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 12.301.11

मनोऽध्यात्ममिति प्राहुर्यथाश्रुतिनिदर्शनम् ।
मन्तव्यमधिभूतं तु चन्द्रमाश्चाधिदैवतम् ॥ ११ ॥

mano'dhyātmamiti prāhuryathāśrutinidarśanam |
mantavyamadhibhūtaṃ tu candramāścādhidaivatam || 11 ||

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...the crown of the head, the man attains to the region of the puissant Brahman, that foremost of the gods. I have thus told you, O ruler of Mithila, the several places to which men repair according to the manner...

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

Mana, Manas, Manu, Adhyatmam, Adhyatma, Iti, Pra, Ahu, Yathashruti, Nidarshana, Mantavya, Adhibhutam, Adhibhuta, Candrama, Candramas, Adhidaivata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.301.11). 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: “mano'dhyātmamiti prāhuryathāśrutinidarśanam
  • mano' -
  • manas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    manu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    manu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • adhyātmam -
  • adhyātmam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    adhyātma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    adhyātma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    adhyātmā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • prā -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    prā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • ahur -
  • ahu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ahu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [aorist 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: “mantavyamadhibhūtaṃ tu candramāścādhidaivatam
  • mantavyam -
  • mantavya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mantavya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mantavyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    man -> mantavya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √man class 4 verb], [accusative single from √man class 8 verb]
    man -> mantavya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √man class 4 verb], [accusative single from √man class 4 verb], [nominative single from √man class 8 verb], [accusative single from √man class 8 verb]
  • adhibhūtam -
  • adhibhūtam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    adhibhūta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • candramāś -
  • candramā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    candramas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    candrama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • -
  • 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 12.301.11

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 12.301.11 in Kannada sript:
ಮನೋಽಧ್ಯಾತ್ಮಮಿತಿ ಪ್ರಾಹುರ್ಯಥಾಶ್ರುತಿನಿದರ್ಶನಮ್ ।
ಮನ್ತವ್ಯಮಧಿಭೂತಂ ತು ಚನ್ದ್ರಮಾಶ್ಚಾಧಿದೈವತಮ್ ॥ ೧೧ ॥

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 12.301.11 in Bengali sript:
মনোঽধ্যাত্মমিতি প্রাহুর্যথাশ্রুতিনিদর্শনম্ ।
মন্তব্যমধিভূতং তু চন্দ্রমাশ্চাধিদৈবতম্ ॥ ১১ ॥

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 12.301.11 in Gujarati sript:
મનોઽધ્યાત્મમિતિ પ્રાહુર્યથાશ્રુતિનિદર્શનમ્ ।
મન્તવ્યમધિભૂતં તુ ચન્દ્રમાશ્ચાધિદૈવતમ્ ॥ ૧૧ ॥

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 12.301.11 in Malayalam sript:
മനോഽധ്യാത്മമിതി പ്രാഹുര്യഥാശ്രുതിനിദര്ശനമ് ।
മന്തവ്യമധിഭൂതം തു ചന്ദ്രമാശ്ചാധിദൈവതമ് ॥ ൧൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 12.301.11 in Telugu sript:
మనోఽధ్యాత్మమితి ప్రాహుర్యథాశ్రుతినిదర్శనమ్ ।
మన్తవ్యమధిభూతం తు చన్ద్రమాశ్చాధిదైవతమ్ ॥ ౧౧ ॥

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