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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).
अत्राप्युदाहरन्तीममितिहासं पुरातनम् ।
विश्वामित्रस्य संवादं चण्डालस्य च पक्कणे ॥ १२ ॥
atrāpyudāharantīmamitihāsaṃ purātanam |
viśvāmitrasya saṃvādaṃ caṇḍālasya ca pakkaṇe || 12 ||
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...gods all applaud the duty of truth. I desire to hear of truth. Discourse to me upon it, O grandsire! What are the indications, O king, of truth? How may it be acquired? What is gained by practising truth, and...English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!
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- 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)[Preverb]
- udā -
uda (noun, neuter)[compound], [vocative single]udan (noun, neuter)[compound]√ud (verb class 6)[imperative active second single]udā (Preverb)[Preverb]
- āhar -
- antīm -
antī (noun, feminine)[accusative single]
- amiti -
amiti (noun, feminine)[compound], [adverb]
- hāsam -
hāsa (noun, masculine)[adverb], [accusative single]hāsā (noun, feminine)[adverb]
- purātanam -
purātana (noun, masculine)[adverb], [accusative single]purātana (noun, neuter)[adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
- Line 2: “viśvāmitrasya saṃvādaṃ caṇḍālasya ca pakkaṇe”
- viśvāmitrasya -
viśvāmitra (noun, masculine)[genitive single]
- saṃvādam -
saṃvāda (noun, masculine)[adverb], [accusative single]
- caṇḍālasya -
caṇḍāla (noun, masculine)[genitive single]
- ca -
ca (indeclinable conjunction)[indeclinable conjunction]ca (noun, masculine)[compound], [vocative single]ca (noun, neuter)[compound], [vocative single]
- pakkaṇe -
pakkaṇa (noun, masculine)[locative single]
Other print editions:
Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.139.12