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 11.17.19

निःसपत्ना मही यस्य त्रयोदश समाः स्थिता ।
स शेते निहतो भूमौ पुत्रो मे पृथिवीपतिः ॥ १९ ॥

niḥsapatnā mahī yasya trayodaśa samāḥ sthitā |
sa śete nihato bhūmau putro me pṛthivīpatiḥ || 19 ||

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

...other limbs mingled together and gathered in large heaps, looks resplendent with these signs of havoc! Beholding many headless trunks of great beauty, and many heads without...

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

Nihsapatna, Mahi, Mahin, Yasya, Yah, Yat, Trayodasha, Sama, Sthita, Nihata, Bhuma, Bhumi, Putra, Asmad, Prithivipati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 11.17.19). 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: “niḥsapatnā mahī yasya trayodaśa samāḥ sthitā
  • niḥsapatnā* -
  • niḥsapatna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    niḥsapatnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mahī -
  • mahī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    mahi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    mahi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    mahin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yasya -
  • yasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yas -> yasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √yas]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    yas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • trayodaśa -
  • trayodaśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    trayodaśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • samāḥ -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sthitā -
  • sthitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sthā -> sthitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “sa śete nihato bhūmau putro me pṛthivīpatiḥ
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śete -
  • śī (verb class 2)
    [present middle third single]
  • nihato* -
  • nihata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhūmau -
  • bhūma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    bhūmi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    bhūmi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • putro* -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • pṛthivīpatiḥ -
  • pṛthivīpati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 11.17.19

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 11.17.19 in Kannada sript:
ನಿಃಸಪತ್ನಾ ಮಹೀ ಯಸ್ಯ ತ್ರಯೋದಶ ಸಮಾಃ ಸ್ಥಿತಾ ।
ಸ ಶೇತೇ ನಿಹತೋ ಭೂಮೌ ಪುತ್ರೋ ಮೇ ಪೃಥಿವೀಪತಿಃ ॥ ೧೯ ॥

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 11.17.19 in Bengali sript:
নিঃসপত্না মহী যস্য ত্রযোদশ সমাঃ স্থিতা ।
স শেতে নিহতো ভূমৌ পুত্রো মে পৃথিবীপতিঃ ॥ ১৯ ॥

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 11.17.19 in Gujarati sript:
નિઃસપત્ના મહી યસ્ય ત્રયોદશ સમાઃ સ્થિતા ।
સ શેતે નિહતો ભૂમૌ પુત્રો મે પૃથિવીપતિઃ ॥ ૧૯ ॥

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 11.17.19 in Malayalam sript:
നിഃസപത്നാ മഹീ യസ്യ ത്രയോദശ സമാഃ സ്ഥിതാ ।
സ ശേതേ നിഹതോ ഭൂമൌ പുത്രോ മേ പൃഥിവീപതിഃ ॥ ൧൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 11.17.19 in Telugu sript:
నిఃసపత్నా మహీ యస్య త్రయోదశ సమాః స్థితా ।
స శేతే నిహతో భూమౌ పుత్రో మే పృథివీపతిః ॥ ౧౯ ॥

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