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 12.9.37

एतया सततं वृत्त्या चरन्नेवंप्रकारया ।
देहं संस्थापयिष्यामि निर्भयं मार्गमास्थितः ॥ ३७ ॥

etayā satataṃ vṛttyā carannevaṃprakārayā |
dehaṃ saṃsthāpayiṣyāmi nirbhayaṃ mārgamāsthitaḥ || 37 ||

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

...—that renouncer of his own self,{GL_NOTE:174178:} O monarch, is a renouncer labouring under the quality of darkness. That man who is homeless, who roves over the world (in his mendicant rounds), who has the...

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

Eta, Esha, Satatam, Satata, Vritti, Anna, Prakara, Deha, Samstha, Nirbhaya, Marga, Asthita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.9.37). 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: “etayā satataṃ vṛttyā carannevaṃprakārayā
  • etayā -
  • etā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    eṣā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • satatam -
  • satatam (indeclinable)
    satata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    satata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    satatā (noun, feminine)
  • vṛttyā -
  • vṛtti (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ra -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • anne -
  • anna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    anna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    annā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vam -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • prakāra -
  • prakāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “dehaṃ saṃsthāpayiṣyāmi nirbhayaṃ mārgamāsthitaḥ
  • deham -
  • deha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    deha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • saṃsthā -
  • saṃstha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saṃstha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saṃsthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āpayiṣyāmi -
  • āp (verb class 0)
    [future active first single]
    i (verb class 0)
    [future active first single]
  • nirbhayam -
  • nirbhaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nirbhaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nirbhayā (noun, feminine)
  • mārgam -
  • mārga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mārga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mārgā (noun, feminine)
  • āsthitaḥ -
  • āsthita (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 12.9.37

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 12.9.37 in Kannada sript:
ಏತಯಾ ಸತತಂ ವೃತ್ತ್ಯಾ ಚರನ್ನೇವಂಪ್ರಕಾರಯಾ ।
ದೇಹಂ ಸಂಸ್ಥಾಪಯಿಷ್ಯಾಮಿ ನಿರ್ಭಯಂ ಮಾರ್ಗಮಾಸ್ಥಿತಃ ॥ ೩೭ ॥

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 12.9.37 in Bengali sript:
এতযা সততং বৃত্ত্যা চরন্নেবংপ্রকারযা ।
দেহং সংস্থাপযিষ্যামি নির্ভযং মার্গমাস্থিতঃ ॥ ৩৭ ॥

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 12.9.37 in Gujarati sript:
એતયા સતતં વૃત્ત્યા ચરન્નેવંપ્રકારયા ।
દેહં સંસ્થાપયિષ્યામિ નિર્ભયં માર્ગમાસ્થિતઃ ॥ ૩૭ ॥

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 12.9.37 in Malayalam sript:
ഏതയാ സതതം വൃത്ത്യാ ചരന്നേവംപ്രകാരയാ ।
ദേഹം സംസ്ഥാപയിഷ്യാമി നിര്ഭയം മാര്ഗമാസ്ഥിതഃ ॥ ൩൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 12.9.37 in Telugu sript:
ఏతయా సతతం వృత్త్యా చరన్నేవంప్రకారయా ।
దేహం సంస్థాపయిష్యామి నిర్భయం మార్గమాస్థితః ॥ ౩౭ ॥

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