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).
तामेवाद्य महाबाहो पश्याम्यन्यानुशासनात् ।
हीनां हस्तिगवाश्वेन किं नु जीवामि माधव ॥ २१ ॥
tāmevādya mahābāho paśyāmyanyānuśāsanāt |
hīnāṃ hastigavāśvena kiṃ nu jīvāmi mādhava || 21 ||
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...again discovering their mistakes and saying, "This is not this one’s," and are weeping more bitterly! Others, uniting arms and thighs and feet, cut off with shafts, are giving...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 (11.17.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.
Tama, Tami, Vadya, Mahabahu, Pashya, Yat, Anushasana, Hina, Hastigavashva, Kim, Madhava,
Analysis of Sanskrit grammar
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- Line 1: “tāmevādya mahābāho paśyāmyanyānuśāsanāt”
- tāme -
tāma (noun, masculine)[locative single]tāmi (noun, feminine)[vocative single]
- vādya -
vādya (noun, masculine)[compound], [vocative single]vādya (noun, neuter)[compound], [vocative single]√vad -> vādya (participle, masculine)[compound from √vad]√vad -> vādya (participle, neuter)[compound from √vad]√vad -> vādya (absolutive)[absolutive from √vad]√vad -> vādya (participle, masculine)[vocative single from √vad class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vad]√vad -> vādya (participle, neuter)[vocative single from √vad class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vad]
- mahābāho -
mahābāhu (noun, masculine)[vocative single]mahābāhu (noun, feminine)[vocative single]
- paśyām -
paśyā (noun, feminine)[accusative single]√paś -> paśyā (participle, feminine)[accusative single from √paś class 10 verb]
- yan -
yat (noun, masculine)[vocative single]√i -> yat (participle, masculine)[nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
- yā -
yā (indeclinable relative)[indeclinable relative]yā (noun, feminine)[nominative single]yā (pronoun, feminine)[nominative single]
- anuśāsanāt -
anuśāsana (noun, neuter)[adverb], [ablative single]
- Line 2: “hīnāṃ hastigavāśvena kiṃ nu jīvāmi mādhava”
- hīnām -
hīnā (noun, feminine)[accusative single]√hā -> hīnā (participle, feminine)[accusative single from √hā class 1 verb], [accusative single from √hā class 3 verb]
- hastigavāśvena -
hastigavāśva (noun, neuter)[instrumental single]
- kim -
kim (indeclinable interrogative)[indeclinable interrogative]kim (indeclinable)[indeclinable]kim (pronoun, neuter)[nominative single], [accusative single]
- nu -
nu (indeclinable adverb)[indeclinable adverb]nu (noun, masculine)[compound], [adverb]nau (noun, feminine)[adverb]
- jīvāmi -
√jīv (verb class 1)[present active first single]
- mādhava -
mādhava (noun, masculine)[compound], [vocative single]mādhava (noun, neuter)[compound], [vocative single]
Other print editions:
Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 11.17.21
The Mahabharata in Kannada (Set of 32 Volumes)
by Bharatha Darshana Bangalore (2003)
ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;Buy now!
Preview of verse 11.17.21 in Kannada sript:
ತಾಮೇವಾದ್ಯ ಮಹಾಬಾಹೋ ಪಶ್ಯಾಮ್ಯನ್ಯಾನುಶಾಸನಾತ್ ।
ಹೀನಾಂ ಹಸ್ತಿಗವಾಶ್ವೇನ ಕಿಂ ನು ಜೀವಾಮಿ ಮಾಧವ ॥ ೨೧ ॥
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.]Buy now!
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.Buy now!
The Mahabharata in Bengali (Two Volumes)
by Akshay Library, Kolkata (2019)
3049 pages; [মহাভারত] [মহার্ষী বদভ্যাস (Maharishi Vedvyas)]Buy now!
Preview of verse 11.17.21 in Bengali sript:
তামেবাদ্য মহাবাহো পশ্যাম্যন্যানুশাসনাত্ ।
হীনাং হস্তিগবাশ্বেন কিং নু জীবামি মাধব ॥ ২১ ॥
Mahabharat in Gujarati (20 Volumes)
by Dinkar Joshi (દિનકર જોશી) (2010)
14252 pages; [મહાભારત] [Publisher: Pravin Prakashan Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot]Buy now!
Preview of verse 11.17.21 in Gujarati sript:
તામેવાદ્ય મહાબાહો પશ્યામ્યન્યાનુશાસનાત્ ।
હીનાં હસ્તિગવાશ્વેન કિં નુ જીવામિ માધવ ॥ ૨૧ ॥
Shri Mahabharatam in Malayalam (2 volumes)
by Swami Mridananda (2018)
1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]Buy now!
Preview of verse 11.17.21 in Malayalam sript:
താമേവാദ്യ മഹാബാഹോ പശ്യാമ്യന്യാനുശാസനാത് ।
ഹീനാം ഹസ്തിഗവാശ്വേന കിം നു ജീവാമി മാധവ ॥ ൨൧ ॥
Mahabharata in Telugu (7 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2018)
Preview of verse 11.17.21 in Telugu sript:
తామేవాద్య మహాబాహో పశ్యామ్యన్యానుశాసనాత్ ।
హీనాం హస్తిగవాశ్వేన కిం ను జీవామి మాధవ ॥ ౨౧ ॥