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 11.25.18

धृष्टकेतुं महेष्वासं चेदिपुंगवमङ्गनाः ।
द्रोणेन निहतं शूरं हरन्ति हृतचेतसः ॥ १८ ॥

dhṛṣṭaketuṃ maheṣvāsaṃ cedipuṃgavamaṅganāḥ |
droṇena nihataṃ śūraṃ haranti hṛtacetasaḥ || 18 ||

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

...the ruler of the Magadhas. The charming and melodious wails of those long-eyed and sweet-voiced girls, O Krishna, are stupefying my heart exceedingly. With all their ornaments...

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

Dhrishtaketu, Maheshvasa, Pungava, Angana, Drona, Nihata, Shura, Harat, Haranti, Hrita, Cetas, Cetasa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 11.25.18). 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: “dhṛṣṭaketuṃ maheṣvāsaṃ cedipuṃgavamaṅganāḥ
  • dhṛṣṭaketum -
  • dhṛṣṭaketu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • maheṣvāsam -
  • maheṣvāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • cedi -
  • cedi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • puṅgavam -
  • puṅgava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • aṅganāḥ -
  • aṅganā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “droṇena nihataṃ śūraṃ haranti hṛtacetasaḥ
  • droṇena -
  • droṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    droṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • nihatam -
  • nihata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nihata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nihatā (noun, feminine)
  • śūram -
  • śūra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śūra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śūrā (noun, feminine)
  • haranti -
  • harantī (noun, masculine)
    harantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    harantī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    hṛ -> harat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √hṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √hṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √hṛ class 1 verb]
    hṛ -> harantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √hṛ class 1 verb]
    hṛ (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • hṛta -
  • hṛta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hṛta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hṛ -> hṛta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √hṛ class 1 verb]
    hṛ -> hṛta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √hṛ class 1 verb]
  • cetasaḥ -
  • cetas (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    cetasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 11.25.18

Cover of edition (2013)

The complete Mahabharata (12 Volumes)
by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013)

4900 pages; [Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.] ISBN: ‎ 812150094X or 9788121500944;

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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 11.25.18 in Kannada sript:
ಧೃಷ್ಟಕೇತುಂ ಮಹೇಷ್ವಾಸಂ ಚೇದಿಪುಂಗವಮಙ್ಗನಾಃ ।
ದ್ರೋಣೇನ ನಿಹತಂ ಶೂರಂ ಹರನ್ತಿ ಹೃತಚೇತಸಃ ॥ ೧೮ ॥

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 11.25.18 in Bengali sript:
ধৃষ্টকেতুং মহেষ্বাসং চেদিপুংগবমঙ্গনাঃ ।
দ্রোণেন নিহতং শূরং হরন্তি হৃতচেতসঃ ॥ ১৮ ॥

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 11.25.18 in Gujarati sript:
ધૃષ્ટકેતું મહેષ્વાસં ચેદિપુંગવમઙ્ગનાઃ ।
દ્રોણેન નિહતં શૂરં હરન્તિ હૃતચેતસઃ ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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 11.25.18 in Malayalam sript:
ധൃഷ്ടകേതും മഹേഷ്വാസം ചേദിപുംഗവമങ്ഗനാഃ ।
ദ്രോണേന നിഹതം ശൂരം ഹരന്തി ഹൃതചേതസഃ ॥ ൧൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 11.25.18 in Telugu sript:
ధృష్టకేతుం మహేష్వాసం చేదిపుంగవమఙ్గనాః ।
ద్రోణేన నిహతం శూరం హరన్తి హృతచేతసః ॥ ౧౮ ॥

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