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 13.17.21

तदाप्रभृति चैवायमीश्वरस्य महात्मनः ।
स्तवराजेति विख्यातो जगत्यमरपूजितः ।
ब्रह्मलोकादयं चैव स्तवराजोऽवतारितः ॥ २१ ॥

tadāprabhṛti caivāyamīśvarasya mahātmanaḥ |
stavarājeti vikhyāto jagatyamarapūjitaḥ |
brahmalokādayaṃ caiva stavarājo'vatāritaḥ || 21 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...holdest the bow; in another hand you bearest shafts and in another you bearest a skull. You bearest the thunder-bolt. You are armed with the hundred-killer.{GL_NOTE:176203:} You are armed with the sword. You wieldest the battle-axe. You are armed...

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

Tada, Aya, Idam, Ishvara, Mahatman, Stavaraja, Iti, Vikhyata, Jagatya, Ara, Pujita, Brahmaloka, Avatarita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.17.21). 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: “tadāprabhṛti caivāyamīśvarasya mahātmanaḥ
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • prabhṛti -
  • prabhṛti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aivā -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • īśvarasya -
  • īśvara (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    īśvara (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • mahātmanaḥ -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    mahātman (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “stavarājeti vikhyāto jagatyamarapūjitaḥ
  • stavarāje -
  • stavarāja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • vikhyāto* -
  • vikhyāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • jagatyam -
  • jagatya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ara -
  • ara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 5)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • pūjitaḥ -
  • pūjita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pūj -> pūjita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pūj class 1 verb], [nominative single from √pūj class 10 verb]
  • Line 3: “brahmalokādayaṃ caiva stavarājo'vatāritaḥ
  • brahmalokād -
  • brahmaloka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • stavarājo' -
  • stavarāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • avatāritaḥ -
  • avatārita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.17.21

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 13.17.21 in Kannada sript:
ತದಾಪ್ರಭೃತಿ ಚೈವಾಯಮೀಶ್ವರಸ್ಯ ಮಹಾತ್ಮನಃ ।
ಸ್ತವರಾಜೇತಿ ವಿಖ್ಯಾತೋ ಜಗತ್ಯಮರಪೂಜಿತಃ ।
ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಲೋಕಾದಯಂ ಚೈವ ಸ್ತವರಾಜೋಽವತಾರಿತಃ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

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 13.17.21 in Bengali sript:
তদাপ্রভৃতি চৈবাযমীশ্বরস্য মহাত্মনঃ ।
স্তবরাজেতি বিখ্যাতো জগত্যমরপূজিতঃ ।
ব্রহ্মলোকাদযং চৈব স্তবরাজোঽবতারিতঃ ॥ ২১ ॥

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 13.17.21 in Gujarati sript:
તદાપ્રભૃતિ ચૈવાયમીશ્વરસ્ય મહાત્મનઃ ।
સ્તવરાજેતિ વિખ્યાતો જગત્યમરપૂજિતઃ ।
બ્રહ્મલોકાદયં ચૈવ સ્તવરાજોઽવતારિતઃ ॥ ૨૧ ॥

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 13.17.21 in Malayalam sript:
തദാപ്രഭൃതി ചൈവായമീശ്വരസ്യ മഹാത്മനഃ ।
സ്തവരാജേതി വിഖ്യാതോ ജഗത്യമരപൂജിതഃ ।
ബ്രഹ്മലോകാദയം ചൈവ സ്തവരാജോഽവതാരിതഃ ॥ ൨൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 13.17.21 in Telugu sript:
తదాప్రభృతి చైవాయమీశ్వరస్య మహాత్మనః ।
స్తవరాజేతి విఖ్యాతో జగత్యమరపూజితః ।
బ్రహ్మలోకాదయం చైవ స్తవరాజోఽవతారితః ॥ ౨౧ ॥

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