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 12.224.62

त्रेतायुगे विधिस्त्वेषां यज्ञानां न कृते युगे ।
द्वापरे विप्लवं यान्ति यज्ञाः कलियुगे तथा ॥ ६२ ॥

tretāyuge vidhistveṣāṃ yajñānāṃ na kṛte yuge |
dvāpare viplavaṃ yānti yajñāḥ kaliyuge tathā || 62 ||

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...thinking of worldly objects which have the virtue of inspiring innumerable kinds of thought, one should live contented with one’s own self. When the senses and the mind, withdrawn from the pastures among which...

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

Tretayuga, Vidhi, Tva, Tvesha, Yajna, Krite, Krit, Krita, Kriti, Yuga, Dvapara, Viplava, Yantin, Yanti, Kaliyuga, Tatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.224.62). 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: “tretāyuge vidhistveṣāṃ yajñānāṃ na kṛte yuge
  • tretāyuge -
  • tretāyuga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • vidhis -
  • vidhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vidhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tveṣām -
  • tva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    tveṣā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • yajñānām -
  • yajña (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṛte -
  • kṛte (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṛte (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    kṛt (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kṛti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    kṛti (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 1 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 2 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 5 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 8 verb], [locative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative dual from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative dual from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative dual from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [present middle third single]
  • yuge -
  • yuga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 2: “dvāpare viplavaṃ yānti yajñāḥ kaliyuge tathā
  • dvāpare -
  • dvāpara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • viplavam -
  • viplava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    viplava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    viplavā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • yānti -
  • yāntin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāntin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yāntī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    yāntī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    yāntī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • yajñāḥ -
  • yajña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • kaliyuge -
  • kaliyuga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.224.62

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 12.224.62 in Kannada sript:
ತ್ರೇತಾಯುಗೇ ವಿಧಿಸ್ತ್ವೇಷಾಂ ಯಜ್ಞಾನಾಂ ನ ಕೃತೇ ಯುಗೇ ।
ದ್ವಾಪರೇ ವಿಪ್ಲವಂ ಯಾನ್ತಿ ಯಜ್ಞಾಃ ಕಲಿಯುಗೇ ತಥಾ ॥ ೬೨ ॥

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 12.224.62 in Bengali sript:
ত্রেতাযুগে বিধিস্ত্বেষাং যজ্ঞানাং ন কৃতে যুগে ।
দ্বাপরে বিপ্লবং যান্তি যজ্ঞাঃ কলিযুগে তথা ॥ ৬২ ॥

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 12.224.62 in Gujarati sript:
ત્રેતાયુગે વિધિસ્ત્વેષાં યજ્ઞાનાં ન કૃતે યુગે ।
દ્વાપરે વિપ્લવં યાન્તિ યજ્ઞાઃ કલિયુગે તથા ॥ ૬૨ ॥

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 12.224.62 in Malayalam sript:
ത്രേതായുഗേ വിധിസ്ത്വേഷാം യജ്ഞാനാം ന കൃതേ യുഗേ ।
ദ്വാപരേ വിപ്ലവം യാന്തി യജ്ഞാഃ കലിയുഗേ തഥാ ॥ ൬൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 12.224.62 in Telugu sript:
త్రేతాయుగే విధిస్త్వేషాం యజ్ఞానాం న కృతే యుగే ।
ద్వాపరే విప్లవం యాన్తి యజ్ఞాః కలియుగే తథా ॥ ౬౨ ॥

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