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 12.326.85

प्राग्ज्योतिषपुरं रम्यं नानाधनसमन्वितम् ।
कुशस्थलीं नयिष्यामि हत्वा वै दानवोत्तमान् ॥ ८५ ॥

prāgjyotiṣapuraṃ ramyaṃ nānādhanasamanvitam |
kuśasthalīṃ nayiṣyāmi hatvā vai dānavottamān || 85 ||

Note! The following is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.

...We have been created, O holy one, by you, O you of great puissance. Tell each of us, O Grandsire, the respective jurisdiction we shall be vested with. What particular jurisdictions have been created by you for...

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

Pragjyotishapura, Ramya, Nana, Anvita, Kushasthali, Danavottama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.326.85). 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: “prāgjyotiṣapuraṃ ramyaṃ nānādhanasamanvitam
  • prāgjyotiṣapuram -
  • prāgjyotiṣapura (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prāgjyotiṣapura (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ramyam -
  • ramya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ramya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ramyā (noun, feminine)
    ram -> ramya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √ram]
    ram -> ramya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √ram]
    ram -> ramyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √ram]
    ram -> ramya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √ram class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ram]
    ram -> ramya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ram class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ram class 1 verb], [nominative single from √ram], [accusative single from √ram]
  • nānā -
  • nānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhanasam -
  • dhanasā (noun, feminine)
  • anvitam -
  • anvita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anvita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anvitā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “kuśasthalīṃ nayiṣyāmi hatvā vai dānavottamān
  • kuśasthalīm -
  • kuśasthalī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • nayiṣyāmi -
  • nay (verb class 1)
    [future active first single]
    (verb class 1)
    [future active first single]
  • hatvā -
  • han -> hatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √han]
    han -> hatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √han]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • dānavottamān -
  • dānavottama (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.326.85

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 12.326.85 in Kannada sript:
ಪ್ರಾಗ್ಜ್ಯೋತಿಷಪುರಂ ರಮ್ಯಂ ನಾನಾಧನಸಮನ್ವಿತಮ್ ।
ಕುಶಸ್ಥಲೀಂ ನಯಿಷ್ಯಾಮಿ ಹತ್ವಾ ವೈ ದಾನವೋತ್ತಮಾನ್ ॥ ೮೫ ॥

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 12.326.85 in Bengali sript:
প্রাগ্জ্যোতিষপুরং রম্যং নানাধনসমন্বিতম্ ।
কুশস্থলীং নযিষ্যামি হত্বা বৈ দানবোত্তমান্ ॥ ৮৫ ॥

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 12.326.85 in Gujarati sript:
પ્રાગ્જ્યોતિષપુરં રમ્યં નાનાધનસમન્વિતમ્ ।
કુશસ્થલીં નયિષ્યામિ હત્વા વૈ દાનવોત્તમાન્ ॥ ૮૫ ॥

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 12.326.85 in Malayalam sript:
പ്രാഗ്ജ്യോതിഷപുരം രമ്യം നാനാധനസമന്വിതമ് ।
കുശസ്ഥലീം നയിഷ്യാമി ഹത്വാ വൈ ദാനവോത്തമാന് ॥ ൮൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 12.326.85 in Telugu sript:
ప్రాగ్జ్యోతిషపురం రమ్యం నానాధనసమన్వితమ్ ।
కుశస్థలీం నయిష్యామి హత్వా వై దానవోత్తమాన్ ॥ ౮౫ ॥

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