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 13.33.21

वृषलत्वं परिगता ब्राह्मणानामदर्शनात् ।
श्रेयान्पराजयस्तेभ्यो न जयो जयतां वर ॥ २१ ॥

vṛṣalatvaṃ parigatā brāhmaṇānāmadarśanāt |
śreyānparājayastebhyo na jayo jayatāṃ vara || 21 ||

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...endued with knowledge of the Vedas, that are attentive to the aggregate of three, that are free from cupidity, and that are righteous in their behaviour. I bow unto them, O Madhava, that subsist upon water only, or upon air alone, or upon the...

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

Vrishalatva, Parigata, Brahmana, Adarshana, Shreyas, Shreya, Parajaya, Tad, Jaya, Jayat, Jayata, Vara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.33.21). 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: “vṛṣalatvaṃ parigatā brāhmaṇānāmadarśanāt
  • vṛṣalatvam -
  • vṛṣalatva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • parigatā* -
  • parigata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    parigatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • brāhmaṇānām -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    brāhmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    brāhmaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • adarśanāt -
  • adarśana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    adarśana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “śreyānparājayastebhyo na jayo jayatāṃ vara
  • śreyān -
  • śreyas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śrā -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √śrā class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √śrā class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √śrā class 4 verb]
    śrai -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √śrai class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √śrai class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √śrai class 4 verb]
    śri -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √śri class 1 verb]
    śrī -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √śrī class 9 verb]
  • parājayas -
  • parājaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tebhyo* -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jayo* -
  • jaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ji (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ji (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • jayatām -
  • jayat (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    jayat (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    jayatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ji -> jayat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √ji class 1 verb]
    ji -> jayat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √ji class 1 verb]
    ji (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
  • vara -
  • vara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.33.21

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 13.33.21 in Kannada sript:
ವೃಷಲತ್ವಂ ಪರಿಗತಾ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣಾನಾಮದರ್ಶನಾತ್ ।
ಶ್ರೇಯಾನ್ಪರಾಜಯಸ್ತೇಭ್ಯೋ ನ ಜಯೋ ಜಯತಾಂ ವರ ॥ 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 13.33.21 in Bengali sript:
বৃষলত্বং পরিগতা ব্রাহ্মণানামদর্শনাত্ ।
শ্রেযান্পরাজযস্তেভ্যো ন জযো জযতাং বর ॥ 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 13.33.21 in Gujarati sript:
વૃષલત્વં પરિગતા બ્રાહ્મણાનામદર્શનાત્ ।
શ્રેયાન્પરાજયસ્તેભ્યો ન જયો જયતાં વર ॥ 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 13.33.21 in Malayalam sript:
വൃഷലത്വം പരിഗതാ ബ്രാഹ്മണാനാമദര്ശനാത് ।
ശ്രേയാന്പരാജയസ്തേഭ്യോ ന ജയോ ജയതാം വര ॥ ൨൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 13.33.21 in Telugu sript:
వృషలత్వం పరిగతా బ్రాహ్మణానామదర్శనాత్ ।
శ్రేయాన్పరాజయస్తేభ్యో న జయో జయతాం వర ॥ ౨౧ ॥

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