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 13.52.26

तमपृच्छत्ततो राजा कुशिकः प्रणतस्तदा ।
किमन्नजातमिष्टं ते किमुपस्थापयाम्यहम् ॥ २६ ॥

tamapṛcchattato rājā kuśikaḥ praṇatastadā |
kimannajātamiṣṭaṃ te kimupasthāpayāmyaham || 26 ||

Note! The following is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.

...filled with joy, O Bharata, and answered him, saving, 'Be it so, O Rishi!' Delighted with the Rishi’s words, the king led him into an apartment of the palace. It was an excellent one, agreeable to see. The king showed him everything in that room...

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

Tama, Pricchat, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Raja, Rajan, Raj, Kushika, Pranata, Tada, Kim, Annajata, Ishtam, Ishta, Yushmad, Upastha, Aha, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.52.26). 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: “tamapṛcchattato rājā kuśikaḥ praṇatastadā
  • tama -
  • tama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pṛcchat -
  • pṛcchat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    pṛcchat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    praś -> pṛcchat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √praś class 6 verb], [vocative single from √praś class 6 verb], [accusative single from √praś class 6 verb]
    pṛcchat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • rājā -
  • rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    rājan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    rāj (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rāj (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kuśikaḥ -
  • kuśika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • praṇatas -
  • praṇata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kimannajātamiṣṭaṃ te kimupasthāpayāmyaham
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • annajātam -
  • annajāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    annajāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    annajātā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • iṣṭam -
  • iṣṭam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    iṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    iṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    iṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    iṣ -> iṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √iṣ class 6 verb]
    iṣ -> iṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √iṣ class 6 verb], [accusative single from √iṣ class 6 verb]
    yaj -> iṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √yaj class 1 verb]
    yaj -> iṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √yaj class 1 verb], [accusative single from √yaj class 1 verb]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • upasthā -
  • upastha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    upastha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    upasthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āpayāmya -
  • āp (verb class 0)
    [present active first single]
    i (verb class 0)
    [present active first single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.52.26

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 13.52.26 in Kannada sript:
ತಮಪೃಚ್ಛತ್ತತೋ ರಾಜಾ ಕುಶಿಕಃ ಪ್ರಣತಸ್ತದಾ ।
ಕಿಮನ್ನಜಾತಮಿಷ್ಟಂ ತೇ ಕಿಮುಪಸ್ಥಾಪಯಾಮ್ಯಹಮ್ ॥ ೨೬ ॥

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 13.52.26 in Bengali sript:
তমপৃচ্ছত্ততো রাজা কুশিকঃ প্রণতস্তদা ।
কিমন্নজাতমিষ্টং তে কিমুপস্থাপযাম্যহম্ ॥ ২৬ ॥

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 13.52.26 in Gujarati sript:
તમપૃચ્છત્તતો રાજા કુશિકઃ પ્રણતસ્તદા ।
કિમન્નજાતમિષ્ટં તે કિમુપસ્થાપયામ્યહમ્ ॥ ૨૬ ॥

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 13.52.26 in Malayalam sript:
തമപൃച്ഛത്തതോ രാജാ കുശികഃ പ്രണതസ്തദാ ।
കിമന്നജാതമിഷ്ടം തേ കിമുപസ്ഥാപയാമ്യഹമ് ॥ ൨൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 13.52.26 in Telugu sript:
తమపృచ్ఛత్తతో రాజా కుశికః ప్రణతస్తదా ।
కిమన్నజాతమిష్టం తే కిముపస్థాపయామ్యహమ్ ॥ ౨౬ ॥

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