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 8.24.87

स नीललोहितो धूम्रः कृत्तिवासा भयंकरः ।
आदित्यायुतसंकाशस्तेजोज्वालावृतो ज्वलन् ॥ ८७ ॥

sa nīlalohito dhūmraḥ kṛttivāsā bhayaṃkaraḥ |
ādityāyutasaṃkāśastejojvālāvṛto jvalan || 87 ||

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...exceedingly with keen shafts, then, O Suta’s son, will you repent (of your folly). As a child lying on the lap of its mother seeks to seize the Moon, even so dost you from folly seek to vanquish the resplendent...

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

Nilalohita, Dhumra, Krittivasa, Krittivasas, Bhayankara, Aditya, Ayuta, Sankasha, Teja, Tejas, Jvala, Rita, Jvalat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.24.87). 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 nīlalohito dhūmraḥ kṛttivāsā bhayaṃkaraḥ
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nīlalohito* -
  • nīlalohita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhūmraḥ -
  • dhūmra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛttivāsā* -
  • kṛttivāsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kṛttivāsas (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛttivāsas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhayaṅkaraḥ -
  • bhayaṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ādityāyutasaṃkāśastejojvālāvṛto jvalan
  • ādityā -
  • āditya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āditya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ādityā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āyuta -
  • āyuta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āyuta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṅkāśas -
  • saṅkāśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tejo -
  • tejas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    teja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • jvālāvṛ -
  • jvāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ṛto* -
  • ṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • jvalan -
  • jvalat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    jval -> jvalat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √jval class 1 verb], [vocative single from √jval class 1 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 8.24.87

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 8.24.87 in Kannada sript:
ಸ ನೀಲಲೋಹಿತೋ ಧೂಮ್ರಃ ಕೃತ್ತಿವಾಸಾ ಭಯಂಕರಃ ।
ಆದಿತ್ಯಾಯುತಸಂಕಾಶಸ್ತೇಜೋಜ್ವಾಲಾವೃತೋ ಜ್ವಲನ್ ॥ ೮೭ ॥

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 8.24.87 in Bengali sript:
স নীললোহিতো ধূম্রঃ কৃত্তিবাসা ভযংকরঃ ।
আদিত্যাযুতসংকাশস্তেজোজ্বালাবৃতো জ্বলন্ ॥ ৮৭ ॥

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 8.24.87 in Gujarati sript:
સ નીલલોહિતો ધૂમ્રઃ કૃત્તિવાસા ભયંકરઃ ।
આદિત્યાયુતસંકાશસ્તેજોજ્વાલાવૃતો જ્વલન્ ॥ ૮૭ ॥

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 8.24.87 in Malayalam sript:
സ നീലലോഹിതോ ധൂമ്രഃ കൃത്തിവാസാ ഭയംകരഃ ।
ആദിത്യായുതസംകാശസ്തേജോജ്വാലാവൃതോ ജ്വലന് ॥ ൮൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 8.24.87 in Telugu sript:
స నీలలోహితో ధూమ్రః కృత్తివాసా భయంకరః ।
ఆదిత్యాయుతసంకాశస్తేజోజ్వాలావృతో జ్వలన్ ॥ ౮౭ ॥

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