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 11.20.6

तस्य वक्त्रमुपाघ्राय सौभद्रस्य यशस्विनी ।
विबुद्धकमलाकारं कम्बुवृत्तशिरोधरम् ॥ ६ ॥

tasya vaktramupāghrāya saubhadrasya yaśasvinī |
vibuddhakamalākāraṃ kambuvṛttaśirodharam || 6 ||

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...of every kind of weal, now sleeps amid the dust, O Madhava! Though all his vital parts have been pierced with clothyard shafts and bearded arrows and nalikas, yet that beauty...

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

Tad, Vaktra, Upa, Saubhadra, Yashasvin, Yashasvini, Yashasvi, Vibuddhakamala, Akara, Kambu, Vritta, Shirodhara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 11.20.6). 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: “tasya vaktramupāghrāya saubhadrasya yaśasvinī
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vaktram -
  • vaktra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vaktra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vaktrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • upā -
  • upā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • ghrāya -
  • ghrā -> ghrāya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ghrā]
    ghrā -> ghrāya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ghrā]
    ghrā -> ghrāya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ghrā]
  • saubhadrasya -
  • saubhadra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    saubhadra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • yaśasvinī -
  • yaśasvinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    yaśasvin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaśasvī (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “vibuddhakamalākāraṃ kambuvṛttaśirodharam
  • vibuddhakamalā -
  • vibuddhakamala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vibuddhakamala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vibuddhakamalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akāram -
  • akāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • kambu -
  • kambu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kambū (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • vṛtta -
  • vṛtta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vṛtta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
  • śirodharam -
  • śirodhara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śirodharā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 11.20.6

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 11.20.6 in Kannada sript:
ತಸ್ಯ ವಕ್ತ್ರಮುಪಾಘ್ರಾಯ ಸೌಭದ್ರಸ್ಯ ಯಶಸ್ವಿನೀ ।
ವಿಬುದ್ಧಕಮಲಾಕಾರಂ ಕಮ್ಬುವೃತ್ತಶಿರೋಧರಮ್ ॥ ೬ ॥

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 11.20.6 in Bengali sript:
তস্য বক্ত্রমুপাঘ্রায সৌভদ্রস্য যশস্বিনী ।
বিবুদ্ধকমলাকারং কম্বুবৃত্তশিরোধরম্ ॥ ৬ ॥

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 11.20.6 in Gujarati sript:
તસ્ય વક્ત્રમુપાઘ્રાય સૌભદ્રસ્ય યશસ્વિની ।
વિબુદ્ધકમલાકારં કમ્બુવૃત્તશિરોધરમ્ ॥ ૬ ॥

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 11.20.6 in Malayalam sript:
തസ്യ വക്ത്രമുപാഘ്രായ സൌഭദ്രസ്യ യശസ്വിനീ ।
വിബുദ്ധകമലാകാരം കമ്ബുവൃത്തശിരോധരമ് ॥ ൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 11.20.6 in Telugu sript:
తస్య వక్త్రముపాఘ్రాయ సౌభద్రస్య యశస్వినీ ।
విబుద్ధకమలాకారం కమ్బువృత్తశిరోధరమ్ ॥ ౬ ॥

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