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 10.8.70

ततस्तेन निनादेन प्रत्यबुध्यन्त धन्विनः ।
शिबिरे पाण्डवेयानां शतशोऽथ सहस्रशः ॥ ७० ॥

tatastena ninādena pratyabudhyanta dhanvinaḥ |
śibire pāṇḍaveyānāṃ śataśo'tha sahasraśaḥ || 70 ||

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

...himself let loose by Time. The Earth, O lord, was soon covered with human beings that were crushed into shapelessness or trodden down by elephants and steeds and...

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

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Tena, Ninada, Prati, Dhanvin, Dhanvi, Dhanvina, Shibira, Pandaveya, Shatashah, Atha, Sahasrashah, Sahasrashas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 10.8.70). 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: “tatastena ninādena pratyabudhyanta dhanvinaḥ
  • tatas -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [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]
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • ninādena -
  • nināda (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • pratya -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    prati (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • abudhyanta -
  • budh (verb class 1)
    [imperfect passive third plural]
    budh (verb class 4)
    [imperfect middle third plural], [imperfect passive third plural]
  • dhanvinaḥ -
  • dhanvin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dhanvin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dhanvī (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dhanvina (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “śibire pāṇḍaveyānāṃ śataśo'tha sahasraśaḥ
  • śibire -
  • śibira (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śibira (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • pāṇḍaveyānām -
  • pāṇḍaveya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    pāṇḍaveya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    pāṇḍaveyā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • śataśo' -
  • śataśaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • sahasraśaḥ -
  • sahasraśaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sahasraśas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 10.8.70

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 10.8.70 in Kannada sript:
ತತಸ್ತೇನ ನಿನಾದೇನ ಪ್ರತ್ಯಬುಧ್ಯನ್ತ ಧನ್ವಿನಃ ।
ಶಿಬಿರೇ ಪಾಣ್ಡವೇಯಾನಾಂ ಶತಶೋಽಥ ಸಹಸ್ರಶಃ ॥ ೭೦ ॥

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 10.8.70 in Bengali sript:
ততস্তেন নিনাদেন প্রত্যবুধ্যন্ত ধন্বিনঃ ।
শিবিরে পাণ্ডবেযানাং শতশোঽথ সহস্রশঃ ॥ ৭০ ॥

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 10.8.70 in Gujarati sript:
તતસ્તેન નિનાદેન પ્રત્યબુધ્યન્ત ધન્વિનઃ ।
શિબિરે પાણ્ડવેયાનાં શતશોઽથ સહસ્રશઃ ॥ ૭૦ ॥

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 10.8.70 in Malayalam sript:
തതസ്തേന നിനാദേന പ്രത്യബുധ്യന്ത ധന്വിനഃ ।
ശിബിരേ പാണ്ഡവേയാനാം ശതശോഽഥ സഹസ്രശഃ ॥ ൭൦ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 10.8.70 in Telugu sript:
తతస్తేన నినాదేన ప్రత్యబుధ్యన్త ధన్వినః ।
శిబిరే పాణ్డవేయానాం శతశోఽథ సహస్రశః ॥ ౭౦ ॥

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