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 13.68.11

ग्रासमुष्टिं परगवे दद्यात्संवत्सरं तु यः ।
अकृत्वा स्वयमाहारं व्रतं तत्सार्वकामिकम् ॥ ११ ॥

grāsamuṣṭiṃ paragave dadyātsaṃvatsaraṃ tu yaḥ |
akṛtvā svayamāhāraṃ vrataṃ tatsārvakāmikam || 11 ||

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...and have now come to the sole of your feet.'" "Yudhishthira said, 'You have, O grandsire, discoursed to me the topic of gifts of kine in speaking of the Rishi Naciketa You have also impliedly discoursed, O puissant one, on the efficacy and pre...

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

Grasa, Mushti, Para, Gava, Samvatsara, Yah, Kritva, Kritvan, Svayam, Ahara, Vrata, Tat, Tad, Sarvakamika,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.68.11). 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: “grāsamuṣṭiṃ paragave dadyātsaṃvatsaraṃ tu yaḥ
  • grāsa -
  • grāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    grāsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • muṣṭim -
  • muṣṭi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    muṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • para -
  • para (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    para (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • gave -
  • gava (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    gava (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    gu (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    go (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    gavā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    gu (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • dadyāt -
  • (verb class 3)
    [optative active third single]
  • saṃvatsaram -
  • saṃvatsara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “akṛtvā svayamāhāraṃ vrataṃ tatsārvakāmikam
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • svayam -
  • svayam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • āhāram -
  • āhāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āhāra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vratam -
  • vrata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vrata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sārvakāmikam -
  • sārvakāmika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sārvakāmika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.68.11

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 13.68.11 in Kannada sript:
ಗ್ರಾಸಮುಷ್ಟಿಂ ಪರಗವೇ ದದ್ಯಾತ್ಸಂವತ್ಸರಂ ತು ಯಃ ।
ಅಕೃತ್ವಾ ಸ್ವಯಮಾಹಾರಂ ವ್ರತಂ ತತ್ಸಾರ್ವಕಾಮಿಕಮ್ ॥ ೧೧ ॥

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 13.68.11 in Bengali sript:
গ্রাসমুষ্টিং পরগবে দদ্যাত্সংবত্সরং তু যঃ ।
অকৃত্বা স্বযমাহারং ব্রতং তত্সার্বকামিকম্ ॥ ১১ ॥

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 13.68.11 in Gujarati sript:
ગ્રાસમુષ્ટિં પરગવે દદ્યાત્સંવત્સરં તુ યઃ ।
અકૃત્વા સ્વયમાહારં વ્રતં તત્સાર્વકામિકમ્ ॥ ૧૧ ॥

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 13.68.11 in Malayalam sript:
ഗ്രാസമുഷ്ടിം പരഗവേ ദദ്യാത്സംവത്സരം തു യഃ ।
അകൃത്വാ സ്വയമാഹാരം വ്രതം തത്സാര്വകാമികമ് ॥ ൧൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 13.68.11 in Telugu sript:
గ్రాసముష్టిం పరగవే దద్యాత్సంవత్సరం తు యః ।
అకృత్వా స్వయమాహారం వ్రతం తత్సార్వకామికమ్ ॥ ౧౧ ॥

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