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 9.11.17

तथा भीमगदावेगैस्ताड्यमानो मुहुर्मुहुः ।
शल्यो न विव्यथे राजन्दन्तिनेवाहतो गिरिः ॥ १७ ॥

tathā bhīmagadāvegaistāḍyamāno muhurmuhuḥ |
śalyo na vivyathe rājandantinevāhato giriḥ || 17 ||

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

...warriors, Duryodhana, possessed of fierce energy, proceeded, in that battle, against Keshava and Arjuna, and endued with might, he struck them both with many arrows...

English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (9.11.17). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatha, Bhima, Gada, Avega, Shali, Shalya, Rajan, Rajat, Dantin, Vahat, Giri,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 9.11.17). 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 bhīmagadāvegaistāḍyamāno muhurmuhuḥ
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • bhīma -
  • bhīma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhīma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gadā -
  • gadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    gada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gad (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • avegais -
  • avega (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    avega (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tāḍyamāno* -
  • Cannot analyse muhurmuhuḥ
  • Line 2: “śalyo na vivyathe rājandantinevāhato giriḥ
  • śalyo* -
  • śalī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śalya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śal -> śalya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śal class 10 verb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vivyathe -
  • vyath (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • rājan -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    rāj -> rājat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb]
  • dantine -
  • dantin (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    dantin (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • vāhato* -
  • vāh -> vāhat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √vāh class 1 verb], [ablative single from √vāh class 1 verb], [genitive single from √vāh class 1 verb]
    vāh -> vāhat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √vāh class 1 verb], [genitive single from √vāh class 1 verb]
    vāh (verb class 1)
    [present active third dual]
  • giriḥ -
  • giri (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    giri (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 9.11.17

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 9.11.17 in Kannada sript:
ತಥಾ ಭೀಮಗದಾವೇಗೈಸ್ತಾಡ್ಯಮಾನೋ ಮುಹುರ್ಮುಹುಃ ।
ಶಲ್ಯೋ ನ ವಿವ್ಯಥೇ ರಾಜನ್ದನ್ತಿನೇವಾಹತೋ ಗಿರಿಃ ॥ ೧೭ ॥

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 9.11.17 in Bengali sript:
তথা ভীমগদাবেগৈস্তাড্যমানো মুহুর্মুহুঃ ।
শল্যো ন বিব্যথে রাজন্দন্তিনেবাহতো গিরিঃ ॥ ১৭ ॥

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 9.11.17 in Gujarati sript:
તથા ભીમગદાવેગૈસ્તાડ્યમાનો મુહુર્મુહુઃ ।
શલ્યો ન વિવ્યથે રાજન્દન્તિનેવાહતો ગિરિઃ ॥ ૧૭ ॥

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 9.11.17 in Malayalam sript:
തഥാ ഭീമഗദാവേഗൈസ്താഡ്യമാനോ മുഹുര്മുഹുഃ ।
ശല്യോ ന വിവ്യഥേ രാജന്ദന്തിനേവാഹതോ ഗിരിഃ ॥ ൧൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 9.11.17 in Telugu sript:
తథా భీమగదావేగైస్తాడ్యమానో ముహుర్ముహుః ।
శల్యో న వివ్యథే రాజన్దన్తినేవాహతో గిరిః ॥ ౧౭ ॥

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