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 13.85.55

अग्न्यभावे च कुर्वन्ति वह्निस्थानेषु काञ्चनम् ।
जामदग्न्य प्रमाणज्ञा वेदश्रुतिनिदर्शनात् ॥ ५५ ॥

agnyabhāve ca kurvanti vahnisthāneṣu kāñcanam |
jāmadagnya pramāṇajñā vedaśrutinidarśanāt || 55 ||

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

...high-souled Nimi collected together various agreeable objects (of food and drink) on the fourteenth day of the moon. The next morning he rose from bed. Pained his heart was with grief, as he rose from sleep that day—he succeeded in withdrawing...

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

Agnyabhava, Kurvat, Vahnisthana, Kancana, Jamadagnya, Pramanajna, Nidarshana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “agnyabhāve ca kurvanti vahnisthāneṣu kāñcanam
  • agnyabhāve -
  • agnyabhāva (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kurvanti -
  • kurvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kṛ -> kurvat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active third plural]
  • vahnisthāneṣu -
  • vahnisthāna (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • kāñcanam -
  • kāñcana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kāñcana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “jāmadagnya pramāṇajñā vedaśrutinidarśanāt
  • jāmadagnya -
  • jāmadagnya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jāmadagnya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pramāṇajñā* -
  • pramāṇajña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pramāṇajñā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vedaśruti -
  • vedaśruti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • nidarśanāt -
  • nidarśana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    nidarśana (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 13.85.55

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 13.85.55 in Kannada sript:
ಅಗ್ನ್ಯಭಾವೇ ಚ ಕುರ್ವನ್ತಿ ವಹ್ನಿಸ್ಥಾನೇಷು ಕಾಞ್ಚನಮ್ ।
ಜಾಮದಗ್ನ್ಯ ಪ್ರಮಾಣಜ್ಞಾ ವೇದಶ್ರುತಿನಿದರ್ಶನಾತ್ ॥ ೫೫ ॥

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 13.85.55 in Bengali sript:
অগ্ন্যভাবে চ কুর্বন্তি বহ্নিস্থানেষু কাঞ্চনম্ ।
জামদগ্ন্য প্রমাণজ্ঞা বেদশ্রুতিনিদর্শনাত্ ॥ ৫৫ ॥

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 13.85.55 in Gujarati sript:
અગ્ન્યભાવે ચ કુર્વન્તિ વહ્નિસ્થાનેષુ કાઞ્ચનમ્ ।
જામદગ્ન્ય પ્રમાણજ્ઞા વેદશ્રુતિનિદર્શનાત્ ॥ ૫૫ ॥

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 13.85.55 in Malayalam sript:
അഗ്ന്യഭാവേ ച കുര്വന്തി വഹ്നിസ്ഥാനേഷു കാഞ്ചനമ് ।
ജാമദഗ്ന്യ പ്രമാണജ്ഞാ വേദശ്രുതിനിദര്ശനാത് ॥ ൫൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 13.85.55 in Telugu sript:
అగ్న్యభావే చ కుర్వన్తి వహ్నిస్థానేషు కాఞ్చనమ్ ।
జామదగ్న్య ప్రమాణజ్ఞా వేదశ్రుతినిదర్శనాత్ ॥ ౫౫ ॥

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