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 8.32.26

तं तूर्णमभिधावन्तं पाञ्चाला जितकाशिनः ।
प्रत्युद्ययुर्महाराज हंसा इव महार्णवम् ॥ २६ ॥

taṃ tūrṇamabhidhāvantaṃ pāñcālā jitakāśinaḥ |
pratyudyayurmahārāja haṃsā iva mahārṇavam || 26 ||

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

...warriors encountering car-warriors, and foot-soldiers encountering foot-soldiers, and foot-soldiers meeting with horsemen, and foot-soldiers meeting with cars and elephants, and cars meeting with elephants and...

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

Turnam, Turna, Abhidha, Avat, Avanta, Pancala, Jitakashi, Jitakashin, Prati, Udya, Maharaja, Maharajan, Hamsa, Iva, Maharnava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.32.26). 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: “taṃ tūrṇamabhidhāvantaṃ pāñcālā jitakāśinaḥ
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • tūrṇam -
  • tūrṇam (indeclinable)
    tūrṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tūrṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tūrṇā (noun, feminine)
    tvar -> tūrṇa (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √tvar class 1 verb]
    tvar -> tūrṇa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √tvar class 1 verb], [accusative single from √tvar class 1 verb]
  • abhidhā -
  • abhidhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • avantam -
  • avat (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    avanta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    avanta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    u -> avat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √u class 1 verb]
  • pāñcālā* -
  • pāñcāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • jitakāśinaḥ -
  • jitakāśi (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    jitakāśin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    jitakāśin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “pratyudyayurmahārāja haṃsā iva mahārṇavam
  • pratyu -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single], [compound]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single], [nominative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • udya -
  • udya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    udya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ud -> udya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ud]
    ud -> udya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ud]
    und -> udya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √und]
    und -> udya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √und]
    vad -> udya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vad]
    vad -> udya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad -> udya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √vad class 1 verb]
  • yur -
  • yu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahārāja -
  • mahārāja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahārājan (noun, masculine)
    mahārājan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • haṃsā* -
  • haṃsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    haṃsā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • mahārṇavam -
  • mahārṇava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 8.32.26

Cover of edition (2013)

The complete Mahabharata (12 Volumes)
by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013)

4900 pages; [Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.] ISBN: ‎ 812150094X or 9788121500944;

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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 8.32.26 in Kannada sript:
ತಂ ತೂರ್ಣಮಭಿಧಾವನ್ತಂ ಪಾಞ್ಚಾಲಾ ಜಿತಕಾಶಿನಃ ।
ಪ್ರತ್ಯುದ್ಯಯುರ್ಮಹಾರಾಜ ಹಂಸಾ ಇವ ಮಹಾರ್ಣವಮ್ ॥ ೨೬ ॥

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 8.32.26 in Bengali sript:
তং তূর্ণমভিধাবন্তং পাঞ্চালা জিতকাশিনঃ ।
প্রত্যুদ্যযুর্মহারাজ হংসা ইব মহার্ণবম্ ॥ ২৬ ॥

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 8.32.26 in Gujarati sript:
તં તૂર્ણમભિધાવન્તં પાઞ્ચાલા જિતકાશિનઃ ।
પ્રત્યુદ્યયુર્મહારાજ હંસા ઇવ મહાર્ણવમ્ ॥ ૨૬ ॥

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 8.32.26 in Malayalam sript:
തം തൂര്ണമഭിധാവന്തം പാഞ്ചാലാ ജിതകാശിനഃ ।
പ്രത്യുദ്യയുര്മഹാരാജ ഹംസാ ഇവ മഹാര്ണവമ് ॥ ൨൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 8.32.26 in Telugu sript:
తం తూర్ణమభిధావన్తం పాఞ్చాలా జితకాశినః ।
ప్రత్యుద్యయుర్మహారాజ హంసా ఇవ మహార్ణవమ్ ॥ ౨౬ ॥

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