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 12.87.13

काष्ठलोहतुषाङ्गारदारुशृङ्गास्थिवैणवान् ।
मज्जास्नेहवसाक्षौद्रमौषधग्राममेव च ॥ १३ ॥

kāṣṭhalohatuṣāṅgāradāruśṛṅgāsthivaiṇavān |
majjāsnehavasākṣaudramauṣadhagrāmameva ca || 13 ||

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...stand the horsemen. Behind the last should be placed the foot-soldiers all accoutred in mail. That king who forms his array in this manner always succeeds in vanquishing his foes. Therefore, O Yudhishthira,...

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

Kashtha, Sha, Angara, Daru, Shringa, Asthi, Vainava, Majja, Majjan, Asneha, Vasa, Akshaudra, Aushadha, Grama, Eva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.87.13). 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: “kāṣṭhalohatuṣāṅgāradāruśṛṅgāsthivaiṇavān
  • kāṣṭha -
  • kāṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kāṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lohatu -
  • luh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third single]
  • ṣā -
  • ṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aṅgāra -
  • aṅgāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṅgāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dāru -
  • dāru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dāru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dāru (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • śṛṅgā -
  • śṛṅga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śṛṅga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • asthi -
  • asthi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vaiṇavān -
  • vaiṇava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “majjāsnehavasākṣaudramauṣadhagrāmameva ca
  • majjā -
  • majja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    majja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    majjan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    majjā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    majj (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • asneha -
  • asneha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    asneha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vasā -
  • vasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vas (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • akṣaudram -
  • akṣaudra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    akṣaudra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • auṣadha -
  • auṣadha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    auṣadha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • grāmam -
  • grāma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    grāma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.87.13

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 12.87.13 in Kannada sript:
ಕಾಷ್ಠಲೋಹತುಷಾಙ್ಗಾರದಾರುಶೃಙ್ಗಾಸ್ಥಿವೈಣವಾನ್ ।
ಮಜ್ಜಾಸ್ನೇಹವಸಾಕ್ಷೌದ್ರಮೌಷಧಗ್ರಾಮಮೇವ ಚ ॥ ೧೩ ॥

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 12.87.13 in Bengali sript:
কাষ্ঠলোহতুষাঙ্গারদারুশৃঙ্গাস্থিবৈণবান্ ।
মজ্জাস্নেহবসাক্ষৌদ্রমৌষধগ্রামমেব চ ॥ ১৩ ॥

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 12.87.13 in Gujarati sript:
કાષ્ઠલોહતુષાઙ્ગારદારુશૃઙ્ગાસ્થિવૈણવાન્ ।
મજ્જાસ્નેહવસાક્ષૌદ્રમૌષધગ્રામમેવ ચ ॥ ૧૩ ॥

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 12.87.13 in Malayalam sript:
കാഷ്ഠലോഹതുഷാങ്ഗാരദാരുശൃങ്ഗാസ്ഥിവൈണവാന് ।
മജ്ജാസ്നേഹവസാക്ഷൌദ്രമൌഷധഗ്രാമമേവ ച ॥ ൧൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 12.87.13 in Telugu sript:
కాష్ఠలోహతుషాఙ్గారదారుశృఙ్గాస్థివైణవాన్ ।
మజ్జాస్నేహవసాక్షౌద్రమౌషధగ్రామమేవ చ ॥ ౧౩ ॥

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