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 12.128.15

यस्माद्धनस्योपपत्तिरेकान्तेन न विद्यते ।
तस्मादापद्यधर्मोऽपि श्रूयते धर्मलक्षणः ॥ १५ ॥

yasmāddhanasyopapattirekāntena na vidyate |
tasmādāpadyadharmo'pi śrūyate dharmalakṣaṇaḥ || 15 ||

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...should never be moved by these; on the other hand, it is his duty to destroy the person that has done him an injury. A king desirous of prosperity should take care to attach to himself as many men as he can...

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

Yasmat, Yah, Yat, Hana, Upapatti, Ekanta, Tasmat, Tad, Apad, Adharma, Api, Dharma, Dharman, Lakshana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.128.15). 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: “yasmāddhanasyopapattirekāntena na vidyate
  • yasmāddh -
  • yasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
  • hanasyo -
  • hana (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    hana (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • upapattir -
  • upapatti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ekāntena -
  • ekānta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ekānta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidyate -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    vid (verb class 6)
    [present passive third single]
    vid (verb class 7)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 2: “tasmādāpadyadharmo'pi śrūyate dharmalakṣaṇaḥ
  • tasmād -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • āpadya -
  • āpad (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • adharmo' -
  • adharma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • śrūyate -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [present passive third single]
  • dharma -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dharman (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • lakṣaṇaḥ -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.128.15

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 12.128.15 in Kannada sript:
ಯಸ್ಮಾದ್ಧನಸ್ಯೋಪಪತ್ತಿರೇಕಾನ್ತೇನ ನ ವಿದ್ಯತೇ ।
ತಸ್ಮಾದಾಪದ್ಯಧರ್ಮೋಽಪಿ ಶ್ರೂಯತೇ ಧರ್ಮಲಕ್ಷಣಃ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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 12.128.15 in Bengali sript:
যস্মাদ্ধনস্যোপপত্তিরেকান্তেন ন বিদ্যতে ।
তস্মাদাপদ্যধর্মোঽপি শ্রূযতে ধর্মলক্ষণঃ ॥ ১৫ ॥

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 12.128.15 in Gujarati sript:
યસ્માદ્ધનસ્યોપપત્તિરેકાન્તેન ન વિદ્યતે ।
તસ્માદાપદ્યધર્મોઽપિ શ્રૂયતે ધર્મલક્ષણઃ ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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 12.128.15 in Malayalam sript:
യസ്മാദ്ധനസ്യോപപത്തിരേകാന്തേന ന വിദ്യതേ ।
തസ്മാദാപദ്യധര്മോഽപി ശ്രൂയതേ ധര്മലക്ഷണഃ ॥ ൧൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 12.128.15 in Telugu sript:
యస్మాద్ధనస్యోపపత్తిరేకాన్తేన న విద్యతే ।
తస్మాదాపద్యధర్మోఽపి శ్రూయతే ధర్మలక్షణః ॥ ౧౫ ॥

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