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 12.47.26

यं बृहन्तं बृहत्युक्थे यमग्नौ यं महाध्वरे ।
यं विप्रसंघा गायन्ति तस्मै वेदात्मने नमः ॥ २६ ॥

yaṃ bṛhantaṃ bṛhatyukthe yamagnau yaṃ mahādhvare |
yaṃ viprasaṃghā gāyanti tasmai vedātmane namaḥ || 26 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...the son of Pandu were. Celestial instruments of every kind played in the welkin and the tribes of Apsaras began to sing. Nothing of evil and no portent of any evil kind were seen there. An auspicious, pleasant...

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

Yah, Brihanta, Brihat, Brihati, Uktha, Yama, Mahadhvara, Vipra, Sangha, Gayanti, Gayat, Tad, Vedatman, Vedatmana, Nama, Namas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.47.26). 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: “yaṃ bṛhantaṃ bṛhatyukthe yamagnau yaṃ mahādhvare
  • yam -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • bṛhantam -
  • bṛhanta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bṛhanta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bṛhantā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    bṛhat (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √bṛh]
  • bṛhatyu -
  • bṛhatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    bṛh -> bṛhatī (participle, feminine)
    [compound from √bṛh], [adverb from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhatī (participle, feminine)
    [compound from √bṛh], [adverb from √bṛh]
    bṛhat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bṛhat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √bṛh], [vocative dual from √bṛh], [accusative dual from √bṛh], [locative single from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhatī (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √bṛh], [vocative single from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √bṛh], [vocative dual from √bṛh], [accusative dual from √bṛh], [locative single from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhatī (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √bṛh], [vocative single from √bṛh]
    bṛh (verb class 6)
    [present active third single]
  • ukthe -
  • uktha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    uktha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ukthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • yama -
  • yama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gnau -
  • yam -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • mahādhvare -
  • mahādhvara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “yaṃ viprasaṃghā gāyanti tasmai vedātmane namaḥ
  • yam -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vipra -
  • vipra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vipra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṅghā* -
  • saṅgha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • gāyanti -
  • gāyantī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    gāyat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • tasmai -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • vedātmane -
  • vedātman (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    vedātmana (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • namaḥ -
  • namas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    namas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.47.26

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 12.47.26 in Kannada sript:
ಯಂ ಬೃಹನ್ತಂ ಬೃಹತ್ಯುಕ್ಥೇ ಯಮಗ್ನೌ ಯಂ ಮಹಾಧ್ವರೇ ।
ಯಂ ವಿಪ್ರಸಂಘಾ ಗಾಯನ್ತಿ ತಸ್ಮೈ ವೇದಾತ್ಮನೇ ನಮಃ ॥ ೨೬ ॥

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 12.47.26 in Bengali sript:
যং বৃহন্তং বৃহত্যুক্থে যমগ্নৌ যং মহাধ্বরে ।
যং বিপ্রসংঘা গাযন্তি তস্মৈ বেদাত্মনে নমঃ ॥ ২৬ ॥

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 12.47.26 in Gujarati sript:
યં બૃહન્તં બૃહત્યુક્થે યમગ્નૌ યં મહાધ્વરે ।
યં વિપ્રસંઘા ગાયન્તિ તસ્મૈ વેદાત્મને નમઃ ॥ ૨૬ ॥

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 12.47.26 in Malayalam sript:
യം ബൃഹന്തം ബൃഹത്യുക്ഥേ യമഗ്നൌ യം മഹാധ്വരേ ।
യം വിപ്രസംഘാ ഗായന്തി തസ്മൈ വേദാത്മനേ നമഃ ॥ ൨൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 12.47.26 in Telugu sript:
యం బృహన్తం బృహత్యుక్థే యమగ్నౌ యం మహాధ్వరే ।
యం విప్రసంఘా గాయన్తి తస్మై వేదాత్మనే నమః ॥ ౨౬ ॥

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