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 13.54.23

ततः स राजा कुशिकः सभार्यस्तेन कर्मणा ।
विस्मयं परमं प्राप्तस्तद्दृष्ट्वा महदद्भुतम् ॥ २३ ॥

tataḥ sa rājā kuśikaḥ sabhāryastena karmaṇā |
vismayaṃ paramaṃ prāptastaddṛṣṭvā mahadadbhutam || 23 ||

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

...accosting any of you. I did this, O monarch, in the hope that you wouldst ask me and thus I would have an opportunity of cursing you. I then made myself invisible, and again showed myself in the room of your palace, and, once more betaking myself...

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

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Raja, Rajan, Raj, Kushika, Sabharya, Tena, Karman, Vismaya, Paramam, Parama, Prapta, Tat, Mahat, Adbhuta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.54.23). 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: “tataḥ sa rājā kuśikaḥ sabhāryastena karmaṇā
  • tataḥ -
  • 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]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (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]
  • kuśikaḥ -
  • kuśika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sabhāryas -
  • sabhārya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • karmaṇā -
  • karman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “vismayaṃ paramaṃ prāptastaddṛṣṭvā mahadadbhutam
  • vismayam -
  • vismaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vismaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vismayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • paramam -
  • paramam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    parama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    parama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    paramā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • prāptas -
  • prāpta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • mahad -
  • atimahat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • adbhutam -
  • adbhuta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    adbhuta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    adbhutā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.54.23

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 13.54.23 in Kannada sript:
ತತಃ ಸ ರಾಜಾ ಕುಶಿಕಃ ಸಭಾರ್ಯಸ್ತೇನ ಕರ್ಮಣಾ ।
ವಿಸ್ಮಯಂ ಪರಮಂ ಪ್ರಾಪ್ತಸ್ತದ್ದೃಷ್ಟ್ವಾ ಮಹದದ್ಭುತಮ್ ॥ ೨೩ ॥

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 13.54.23 in Bengali sript:
ততঃ স রাজা কুশিকঃ সভার্যস্তেন কর্মণা ।
বিস্মযং পরমং প্রাপ্তস্তদ্দৃষ্ট্বা মহদদ্ভুতম্ ॥ ২৩ ॥

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 13.54.23 in Gujarati sript:
તતઃ સ રાજા કુશિકઃ સભાર્યસ્તેન કર્મણા ।
વિસ્મયં પરમં પ્રાપ્તસ્તદ્દૃષ્ટ્વા મહદદ્ભુતમ્ ॥ ૨૩ ॥

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 13.54.23 in Malayalam sript:
തതഃ സ രാജാ കുശികഃ സഭാര്യസ്തേന കര്മണാ ।
വിസ്മയം പരമം പ്രാപ്തസ്തദ്ദൃഷ്ട്വാ മഹദദ്ഭുതമ് ॥ ൨൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 13.54.23 in Telugu sript:
తతః స రాజా కుశికః సభార్యస్తేన కర్మణా ।
విస్మయం పరమం ప్రాప్తస్తద్దృష్ట్వా మహదద్భుతమ్ ॥ ౨౩ ॥

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