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 12.301.9

घ्राणमध्यात्ममित्याहुर्यथाश्रुतिनिदर्शनम् ।
गन्ध एवाधिभूतं तु पृथिवी चाधिदैवतम् ॥ ९ ॥

ghrāṇamadhyātmamityāhuryathāśrutinidarśanam |
gandha evādhibhūtaṃ tu pṛthivī cādhidaivatam || 9 ||

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...name of Nara. If through the mouth, the man attains to the region of the Visvadevas and if through the ears, to the region of the deities of the several points of the horizon. If through the nose, the man attains...

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

Ghrana, Adhyatmam, Adhyatma, Iti, Itya, Yathashruti, Nidarshana, Gandha, Eva, Adhibhutam, Adhibhuta, Prithivi, Adhidaivata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.301.9). 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: “ghrāṇamadhyātmamityāhuryathāśrutinidarśanam
  • ghrāṇam -
  • ghrāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ghrāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ghrāṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • adhyātmam -
  • adhyātmam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    adhyātma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    adhyātma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    adhyātmā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ityā -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    itya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    itya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    i -> itya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √i]
    ityā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    i -> itya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> itya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> ityā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb]
  • āhur -
  • ah (verb class 5)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • yathāśruti -
  • yathāśruti (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • nidarśanam -
  • nidarśana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nidarśana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nidarśanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “gandha evādhibhūtaṃ tu pṛthivī cādhidaivatam
  • gandha* -
  • gandha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • evā -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhibhūtam -
  • adhibhūtam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    adhibhūta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • pṛthivī -
  • pṛthivī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    pṛthivi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhidaivatam -
  • adhidaivata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.301.9

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 12.301.9 in Kannada sript:
ಘ್ರಾಣಮಧ್ಯಾತ್ಮಮಿತ್ಯಾಹುರ್ಯಥಾಶ್ರುತಿನಿದರ್ಶನಮ್ ।
ಗನ್ಧ ಏವಾಧಿಭೂತಂ ತು ಪೃಥಿವೀ ಚಾಧಿದೈವತಮ್ ॥ ೯ ॥

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 12.301.9 in Bengali sript:
ঘ্রাণমধ্যাত্মমিত্যাহুর্যথাশ্রুতিনিদর্শনম্ ।
গন্ধ এবাধিভূতং তু পৃথিবী চাধিদৈবতম্ ॥ ৯ ॥

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 12.301.9 in Gujarati sript:
ઘ્રાણમધ્યાત્મમિત્યાહુર્યથાશ્રુતિનિદર્શનમ્ ।
ગન્ધ એવાધિભૂતં તુ પૃથિવી ચાધિદૈવતમ્ ॥ ૯ ॥

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 12.301.9 in Malayalam sript:
ഘ്രാണമധ്യാത്മമിത്യാഹുര്യഥാശ്രുതിനിദര്ശനമ് ।
ഗന്ധ ഏവാധിഭൂതം തു പൃഥിവീ ചാധിദൈവതമ് ॥ ൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 12.301.9 in Telugu sript:
ఘ్రాణమధ్యాత్మమిత్యాహుర్యథాశ్రుతినిదర్శనమ్ ।
గన్ధ ఏవాధిభూతం తు పృథివీ చాధిదైవతమ్ ॥ ౯ ॥

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