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 8.15.9

सशक्तिप्रासतूणीरानश्वारोहान्हयानपि ।
पुलिन्दखशबाह्लीकान्निषादान्ध्रकतङ्गणान् ॥ ९ ॥

saśaktiprāsatūṇīrānaśvārohānhayānapi |
pulindakhaśabāhlīkānniṣādāndhrakataṅgaṇān || 9 ||

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...the wind. The two armies thus slaughtered by those two warriors with their mighty celestial shafts, retreated from the range of those arrows and stood as spectators of the encounter. When both the armies were driven...

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

Shaktin, Shakti, Prasa, Tunira, Ashvaroha, Haya, Api, Pulinda, Khasha, Bahlika, Isha, Andhraka, Tangana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.15.9). 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.

  • Line1: “saśaktiprāsatūṇīrānaśvārohānhayānapi
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śakti -
  • śakti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śakti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śaktin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śaktin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śaktī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    śaktī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    śaktī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • prāsa -
  • prāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tūṇīrān -
  • tūṇīra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • aśvārohān -
  • aśvāroha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • hayān -
  • haya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • Line2: “pulindakhaśabāhlīkānniṣādāndhrakataṅgaṇān
  • pulinda -
  • pulinda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • khaśa -
  • khaśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    khaśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bāhlīkānn -
  • bāhlīka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • iṣād -
  • iṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    iṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • āndhraka -
  • āndhraka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āndhraka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • taṅgaṇān -
  • taṅgaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 8.15.9

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 8.15.9 in Kannada sript:
ಸಶಕ್ತಿಪ್ರಾಸತೂಣೀರಾನಶ್ವಾರೋಹಾನ್ಹಯಾನಪಿ ।
ಪುಲಿನ್ದಖಶಬಾಹ್ಲೀಕಾನ್ನಿಷಾದಾನ್ಧ್ರಕತಙ್ಗಣಾನ್ ॥ 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 8.15.9 in Bengali sript:
সশক্তিপ্রাসতূণীরানশ্বারোহান্হযানপি ।
পুলিন্দখশবাহ্লীকান্নিষাদান্ধ্রকতঙ্গণান্ ॥ 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 8.15.9 in Gujarati sript:
સશક્તિપ્રાસતૂણીરાનશ્વારોહાન્હયાનપિ ।
પુલિન્દખશબાહ્લીકાન્નિષાદાન્ધ્રકતઙ્ગણાન્ ॥ 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 8.15.9 in Malayalam sript:
സശക്തിപ്രാസതൂണീരാനശ്വാരോഹാന്ഹയാനപി ।
പുലിന്ദഖശബാഹ്ലീകാന്നിഷാദാന്ധ്രകതങ്ഗണാന് ॥ ൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 8.15.9 in Telugu sript:
సశక్తిప్రాసతూణీరానశ్వారోహాన్హయానపి ।
పులిన్దఖశబాహ్లీకాన్నిషాదాన్ధ్రకతఙ్గణాన్ ॥ ౯ ॥

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