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 12.343.8

स हि सर्वातिथिर्नागो बुद्धिशास्त्रविशारदः ।
गुणैरनवमैर्युक्तः समस्तैराभिकामिकैः ॥ ८ ॥

sa hi sarvātithirnāgo buddhiśāstraviśāradaḥ |
guṇairanavamairyuktaḥ samastairābhikāmikaiḥ || 8 ||

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...perfect tranquillity of heart, succeeds in entering into and identifying himself with that one auspicious Purusha. Some persons possessed of learning speak of him as the supreme soul. Others regarded him as...

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

Sarvatithi, Naga, Shastra, Visharada, Guna, Anavama, Yukta, Samasta, Abhikamika,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 12.343.8). 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 hi sarvātithirnāgo buddhiśāstraviśāradaḥ
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sarvātithir -
  • sarvātithi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sarvātithi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • nāgo* -
  • nāga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • buddhi -
  • buddhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • śāstra -
  • śāstra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • viśāradaḥ -
  • viśārada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “guṇairanavamairyuktaḥ samastairābhikāmikaiḥ
  • guṇair -
  • guṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • anavamair -
  • anavama (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    anavama (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • yuktaḥ -
  • yukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yuj -> yukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √yuj class 7 verb]
  • samastair -
  • samasta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    samasta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • ābhikāmikaiḥ -
  • ābhikāmika (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ābhikāmika (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 12.343.8

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 12.343.8 in Kannada sript:
ಸ ಹಿ ಸರ್ವಾತಿಥಿರ್ನಾಗೋ ಬುದ್ಧಿಶಾಸ್ತ್ರವಿಶಾರದಃ ।
ಗುಣೈರನವಮೈರ್ಯುಕ್ತಃ ಸಮಸ್ತೈರಾಭಿಕಾಮಿಕೈಃ ॥ ೮ ॥

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 12.343.8 in Bengali sript:
স হি সর্বাতিথির্নাগো বুদ্ধিশাস্ত্রবিশারদঃ ।
গুণৈরনবমৈর্যুক্তঃ সমস্তৈরাভিকামিকৈঃ ॥ ৮ ॥

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 12.343.8 in Gujarati sript:
સ હિ સર્વાતિથિર્નાગો બુદ્ધિશાસ્ત્રવિશારદઃ ।
ગુણૈરનવમૈર્યુક્તઃ સમસ્તૈરાભિકામિકૈઃ ॥ ૮ ॥

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 12.343.8 in Malayalam sript:
സ ഹി സര്വാതിഥിര്നാഗോ ബുദ്ധിശാസ്ത്രവിശാരദഃ ।
ഗുണൈരനവമൈര്യുക്തഃ സമസ്തൈരാഭികാമികൈഃ ॥ ൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 12.343.8 in Telugu sript:
స హి సర్వాతిథిర్నాగో బుద్ధిశాస్త్రవిశారదః ।
గుణైరనవమైర్యుక్తః సమస్తైరాభికామికైః ॥ ౮ ॥

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