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 8.55.72

भिन्ननौका यथा राजन्द्वीपमासाद्य निर्वृताः ।
भवन्ति पुरुषव्याघ्र नाविकाः कालपर्यये ॥ ७२ ॥

bhinnanaukā yathā rājandvīpamāsādya nirvṛtāḥ |
bhavanti puruṣavyāghra nāvikāḥ kālaparyaye || 72 ||

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...exceedingly red, filled with great wrath, Bhimasena endued with great activity, said these words, "You heroes, that which I had vowed in respect of Duhshasana in battle, I have accomplished today. I will soon accomplish...

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

Bhinnanauka, Yatha, Rajan, Rajat, Dvipa, Asadya, Nirvrita, Bhavanti, Bhavat, Bhavant, Purushavyaghra, Navika, Kalaparyaya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.55.72). 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: “bhinnanaukā yathā rājandvīpamāsādya nirvṛtāḥ
  • bhinnanaukā* -
  • bhinnanauka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bhinnanaukā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
  • rājan -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    rāj -> rājat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb]
  • dvīpam -
  • dvīpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dvīpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • āsādya -
  • āsādya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āsādya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nirvṛtāḥ -
  • nirvṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    nirvṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “bhavanti puruṣavyāghra nāvikāḥ kālaparyaye
  • bhavanti -
  • bhavanti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhavantī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • puruṣavyāghra -
  • puruṣavyāghra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nāvikāḥ -
  • nāvika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • kālaparyaye -
  • kālaparyaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 8.55.72

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 8.55.72 in Kannada sript:
ಭಿನ್ನನೌಕಾ ಯಥಾ ರಾಜನ್ದ್ವೀಪಮಾಸಾದ್ಯ ನಿರ್ವೃತಾಃ ।
ಭವನ್ತಿ ಪುರುಷವ್ಯಾಘ್ರ ನಾವಿಕಾಃ ಕಾಲಪರ್ಯಯೇ ॥ ೭೨ ॥

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 8.55.72 in Bengali sript:
ভিন্ননৌকা যথা রাজন্দ্বীপমাসাদ্য নির্বৃতাঃ ।
ভবন্তি পুরুষব্যাঘ্র নাবিকাঃ কালপর্যযে ॥ ৭২ ॥

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 8.55.72 in Gujarati sript:
ભિન્નનૌકા યથા રાજન્દ્વીપમાસાદ્ય નિર્વૃતાઃ ।
ભવન્તિ પુરુષવ્યાઘ્ર નાવિકાઃ કાલપર્યયે ॥ ૭૨ ॥

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 8.55.72 in Malayalam sript:
ഭിന്നനൌകാ യഥാ രാജന്ദ്വീപമാസാദ്യ നിര്വൃതാഃ ।
ഭവന്തി പുരുഷവ്യാഘ്ര നാവികാഃ കാലപര്യയേ ॥ ൭൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 8.55.72 in Telugu sript:
భిన్ననౌకా యథా రాజన్ద్వీపమాసాద్య నిర్వృతాః ।
భవన్తి పురుషవ్యాఘ్ర నావికాః కాలపర్యయే ॥ ౭౨ ॥

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