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 8.57.29

द्रवतामथ तेषां तु युधि नान्योऽस्ति मानवः ।
भयहा यो भवेद्वीर त्वामृते सूतनन्दन ॥ २९ ॥

dravatāmatha teṣāṃ tu yudhi nānyo'sti mānavaḥ |
bhayahā yo bhavedvīra tvāmṛte sūtanandana || 29 ||

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

...Behold then, O son of Pandu, the well-equipped car of Karna. White steeds are yoked unto it and Radha’s son himself is the warrior that stands upon it. Teeming with banners and decked with rows of bells, it looks...

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

Dravat, Dravata, Atha, Tad, Yudh, Yah, Asti, Manava, Bhaya, Vira, Tva, Yushmad, Rite, Rita, Riti, Sutanandana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.57.29). 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: “dravatāmatha teṣāṃ tu yudhi nānyo'sti mānavaḥ
  • dravatām -
  • dravat (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    dravat (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    dravatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    dru (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • yudhi -
  • yudh (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    yudh (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • nān -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • yo' -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asti -
  • asti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    astī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • mānavaḥ -
  • mānava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “bhayahā yo bhavedvīra tvāmṛte sūtanandana
  • bhaya -
  • bhaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhaya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhī (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • hā* -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhaved -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • vīra -
  • vīra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vīra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tvām -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • ṛte -
  • ṛte (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ṛte (indeclinable)
    ṛta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ṛta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ṛti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ṛti (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • sūtanandana -
  • sūtanandana (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 8.57.29

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 8.57.29 in Kannada sript:
ದ್ರವತಾಮಥ ತೇಷಾಂ ತು ಯುಧಿ ನಾನ್ಯೋಽಸ್ತಿ ಮಾನವಃ ।
ಭಯಹಾ ಯೋ ಭವೇದ್ವೀರ ತ್ವಾಮೃತೇ ಸೂತನನ್ದನ ॥ ೨೯ ॥

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 8.57.29 in Bengali sript:
দ্রবতামথ তেষাং তু যুধি নান্যোঽস্তি মানবঃ ।
ভযহা যো ভবেদ্বীর ত্বামৃতে সূতনন্দন ॥ ২৯ ॥

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 8.57.29 in Gujarati sript:
દ્રવતામથ તેષાં તુ યુધિ નાન્યોઽસ્તિ માનવઃ ।
ભયહા યો ભવેદ્વીર ત્વામૃતે સૂતનન્દન ॥ ૨૯ ॥

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 8.57.29 in Malayalam sript:
ദ്രവതാമഥ തേഷാം തു യുധി നാന്യോഽസ്തി മാനവഃ ।
ഭയഹാ യോ ഭവേദ്വീര ത്വാമൃതേ സൂതനന്ദന ॥ ൨൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 8.57.29 in Telugu sript:
ద్రవతామథ తేషాం తు యుధి నాన్యోఽస్తి మానవః ।
భయహా యో భవేద్వీర త్వామృతే సూతనన్దన ॥ ౨౯ ॥

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