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 12.205.4

शरीरवानुपादत्ते मोहात्सर्वपरिग्रहान् ।
कामक्रोधादिभिर्भावैर्युक्तो राजसतामसैः ॥ ४ ॥

śarīravānupādatte mohātsarvaparigrahān |
kāmakrodhādibhirbhāvairyukto rājasatāmasaiḥ || 4 ||

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

...which you have become Indra today and what also is that by having done which we have fallen off from the position we had? Time is the one creator and destroyer. Nothing else is cause (in the universe for the...

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

Shariravat, Upa, Adatta, Mohat, Moha, Sarva, Saru, Aparigraha, Kamakrodha, Bhava, Yukta, Rajasa, Tamasa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.205.4). 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: “śarīravānupādatte mohātsarvaparigrahān
  • śarīravān -
  • śarīravat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • upā -
  • upā (indeclinable)
    upā (Preverb)
    upa (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    upa (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    upa (indeclinable)
    upa (Preverb)
  • adatte -
  • adatta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adatta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    adattā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mohāt -
  • mohāt (indeclinable)
    moha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • sarva -
  • sarva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    saru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    saru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    saru (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • aparigrahān -
  • aparigraha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “kāmakrodhādibhirbhāvairyukto rājasatāmasaiḥ
  • kāmakrodhād -
  • kāmakrodha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ibhir -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • bhāvair -
  • bhāva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • yukto* -
  • yukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yuj -> yukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √yuj class 7 verb]
  • rājasa -
  • rājasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rājasa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tāmasaiḥ -
  • tāmasa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    tāmasa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.205.4

Cover of edition (2013)

The complete Mahabharata (12 Volumes)
by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013)

4900 pages; [Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.] ISBN: ‎ 812150094X or 9788121500944;

Buy now!
Cover of edition (2003)

The Mahabharata in Kannada (Set of 32 Volumes)
by Bharatha Darshana Bangalore (2003)

ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;

Buy now!

Preview of verse 12.205.4 in Kannada sript:
ಶರೀರವಾನುಪಾದತ್ತೇ ಮೋಹಾತ್ಸರ್ವಪರಿಗ್ರಹಾನ್ ।
ಕಾಮಕ್ರೋಧಾದಿಭಿರ್ಭಾವೈರ್ಯುಕ್ತೋ ರಾಜಸತಾಮಸೈಃ ॥ ೪ ॥

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.]

Buy now!
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.

Buy now!
Cover of Bengali edition

The Mahabharata in Bengali (Two Volumes)
by Akshay Library, Kolkata (2019)

3049 pages; [মহাভারত] [মহার্ষী বদভ্যাস (Maharishi Vedvyas)]

Buy now!

Preview of verse 12.205.4 in Bengali sript:
শরীরবানুপাদত্তে মোহাত্সর্বপরিগ্রহান্ ।
কামক্রোধাদিভির্ভাবৈর্যুক্তো রাজসতামসৈঃ ॥ ৪ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Mahabharat in Gujarati (20 Volumes)
by Dinkar Joshi (દિનકર જોશી) (2010)

14252 pages; [મહાભારત] [Publisher: Pravin Prakashan Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot]

Buy now!

Preview of verse 12.205.4 in Gujarati sript:
શરીરવાનુપાદત્તે મોહાત્સર્વપરિગ્રહાન્ ।
કામક્રોધાદિભિર્ભાવૈર્યુક્તો રાજસતામસૈઃ ॥ ૪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Shri Mahabharatam in Malayalam (2 volumes)
by Swami Mridananda (2018)

1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]

Buy now!

Preview of verse 12.205.4 in Malayalam sript:
ശരീരവാനുപാദത്തേ മോഹാത്സര്വപരിഗ്രഹാന് ।
കാമക്രോധാദിഭിര്ഭാവൈര്യുക്തോ രാജസതാമസൈഃ ॥ ൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


Buy now!

Preview of verse 12.205.4 in Telugu sript:
శరీరవానుపాదత్తే మోహాత్సర్వపరిగ్రహాన్ ।
కామక్రోధాదిభిర్భావైర్యుక్తో రాజసతామసైః ॥ ౪ ॥

Help me keep this site Ad-Free

For over a decade, this site has never bothered you with ads. I want to keep it that way. But I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased truth, wisdom and knowledge.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: