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 12.136.63

अथ सुव्याहृतं तस्य श्रुत्वा शत्रुर्विचक्षणः ।
हेतुमद्ग्रहणीयार्थं मार्जारो वाक्यमब्रवीत् ॥ ६३ ॥

atha suvyāhṛtaṃ tasya śrutvā śatrurvicakṣaṇaḥ |
hetumadgrahaṇīyārthaṃ mārjāro vākyamabravīt || 63 ||

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...stick, his nets and springes, and his iron cage, and set at liberty the she-pigeon that he had seized and immured.'" "Bhishma said, 'After the fowler had left that spot, the she-pigeon, remembering her husband...

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

Atha, Suvyahrita, Tad, Shatru, Vicakshana, Hetumat, Grahaniya, Artha, Marjara, Vakya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.136.63). 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: “atha suvyāhṛtaṃ tasya śrutvā śatrurvicakṣaṇaḥ
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • suvyāhṛtam -
  • suvyāhṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • śatrur -
  • śatru (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vicakṣaṇaḥ -
  • vicakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “hetumadgrahaṇīyārthaṃ mārjāro vākyamabravīt
  • hetumad -
  • hetumat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    hetumat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • grahaṇīyā -
  • grahaṇīya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    grahaṇīya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    grahaṇīyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    grah -> grahaṇīya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √grah class 9 verb]
    grah -> grahaṇīya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √grah class 9 verb]
    grah -> grahaṇīyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √grah class 9 verb]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mārjāro* -
  • mārjāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vākyam -
  • vākya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vac -> vākya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> vākya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vak -> vākya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vak class 1 verb]
    vak -> vākya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vak class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vak class 1 verb]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.136.63

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 12.136.63 in Kannada sript:
ಅಥ ಸುವ್ಯಾಹೃತಂ ತಸ್ಯ ಶ್ರುತ್ವಾ ಶತ್ರುರ್ವಿಚಕ್ಷಣಃ ।
ಹೇತುಮದ್ಗ್ರಹಣೀಯಾರ್ಥಂ ಮಾರ್ಜಾರೋ ವಾಕ್ಯಮಬ್ರವೀತ್ ॥ ೬೩ ॥

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 12.136.63 in Bengali sript:
অথ সুব্যাহৃতং তস্য শ্রুত্বা শত্রুর্বিচক্ষণঃ ।
হেতুমদ্গ্রহণীযার্থং মার্জারো বাক্যমব্রবীত্ ॥ ৬৩ ॥

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 12.136.63 in Gujarati sript:
અથ સુવ્યાહૃતં તસ્ય શ્રુત્વા શત્રુર્વિચક્ષણઃ ।
હેતુમદ્ગ્રહણીયાર્થં માર્જારો વાક્યમબ્રવીત્ ॥ ૬૩ ॥

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 12.136.63 in Malayalam sript:
അഥ സുവ്യാഹൃതം തസ്യ ശ്രുത്വാ ശത്രുര്വിചക്ഷണഃ ।
ഹേതുമദ്ഗ്രഹണീയാര്ഥം മാര്ജാരോ വാക്യമബ്രവീത് ॥ ൬൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 12.136.63 in Telugu sript:
అథ సువ్యాహృతం తస్య శ్రుత్వా శత్రుర్విచక్షణః ।
హేతుమద్గ్రహణీయార్థం మార్జారో వాక్యమబ్రవీత్ ॥ ౬౩ ॥

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