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 13.35.18

किराता यवनाश्चैव तास्ताः क्षत्रियजातयः ।
वृषलत्वमनुप्राप्ता ब्राह्मणानामदर्शनात् ॥ १८ ॥

kirātā yavanāścaiva tāstāḥ kṣatriyajātayaḥ |
vṛṣalatvamanuprāptā brāhmaṇānāmadarśanāt || 18 ||

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...creatures depends upon Vasava. Of prowess incapable of being baffled and endued with great energy, such men, if enraged, are capable of consuming the entire kingdom to ashes by only fiat of their will, or by acts of incantation, or by other means...

English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (13.35.18). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kirata, Yavana, Tas, Kshatriyajati, Vrishalatva, Anuprapta, Brahmana, Adarshana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.35.18). 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: “kirātā yavanāścaiva tāstāḥ kṣatriyajātayaḥ
  • kirātā* -
  • kirāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • yavanāś -
  • yavana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    yavanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • 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]
  • tās -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tāḥ -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kṣatriyajātayaḥ -
  • kṣatriyajāti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “vṛṣalatvamanuprāptā brāhmaṇānāmadarśanāt
  • vṛṣalatvam -
  • vṛṣalatva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • anuprāptā* -
  • anuprāpta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    anuprāptā (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]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.35.18

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 13.35.18 in Kannada sript:
ಕಿರಾತಾ ಯವನಾಶ್ಚೈವ ತಾಸ್ತಾಃ ಕ್ಷತ್ರಿಯಜಾತಯಃ ।
ವೃಷಲತ್ವಮನುಪ್ರಾಪ್ತಾ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣಾನಾಮದರ್ಶನಾತ್ ॥ ೧೮ ॥

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 13.35.18 in Bengali sript:
কিরাতা যবনাশ্চৈব তাস্তাঃ ক্ষত্রিযজাতযঃ ।
বৃষলত্বমনুপ্রাপ্তা ব্রাহ্মণানামদর্শনাত্ ॥ ১৮ ॥

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 13.35.18 in Gujarati sript:
કિરાતા યવનાશ્ચૈવ તાસ્તાઃ ક્ષત્રિયજાતયઃ ।
વૃષલત્વમનુપ્રાપ્તા બ્રાહ્મણાનામદર્શનાત્ ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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 13.35.18 in Malayalam sript:
കിരാതാ യവനാശ്ചൈവ താസ്താഃ ക്ഷത്രിയജാതയഃ ।
വൃഷലത്വമനുപ്രാപ്താ ബ്രാഹ്മണാനാമദര്ശനാത് ॥ ൧൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 13.35.18 in Telugu sript:
కిరాతా యవనాశ్చైవ తాస్తాః క్షత్రియజాతయః ।
వృషలత్వమనుప్రాప్తా బ్రాహ్మణానామదర్శనాత్ ॥ ౧౮ ॥

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