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 8.9.25

स शरैः क्षतसर्वाङ्गः सात्वतः सत्त्वकोविदः ।
रराज समरे राजन्सपत्र इव किंशुकः ॥ २५ ॥

sa śaraiḥ kṣatasarvāṅgaḥ sātvataḥ sattvakovidaḥ |
rarāja samare rājansapatra iva kiṃśukaḥ || 25 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text. cool, and without losing a moment strike and bear. The time has come for those that are dependent on others to repay their obligation to their masters. The disputes between brahmanas are subtle. The consequences...

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

Shara, Kshata, Sarvanga, Satvat, Satvata, Sattvaka, Vid, Vida, Samara, Rajan, Rajat, Sapat, Iva, Kimshuka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.9.25). 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: “sa śaraiḥ kṣatasarvāṅgaḥ sātvataḥ sattvakovidaḥ
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śaraiḥ -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • kṣata -
  • kṣata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṣata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṣan -> kṣata (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kṣan class 8 verb]
    kṣan -> kṣata (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √kṣan class 8 verb]
  • sarvāṅgaḥ -
  • sarvāṅga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sātvataḥ -
  • sātvat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sātvata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sattvako -
  • sattvaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vidaḥ -
  • vid (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vid (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vida (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “rarāja samare rājansapatra iva kiṃśukaḥ
  • rarāja -
  • rāj (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    raj (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    raj (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • samare -
  • samara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • rājan -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    rāj -> rājat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb]
  • sapat -
  • sap -> sapat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sap class 1 verb], [vocative single from √sap class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sap class 1 verb]
  • ra* -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • kiṃśukaḥ -
  • kiṃśuka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 8.9.25

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 8.9.25 in Kannada sript:
ಸ ಶರೈಃ ಕ್ಷತಸರ್ವಾಙ್ಗಃ ಸಾತ್ವತಃ ಸತ್ತ್ವಕೋವಿದಃ ।
ರರಾಜ ಸಮರೇ ರಾಜನ್ಸಪತ್ರ ಇವ ಕಿಂಶುಕಃ ॥ ೨೫ ॥

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 8.9.25 in Bengali sript:
স শরৈঃ ক্ষতসর্বাঙ্গঃ সাত্বতঃ সত্ত্বকোবিদঃ ।
ররাজ সমরে রাজন্সপত্র ইব কিংশুকঃ ॥ ২৫ ॥

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 8.9.25 in Gujarati sript:
સ શરૈઃ ક્ષતસર્વાઙ્ગઃ સાત્વતઃ સત્ત્વકોવિદઃ ।
રરાજ સમરે રાજન્સપત્ર ઇવ કિંશુકઃ ॥ ૨૫ ॥

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 8.9.25 in Malayalam sript:
സ ശരൈഃ ക്ഷതസര്വാങ്ഗഃ സാത്വതഃ സത്ത്വകോവിദഃ ।
രരാജ സമരേ രാജന്സപത്ര ഇവ കിംശുകഃ ॥ ൨൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 8.9.25 in Telugu sript:
స శరైః క్షతసర్వాఙ్గః సాత్వతః సత్త్వకోవిదః ।
రరాజ సమరే రాజన్సపత్ర ఇవ కింశుకః ॥ ౨౫ ॥

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