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 12.74.6

अत्राप्युदाहरन्तीममितिहासं पुरातनम् ।
ऐलकश्यपसंवादं तं निबोध युधिष्ठिर ॥ ६ ॥

atrāpyudāharantīmamitihāsaṃ purātanam |
ailakaśyapasaṃvādaṃ taṃ nibodha yudhiṣṭhira || 6 ||

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...A person whose sire was unjustly banished by royal edict should not be consulted by the king even if the king may have subsequently bestowed honours upon him and assigned to him the means of sustenance. A well...

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

Atra, Api, Uda, Anti, Hasa, Puratana, Ailaka, Shi, Apas, Vada, Tap, Bodha, Yudhishthira,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.74.6). 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: “atrāpyudāharantīmamitihāsaṃ purātanam
  • atrā -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • apyu -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • udā -
  • uda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    udan (noun, neuter)
    ud (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
    udā (Preverb)
  • āhar -
  • antīm -
  • antī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • amiti -
  • amiti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • hāsam -
  • hāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    hāsā (noun, feminine)
  • purātanam -
  • purātana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    purātana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “ailakaśyapasaṃvādaṃ taṃ nibodha yudhiṣṭhira
  • ailaka -
  • ailaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ailaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śya -
  • śi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śā (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • apasaṃ -
  • apasā (noun, feminine)
    apas (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    apas (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    pas (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • vādam -
  • vāda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vāda (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vādā (noun, feminine)
    vad -> vādam (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vad]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ni -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    ni (Preverb)
  • bodha -
  • bodha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bodha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    budh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • yudhiṣṭhira -
  • yudhiṣṭhira (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.74.6

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 12.74.6 in Kannada sript:
ಅತ್ರಾಪ್ಯುದಾಹರನ್ತೀಮಮಿತಿಹಾಸಂ ಪುರಾತನಮ್ ।
ಐಲಕಶ್ಯಪಸಂವಾದಂ ತಂ ನಿಬೋಧ ಯುಧಿಷ್ಠಿರ ॥ 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 12.74.6 in Bengali sript:
অত্রাপ্যুদাহরন্তীমমিতিহাসং পুরাতনম্ ।
ঐলকশ্যপসংবাদং তং নিবোধ যুধিষ্ঠির ॥ 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 12.74.6 in Gujarati sript:
અત્રાપ્યુદાહરન્તીમમિતિહાસં પુરાતનમ્ ।
ઐલકશ્યપસંવાદં તં નિબોધ યુધિષ્ઠિર ॥ 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 12.74.6 in Malayalam sript:
അത്രാപ്യുദാഹരന്തീമമിതിഹാസം പുരാതനമ് ।
ഐലകശ്യപസംവാദം തം നിബോധ യുധിഷ്ഠിര ॥ ൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 12.74.6 in Telugu sript:
అత్రాప్యుదాహరన్తీమమితిహాసం పురాతనమ్ ।
ఐలకశ్యపసంవాదం తం నిబోధ యుధిష్ఠిర ॥ ౬ ॥

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