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 13.53.66

तैर्वृतः कुशिको राजा श्रिया परमया ज्वलन् ।
प्रविवेश पुरं हृष्टः पूज्यमानोऽथ बन्दिभिः ॥ ६६ ॥

tairvṛtaḥ kuśiko rājā śriyā paramayā jvalan |
praviveśa puraṃ hṛṣṭaḥ pūjyamāno'tha bandibhiḥ || 66 ||

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

...being covered with Kusa grass and ant-hills. King Kusika with his wife having beheld that highly wonderful sight and its quick disappearance also, became filled with amazement. With a delighted heart, the monarch addressed his wife and said unto...

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

Tad, Vrit, Vrita, Kushika, Raja, Rajan, Raj, Shri, Shriya, Parama, Jvalat, Pra, Pur, Pura, Hrishta, Pujyamana, Atha, Bandi, Bandin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.53.66). 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: “tairvṛtaḥ kuśiko rājā śriyā paramayā jvalan
  • tair -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vṛtaḥ -
  • vṛt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vṛt (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
  • kuśiko* -
  • kuśika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rājā -
  • rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    rājan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    rāj (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rāj (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • śriyā -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śriyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • paramayā -
  • paramā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • jvalan -
  • jvalat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    jval -> jvalat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √jval class 1 verb], [vocative single from √jval class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “praviveśa puraṃ hṛṣṭaḥ pūjyamāno'tha bandibhiḥ
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • viveśa -
  • viś (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    viś (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • puram -
  • pura (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pura (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • hṛṣṭaḥ -
  • hṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    hṛṣ -> hṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √hṛṣ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √hṛṣ class 4 verb]
  • pūjyamāno' -
  • pūj -> pūjyamāna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pūj class 1 verb], [nominative single from √pūj class 10 verb]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • bandibhiḥ -
  • bandi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    bandin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.53.66

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 13.53.66 in Kannada sript:
ತೈರ್ವೃತಃ ಕುಶಿಕೋ ರಾಜಾ ಶ್ರಿಯಾ ಪರಮಯಾ ಜ್ವಲನ್ ।
ಪ್ರವಿವೇಶ ಪುರಂ ಹೃಷ್ಟಃ ಪೂಜ್ಯಮಾನೋಽಥ ಬನ್ದಿಭಿಃ ॥ ೬೬ ॥

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 13.53.66 in Bengali sript:
তৈর্বৃতঃ কুশিকো রাজা শ্রিযা পরমযা জ্বলন্ ।
প্রবিবেশ পুরং হৃষ্টঃ পূজ্যমানোঽথ বন্দিভিঃ ॥ ৬৬ ॥

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 13.53.66 in Gujarati sript:
તૈર્વૃતઃ કુશિકો રાજા શ્રિયા પરમયા જ્વલન્ ।
પ્રવિવેશ પુરં હૃષ્ટઃ પૂજ્યમાનોઽથ બન્દિભિઃ ॥ ૬૬ ॥

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 13.53.66 in Malayalam sript:
തൈര്വൃതഃ കുശികോ രാജാ ശ്രിയാ പരമയാ ജ്വലന് ।
പ്രവിവേശ പുരം ഹൃഷ്ടഃ പൂജ്യമാനോഽഥ ബന്ദിഭിഃ ॥ ൬൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 13.53.66 in Telugu sript:
తైర్వృతః కుశికో రాజా శ్రియా పరమయా జ్వలన్ ।
ప్రవివేశ పురం హృష్టః పూజ్యమానోఽథ బన్దిభిః ॥ ౬౬ ॥

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