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 11.2.14

न कालस्य प्रियः कश्चिन्न द्वेष्यः कुरुसत्तम ।
न मध्यस्थः क्वचित्कालः सर्वं कालः प्रकर्षति ॥ १४ ॥

na kālasya priyaḥ kaścinna dveṣyaḥ kurusattama |
na madhyasthaḥ kvacitkālaḥ sarvaṃ kālaḥ prakarṣati || 14 ||

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

...obtained the highest end. All of them were versed in the Vedas; all of them had observed vows. Facing the foe all of them have met with death. What matter of sorrow is there...

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

Kala, Kalasya, Pri, Priya, Kah, Cinna, Dveshya, Dveshi, Kurusattama, Madhyastha, Kva, Acit, Sarvam, Sarva, Pra, Karshat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 11.2.14). 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: “na kālasya priyaḥ kaścinna dveṣyaḥ kurusattama
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kālasya -
  • kālasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kālasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kāla (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • priyaḥ -
  • prī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    prī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    priya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kaś -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cinna -
  • cinna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dveṣyaḥ -
  • dveṣya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    dviṣ -> dveṣya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √dviṣ]
    dveṣī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dveṣī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • kurusattama -
  • kurusattama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “na madhyasthaḥ kvacitkālaḥ sarvaṃ kālaḥ prakarṣati
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • madhyasthaḥ -
  • madhyastha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kva -
  • ku (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
  • acit -
  • acit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    acit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    acit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kālaḥ -
  • kāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kālaḥ -
  • kāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • karṣati -
  • kṛṣ -> karṣat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √kṛṣ class 1 verb]
    kṛṣ -> karṣat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √kṛṣ class 1 verb]
    kṛṣ (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 11.2.14

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 11.2.14 in Kannada sript:
ನ ಕಾಲಸ್ಯ ಪ್ರಿಯಃ ಕಶ್ಚಿನ್ನ ದ್ವೇಷ್ಯಃ ಕುರುಸತ್ತಮ ।
ನ ಮಧ್ಯಸ್ಥಃ ಕ್ವಚಿತ್ಕಾಲಃ ಸರ್ವಂ ಕಾಲಃ ಪ್ರಕರ್ಷತಿ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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 11.2.14 in Bengali sript:
ন কালস্য প্রিযঃ কশ্চিন্ন দ্বেষ্যঃ কুরুসত্তম ।
ন মধ্যস্থঃ ক্বচিত্কালঃ সর্বং কালঃ প্রকর্ষতি ॥ ১৪ ॥

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 11.2.14 in Gujarati sript:
ન કાલસ્ય પ્રિયઃ કશ્ચિન્ન દ્વેષ્યઃ કુરુસત્તમ ।
ન મધ્યસ્થઃ ક્વચિત્કાલઃ સર્વં કાલઃ પ્રકર્ષતિ ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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 11.2.14 in Malayalam sript:
ന കാലസ്യ പ്രിയഃ കശ്ചിന്ന ദ്വേഷ്യഃ കുരുസത്തമ ।
ന മധ്യസ്ഥഃ ക്വചിത്കാലഃ സര്വം കാലഃ പ്രകര്ഷതി ॥ ൧൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 11.2.14 in Telugu sript:
న కాలస్య ప్రియః కశ్చిన్న ద్వేష్యః కురుసత్తమ ।
న మధ్యస్థః క్వచిత్కాలః సర్వం కాలః ప్రకర్షతి ॥ ౧౪ ॥

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