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 12.72.6

आर्जवेन च संपन्नो धृत्या बुद्ध्या च भारत ।
अर्थार्थं परिगृह्णीयात्कामक्रोधौ च वर्जयेत् ॥ ६ ॥

ārjavena ca saṃpanno dhṛtyā buddhyā ca bhārata |
arthārthaṃ parigṛhṇīyātkāmakrodhau ca varjayet || 6 ||

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

...kingdom is like an inaccessible forest enveloped with gloom. You (that art the lord of it) canst not trust it. How then can I? Good and evil are regarded here in the same light. Residence here cannot, therefore...

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

Arjava, Sampanna, Dhriti, Buddhi, Bharata, Arthartha, Pari, Kamakrodha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.72.6). 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: “ārjavena ca saṃpanno dhṛtyā buddhyā ca bhārata
  • ārjavena -
  • ārjava (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ārjava (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sampanno* -
  • sampanna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhṛtyā* -
  • dhṛti (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dhṛtī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • buddhyā -
  • buddhi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhārata -
  • bhārata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhārata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “arthārthaṃ parigṛhṇīyātkāmakrodhau ca varjayet
  • arthārtham -
  • arthārtha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    arthārtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    arthārthā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pari -
  • pari (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    pari (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pari (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    parī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    parī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    parī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    pari (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • gṛhṇīyāt -
  • grah (verb class 9)
    [optative active third single]
  • kāmakrodhau -
  • kāmakrodha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • va -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ū (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    ū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    au (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    au (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • arjayet -
  • ṛj (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.72.6

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 12.72.6 in Kannada sript:
ಆರ್ಜವೇನ ಚ ಸಂಪನ್ನೋ ಧೃತ್ಯಾ ಬುದ್ಧ್ಯಾ ಚ ಭಾರತ ।
ಅರ್ಥಾರ್ಥಂ ಪರಿಗೃಹ್ಣೀಯಾತ್ಕಾಮಕ್ರೋಧೌ ಚ ವರ್ಜಯೇತ್ ॥ ೬ ॥

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 12.72.6 in Bengali sript:
আর্জবেন চ সংপন্নো ধৃত্যা বুদ্ধ্যা চ ভারত ।
অর্থার্থং পরিগৃহ্ণীযাত্কামক্রোধৌ চ বর্জযেত্ ॥ ৬ ॥

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 12.72.6 in Gujarati sript:
આર્જવેન ચ સંપન્નો ધૃત્યા બુદ્ધ્યા ચ ભારત ।
અર્થાર્થં પરિગૃહ્ણીયાત્કામક્રોધૌ ચ વર્જયેત્ ॥ ૬ ॥

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 12.72.6 in Malayalam sript:
ആര്ജവേന ച സംപന്നോ ധൃത്യാ ബുദ്ധ്യാ ച ഭാരത ।
അര്ഥാര്ഥം പരിഗൃഹ്ണീയാത്കാമക്രോധൌ ച വര്ജയേത് ॥ ൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 12.72.6 in Telugu sript:
ఆర్జవేన చ సంపన్నో ధృత్యా బుద్ధ్యా చ భారత ।
అర్థార్థం పరిగృహ్ణీయాత్కామక్రోధౌ చ వర్జయేత్ ॥ ౬ ॥

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