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 12.215.28

वेद धर्मविधिं कृत्स्नं भूतानां चाप्यनित्यताम् ।
तस्माच्छक्र न शोचामि सर्वं ह्येवेदमन्तवत् ॥ २८ ॥

veda dharmavidhiṃ kṛtsnaṃ bhūtānāṃ cāpyanityatām |
tasmācchakra na śocāmi sarvaṃ hyevedamantavat || 28 ||

Note! The following is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview. and destroy one’s sins. One endued with intelligence should be abstemious in diet and should conquer one’s senses. Indeed, having subdued both lust and wrath, and having washed away all his sins, he should...

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

Veda, Dharmavidhi, Kritsna, Bhuta, Capya, Capin, Anityata, Tasmat, Tad, Shakra, Sarvam, Sarva, Eva, Idam, Antavat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.215.28). 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: “veda dharmavidhiṃ kṛtsnaṃ bhūtānāṃ cāpyanityatām
  • veda -
  • veda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • dharmavidhim -
  • dharmavidhi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • kṛtsnam -
  • kṛtsna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛtsna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛtsnā (noun, feminine)
  • bhūtānām -
  • bhūta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhūta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhūtā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • cāpya -
  • ci -> cāpya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √ci]
    ci -> cāpya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √ci]
    ci -> cāpya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ci]
    ci -> cāpya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ci]
    ci -> cāpya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ci]
    cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • anityatām -
  • anityatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “tasmācchakra na śocāmi sarvaṃ hyevedamantavat
  • tasmācch -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • śakra -
  • śakra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śakra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śocāmi -
  • śuc (verb class 1)
    [present active first single]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • hye -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • eve -
  • eva (noun, masculine)
    [locative single], [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single], [compound], [vocative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [nominative single]
    eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • antavat -
  • antavat (noun, masculine)
    antavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.215.28

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;

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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 12.215.28 in Kannada sript:
ವೇದ ಧರ್ಮವಿಧಿಂ ಕೃತ್ಸ್ನಂ ಭೂತಾನಾಂ ಚಾಪ್ಯನಿತ್ಯತಾಮ್ ।
ತಸ್ಮಾಚ್ಛಕ್ರ ನ ಶೋಚಾಮಿ ಸರ್ವಂ ಹ್ಯೇವೇದಮನ್ತವತ್ ॥ ೨೮ ॥

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 12.215.28 in Bengali sript:
বেদ ধর্মবিধিং কৃত্স্নং ভূতানাং চাপ্যনিত্যতাম্ ।
তস্মাচ্ছক্র ন শোচামি সর্বং হ্যেবেদমন্তবত্ ॥ ২৮ ॥

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 12.215.28 in Gujarati sript:
વેદ ધર્મવિધિં કૃત્સ્નં ભૂતાનાં ચાપ્યનિત્યતામ્ ।
તસ્માચ્છક્ર ન શોચામિ સર્વં હ્યેવેદમન્તવત્ ॥ ૨૮ ॥

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 12.215.28 in Malayalam sript:
വേദ ധര്മവിധിം കൃത്സ്നം ഭൂതാനാം ചാപ്യനിത്യതാമ് ।
തസ്മാച്ഛക്ര ന ശോചാമി സര്വം ഹ്യേവേദമന്തവത് ॥ ൨൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 12.215.28 in Telugu sript:
వేద ధర్మవిధిం కృత్స్నం భూతానాం చాప్యనిత్యతామ్ ।
తస్మాచ్ఛక్ర న శోచామి సర్వం హ్యేవేదమన్తవత్ ॥ ౨౮ ॥

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