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 12.112.11

इति तेषां वचः श्रुत्वा प्रत्युवाच समाहितः ।
मधुरैः प्रश्रितैर्वाक्यैर्हेतुमद्भिरनिष्ठुरैः ॥ ११ ॥

iti teṣāṃ vacaḥ śrutvā pratyuvāca samāhitaḥ |
madhuraiḥ praśritairvākyairhetumadbhiraniṣṭhuraiḥ || 11 ||

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...whether there was anything higher than that. "Vrihaspati said, 'There is something, O son, that is still higher. The high-souled Bhargava (Usanas) will instruct you better. Repair to him, blessed be you, and...

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

Iti, Tad, Vaca, Vacas, Prati, Samahita, Madhura, Prashrita, Vakya, Hetumat, Anishthura,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.112.11). 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: “iti teṣāṃ vacaḥ śrutvā pratyuvāca samāhitaḥ
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • vacaḥ -
  • vacas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vacas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vaca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • pratyu -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    prati (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • samāhitaḥ -
  • samāhita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “madhuraiḥ praśritairvākyairhetumadbhiraniṣṭhuraiḥ
  • madhuraiḥ -
  • madhura (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    madhura (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • praśritair -
  • praśrita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    praśrita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vākyair -
  • vākya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    vac -> vākya (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √vac class 2 verb], [instrumental plural from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> vākya (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √vac class 2 verb], [instrumental plural from √vac class 3 verb]
    vak -> vākya (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √vak class 1 verb]
    vak -> vākya (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √vak class 1 verb]
  • hetumadbhir -
  • hetumat (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    hetumat (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • aniṣṭhuraiḥ -
  • aniṣṭhura (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    aniṣṭhura (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.112.11

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 12.112.11 in Kannada sript:
ಇತಿ ತೇಷಾಂ ವಚಃ ಶ್ರುತ್ವಾ ಪ್ರತ್ಯುವಾಚ ಸಮಾಹಿತಃ ।
ಮಧುರೈಃ ಪ್ರಶ್ರಿತೈರ್ವಾಕ್ಯೈರ್ಹೇತುಮದ್ಭಿರನಿಷ್ಠುರೈಃ ॥ ೧೧ ॥

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 12.112.11 in Bengali sript:
ইতি তেষাং বচঃ শ্রুত্বা প্রত্যুবাচ সমাহিতঃ ।
মধুরৈঃ প্রশ্রিতৈর্বাক্যৈর্হেতুমদ্ভিরনিষ্ঠুরৈঃ ॥ ১১ ॥

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 12.112.11 in Gujarati sript:
ઇતિ તેષાં વચઃ શ્રુત્વા પ્રત્યુવાચ સમાહિતઃ ।
મધુરૈઃ પ્રશ્રિતૈર્વાક્યૈર્હેતુમદ્ભિરનિષ્ઠુરૈઃ ॥ ૧૧ ॥

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 12.112.11 in Malayalam sript:
ഇതി തേഷാം വചഃ ശ്രുത്വാ പ്രത്യുവാച സമാഹിതഃ ।
മധുരൈഃ പ്രശ്രിതൈര്വാക്യൈര്ഹേതുമദ്ഭിരനിഷ്ഠുരൈഃ ॥ ൧൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 12.112.11 in Telugu sript:
ఇతి తేషాం వచః శ్రుత్వా ప్రత్యువాచ సమాహితః ।
మధురైః ప్రశ్రితైర్వాక్యైర్హేతుమద్భిరనిష్ఠురైః ॥ ౧౧ ॥

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