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 9.55.8

ववुर्वाताः सनिर्घाताः पांसुवर्षं पपात च ।
बभूवुश्च दिशः सर्वास्तिमिरेण समावृताः ॥ ८ ॥

vavurvātāḥ sanirghātāḥ pāṃsuvarṣaṃ papāta ca |
babhūvuśca diśaḥ sarvāstimireṇa samāvṛtāḥ || 8 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...between me and Bhima!' Hearing these words of Duryodhana, they did as requested. Then that large concourse of kings sat down and was seen to look resplendent like...

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

Vata, Sanirghata, Pamsuvarsha, Dishas, Dish, Disha, Saru, Sarva, Timira, Samavrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 9.55.8). 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: “vavurvātāḥ sanirghātāḥ pāṃsuvarṣaṃ papāta ca
  • vavur -
  • (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    vai (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • vātāḥ -
  • vāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    -> vāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 2 verb]
    -> vātā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √ class 2 verb]
  • sanirghātāḥ -
  • sanirghāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sanirghātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • pāṃsuvarṣam -
  • pāṃsuvarṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pāṃsuvarṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • papāta -
  • (verb class 3)
    [imperative active second plural]
    pat (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    pat (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “babhūvuśca diśaḥ sarvāstimireṇa samāvṛtāḥ
  • babhūvuś -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • diśaḥ -
  • diśas (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    diś (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    diśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarvās -
  • saru (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • timireṇa -
  • timira (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    timira (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • samāvṛtāḥ -
  • samāvṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    samāvṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 9.55.8

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 9.55.8 in Kannada sript:
ವವುರ್ವಾತಾಃ ಸನಿರ್ಘಾತಾಃ ಪಾಂಸುವರ್ಷಂ ಪಪಾತ ಚ ।
ಬಭೂವುಶ್ಚ ದಿಶಃ ಸರ್ವಾಸ್ತಿಮಿರೇಣ ಸಮಾವೃತಾಃ ॥ ೮ ॥

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 9.55.8 in Bengali sript:
ববুর্বাতাঃ সনির্ঘাতাঃ পাংসুবর্ষং পপাত চ ।
বভূবুশ্চ দিশঃ সর্বাস্তিমিরেণ সমাবৃতাঃ ॥ ৮ ॥

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 9.55.8 in Gujarati sript:
વવુર્વાતાઃ સનિર્ઘાતાઃ પાંસુવર્ષં પપાત ચ ।
બભૂવુશ્ચ દિશઃ સર્વાસ્તિમિરેણ સમાવૃતાઃ ॥ ૮ ॥

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 9.55.8 in Malayalam sript:
വവുര്വാതാഃ സനിര്ഘാതാഃ പാംസുവര്ഷം പപാത ച ।
ബഭൂവുശ്ച ദിശഃ സര്വാസ്തിമിരേണ സമാവൃതാഃ ॥ ൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 9.55.8 in Telugu sript:
వవుర్వాతాః సనిర్ఘాతాః పాంసువర్షం పపాత చ ।
బభూవుశ్చ దిశః సర్వాస్తిమిరేణ సమావృతాః ॥ ౮ ॥

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