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 12.40.14

उपवेश्य महात्मानं कृष्णां च द्रुपदात्मजाम् ।
जुहाव पावकं धीमान्विधिमन्त्रपुरस्कृतम् ॥ १४ ॥

upaveśya mahātmānaṃ kṛṣṇāṃ ca drupadātmajām |
juhāva pāvakaṃ dhīmānvidhimantrapuraskṛtam || 14 ||

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...after death) enter Krishna’s self even as libations of clarified butter sanctified with mantras enter the blazing fire. Salutations to you that dispellest the fear of hell, to you, O Vishnu, that art a boat...

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

Mahatman, Krishna, Drupadatmaja, Pavaka, Dhimat, Vidhimantrapuraskritam,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.40.14). 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: “upaveśya mahātmānaṃ kṛṣṇāṃ ca drupadātmajām
  • upaveśya -
  • mahātmānam -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • kṛṣṇām -
  • kṛṣṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • drupadātmajām -
  • drupadātmajā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “juhāva pāvakaṃ dhīmānvidhimantrapuraskṛtam
  • juhāva -
  • hu (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • pāvakam -
  • pāvaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pāvaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pāvakā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • dhīmān -
  • dhīmat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vidhimantrapuraskṛtam -
  • vidhimantrapuraskṛtam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.40.14

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 12.40.14 in Kannada sript:
ಉಪವೇಶ್ಯ ಮಹಾತ್ಮಾನಂ ಕೃಷ್ಣಾಂ ಚ ದ್ರುಪದಾತ್ಮಜಾಮ್ ।
ಜುಹಾವ ಪಾವಕಂ ಧೀಮಾನ್ವಿಧಿಮನ್ತ್ರಪುರಸ್ಕೃತಮ್ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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 12.40.14 in Bengali sript:
উপবেশ্য মহাত্মানং কৃষ্ণাং চ দ্রুপদাত্মজাম্ ।
জুহাব পাবকং ধীমান্বিধিমন্ত্রপুরস্কৃতম্ ॥ ১৪ ॥

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 12.40.14 in Gujarati sript:
ઉપવેશ્ય મહાત્માનં કૃષ્ણાં ચ દ્રુપદાત્મજામ્ ।
જુહાવ પાવકં ધીમાન્વિધિમન્ત્રપુરસ્કૃતમ્ ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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 12.40.14 in Malayalam sript:
ഉപവേശ്യ മഹാത്മാനം കൃഷ്ണാം ച ദ്രുപദാത്മജാമ് ।
ജുഹാവ പാവകം ധീമാന്വിധിമന്ത്രപുരസ്കൃതമ് ॥ ൧൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 12.40.14 in Telugu sript:
ఉపవేశ్య మహాత్మానం కృష్ణాం చ ద్రుపదాత్మజామ్ ।
జుహావ పావకం ధీమాన్విధిమన్త్రపురస్కృతమ్ ॥ ౧౪ ॥

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