशङ्खान्दध्मुः पुरुषसत्तमाः ॥ ५७ ॥

tacchrutvā droṇaputrasya paryavartata vāhinī |
tataḥ sarve mahāśaṅkhāndadhmuḥ puruṣasattamāḥ || 57 ||

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

...terrific uproar, making the hair stand on end, that is now heard, would, it seems, swallow the three worlds with Indra at their head. I think this terrible uproar is uttered by 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 (7.166.57). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tat, Tad, Drona, Putra, Pari, Vahin, Vahini, Tatah, Tata, Sarva, Mahashankha, Purusha, Sattama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.166.57). 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: “tacchrutvā droṇaputrasya paryavartata vāhinī
  • tacch -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • droṇa -
  • droṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    droṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • putrasya -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • parya -
  • pari (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    pari (indeclinable)
    pari (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pari (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pari (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    parī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    parī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    parī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    pari (Preverb)
  • avartata -
  • vṛt (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second plural], [imperfect middle third single]
  • vāhinī -
  • vāhinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    vāhin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “tataḥ sarve mahāśaṅkhāndadhmuḥ puruṣasattamāḥ
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (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]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mahāśaṅkhān -
  • mahāśaṅkha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • dadhmuḥ -
  • dham (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
    dhmā (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • puruṣa -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    puruṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sattamāḥ -
  • sattama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sattamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.166.57

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 7.166.57 in Kannada sript:
ತಚ್ಛ್ರುತ್ವಾ ದ್ರೋಣಪುತ್ರಸ್ಯ ಪರ್ಯವರ್ತತ ವಾಹಿನೀ ।
ತತಃ ಸರ್ವೇ ಮಹಾಶಙ್ಖಾನ್ದಧ್ಮುಃ ಪುರುಷಸತ್ತಮಾಃ ॥ ೫೭ ॥

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 7.166.57 in Bengali sript:
তচ্ছ্রুত্বা দ্রোণপুত্রস্য পর্যবর্তত বাহিনী ।
ততঃ সর্বে মহাশঙ্খান্দধ্মুঃ পুরুষসত্তমাঃ ॥ ৫৭ ॥

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 7.166.57 in Gujarati sript:
તચ્છ્રુત્વા દ્રોણપુત્રસ્ય પર્યવર્તત વાહિની ।
તતઃ સર્વે મહાશઙ્ખાન્દધ્મુઃ પુરુષસત્તમાઃ ॥ ૫૭ ॥

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 7.166.57 in Malayalam sript:
തച്ഛ്രുത്വാ ദ്രോണപുത്രസ്യ പര്യവര്തത വാഹിനീ ।
തതഃ സര്വേ മഹാശങ്ഖാന്ദധ്മുഃ പുരുഷസത്തമാഃ ॥ ൫൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 7.166.57 in Telugu sript:
తచ్ఛ్రుత్వా ద్రోణపుత్రస్య పర్యవర్తత వాహినీ ।
తతః సర్వే మహాశఙ్ఖాన్దధ్ముః పురుషసత్తమాః ॥ ౫౭ ॥

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