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 11.25.16

पाञ्चालराज्ञो विपुलं पुण्डरीकाक्ष पाण्डुरम् ।
आतपत्रं समाभाति शरदीव दिवाकरः ॥ १६ ॥

pāñcālarājño vipulaṃ puṇḍarīkākṣa pāṇḍuram |
ātapatraṃ samābhāti śaradīva divākaraḥ || 16 ||

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

...heat, yet beauty leaves not their forms, like the sightliness of the wreaths worn by the celestials although exposed to the Sun. Behold, O slayer of Madhu, the heroic ruler...

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

Pancala, Rajan, Vipula, Pundarikaksha, Pandura, Atapatra, Sama, Sharad, Iva, Divakara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 11.25.16). 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: “pāñcālarājño vipulaṃ puṇḍarīkākṣa pāṇḍuram
  • pāñcāla -
  • pāñcāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pāñcāla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rājño* -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vipulam -
  • vipula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vipula (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vipulā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • puṇḍarīkākṣa -
  • puṇḍarīkākṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    puṇḍarīkākṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāṇḍuram -
  • pāṇḍura (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pāṇḍura (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pāṇḍurā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “ātapatraṃ samābhāti śaradīva divākaraḥ
  • ātapatram -
  • ātapatra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • samā -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ābhāti -
  • ābhāti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • śaradī -
  • śarad (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • divākaraḥ -
  • divākara (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 11.25.16

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 11.25.16 in Kannada sript:
ಪಾಞ್ಚಾಲರಾಜ್ಞೋ ವಿಪುಲಂ ಪುಣ್ಡರೀಕಾಕ್ಷ ಪಾಣ್ಡುರಮ್ ।
ಆತಪತ್ರಂ ಸಮಾಭಾತಿ ಶರದೀವ ದಿವಾಕರಃ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

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 11.25.16 in Bengali sript:
পাঞ্চালরাজ্ঞো বিপুলং পুণ্ডরীকাক্ষ পাণ্ডুরম্ ।
আতপত্রং সমাভাতি শরদীব দিবাকরঃ ॥ ১৬ ॥

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 11.25.16 in Gujarati sript:
પાઞ્ચાલરાજ્ઞો વિપુલં પુણ્ડરીકાક્ષ પાણ્ડુરમ્ ।
આતપત્રં સમાભાતિ શરદીવ દિવાકરઃ ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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 11.25.16 in Malayalam sript:
പാഞ്ചാലരാജ്ഞോ വിപുലം പുണ്ഡരീകാക്ഷ പാണ്ഡുരമ് ।
ആതപത്രം സമാഭാതി ശരദീവ ദിവാകരഃ ॥ ൧൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 11.25.16 in Telugu sript:
పాఞ్చాలరాజ్ఞో విపులం పుణ్డరీకాక్ష పాణ్డురమ్ ।
ఆతపత్రం సమాభాతి శరదీవ దివాకరః ॥ ౧౬ ॥

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