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 7.169.9

नेहास्ति पुरुषः कश्चिद्य इमं पापपूरुषम् ।
भाषमाणमकल्याणं शीघ्रं हन्यान्नराधमम् ॥ ९ ॥

nehāsti puruṣaḥ kaścidya imaṃ pāpapūruṣam |
bhāṣamāṇamakalyāṇaṃ śīghraṃ hanyānnarādhamam || 9 ||

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

...the forces of the Pandavas, then I proceeded, shooting thousands of arrows. Having thyself acted in such a way, like a Candala, and having thyself become worthy of reproach, desirest...

English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (7.169.9). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Asti, Purusha, Kah, Idam, Papapurusha, Bhasha, Akalyana, Shighram, Shighra, Naradhama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.169.9). 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: “nehāsti puruṣaḥ kaścidya imaṃ pāpapūruṣam
  • nehā -
  • nah (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • asti -
  • asti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    astī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • puruṣaḥ -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kaś -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cidya -
  • imam -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • pāpapūruṣam -
  • pāpapūruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “bhāṣamāṇamakalyāṇaṃ śīghraṃ hanyānnarādhamam
  • bhāṣam -
  • bhāṣā (noun, feminine)
    bhāṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhāṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • āṇam -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • akalyāṇam -
  • akalyāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    akalyāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    akalyāṇā (noun, feminine)
  • śīghram -
  • śīghram (indeclinable)
    śīghra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śīghra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śīghrā (noun, feminine)
  • hanyān -
  • han (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • narādhamam -
  • narādhama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.169.9

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 7.169.9 in Kannada sript:
ನೇಹಾಸ್ತಿ ಪುರುಷಃ ಕಶ್ಚಿದ್ಯ ಇಮಂ ಪಾಪಪೂರುಷಮ್ ।
ಭಾಷಮಾಣಮಕಲ್ಯಾಣಂ ಶೀಘ್ರಂ ಹನ್ಯಾನ್ನರಾಧಮಮ್ ॥ ೯ ॥

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 7.169.9 in Bengali sript:
নেহাস্তি পুরুষঃ কশ্চিদ্য ইমং পাপপূরুষম্ ।
ভাষমাণমকল্যাণং শীঘ্রং হন্যান্নরাধমম্ ॥ ৯ ॥

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 7.169.9 in Gujarati sript:
નેહાસ્તિ પુરુષઃ કશ્ચિદ્ય ઇમં પાપપૂરુષમ્ ।
ભાષમાણમકલ્યાણં શીઘ્રં હન્યાન્નરાધમમ્ ॥ ૯ ॥

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 7.169.9 in Malayalam sript:
നേഹാസ്തി പുരുഷഃ കശ്ചിദ്യ ഇമം പാപപൂരുഷമ് ।
ഭാഷമാണമകല്യാണം ശീഘ്രം ഹന്യാന്നരാധമമ് ॥ ൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 7.169.9 in Telugu sript:
నేహాస్తి పురుషః కశ్చిద్య ఇమం పాపపూరుషమ్ ।
భాషమాణమకల్యాణం శీఘ్రం హన్యాన్నరాధమమ్ ॥ ౯ ॥

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