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 8.36.34

उत्थितान्यगणेयानि कबन्धानि समन्ततः ।
नृत्यन्ति वै भूतगणाः संतृप्ता मांसशोणितैः ॥ ३४ ॥

utthitānyagaṇeyāni kabandhāni samantataḥ |
nṛtyanti vai bhūtagaṇāḥ saṃtṛptā māṃsaśoṇitaiḥ || 34 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...drinking. Others, though affectionate towards relatives, are still seen to rush towards foes in great battle deserting their dear relatives. Others, again, O best of men, biting their nether lips, and with faces...

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

Utthita, Aga, Yani, Yat, Kabandha, Samantatah, Samantatas, Nrityat, Nrityanti, Bhutagana, Santripta, Mamsashonita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.36.34). 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: “utthitānyagaṇeyāni kabandhāni samantataḥ
  • utthitānya -
  • utthita (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • aga -
  • aga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ag (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ṇe -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • yāni -
  • yānī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first single]
  • kabandhāni -
  • kabandha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • samantataḥ -
  • samantataḥ (indeclinable)
    samantatas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “nṛtyanti vai bhūtagaṇāḥ saṃtṛptā māṃsaśoṇitaiḥ
  • nṛtyanti -
  • nṛtyantī (noun, masculine)
    nṛtyantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    nṛtyantī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nṛt -> nṛtyat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √nṛt class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √nṛt class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √nṛt class 4 verb]
    nṛt -> nṛtyantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √nṛt class 4 verb]
    nṛt (verb class 4)
    [present active third plural]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • bhūtagaṇāḥ -
  • bhūtagaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • santṛptā* -
  • santṛpta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • māṃsaśoṇitaiḥ -
  • māṃsaśoṇita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 8.36.34

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 8.36.34 in Kannada sript:
ಉತ್ಥಿತಾನ್ಯಗಣೇಯಾನಿ ಕಬನ್ಧಾನಿ ಸಮನ್ತತಃ ।
ನೃತ್ಯನ್ತಿ ವೈ ಭೂತಗಣಾಃ ಸಂತೃಪ್ತಾ ಮಾಂಸಶೋಣಿತೈಃ ॥ ೩೪ ॥

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 8.36.34 in Bengali sript:
উত্থিতান্যগণেযানি কবন্ধানি সমন্ততঃ ।
নৃত্যন্তি বৈ ভূতগণাঃ সংতৃপ্তা মাংসশোণিতৈঃ ॥ ৩৪ ॥

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 8.36.34 in Gujarati sript:
ઉત્થિતાન્યગણેયાનિ કબન્ધાનિ સમન્તતઃ ।
નૃત્યન્તિ વૈ ભૂતગણાઃ સંતૃપ્તા માંસશોણિતૈઃ ॥ ૩૪ ॥

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 8.36.34 in Malayalam sript:
ഉത്ഥിതാന്യഗണേയാനി കബന്ധാനി സമന്തതഃ ।
നൃത്യന്തി വൈ ഭൂതഗണാഃ സംതൃപ്താ മാംസശോണിതൈഃ ॥ ൩൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 8.36.34 in Telugu sript:
ఉత్థితాన్యగణేయాని కబన్ధాని సమన్తతః ।
నృత్యన్తి వై భూతగణాః సంతృప్తా మాంసశోణితైః ॥ ౩౪ ॥

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