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 12.306.69

अनेनाप्रतिबोधेन प्रधानं प्रवदन्ति तम् ।
सांख्ययोगाश्च तत्त्वज्ञा यथाश्रुतिनिदर्शनात् ॥ ६९ ॥

anenāpratibodhena pradhānaṃ pravadanti tam |
sāṃkhyayogāśca tattvajñā yathāśrutinidarśanāt || 69 ||

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...with subtile vision, hold that acts constitute the means. The high-souled Pancasikha, discarding both the opinion about knowledge and acts, regarded the third as the only means of Emancipation. If men leading...

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

Ana, Anena, Idam, Apratibodha, Pradhana, Pravat, Anti, Sankhyayoga, Tattvajna, Yathashruti, Nidarshana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.306.69). 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: “anenāpratibodhena pradhānaṃ pravadanti tam
  • anenā -
  • anena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anena (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    anenā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • apratibodhena -
  • apratibodha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    apratibodha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • pradhānam -
  • pradhāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pradhāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pradhānā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pravad -
  • pravat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pravat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    pravat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • anti -
  • anti (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    antī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “sāṃkhyayogāśca tattvajñā yathāśrutinidarśanāt
  • sāṅkhyayogāś -
  • sāṅkhyayoga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tattvajñā* -
  • tattvajña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    tattvajñā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yathāśruti -
  • yathāśruti (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • nidarśanāt -
  • nidarśana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    nidarśana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.306.69

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 12.306.69 in Kannada sript:
ಅನೇನಾಪ್ರತಿಬೋಧೇನ ಪ್ರಧಾನಂ ಪ್ರವದನ್ತಿ ತಮ್ ।
ಸಾಂಖ್ಯಯೋಗಾಶ್ಚ ತತ್ತ್ವಜ್ಞಾ ಯಥಾಶ್ರುತಿನಿದರ್ಶನಾತ್ ॥ ೬೯ ॥

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 12.306.69 in Bengali sript:
অনেনাপ্রতিবোধেন প্রধানং প্রবদন্তি তম্ ।
সাংখ্যযোগাশ্চ তত্ত্বজ্ঞা যথাশ্রুতিনিদর্শনাত্ ॥ ৬৯ ॥

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 12.306.69 in Gujarati sript:
અનેનાપ્રતિબોધેન પ્રધાનં પ્રવદન્તિ તમ્ ।
સાંખ્યયોગાશ્ચ તત્ત્વજ્ઞા યથાશ્રુતિનિદર્શનાત્ ॥ ૬૯ ॥

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 12.306.69 in Malayalam sript:
അനേനാപ്രതിബോധേന പ്രധാനം പ്രവദന്തി തമ് ।
സാംഖ്യയോഗാശ്ച തത്ത്വജ്ഞാ യഥാശ്രുതിനിദര്ശനാത് ॥ ൬൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 12.306.69 in Telugu sript:
అనేనాప్రతిబోధేన ప్రధానం ప్రవదన్తి తమ్ ।
సాంఖ్యయోగాశ్చ తత్త్వజ్ఞా యథాశ్రుతినిదర్శనాత్ ॥ ౬౯ ॥

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