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 10.7.24

जटाधराः पञ्चशिखास्तथा मुण्डाः कृशोदराः ।
चतुर्दंष्ट्राश्चतुर्जिह्वाः शङ्कुकर्णाः किरीटिनः ॥ २४ ॥

jaṭādharāḥ pañcaśikhāstathā muṇḍāḥ kṛśodarāḥ |
caturdaṃṣṭrāścaturjihvāḥ śaṅkukarṇāḥ kirīṭinaḥ || 24 ||

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

...four tongues, some had ears straight as arrows and some had diadems on their brows. Some had strings of grass on their bodies, O monarch, and some had curly hair...

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

Jatadhara, Pancashikha, Tatha, Munda, Krishodara, Caturdamshtra, Catu, Catus, Jihva, Shankukarna, Kiritin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 10.7.24). 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: “jaṭādharāḥ pañcaśikhāstathā muṇḍāḥ kṛśodarāḥ
  • jaṭādharāḥ -
  • jaṭādhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    jaṭādharā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • pañcaśikhās -
  • pañcaśikha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pañcaśikhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • muṇḍāḥ -
  • muṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    muṇḍā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kṛśodarāḥ -
  • kṛśodara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “caturdaṃṣṭrāścaturjihvāḥ śaṅkukarṇāḥ kirīṭinaḥ
  • caturdaṃṣṭrāś -
  • caturdaṃṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    caturdaṃṣṭrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • catur -
  • catur (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    catus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    catu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    catu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • jihvāḥ -
  • jihva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    jihvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • śaṅkukarṇāḥ -
  • śaṅkukarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • kirīṭinaḥ -
  • kirīṭin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kirīṭin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 10.7.24

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 10.7.24 in Kannada sript:
ಜಟಾಧರಾಃ ಪಞ್ಚಶಿಖಾಸ್ತಥಾ ಮುಣ್ಡಾಃ ಕೃಶೋದರಾಃ ।
ಚತುರ್ದಂಷ್ಟ್ರಾಶ್ಚತುರ್ಜಿಹ್ವಾಃ ಶಙ್ಕುಕರ್ಣಾಃ ಕಿರೀಟಿನಃ ॥ ೨೪ ॥

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 10.7.24 in Bengali sript:
জটাধরাঃ পঞ্চশিখাস্তথা মুণ্ডাঃ কৃশোদরাঃ ।
চতুর্দংষ্ট্রাশ্চতুর্জিহ্বাঃ শঙ্কুকর্ণাঃ কিরীটিনঃ ॥ ২৪ ॥

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 10.7.24 in Gujarati sript:
જટાધરાઃ પઞ્ચશિખાસ્તથા મુણ્ડાઃ કૃશોદરાઃ ।
ચતુર્દંષ્ટ્રાશ્ચતુર્જિહ્વાઃ શઙ્કુકર્ણાઃ કિરીટિનઃ ॥ ૨૪ ॥

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 10.7.24 in Malayalam sript:
ജടാധരാഃ പഞ്ചശിഖാസ്തഥാ മുണ്ഡാഃ കൃശോദരാഃ ।
ചതുര്ദംഷ്ട്രാശ്ചതുര്ജിഹ്വാഃ ശങ്കുകര്ണാഃ കിരീടിനഃ ॥ ൨൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 10.7.24 in Telugu sript:
జటాధరాః పఞ్చశిఖాస్తథా ముణ్డాః కృశోదరాః ।
చతుర్దంష్ట్రాశ్చతుర్జిహ్వాః శఙ్కుకర్ణాః కిరీటినః ॥ ౨౪ ॥

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