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 12.233.15

विद्यामयोऽन्यः पुरुषस्तात कर्ममयोऽपरः ।
विद्धि चन्द्रमसं दर्शे सूक्ष्मया कलया स्थितम् ॥ १५ ॥

vidyāmayo'nyaḥ puruṣastāta karmamayo'paraḥ |
viddhi candramasaṃ darśe sūkṣmayā kalayā sthitam || 15 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...suffered that feathery couple in building their nest among his matted locks with shreds of grass. And as the ascetic stood there like a post of wood, the two birds lived with confidence on his head happily....

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

Vidyamaya, Ani, Purusha, Tata, Karmamaya, Apara, Candramas, Candramasa, Darsha, Sukshma, Kala, Sthita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.233.15). 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: “vidyāmayo'nyaḥ puruṣastāta karmamayo'paraḥ
  • vidyāmayo' -
  • vidyāmaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • anyaḥ -
  • anī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • puruṣas -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tāta -
  • tāta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • karmamayo' -
  • karmamaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aparaḥ -
  • apara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “viddhi candramasaṃ darśe sūkṣmayā kalayā sthitam
  • viddhi -
  • viddhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • candramasam -
  • candramasā (noun, feminine)
    candramasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    candramasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    candramas (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • darśe -
  • darśa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    darśa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    darśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sūkṣmayā -
  • sūkṣmā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • kalayā -
  • kalā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • sthitam -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthitā (noun, feminine)
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.233.15

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 12.233.15 in Kannada sript:
ವಿದ್ಯಾಮಯೋಽನ್ಯಃ ಪುರುಷಸ್ತಾತ ಕರ್ಮಮಯೋಽಪರಃ ।
ವಿದ್ಧಿ ಚನ್ದ್ರಮಸಂ ದರ್ಶೇ ಸೂಕ್ಷ್ಮಯಾ ಕಲಯಾ ಸ್ಥಿತಮ್ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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 12.233.15 in Bengali sript:
বিদ্যামযোঽন্যঃ পুরুষস্তাত কর্মমযোঽপরঃ ।
বিদ্ধি চন্দ্রমসং দর্শে সূক্ষ্মযা কলযা স্থিতম্ ॥ ১৫ ॥

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 12.233.15 in Gujarati sript:
વિદ્યામયોઽન્યઃ પુરુષસ્તાત કર્મમયોઽપરઃ ।
વિદ્ધિ ચન્દ્રમસં દર્શે સૂક્ષ્મયા કલયા સ્થિતમ્ ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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 12.233.15 in Malayalam sript:
വിദ്യാമയോഽന്യഃ പുരുഷസ്താത കര്മമയോഽപരഃ ।
വിദ്ധി ചന്ദ്രമസം ദര്ശേ സൂക്ഷ്മയാ കലയാ സ്ഥിതമ് ॥ ൧൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 12.233.15 in Telugu sript:
విద్యామయోఽన్యః పురుషస్తాత కర్మమయోఽపరః ।
విద్ధి చన్ద్రమసం దర్శే సూక్ష్మయా కలయా స్థితమ్ ॥ ౧౫ ॥

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