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 11.2.13

शोकस्थानसहस्राणि भयस्थानशतानि च ।
दिवसे दिवसे मूढमाविशन्ति न पण्डितम् ॥ १३ ॥

śokasthānasahasrāṇi bhayasthānaśatāni ca |
divase divase mūḍhamāviśanti na paṇḍitam || 13 ||

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

...little whom he meets with first. It behoves you not, O king, to grieve for those that have been slain in battle. If the scriptures are any authority, all of them must have obtained...

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

Shokasthana, Sahasra, Bhayasthanashata, Divasa, Mudha, Avishat, Pandita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 11.2.13). 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: “śokasthānasahasrāṇi bhayasthānaśatāni ca
  • śokasthāna -
  • śokasthāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sahasrāṇi -
  • sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhayasthānaśatāni -
  • bhayasthānaśata (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “divase divase mūḍhamāviśanti na paṇḍitam
  • divase -
  • divasa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • divase -
  • divasa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • mūḍham -
  • mūḍha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mūḍha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mūḍhā (noun, feminine)
    muh -> mūḍha (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √muh class 4 verb]
    muh -> mūḍha (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √muh class 4 verb], [accusative single from √muh class 4 verb]
  • āviśanti -
  • āviśat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paṇḍitam -
  • paṇḍita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    paṇḍita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    paṇḍitā (noun, feminine)
    paṇḍ -> paṇḍita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √paṇḍ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √paṇḍ class 10 verb]
    paṇḍ -> paṇḍita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √paṇḍ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √paṇḍ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √paṇḍ class 10 verb], [accusative single from √paṇḍ class 10 verb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 11.2.13

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 11.2.13 in Kannada sript:
ಶೋಕಸ್ಥಾನಸಹಸ್ರಾಣಿ ಭಯಸ್ಥಾನಶತಾನಿ ಚ ।
ದಿವಸೇ ದಿವಸೇ ಮೂಢಮಾವಿಶನ್ತಿ ನ ಪಣ್ಡಿತಮ್ ॥ ೧೩ ॥

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 11.2.13 in Bengali sript:
শোকস্থানসহস্রাণি ভযস্থানশতানি চ ।
দিবসে দিবসে মূঢমাবিশন্তি ন পণ্ডিতম্ ॥ ১৩ ॥

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 11.2.13 in Gujarati sript:
શોકસ્થાનસહસ્રાણિ ભયસ્થાનશતાનિ ચ ।
દિવસે દિવસે મૂઢમાવિશન્તિ ન પણ્ડિતમ્ ॥ ૧૩ ॥

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 11.2.13 in Malayalam sript:
ശോകസ്ഥാനസഹസ്രാണി ഭയസ്ഥാനശതാനി ച ।
ദിവസേ ദിവസേ മൂഢമാവിശന്തി ന പണ്ഡിതമ് ॥ ൧൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 11.2.13 in Telugu sript:
శోకస్థానసహస్రాణి భయస్థానశతాని చ ।
దివసే దివసే మూఢమావిశన్తి న పణ్డితమ్ ॥ ౧౩ ॥

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