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 9.45.16

मनोजवा कण्टकिनी प्रघसा पूतना तथा ।
खशया चुर्व्युटिर्वामा क्रोशनाथ तडित्प्रभा ॥ १६ ॥

manojavā kaṇṭakinī praghasā pūtanā tathā |
khaśayā curvyuṭirvāmā krośanātha taḍitprabhā || 16 ||

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

...of such beings came there at the installation of the high-souled Kartikeya and stood surrounding him." Vaishampayana said, "Listen now to the large bands of the mothers...

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

Manojava, Kantakin, Kantakini, Praghasa, Putana, Tatha, Khasha, Khashaya, Curvyuti, Vama, Kroshanatha, Taditprabha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 9.45.16). 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: “manojavā kaṇṭakinī praghasā pūtanā tathā
  • manojavā -
  • manojavā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kaṇṭakinī -
  • kaṇṭakinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    kaṇṭakin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • praghasā -
  • praghasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pūtanā -
  • pūtanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “khaśayā curvyuṭirvāmā krośanātha taḍitprabhā
  • khaśayā -
  • khaśā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    khaśayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • curvyuṭir -
  • curvyuṭi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    curvyuṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • vāmā -
  • vāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • krośanātha -
  • krośanātha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    krośanātha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • taḍitprabhā -
  • taḍitprabhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 9.45.16

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 9.45.16 in Kannada sript:
ಮನೋಜವಾ ಕಣ್ಟಕಿನೀ ಪ್ರಘಸಾ ಪೂತನಾ ತಥಾ ।
ಖಶಯಾ ಚುರ್ವ್ಯುಟಿರ್ವಾಮಾ ಕ್ರೋಶನಾಥ ತಡಿತ್ಪ್ರಭಾ ॥ 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 9.45.16 in Bengali sript:
মনোজবা কণ্টকিনী প্রঘসা পূতনা তথা ।
খশযা চুর্ব্যুটির্বামা ক্রোশনাথ তডিত্প্রভা ॥ 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 9.45.16 in Gujarati sript:
મનોજવા કણ્ટકિની પ્રઘસા પૂતના તથા ।
ખશયા ચુર્વ્યુટિર્વામા ક્રોશનાથ તડિત્પ્રભા ॥ 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 9.45.16 in Malayalam sript:
മനോജവാ കണ്ടകിനീ പ്രഘസാ പൂതനാ തഥാ ।
ഖശയാ ചുര്വ്യുടിര്വാമാ ക്രോശനാഥ തഡിത്പ്രഭാ ॥ ൧൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 9.45.16 in Telugu sript:
మనోజవా కణ్టకినీ ప్రఘసా పూతనా తథా ।
ఖశయా చుర్వ్యుటిర్వామా క్రోశనాథ తడిత్ప్రభా ॥ ౧౬ ॥

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