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 9.49.35

अश्वमेधं क्रतुवरं नरमेधं तथैव च ।
आहरन्ति नरश्रेष्ठास्तेषां लोकेष्वपश्यत ॥ ३५ ॥

aśvamedhaṃ kratuvaraṃ naramedhaṃ tathaiva ca |
āharanti naraśreṣṭhāsteṣāṃ lokeṣvapaśyata || 35 ||

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

...with great intelligence, began to reflect upon the matter. Indeed that best of ascetics, O monarch, wondered much, saying, 'How could this one be seen in the ocean...

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

Ashvamedha, Varam, Vara, Naramedha, Tatha, Anti, Narashreshtha, Tad, Loka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 9.49.35). 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: “aśvamedhaṃ kratuvaraṃ naramedhaṃ tathaiva ca
  • aśvamedham -
  • aśvamedha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • kratu -
  • kratu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • varam -
  • varam (indeclinable)
    vara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    varā (noun, feminine)
  • naramedham -
  • naramedha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tathai -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “āharanti naraśreṣṭhāsteṣāṃ lokeṣvapaśyata
  • āhar -
  • anti -
  • anti (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    antī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • naraśreṣṭhās -
  • naraśreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • lokeṣva -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • apaśyata -
  • paś (verb class 10)
    [imperfect passive third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 9.49.35

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 9.49.35 in Kannada sript:
ಅಶ್ವಮೇಧಂ ಕ್ರತುವರಂ ನರಮೇಧಂ ತಥೈವ ಚ ।
ಆಹರನ್ತಿ ನರಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠಾಸ್ತೇಷಾಂ ಲೋಕೇಷ್ವಪಶ್ಯತ ॥ ೩೫ ॥

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 9.49.35 in Bengali sript:
অশ্বমেধং ক্রতুবরং নরমেধং তথৈব চ ।
আহরন্তি নরশ্রেষ্ঠাস্তেষাং লোকেষ্বপশ্যত ॥ ৩৫ ॥

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 9.49.35 in Gujarati sript:
અશ્વમેધં ક્રતુવરં નરમેધં તથૈવ ચ ।
આહરન્તિ નરશ્રેષ્ઠાસ્તેષાં લોકેષ્વપશ્યત ॥ ૩૫ ॥

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 9.49.35 in Malayalam sript:
അശ്വമേധം ക്രതുവരം നരമേധം തഥൈവ ച ।
ആഹരന്തി നരശ്രേഷ്ഠാസ്തേഷാം ലോകേഷ്വപശ്യത ॥ ൩൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 9.49.35 in Telugu sript:
అశ్వమేధం క్రతువరం నరమేధం తథైవ చ ।
ఆహరన్తి నరశ్రేష్ఠాస్తేషాం లోకేష్వపశ్యత ॥ ౩౫ ॥

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