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 8.27.58

शेते चन्दनपूर्णेन पूजितो बहुलाः समाः ।
आहेयो विषवानुग्रो नराश्वद्विपसंघहा ॥ ५८ ॥

śete candanapūrṇena pūjito bahulāḥ samāḥ |
āheyo viṣavānugro narāśvadvipasaṃghahā || 58 ||

Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.

...I have seen diverse countries following diverse religions. Never, however, have I seen all the people of a country act unrighteously. All the races I have met will admit that to be true religion which has been...

English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (8.27.58). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Candana, Purna, Pujita, Bahula, Sama, Aheya, Vishavat, Ugra, Nara, Vipa, Sangha, Han,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.27.58). 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: “śete candanapūrṇena pūjito bahulāḥ samāḥ
  • śete -
  • śī (verb class 2)
    [present middle third single]
  • candana -
  • candana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    candana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pūrṇena -
  • pūrṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    pūrṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    pṝ -> pūrṇa (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental single from √pṝ class 3 verb], [instrumental single from √pṝ class 6 verb], [instrumental single from √pṝ class 9 verb]
    pṝ -> pūrṇa (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental single from √pṝ class 3 verb], [instrumental single from √pṝ class 6 verb], [instrumental single from √pṝ class 9 verb]
  • pūjito* -
  • pūjita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pūj -> pūjita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pūj class 1 verb], [nominative single from √pūj class 10 verb]
  • bahulāḥ -
  • bahula (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bahulā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • samāḥ -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “āheyo viṣavānugro narāśvadvipasaṃghahā
  • āheyo* -
  • āheya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • viṣavān -
  • viṣavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ugro* -
  • ugra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • narā -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    narā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aśvad -
  • śū (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
  • vipa -
  • vipa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṅgha -
  • saṅgha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saṅgha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    han (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 8.27.58

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 8.27.58 in Kannada sript:
ಶೇತೇ ಚನ್ದನಪೂರ್ಣೇನ ಪೂಜಿತೋ ಬಹುಲಾಃ ಸಮಾಃ ।
ಆಹೇಯೋ ವಿಷವಾನುಗ್ರೋ ನರಾಶ್ವದ್ವಿಪಸಂಘಹಾ ॥ ೫೮ ॥

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 8.27.58 in Bengali sript:
শেতে চন্দনপূর্ণেন পূজিতো বহুলাঃ সমাঃ ।
আহেযো বিষবানুগ্রো নরাশ্বদ্বিপসংঘহা ॥ ৫৮ ॥

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 8.27.58 in Gujarati sript:
શેતે ચન્દનપૂર્ણેન પૂજિતો બહુલાઃ સમાઃ ।
આહેયો વિષવાનુગ્રો નરાશ્વદ્વિપસંઘહા ॥ ૫૮ ॥

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 8.27.58 in Malayalam sript:
ശേതേ ചന്ദനപൂര്ണേന പൂജിതോ ബഹുലാഃ സമാഃ ।
ആഹേയോ വിഷവാനുഗ്രോ നരാശ്വദ്വിപസംഘഹാ ॥ ൫൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 8.27.58 in Telugu sript:
శేతే చన్దనపూర్ణేన పూజితో బహులాః సమాః ।
ఆహేయో విషవానుగ్రో నరాశ్వద్విపసంఘహా ॥ ౫౮ ॥

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