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 12.308.5

स वेदे मोक्षशास्त्रे च स्वे च शास्त्रे कृतागमः ।
इन्द्रियाणि समाधाय शशास वसुधामिमाम् ॥ ५ ॥

sa vede mokṣaśāstre ca sve ca śāstre kṛtāgamaḥ |
indriyāṇi samādhāya śaśāsa vasudhāmimām || 5 ||

Note! The following is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview. said, the speaker shows disregard for the understanding of the hearer by uttering words whose meaning is understood by himself, then, however good those words may be, they become incapable of being seized...

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

Veda, Vedi, Mokshashastra, Sva, Shastri, Shastra, Kritagama, Indriya, Indriyani, Samadha, Aya, Vasudha, Iyam, Idam,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.308.5). 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: “sa vede mokṣaśāstre ca sve ca śāstre kṛtāgamaḥ
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vede -
  • veda (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vedā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vedi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    vedi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • mokṣaśāstre -
  • mokṣaśāstra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sve -
  • sva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    svā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śāstre -
  • śāstṛ (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    śāstra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • kṛtāgamaḥ -
  • kṛtāgama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “indriyāṇi samādhāya śaśāsa vasudhāmimām
  • indriyāṇi -
  • indriyāṇi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    indriyāṇi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    indriyāṇi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    indriya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • samādhā -
  • samādhā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • aya -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    e (noun, masculine)
  • śaśāsa -
  • śās (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    śas (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • vasudhām -
  • vasudhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    vasudhā (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single], [genitive plural]
  • imām -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.308.5

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 12.308.5 in Kannada sript:
ಸ ವೇದೇ ಮೋಕ್ಷಶಾಸ್ತ್ರೇ ಚ ಸ್ವೇ ಚ ಶಾಸ್ತ್ರೇ ಕೃತಾಗಮಃ ।
ಇನ್ದ್ರಿಯಾಣಿ ಸಮಾಧಾಯ ಶಶಾಸ ವಸುಧಾಮಿಮಾಮ್ ॥ 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 12.308.5 in Bengali sript:
স বেদে মোক্ষশাস্ত্রে চ স্বে চ শাস্ত্রে কৃতাগমঃ ।
ইন্দ্রিযাণি সমাধায শশাস বসুধামিমাম্ ॥ 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 12.308.5 in Gujarati sript:
સ વેદે મોક્ષશાસ્ત્રે ચ સ્વે ચ શાસ્ત્રે કૃતાગમઃ ।
ઇન્દ્રિયાણિ સમાધાય શશાસ વસુધામિમામ્ ॥ 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 12.308.5 in Malayalam sript:
സ വേദേ മോക്ഷശാസ്ത്രേ ച സ്വേ ച ശാസ്ത്രേ കൃതാഗമഃ ।
ഇന്ദ്രിയാണി സമാധായ ശശാസ വസുധാമിമാമ് ॥ ൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 12.308.5 in Telugu sript:
స వేదే మోక్షశాస్త్రే చ స్వే చ శాస్త్రే కృతాగమః ।
ఇన్ద్రియాణి సమాధాయ శశాస వసుధామిమామ్ ॥ ౫ ॥

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