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 12.233.16

तदेतदृषिणा प्रोक्तं विस्तरेणानुमीयते ।
नवजं शशिनं दृष्ट्वा वक्रं तन्तुमिवाम्बरे ॥ १६ ॥

tadetadṛṣiṇā proktaṃ vistareṇānumīyate |
navajaṃ śaśinaṃ dṛṣṭvā vakraṃ tantumivāmbare || 16 ||

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

...rains passed away and autumn came. The couple, urged by desire, approached each other according to the law of the Creator, and in complete confidence laid their eggs, O king, on the head of that Rishi. Of rigid...

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

Tada, Tad, Tat, Rishi, Prokta, Vistarena, Vistara, Anu, Navaja, Shashin, Vakra, Tantu, Iva, Ambara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.233.16). 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: “tadetadṛṣiṇā proktaṃ vistareṇānumīyate
  • tade -
  • tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ṛṣiṇā -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • proktam -
  • prokta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prokta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    proktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vistareṇā -
  • vistareṇa (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    vistara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vistara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • anum -
  • anu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    anu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • īyate -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 2: “navajaṃ śaśinaṃ dṛṣṭvā vakraṃ tantumivāmbare
  • navajam -
  • navaja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    navaja (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    navajā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • śaśinam -
  • śaśin (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • vakram -
  • vakra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vakra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vakrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tantum -
  • tantu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ivā -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • ambare -
  • ambara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ambara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ambarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.233.16

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 12.233.16 in Kannada sript:
ತದೇತದೃಷಿಣಾ ಪ್ರೋಕ್ತಂ ವಿಸ್ತರೇಣಾನುಮೀಯತೇ ।
ನವಜಂ ಶಶಿನಂ ದೃಷ್ಟ್ವಾ ವಕ್ರಂ ತನ್ತುಮಿವಾಮ್ಬರೇ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

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 12.233.16 in Bengali sript:
তদেতদৃষিণা প্রোক্তং বিস্তরেণানুমীযতে ।
নবজং শশিনং দৃষ্ট্বা বক্রং তন্তুমিবাম্বরে ॥ ১৬ ॥

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 12.233.16 in Gujarati sript:
તદેતદૃષિણા પ્રોક્તં વિસ્તરેણાનુમીયતે ।
નવજં શશિનં દૃષ્ટ્વા વક્રં તન્તુમિવામ્બરે ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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 12.233.16 in Malayalam sript:
തദേതദൃഷിണാ പ്രോക്തം വിസ്തരേണാനുമീയതേ ।
നവജം ശശിനം ദൃഷ്ട്വാ വക്രം തന്തുമിവാമ്ബരേ ॥ ൧൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 12.233.16 in Telugu sript:
తదేతదృషిణా ప్రోక్తం విస్తరేణానుమీయతే ।
నవజం శశినం దృష్ట్వా వక్రం తన్తుమివామ్బరే ॥ ౧౬ ॥

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