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 8.50.24

श्रुत्वा ह्ययमहं चैव त्वां कर्णशरपीडितम् ।
प्रवृत्तिं ज्ञातुमायाताविह पाण्डवनन्दन ॥ २४ ॥

śrutvā hyayamahaṃ caiva tvāṃ karṇaśarapīḍitam |
pravṛttiṃ jñātumāyātāviha pāṇḍavanandana || 24 ||

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

...warriors in that battle were thus struck with shafts sped from Arjuna’s bow, they were filled with fear and seemed to disappear one after another from their cars. In all, Arjuna, with his sharp arrows, slew four...

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

Aya, Idam, Aha, Asmad, Tva, Yushmad, Karna, Shara, Sharan, Piditam, Pidita, Pravritti, Ayata, Ayati, Ayat, Iha, Pandava, Nandana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.50.24). 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: “śrutvā hyayamahaṃ caiva tvāṃ karṇaśarapīḍitam
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • hya -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • tvām -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • karṇa -
  • karṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śara -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śaran (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    śaran (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pīḍitam -
  • pīḍitam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pīḍita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pīḍita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pīḍitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    pīḍ -> pīḍita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √pīḍ class 10 verb]
    pīḍ -> pīḍita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √pīḍ class 10 verb], [accusative single from √pīḍ class 10 verb]
  • Line 2: “pravṛttiṃ jñātumāyātāviha pāṇḍavanandana
  • pravṛttim -
  • pravṛtti (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • jñātum -
  • jñā -> jñātum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √jñā]
    jñā -> jñātum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √jñā]
  • āyātāvi -
  • āyāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    āyāti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    āyāti (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āyāt (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iha -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • pāṇḍava -
  • pāṇḍava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pāṇḍava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nandana -
  • nandana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nandana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 8.50.24

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 8.50.24 in Kannada sript:
ಶ್ರುತ್ವಾ ಹ್ಯಯಮಹಂ ಚೈವ ತ್ವಾಂ ಕರ್ಣಶರಪೀಡಿತಮ್ ।
ಪ್ರವೃತ್ತಿಂ ಜ್ಞಾತುಮಾಯಾತಾವಿಹ ಪಾಣ್ಡವನನ್ದನ ॥ ೨೪ ॥

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 8.50.24 in Bengali sript:
শ্রুত্বা হ্যযমহং চৈব ত্বাং কর্ণশরপীডিতম্ ।
প্রবৃত্তিং জ্ঞাতুমাযাতাবিহ পাণ্ডবনন্দন ॥ ২৪ ॥

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 8.50.24 in Gujarati sript:
શ્રુત્વા હ્યયમહં ચૈવ ત્વાં કર્ણશરપીડિતમ્ ।
પ્રવૃત્તિં જ્ઞાતુમાયાતાવિહ પાણ્ડવનન્દન ॥ ૨૪ ॥

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 8.50.24 in Malayalam sript:
ശ്രുത്വാ ഹ്യയമഹം ചൈവ ത്വാം കര്ണശരപീഡിതമ് ।
പ്രവൃത്തിം ജ്ഞാതുമായാതാവിഹ പാണ്ഡവനന്ദന ॥ ൨൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 8.50.24 in Telugu sript:
శ్రుత్వా హ్యయమహం చైవ త్వాం కర్ణశరపీడితమ్ ।
ప్రవృత్తిం జ్ఞాతుమాయాతావిహ పాణ్డవనన్దన ॥ ౨౪ ॥

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