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 13.112.15

तस्मान्न्यायागतैरर्थैर्धर्मं सेवेत पण्डितः ।
धर्म एको मनुष्याणां सहायः पारलौकिकः ॥ १५ ॥

tasmānnyāyāgatairarthairdharmaṃ seveta paṇḍitaḥ |
dharma eko manuṣyāṇāṃ sahāyaḥ pāralaukikaḥ || 15 ||

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

...any disagreeable or evil speech to my husband. I was always devoted to the worship of the deities, the Pitris, and the Brahmanas. Always heedful I waited upon and served my mother-in-law and father-in-law. Even this was my resolution that I should...

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

Tasmat, Tad, Nyayagata, Artha, Dharma, Pandita, Eka, Manushya, Sahaya, Paralaukika,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.112.15). 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: “tasmānnyāyāgatairarthairdharmaṃ seveta paṇḍitaḥ
  • tasmān -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • nyāyāgatair -
  • nyāyāgata (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    nyāyāgata (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • arthair -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • dharmam -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dharman (noun, masculine)
    dharman (noun, neuter)
    dharmā (noun, feminine)
  • seveta -
  • sev (verb class 1)
    [optative middle third single]
  • paṇḍitaḥ -
  • paṇḍita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    paṇḍ -> paṇḍita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √paṇḍ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √paṇḍ class 10 verb]
  • Line 2: “dharma eko manuṣyāṇāṃ sahāyaḥ pāralaukikaḥ
  • dharma* -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eko* -
  • eka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • manuṣyāṇām -
  • manuṣya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    manuṣya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    manuṣyā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • sahāyaḥ -
  • sahāya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pāralaukikaḥ -
  • pāralaukika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.112.15

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 13.112.15 in Kannada sript:
ತಸ್ಮಾನ್ನ್ಯಾಯಾಗತೈರರ್ಥೈರ್ಧರ್ಮಂ ಸೇವೇತ ಪಣ್ಡಿತಃ ।
ಧರ್ಮ ಏಕೋ ಮನುಷ್ಯಾಣಾಂ ಸಹಾಯಃ ಪಾರಲೌಕಿಕಃ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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 13.112.15 in Bengali sript:
তস্মান্ন্যাযাগতৈরর্থৈর্ধর্মং সেবেত পণ্ডিতঃ ।
ধর্ম একো মনুষ্যাণাং সহাযঃ পারলৌকিকঃ ॥ ১৫ ॥

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 13.112.15 in Gujarati sript:
તસ્માન્ન્યાયાગતૈરર્થૈર્ધર્મં સેવેત પણ્ડિતઃ ।
ધર્મ એકો મનુષ્યાણાં સહાયઃ પારલૌકિકઃ ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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 13.112.15 in Malayalam sript:
തസ്മാന്ന്യായാഗതൈരര്ഥൈര്ധര്മം സേവേത പണ്ഡിതഃ ।
ധര്മ ഏകോ മനുഷ്യാണാം സഹായഃ പാരലൌകികഃ ॥ ൧൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 13.112.15 in Telugu sript:
తస్మాన్న్యాయాగతైరర్థైర్ధర్మం సేవేత పణ్డితః ।
ధర్మ ఏకో మనుష్యాణాం సహాయః పారలౌకికః ॥ ౧౫ ॥

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