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 8.15.10

दाक्षिणात्यांश्च भोजांश्च क्रूरान्संग्रामकर्कशान् ।
विशस्त्रकवचान्बाणैः कृत्वा पाण्ड्योऽकरोद्व्यसून् ॥ १० ॥

dākṣiṇātyāṃśca bhojāṃśca krūrānsaṃgrāmakarkaśān |
viśastrakavacānbāṇaiḥ kṛtvā pāṇḍyo'karodvyasūn || 10 ||

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...driven off by means of the shafts of Karna and Nakula, those two high-souled warriors began to pierce each other with showers of shafts. Displaying their celestial weapons on the field of battle, they quickly shrouded...

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

Dakshinatya, Bhoja, Krura, Sangrama, Karkasha, Vishastra, Akavaca, Bana, Kritva, Kritvan, Pandya, Vyasu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.15.10). 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: “dākṣiṇātyāṃśca bhojāṃśca krūrānsaṃgrāmakarkaśān
  • dākṣiṇātyāṃś -
  • dākṣiṇātya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhojāṃś -
  • bhoja (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • krūrān -
  • krūra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • saṅgrāma -
  • saṅgrāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saṅgrāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • karkaśān -
  • karkaśa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line2: “viśastrakavacānbāṇaiḥ kṛtvā pāṇḍyo'karodvyasūn
  • viśastra -
  • viśastra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    viśastra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    viśastṛ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • akavacān -
  • akavaca (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • bāṇaiḥ -
  • bāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    bāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pāṇḍyo' -
  • pāṇḍya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • akarod -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • vyasūn -
  • vyasu (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 8.15.10

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 8.15.10 in Kannada sript:
ದಾಕ್ಷಿಣಾತ್ಯಾಂಶ್ಚ ಭೋಜಾಂಶ್ಚ ಕ್ರೂರಾನ್ಸಂಗ್ರಾಮಕರ್ಕಶಾನ್ ।
ವಿಶಸ್ತ್ರಕವಚಾನ್ಬಾಣೈಃ ಕೃತ್ವಾ ಪಾಣ್ಡ್ಯೋಽಕರೋದ್ವ್ಯಸೂನ್ ॥ ೧೦ ॥

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 8.15.10 in Bengali sript:
দাক্ষিণাত্যাংশ্চ ভোজাংশ্চ ক্রূরান্সংগ্রামকর্কশান্ ।
বিশস্ত্রকবচান্বাণৈঃ কৃত্বা পাণ্ড্যোঽকরোদ্ব্যসূন্ ॥ ১০ ॥

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 8.15.10 in Gujarati sript:
દાક્ષિણાત્યાંશ્ચ ભોજાંશ્ચ ક્રૂરાન્સંગ્રામકર્કશાન્ ।
વિશસ્ત્રકવચાન્બાણૈઃ કૃત્વા પાણ્ડ્યોઽકરોદ્વ્યસૂન્ ॥ ૧૦ ॥

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 8.15.10 in Malayalam sript:
ദാക്ഷിണാത്യാംശ്ച ഭോജാംശ്ച ക്രൂരാന്സംഗ്രാമകര്കശാന് ।
വിശസ്ത്രകവചാന്ബാണൈഃ കൃത്വാ പാണ്ഡ്യോഽകരോദ്വ്യസൂന് ॥ ൧൦ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 8.15.10 in Telugu sript:
దాక్షిణాత్యాంశ్చ భోజాంశ్చ క్రూరాన్సంగ్రామకర్కశాన్ ।
విశస్త్రకవచాన్బాణైః కృత్వా పాణ్డ్యోఽకరోద్వ్యసూన్ ॥ ౧౦ ॥

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