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 11.16.39

क्रव्यादैः कृष्यमाणानामपरेषां महात्मनाम् ।
शातकौम्भ्यः स्रजश्चित्रा विप्रकीर्णाः समन्ततः ॥ ३९ ॥

kravyādaiḥ kṛṣyamāṇānāmapareṣāṃ mahātmanām |
śātakaumbhyaḥ srajaścitrā viprakīrṇāḥ samantataḥ || 39 ||

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

...behold and full of wonderful sights, of those foremost of fighters. Scattered all over with bones and hair, and covered with streams of blood, that field was strewn with thousands...

English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (11.16.39). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kravyada, Krishyamana, Apara, Mahatman, Mahatmana, Shatakaumbhi, Sraj, Sraja, Citra, Viprakirna, Samantatah, Samantatas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 11.16.39). 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: “kravyādaiḥ kṛṣyamāṇānāmapareṣāṃ mahātmanām
  • kravyādaiḥ -
  • kravyāda (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    kravyāda (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • kṛṣyamāṇānām -
  • kṛṣ -> kṛṣyamāṇa (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √kṛṣ class 1 verb], [genitive plural from √kṛṣ class 6 verb]
    kṛṣ -> kṛṣyamāṇa (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √kṛṣ class 1 verb], [genitive plural from √kṛṣ class 6 verb]
    kṛṣ -> kṛṣyamāṇā (participle, feminine)
    [genitive plural from √kṛṣ class 1 verb], [genitive plural from √kṛṣ class 6 verb]
  • apareṣām -
  • apara (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    apara (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • mahātmanām -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    mahātman (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    mahātmanā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “śātakaumbhyaḥ srajaścitrā viprakīrṇāḥ samantataḥ
  • śātakaumbhyaḥ -
  • śātakaumbhī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śātakaumbhī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • srajaś -
  • sraj (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sraj (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sraj (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sraja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • citrā* -
  • citra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    citrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • viprakīrṇāḥ -
  • viprakīrṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    viprakīrṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • samantataḥ -
  • samantataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    samantatas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [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 11.16.39

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 11.16.39 in Kannada sript:
ಕ್ರವ್ಯಾದೈಃ ಕೃಷ್ಯಮಾಣಾನಾಮಪರೇಷಾಂ ಮಹಾತ್ಮನಾಮ್ ।
ಶಾತಕೌಮ್ಭ್ಯಃ ಸ್ರಜಶ್ಚಿತ್ರಾ ವಿಪ್ರಕೀರ್ಣಾಃ ಸಮನ್ತತಃ ॥ ೩೯ ॥

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 11.16.39 in Bengali sript:
ক্রব্যাদৈঃ কৃষ্যমাণানামপরেষাং মহাত্মনাম্ ।
শাতকৌম্ভ্যঃ স্রজশ্চিত্রা বিপ্রকীর্ণাঃ সমন্ততঃ ॥ ৩৯ ॥

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 11.16.39 in Gujarati sript:
ક્રવ્યાદૈઃ કૃષ્યમાણાનામપરેષાં મહાત્મનામ્ ।
શાતકૌમ્ભ્યઃ સ્રજશ્ચિત્રા વિપ્રકીર્ણાઃ સમન્તતઃ ॥ ૩૯ ॥

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 11.16.39 in Malayalam sript:
ക്രവ്യാദൈഃ കൃഷ്യമാണാനാമപരേഷാം മഹാത്മനാമ് ।
ശാതകൌമ്ഭ്യഃ സ്രജശ്ചിത്രാ വിപ്രകീര്ണാഃ സമന്തതഃ ॥ ൩൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 11.16.39 in Telugu sript:
క్రవ్యాదైః కృష్యమాణానామపరేషాం మహాత్మనామ్ ।
శాతకౌమ్భ్యః స్రజశ్చిత్రా విప్రకీర్ణాః సమన్తతః ॥ ౩౯ ॥

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