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 11.16.15

श्रान्तानां चाप्यनाथानां नासीत्काचन चेतना ।
पाञ्चालकुरुयोषाणां कृपणं तदभून्महत् ॥ १५ ॥

śrāntānāṃ cāpyanāthānāṃ nāsītkācana cetanā |
pāñcālakuruyoṣāṇāṃ kṛpaṇaṃ tadabhūnmahat || 15 ||

Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview. grief would have been mine if you had adopted the path of righteousness (in slaying them).’" Vaishampayana continued, "Having said these words, Gandhari, filled with wrath...

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

Shranta, Capin, Capya, Anatha, Nri, Kacana, Cetana, Pancala, Yosha, Kripanam, Kripana, Tada, Bhu, Mahat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 11.16.15). 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: “śrāntānāṃ cāpyanāthānāṃ nāsītkācana cetanā
  • śrāntānām -
  • śrānta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    śrānta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    śrāntā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    śram -> śrānta (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √śram class 4 verb]
    śram -> śrānta (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √śram class 4 verb]
    śram -> śrāntā (participle, feminine)
    [genitive plural from √śram class 4 verb]
  • cāpya -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ci -> cāpya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √ci]
    ci -> cāpya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √ci]
    ci -> cāpya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ci]
    ci -> cāpya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ci]
    ci -> cāpya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ci]
  • anāthānām -
  • anātha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    anātha (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    anāthā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • āsīt -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single], [injunctive active third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • kācana -
  • kācana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cetanā -
  • cetanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “pāñcālakuruyoṣāṇāṃ kṛpaṇaṃ tadabhūnmahat
  • pāñcāla -
  • pāñcāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pāñcāla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kuru -
  • kuru (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kuru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [imperative active second single]
  • yoṣāṇām -
  • yoṣā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • kṛpaṇam -
  • kṛpaṇam (indeclinable)
    kṛpaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛpaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛpaṇā (noun, feminine)
  • tada -
  • tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhūn -
  • bhu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [injunctive active third single]
  • mahat -
  • atimahat (noun, masculine)
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 11.16.15

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 11.16.15 in Kannada sript:
ಶ್ರಾನ್ತಾನಾಂ ಚಾಪ್ಯನಾಥಾನಾಂ ನಾಸೀತ್ಕಾಚನ ಚೇತನಾ ।
ಪಾಞ್ಚಾಲಕುರುಯೋಷಾಣಾಂ ಕೃಪಣಂ ತದಭೂನ್ಮಹತ್ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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 11.16.15 in Bengali sript:
শ্রান্তানাং চাপ্যনাথানাং নাসীত্কাচন চেতনা ।
পাঞ্চালকুরুযোষাণাং কৃপণং তদভূন্মহত্ ॥ ১৫ ॥

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 11.16.15 in Gujarati sript:
શ્રાન્તાનાં ચાપ્યનાથાનાં નાસીત્કાચન ચેતના ।
પાઞ્ચાલકુરુયોષાણાં કૃપણં તદભૂન્મહત્ ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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 11.16.15 in Malayalam sript:
ശ്രാന്താനാം ചാപ്യനാഥാനാം നാസീത്കാചന ചേതനാ ।
പാഞ്ചാലകുരുയോഷാണാം കൃപണം തദഭൂന്മഹത് ॥ ൧൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 11.16.15 in Telugu sript:
శ్రాన్తానాం చాప్యనాథానాం నాసీత్కాచన చేతనా ।
పాఞ్చాలకురుయోషాణాం కృపణం తదభూన్మహత్ ॥ ౧౫ ॥

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