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 13.17.87

स्नेहनोऽस्नेहनश्चैव अजितश्च महामुनिः ।
वृक्षाकारो वृक्षकेतुरनलो वायुवाहनः ॥ ८७ ॥

snehano'snehanaścaiva ajitaśca mahāmuniḥ |
vṛkṣākāro vṛkṣaketuranalo vāyuvāhanaḥ || 87 ||

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...whatever their modes of life. You are devoted to Brahman. You wanderest amongst the habitations of men in the world (in consequence of your being a mendicant). You are he that pervadest all beings. You are he that is conversant with truth. You...

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

Snehan, Snehana, Asnehana, Ajita, Mahamuni, Vriksha, Akara, Vrikshaka, Turat, Alas, Vayuvahana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.17.87). 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: “snehano'snehanaścaiva ajitaśca mahāmuniḥ
  • snehano' -
  • snehan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    snehana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asnehanaś -
  • asnehana (noun, 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]
  • ajitaś -
  • ajita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mahāmuniḥ -
  • mahāmuni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “vṛkṣākāro vṛkṣaketuranalo vāyuvāhanaḥ
  • vṛkṣā -
  • vṛkṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vṛkṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vṛkṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • akāro* -
  • akāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vṛkṣake -
  • vṛkṣaka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vṛkṣaka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • turan -
  • tur -> turat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tur class 6 verb], [vocative single from √tur class 6 verb]
  • alo* -
  • alas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    alas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vāyuvāhanaḥ -
  • vāyuvāhana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.17.87

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 13.17.87 in Kannada sript:
ಸ್ನೇಹನೋಽಸ್ನೇಹನಶ್ಚೈವ ಅಜಿತಶ್ಚ ಮಹಾಮುನಿಃ ।
ವೃಕ್ಷಾಕಾರೋ ವೃಕ್ಷಕೇತುರನಲೋ ವಾಯುವಾಹನಃ ॥ ೮೭ ॥

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 13.17.87 in Bengali sript:
স্নেহনোঽস্নেহনশ্চৈব অজিতশ্চ মহামুনিঃ ।
বৃক্ষাকারো বৃক্ষকেতুরনলো বাযুবাহনঃ ॥ ৮৭ ॥

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 13.17.87 in Gujarati sript:
સ્નેહનોઽસ્નેહનશ્ચૈવ અજિતશ્ચ મહામુનિઃ ।
વૃક્ષાકારો વૃક્ષકેતુરનલો વાયુવાહનઃ ॥ ૮૭ ॥

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 13.17.87 in Malayalam sript:
സ്നേഹനോഽസ്നേഹനശ്ചൈവ അജിതശ്ച മഹാമുനിഃ ।
വൃക്ഷാകാരോ വൃക്ഷകേതുരനലോ വായുവാഹനഃ ॥ ൮൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 13.17.87 in Telugu sript:
స్నేహనోఽస్నేహనశ్చైవ అజితశ్చ మహామునిః ।
వృక్షాకారో వృక్షకేతురనలో వాయువాహనః ॥ ౮౭ ॥

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