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 8.69.28

आगतो बहुवृत्तान्तं द्रष्टुमायोधनं तदा ।
आभाषमाणस्तौ वीरावुभौ माधवफल्गुनौ ॥ २८ ॥

āgato bahuvṛttāntaṃ draṣṭumāyodhanaṃ tadā |
ābhāṣamāṇastau vīrāvubhau mādhavaphalgunau || 28 ||

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

...continued, 'Having heard these words of the high-souled Keshava, Yudhishthira, with great joy, worshipped in return that hero of Dasharha’s race. "Good luck, Good luck!" were the words, O monarch, that he said...

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

Agata, Bahu, Vrittanta, Ayodhana, Tada, Abhasha, Vira, Ubha, Madhava, Phalguna,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 8.69.28). 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: “āgato bahuvṛttāntaṃ draṣṭumāyodhanaṃ tadā
  • āgato* -
  • āgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bahu -
  • bahu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bahu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    bahu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bahu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vṛttāntam -
  • vṛttānta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vṛttānta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vṛttāntā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • draṣṭum -
  • dṛś -> draṣṭum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √dṛś]
  • āyodhanam -
  • āyodhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ābhāṣamāṇastau vīrāvubhau mādhavaphalgunau
  • ābhāṣam -
  • ābhāṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • āṇas -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • tau -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vīrāvu -
  • vīra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ubhau -
  • ubha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mādhava -
  • mādhava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mādhava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • phalgunau -
  • phalguna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 8.69.28

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 8.69.28 in Kannada sript:
ಆಗತೋ ಬಹುವೃತ್ತಾನ್ತಂ ದ್ರಷ್ಟುಮಾಯೋಧನಂ ತದಾ ।
ಆಭಾಷಮಾಣಸ್ತೌ ವೀರಾವುಭೌ ಮಾಧವಫಲ್ಗುನೌ ॥ ೨೮ ॥

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 8.69.28 in Bengali sript:
আগতো বহুবৃত্তান্তং দ্রষ্টুমাযোধনং তদা ।
আভাষমাণস্তৌ বীরাবুভৌ মাধবফল্গুনৌ ॥ ২৮ ॥

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 8.69.28 in Gujarati sript:
આગતો બહુવૃત્તાન્તં દ્રષ્ટુમાયોધનં તદા ।
આભાષમાણસ્તૌ વીરાવુભૌ માધવફલ્ગુનૌ ॥ ૨૮ ॥

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 8.69.28 in Malayalam sript:
ആഗതോ ബഹുവൃത്താന്തം ദ്രഷ്ടുമായോധനം തദാ ।
ആഭാഷമാണസ്തൌ വീരാവുഭൌ മാധവഫല്ഗുനൌ ॥ ൨൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 8.69.28 in Telugu sript:
ఆగతో బహువృత్తాన్తం ద్రష్టుమాయోధనం తదా ।
ఆభాషమాణస్తౌ వీరావుభౌ మాధవఫల్గునౌ ॥ ౨౮ ॥

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