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 8.45.46

पश्य कृष्ण महाबाहो भार्गवास्त्रस्य विक्रमम् ।
नैतदस्त्रं हि समरे शक्यं हन्तुं कथंचन ॥ ४६ ॥

paśya kṛṣṇa mahābāho bhārgavāstrasya vikramam |
naitadastraṃ hi samare śakyaṃ hantuṃ kathaṃcana || 46 ||

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

...cheerful as before. Then embracing him once more with affection and smelling his head, the son of Pandu, exceedingly gratified, applauded his brother Jaya and said, "O you of mighty arms, in the very sight of all...

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

Pashya, Krishna, Mahabaha, Bhargava, Tra, Trasya, Vikrama, Nri, Etad, Samara, Shakya, Hantu, Katham, Katha, Cana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.45.46). 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: “paśya kṛṣṇa mahābāho bhārgavāstrasya vikramam
  • paśya -
  • paśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paś -> paśya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
    paś -> paśya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
  • kṛṣṇa -
  • kṛṣṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛṣṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mahābāho* -
  • mahābāha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhārgavās -
  • bhārgava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • trasya -
  • tras -> trasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tras]
    tras -> trasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tras]
    tra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tras -> trasya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √tras class 10 verb]
    tras -> trasya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √tras class 10 verb]
    tras (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vikramam -
  • vikrama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “naitadastraṃ hi samare śakyaṃ hantuṃ kathaṃcana
  • nai -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • etadas -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tram -
  • tra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    trā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • samare -
  • samara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • śakyam -
  • śakya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śakya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śakyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    śak -> śakya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śak class 5 verb]
    śak -> śakya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śak class 5 verb], [accusative single from √śak class 5 verb]
  • hantum -
  • han -> hantum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √han]
    han -> hantum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √han]
    hantu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • kathañ -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • cana -
  • cana (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    cana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    can (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 8.45.46

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 8.45.46 in Kannada sript:
ಪಶ್ಯ ಕೃಷ್ಣ ಮಹಾಬಾಹೋ ಭಾರ್ಗವಾಸ್ತ್ರಸ್ಯ ವಿಕ್ರಮಮ್ ।
ನೈತದಸ್ತ್ರಂ ಹಿ ಸಮರೇ ಶಕ್ಯಂ ಹನ್ತುಂ ಕಥಂಚನ ॥ ೪೬ ॥

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 8.45.46 in Bengali sript:
পশ্য কৃষ্ণ মহাবাহো ভার্গবাস্ত্রস্য বিক্রমম্ ।
নৈতদস্ত্রং হি সমরে শক্যং হন্তুং কথংচন ॥ ৪৬ ॥

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 8.45.46 in Gujarati sript:
પશ્ય કૃષ્ણ મહાબાહો ભાર્ગવાસ્ત્રસ્ય વિક્રમમ્ ।
નૈતદસ્ત્રં હિ સમરે શક્યં હન્તું કથંચન ॥ ૪૬ ॥

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 8.45.46 in Malayalam sript:
പശ്യ കൃഷ്ണ മഹാബാഹോ ഭാര്ഗവാസ്ത്രസ്യ വിക്രമമ് ।
നൈതദസ്ത്രം ഹി സമരേ ശക്യം ഹന്തും കഥംചന ॥ ൪൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 8.45.46 in Telugu sript:
పశ్య కృష్ణ మహాబాహో భార్గవాస్త్రస్య విక్రమమ్ ।
నైతదస్త్రం హి సమరే శక్యం హన్తుం కథంచన ॥ ౪౬ ॥

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