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 8.8.15

भृता वित्तेन महता पाण्ड्याश्चौड्राः सकेरलाः ।
व्यूढोरस्का दीर्घभुजाः प्रांशवः प्रियदर्शनाः ॥ १५ ॥

bhṛtā vittena mahatā pāṇḍyāścauḍrāḥ sakeralāḥ |
vyūḍhoraskā dīrghabhujāḥ prāṃśavaḥ priyadarśanāḥ || 15 ||

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

...routing the Asura host. Thus slaughtered in battle by the Pandavas, your troops, O king, suddenly dispersed in all directions like congregated masses of clouds dispersed by the wind. While your army, slaughtered...

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

Bhrita, Vitta, Mahat, Mahata, Pandya, Odra, Saka, Rala, Vyudhoraska, Dirghabhuja, Pramshu, Priyadarshana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.8.15). 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.

  • Line1: “bhṛtā vittena mahatā pāṇḍyāścauḍrāḥ sakeralāḥ
  • bhṛtā* -
  • bhṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bhṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vittena -
  • vitta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vitta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    vid -> vitta (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental single from √vid class 6 verb]
    vid -> vitta (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental single from √vid class 6 verb]
    vid -> vitta (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental single from √vid class 7 verb]
    vid -> vitta (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental single from √vid class 7 verb]
  • mahatā -
  • mahat (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    mahatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pāṇḍyāś -
  • pāṇḍya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pāṇḍyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • cau -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • oḍrāḥ -
  • oḍra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • sake -
  • saka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    saka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ralāḥ -
  • ralā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line2: “vyūḍhoraskā dīrghabhujāḥ prāṃśavaḥ priyadarśanāḥ
  • vyūḍhoraskā* -
  • vyūḍhoraska (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vyūḍhoraskā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dīrghabhujāḥ -
  • dīrghabhuja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dīrghabhujā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • prāṃśavaḥ -
  • prāṃśu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    prāṃśu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • priyadarśanāḥ -
  • priyadarśana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    priyadarśanā (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 8.8.15

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 8.8.15 in Kannada sript:
ಭೃತಾ ವಿತ್ತೇನ ಮಹತಾ ಪಾಣ್ಡ್ಯಾಶ್ಚೌಡ್ರಾಃ ಸಕೇರಲಾಃ ।
ವ್ಯೂಢೋರಸ್ಕಾ ದೀರ್ಘಭುಜಾಃ ಪ್ರಾಂಶವಃ ಪ್ರಿಯದರ್ಶನಾಃ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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 8.8.15 in Bengali sript:
ভৃতা বিত্তেন মহতা পাণ্ড্যাশ্চৌড্রাঃ সকেরলাঃ ।
ব্যূঢোরস্কা দীর্ঘভুজাঃ প্রাংশবঃ প্রিযদর্শনাঃ ॥ ১৫ ॥

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 8.8.15 in Gujarati sript:
ભૃતા વિત્તેન મહતા પાણ્ડ્યાશ્ચૌડ્રાઃ સકેરલાઃ ।
વ્યૂઢોરસ્કા દીર્ઘભુજાઃ પ્રાંશવઃ પ્રિયદર્શનાઃ ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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 8.8.15 in Malayalam sript:
ഭൃതാ വിത്തേന മഹതാ പാണ്ഡ്യാശ്ചൌഡ്രാഃ സകേരലാഃ ।
വ്യൂഢോരസ്കാ ദീര്ഘഭുജാഃ പ്രാംശവഃ പ്രിയദര്ശനാഃ ॥ ൧൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 8.8.15 in Telugu sript:
భృతా విత్తేన మహతా పాణ్డ్యాశ్చౌడ్రాః సకేరలాః ।
వ్యూఢోరస్కా దీర్ఘభుజాః ప్రాంశవః ప్రియదర్శనాః ॥ ౧౫ ॥

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