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 12.269.5

न हिंस्यात्सर्वभूतानि मैत्रायणगतिश्चरेत् ।
नेदं जीवितमासाद्य वैरं कुर्वीत केनचित् ॥ ५ ॥

na hiṃsyātsarvabhūtāni maitrāyaṇagatiścaret |
nedaṃ jīvitamāsādya vairaṃ kurvīta kenacit || 5 ||

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

...are everywhere in the universe, and you are thyself everywhere, O Lord! You are shaft-eared, you are large-eared, and you are pot-eared. You are the receptacle of the Ocean. Your ears are like those of the elephant...

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

Himsya, Sarvabhuta, Maitrayana, Gati, Nri, Idam, Jivita, Asadya, Vaira, Kena, Kah, Kim, Cit,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.269.5). 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: “na hiṃsyātsarvabhūtāni maitrāyaṇagatiścaret
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hiṃsyāt -
  • hiṃsya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    hiṃsya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    hiṃs -> hiṃsya (participle, masculine)
    [ablative single from √hiṃs class 1 verb], [ablative single from √hiṃs class 7 verb]
    hiṃs -> hiṃsya (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √hiṃs class 1 verb], [ablative single from √hiṃs class 7 verb]
    hiṃs (verb class 7)
    [optative active third single]
  • sarvabhūtāni -
  • sarvabhūta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • maitrāyaṇa -
  • maitrāyaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maitrāyaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gatiś -
  • gati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    gati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • caret -
  • car (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “nedaṃ jīvitamāsādya vairaṃ kurvīta kenacit
  • ne -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ni (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • jīvitam -
  • jīvita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jīvita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jīvitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √jīv class 1 verb]
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √jīv class 1 verb], [accusative single from √jīv class 1 verb]
  • āsādya -
  • āsādya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āsādya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vairam -
  • vaira (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vaira (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vairā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kurvīta -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [optative middle third single]
  • kena -
  • kena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kena (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • cit -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [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 12.269.5

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 12.269.5 in Kannada sript:
ನ ಹಿಂಸ್ಯಾತ್ಸರ್ವಭೂತಾನಿ ಮೈತ್ರಾಯಣಗತಿಶ್ಚರೇತ್ ।
ನೇದಂ ಜೀವಿತಮಾಸಾದ್ಯ ವೈರಂ ಕುರ್ವೀತ ಕೇನಚಿತ್ ॥ ೫ ॥

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 12.269.5 in Bengali sript:
ন হিংস্যাত্সর্বভূতানি মৈত্রাযণগতিশ্চরেত্ ।
নেদং জীবিতমাসাদ্য বৈরং কুর্বীত কেনচিত্ ॥ ৫ ॥

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 12.269.5 in Gujarati sript:
ન હિંસ્યાત્સર્વભૂતાનિ મૈત્રાયણગતિશ્ચરેત્ ।
નેદં જીવિતમાસાદ્ય વૈરં કુર્વીત કેનચિત્ ॥ ૫ ॥

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 12.269.5 in Malayalam sript:
ന ഹിംസ്യാത്സര്വഭൂതാനി മൈത്രായണഗതിശ്ചരേത് ।
നേദം ജീവിതമാസാദ്യ വൈരം കുര്വീത കേനചിത് ॥ ൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 12.269.5 in Telugu sript:
న హింస్యాత్సర్వభూతాని మైత్రాయణగతిశ్చరేత్ ।
నేదం జీవితమాసాద్య వైరం కుర్వీత కేనచిత్ ॥ ౫ ॥

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