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 8.67.16

अथ त्वरन्कर्णवधाय पाण्डवो महेन्द्रवज्रानलदण्डसंनिभम् ।
आदत्त पार्थोऽञ्जलिकं निषङ्गात्सहस्ररश्मेरिव रश्मिमुत्तमम् ॥ १६ ॥

atha tvarankarṇavadhāya pāṇḍavo mahendravajrānaladaṇḍasaṃnibham |
ādatta pārtho'ñjalikaṃ niṣaṅgātsahasraraśmeriva raśmimuttamam || 16 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...Savyasaci of great might, O king, beholding a remnant of your army still standing for battle, became filled with wrath. Possessed of great energy, Dhananjaya, rushed against that car-force, drawing his bow Gandiva...

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

Atha, Pandava, Pandu, Mahendra, Vajra, Ala, Danda, Samnibha, Adatta, Partha, Anjalika, Nishanga, Sahasrarashmi, Iva, Rashmi, Uttamam, Uttama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.67.16). 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: “atha tvarankarṇavadhāya pāṇḍavo mahendravajrānaladaṇḍasaṃnibham
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • Cannot analyse tvarankarṇavadhāya*pā
  • pāṇḍavo* -
  • pāṇḍavas (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    pāṇḍava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pāṇḍu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pāṇḍu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • mahendra -
  • mahendra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vajrān -
  • vajra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ala -
  • ala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    al (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • daṇḍa -
  • daṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃnibham -
  • saṃnibha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṃnibha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saṃnibhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “ādatta pārtho'ñjalikaṃ niṣaṅgātsahasraraśmeriva raśmimuttamam
  • ādatta -
  • ādatta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ādatta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pārtho' -
  • pārtha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • añjalikam -
  • añjalika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    añjalika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    añjalikā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • niṣaṅgāt -
  • niṣaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • sahasraraśmer -
  • sahasraraśmi (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sahasraraśmi (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • raśmim -
  • raśmi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 8.67.16

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 8.67.16 in Kannada sript:
ಅಥ ತ್ವರನ್ಕರ್ಣವಧಾಯ ಪಾಣ್ಡವೋ ಮಹೇನ್ದ್ರವಜ್ರಾನಲದಣ್ಡಸಂನಿಭಮ್ ।
ಆದತ್ತ ಪಾರ್ಥೋಽಞ್ಜಲಿಕಂ ನಿಷಙ್ಗಾತ್ಸಹಸ್ರರಶ್ಮೇರಿವ ರಶ್ಮಿಮುತ್ತಮಮ್ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

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 8.67.16 in Bengali sript:
অথ ত্বরন্কর্ণবধায পাণ্ডবো মহেন্দ্রবজ্রানলদণ্ডসংনিভম্ ।
আদত্ত পার্থোঽঞ্জলিকং নিষঙ্গাত্সহস্ররশ্মেরিব রশ্মিমুত্তমম্ ॥ ১৬ ॥

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 8.67.16 in Gujarati sript:
અથ ત્વરન્કર્ણવધાય પાણ્ડવો મહેન્દ્રવજ્રાનલદણ્ડસંનિભમ્ ।
આદત્ત પાર્થોઽઞ્જલિકં નિષઙ્ગાત્સહસ્રરશ્મેરિવ રશ્મિમુત્તમમ્ ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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 8.67.16 in Malayalam sript:
അഥ ത്വരന്കര്ണവധായ പാണ്ഡവോ മഹേന്ദ്രവജ്രാനലദണ്ഡസംനിഭമ് ।
ആദത്ത പാര്ഥോഽഞ്ജലികം നിഷങ്ഗാത്സഹസ്രരശ്മേരിവ രശ്മിമുത്തമമ് ॥ ൧൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 8.67.16 in Telugu sript:
అథ త్వరన్కర్ణవధాయ పాణ్డవో మహేన్ద్రవజ్రానలదణ్డసంనిభమ్ ।
ఆదత్త పార్థోఽఞ్జలికం నిషఙ్గాత్సహస్రరశ్మేరివ రశ్మిముత్తమమ్ ॥ ౧౬ ॥

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