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 12.225.3

भूमेरपि गुणं गन्धमाप आददते यदा ।
आत्तगन्धा तदा भूमिः प्रलयत्वाय कल्पते ॥ ३ ॥

bhūmerapi guṇaṃ gandhamāpa ādadate yadā |
āttagandhā tadā bhūmiḥ pralayatvāya kalpate || 3 ||

Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview. be imparted to one’s son. It should be inculcated unto one that is of restrained senses, that is honest in behaviour, and that is docile or submissive. This knowledge of the Soul, of which I have just now...

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

Bhumi, Api, Guna, Gandha, Apa, Apas, Yada, Yad, Attagandha, Tada, Pralayatva, Kalpata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.225.3). 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: “bhūmerapi guṇaṃ gandhamāpa ādadate yadā
  • bhūmer -
  • bhūmi (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhūmi (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • guṇam -
  • guṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    guṇā (noun, feminine)
  • gandham -
  • gandha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gandha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gandhā (noun, feminine)
  • āpa* -
  • āpas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ap (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    āpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    āp (verb class 5)
    [aorist active second single]
  • ādad -
  • ad (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • ate -
  • yadā -
  • yadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yadā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadā (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “āttagandhā tadā bhūmiḥ pralayatvāya kalpate
  • āttagandhā -
  • āttagandhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tadā* -
  • tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • bhūmiḥ -
  • bhūmi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhūmi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pralayatvāya -
  • pralayatva (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • kalpate -
  • kalpatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kḷp (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.225.3

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 12.225.3 in Kannada sript:
ಭೂಮೇರಪಿ ಗುಣಂ ಗನ್ಧಮಾಪ ಆದದತೇ ಯದಾ ।
ಆತ್ತಗನ್ಧಾ ತದಾ ಭೂಮಿಃ ಪ್ರಲಯತ್ವಾಯ ಕಲ್ಪತೇ ॥ ೩ ॥

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 12.225.3 in Bengali sript:
ভূমেরপি গুণং গন্ধমাপ আদদতে যদা ।
আত্তগন্ধা তদা ভূমিঃ প্রলযত্বায কল্পতে ॥ ৩ ॥

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 12.225.3 in Gujarati sript:
ભૂમેરપિ ગુણં ગન્ધમાપ આદદતે યદા ।
આત્તગન્ધા તદા ભૂમિઃ પ્રલયત્વાય કલ્પતે ॥ ૩ ॥

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 12.225.3 in Malayalam sript:
ഭൂമേരപി ഗുണം ഗന്ധമാപ ആദദതേ യദാ ।
ആത്തഗന്ധാ തദാ ഭൂമിഃ പ്രലയത്വായ കല്പതേ ॥ ൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 12.225.3 in Telugu sript:
భూమేరపి గుణం గన్ధమాప ఆదదతే యదా ।
ఆత్తగన్ధా తదా భూమిః ప్రలయత్వాయ కల్పతే ॥ ౩ ॥

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