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 8.51.26

तथा सेनामुखे तत्र निहते पार्थ पाण्डवैः ।
भीष्मः प्रासृजदुग्राणि शरवर्षाणि मारिष ॥ २६ ॥

tathā senāmukhe tatra nihate pārtha pāṇḍavaiḥ |
bhīṣmaḥ prāsṛjadugrāṇi śaravarṣāṇi māriṣa || 26 ||

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...with fear at the noise, the vast host of the Pandavas, those enemies of Karna, regarded him as the one warrior in that battle. Then that crusher of foes, viz., the son of Radha, once more achieved an exceedingly...

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

Tatha, Senamukha, Tatra, Nihata, Partha, Pandava, Bhishma, Pra, Ugra, Sharavarsha, Marisha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.51.26). 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: “tathā senāmukhe tatra nihate pārtha pāṇḍavaiḥ
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • senāmukhe -
  • senāmukha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • nihate -
  • nihata (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    nihata (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    nihatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • pārtha -
  • pārtha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pārtha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāṇḍavaiḥ -
  • pāṇḍava (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    pāṇḍava (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “bhīṣmaḥ prāsṛjadugrāṇi śaravarṣāṇi māriṣa
  • bhīṣmaḥ -
  • bhīṣma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prā -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    prā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • asṛjad -
  • sṛj (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • ugrāṇi -
  • ugra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • śaravarṣāṇi -
  • śaravarṣa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • māriṣa -
  • māriṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 8.51.26

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 8.51.26 in Kannada sript:
ತಥಾ ಸೇನಾಮುಖೇ ತತ್ರ ನಿಹತೇ ಪಾರ್ಥ ಪಾಣ್ಡವೈಃ ।
ಭೀಷ್ಮಃ ಪ್ರಾಸೃಜದುಗ್ರಾಣಿ ಶರವರ್ಷಾಣಿ ಮಾರಿಷ ॥ 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 8.51.26 in Bengali sript:
তথা সেনামুখে তত্র নিহতে পার্থ পাণ্ডবৈঃ ।
ভীষ্মঃ প্রাসৃজদুগ্রাণি শরবর্ষাণি মারিষ ॥ 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 8.51.26 in Gujarati sript:
તથા સેનામુખે તત્ર નિહતે પાર્થ પાણ્ડવૈઃ ।
ભીષ્મઃ પ્રાસૃજદુગ્રાણિ શરવર્ષાણિ મારિષ ॥ 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 8.51.26 in Malayalam sript:
തഥാ സേനാമുഖേ തത്ര നിഹതേ പാര്ഥ പാണ്ഡവൈഃ ।
ഭീഷ്മഃ പ്രാസൃജദുഗ്രാണി ശരവര്ഷാണി മാരിഷ ॥ ൨൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 8.51.26 in Telugu sript:
తథా సేనాముఖే తత్ర నిహతే పార్థ పాణ్డవైః ।
భీష్మః ప్రాసృజదుగ్రాణి శరవర్షాణి మారిష ॥ ౨౬ ॥

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