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 8.27.49

रथशब्दधनुःशब्दैर्नादयन्तं दिशो दश ।
नर्दन्तमिव शार्दूलं दृष्ट्वा क्रोष्टा भविष्यसि ॥ ४९ ॥

rathaśabdadhanuḥśabdairnādayantaṃ diśo daśa |
nardantamiva śārdūlaṃ dṛṣṭvā kroṣṭā bhaviṣyasi || 49 ||

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...brahmana had said unto me in the Kuru court, 'How can one go to heaven, having drunk milk in the town called Yugandhara, and resided in the place called Acyutasthala, and bathed in the spot called Bhutilaya? There...

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

Ratha, Shabda, Dhanu, Dhanus, Nadayat, Dishas, Dish, Disha, Dasha, Nardat, Iva, Shardula, Kroshta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.27.49). 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: “rathaśabdadhanuḥśabdairnādayantaṃ diśo daśa
  • ratha -
  • ratha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śabda -
  • śabda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhanuḥ -
  • dhanus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dhanu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    dhanu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śabdair -
  • śabda (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • nādayantam -
  • nad -> nādayat (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √nad]
    nad -> nādayat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √nad]
  • diśo* -
  • diśas (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    diś (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    diśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • daśa -
  • daśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    daśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    daṃś (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line2: “nardantamiva śārdūlaṃ dṛṣṭvā kroṣṭā bhaviṣyasi
  • nardantam -
  • nardat (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nard -> nardat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √nard class 1 verb]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • śārdūlam -
  • śārdūla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • kroṣṭā* -
  • kroṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kroṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhaviṣyasi -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [future active second single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 8.27.49

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 8.27.49 in Kannada sript:
ರಥಶಬ್ದಧನುಃಶಬ್ದೈರ್ನಾದಯನ್ತಂ ದಿಶೋ ದಶ ।
ನರ್ದನ್ತಮಿವ ಶಾರ್ದೂಲಂ ದೃಷ್ಟ್ವಾ ಕ್ರೋಷ್ಟಾ ಭವಿಷ್ಯಸಿ ॥ ೪೯ ॥

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 8.27.49 in Bengali sript:
রথশব্দধনুঃশব্দৈর্নাদযন্তং দিশো দশ ।
নর্দন্তমিব শার্দূলং দৃষ্ট্বা ক্রোষ্টা ভবিষ্যসি ॥ ৪৯ ॥

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 8.27.49 in Gujarati sript:
રથશબ્દધનુઃશબ્દૈર્નાદયન્તં દિશો દશ ।
નર્દન્તમિવ શાર્દૂલં દૃષ્ટ્વા ક્રોષ્ટા ભવિષ્યસિ ॥ ૪૯ ॥

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 8.27.49 in Malayalam sript:
രഥശബ്ദധനുഃശബ്ദൈര്നാദയന്തം ദിശോ ദശ ।
നര്ദന്തമിവ ശാര്ദൂലം ദൃഷ്ട്വാ ക്രോഷ്ടാ ഭവിഷ്യസി ॥ ൪൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 8.27.49 in Telugu sript:
రథశబ్దధనుఃశబ్దైర్నాదయన్తం దిశో దశ ।
నర్దన్తమివ శార్దూలం దృష్ట్వా క్రోష్టా భవిష్యసి ॥ ౪౯ ॥

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