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 9.15.61

ततः शरशतं शल्यो मुमोचाशु युधिष्ठिरे ।
धनुश्चास्य शिताग्रेण बाणेन निरकृन्तत ॥ ६१ ॥

tataḥ śaraśataṃ śalyo mumocāśu yudhiṣṭhire |
dhanuścāsya śitāgreṇa bāṇena nirakṛntata || 61 ||

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

...Yudhishthira, both endued with great prowess in battle, mangled each other, like a couple of tigers fighting for a piece of meat. Bhima was engaged with your son,...

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

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Shara, Sharan, Shata, Shali, Shalya, Ashu, Yudhishthira, Dhanu, Dhanus, Idam, Shita, Agrena, Agra, Bana, Nih,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 9.15.61). 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: “tataḥ śaraśataṃ śalyo mumocāśu yudhiṣṭhire
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • śara -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śaran (noun, masculine)
    śaran (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śatam -
  • śata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śatā (noun, feminine)
  • śalyo* -
  • śalī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śalya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śal -> śalya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śal class 10 verb]
  • mumocā -
  • muc (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    muc (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • āśu -
  • āśu (indeclinable)
    āśu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    āśu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āśu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    āśu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • yudhiṣṭhire -
  • yudhiṣṭhira (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “dhanuścāsya śitāgreṇa bāṇena nirakṛntata
  • dhanuś -
  • dhanus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dhanu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    dhanu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asya -
  • as -> asya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    as (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śitā -
  • śita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śā -> śita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √śā class 3 verb], [vocative single from √śā class 4 verb]
    śā -> śita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √śā class 3 verb], [vocative single from √śā class 4 verb]
    śā -> śitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √śā class 3 verb], [nominative single from √śā class 4 verb]
  • agreṇa -
  • agreṇa (indeclinable)
    agra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    agra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • bāṇena -
  • bāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • nir -
  • niḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    niḥ (indeclinable)
    ni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nis (Preverb)
  • akṛntata -
  • kṛt (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active second plural]
    kṛt (verb class 7)
    [imperfect middle third plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 9.15.61

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 9.15.61 in Kannada sript:
ತತಃ ಶರಶತಂ ಶಲ್ಯೋ ಮುಮೋಚಾಶು ಯುಧಿಷ್ಠಿರೇ ।
ಧನುಶ್ಚಾಸ್ಯ ಶಿತಾಗ್ರೇಣ ಬಾಣೇನ ನಿರಕೃನ್ತತ ॥ ೬೧ ॥

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 9.15.61 in Bengali sript:
ততঃ শরশতং শল্যো মুমোচাশু যুধিষ্ঠিরে ।
ধনুশ্চাস্য শিতাগ্রেণ বাণেন নিরকৃন্তত ॥ ৬১ ॥

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 9.15.61 in Gujarati sript:
તતઃ શરશતં શલ્યો મુમોચાશુ યુધિષ્ઠિરે ।
ધનુશ્ચાસ્ય શિતાગ્રેણ બાણેન નિરકૃન્તત ॥ ૬૧ ॥

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 9.15.61 in Malayalam sript:
തതഃ ശരശതം ശല്യോ മുമോചാശു യുധിഷ്ഠിരേ ।
ധനുശ്ചാസ്യ ശിതാഗ്രേണ ബാണേന നിരകൃന്തത ॥ ൬൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 9.15.61 in Telugu sript:
తతః శరశతం శల్యో ముమోచాశు యుధిష్ఠిరే ।
ధనుశ్చాస్య శితాగ్రేణ బాణేన నిరకృన్తత ॥ ౬౧ ॥

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