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 12.200.40

उत्तरापथजन्मानः कीर्तयिष्यामि तानपि ।
यौनकाम्बोजगान्धाराः किराता बर्बरैः सह ॥ ४० ॥

uttarāpathajanmānaḥ kīrtayiṣyāmi tānapi |
yaunakāmbojagāndhārāḥ kirātā barbaraiḥ saha || 40 ||

Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.

...to give both light and heat unto the three worlds. It was I that used to protect and it was I that used to destroy. It was I that gave and it was I that took. It was I that used to bind and it was I that used...

English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (12.200.40). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Uttarapatha, Janma, Janman, Ana, Anas, Api, Yauna, Kamboja, Gandhara, Kirata, Barbara, Saha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.200.40). 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: “uttarāpathajanmānaḥ kīrtayiṣyāmi tānapi
  • uttarāpatha -
  • uttarāpatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • janmā -
  • janma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    janma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    janman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • anaḥ -
  • anas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kīrtayiṣyāmi -
  • kīrt (verb class 10)
    [future active first single]
  • tān -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • Line 2: “yaunakāmbojagāndhārāḥ kirātā barbaraiḥ saha
  • yauna -
  • yauna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yauna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kāmboja -
  • kāmboja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kāmboja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gāndhārāḥ -
  • gāndhāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gāndhārā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kirātā* -
  • kirāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • barbaraiḥ -
  • barbara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    barbara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • saha -
  • saha (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    saha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.200.40

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 12.200.40 in Kannada sript:
ಉತ್ತರಾಪಥಜನ್ಮಾನಃ ಕೀರ್ತಯಿಷ್ಯಾಮಿ ತಾನಪಿ ।
ಯೌನಕಾಮ್ಬೋಜಗಾನ್ಧಾರಾಃ ಕಿರಾತಾ ಬರ್ಬರೈಃ ಸಹ ॥ ೪೦ ॥

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 12.200.40 in Bengali sript:
উত্তরাপথজন্মানঃ কীর্তযিষ্যামি তানপি ।
যৌনকাম্বোজগান্ধারাঃ কিরাতা বর্বরৈঃ সহ ॥ ৪০ ॥

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 12.200.40 in Gujarati sript:
ઉત્તરાપથજન્માનઃ કીર્તયિષ્યામિ તાનપિ ।
યૌનકામ્બોજગાન્ધારાઃ કિરાતા બર્બરૈઃ સહ ॥ ૪૦ ॥

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 12.200.40 in Malayalam sript:
ഉത്തരാപഥജന്മാനഃ കീര്തയിഷ്യാമി താനപി ।
യൌനകാമ്ബോജഗാന്ധാരാഃ കിരാതാ ബര്ബരൈഃ സഹ ॥ ൪൦ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 12.200.40 in Telugu sript:
ఉత్తరాపథజన్మానః కీర్తయిష్యామి తానపి ।
యౌనకామ్బోజగాన్ధారాః కిరాతా బర్బరైః సహ ॥ ౪౦ ॥

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