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 13.112.112

एतन्मया महाराज ब्रह्मणो वदतः पुरा ।
सुरर्षीणां श्रुतं मध्ये पृष्टश्चापि यथातथम् ॥ ११२ ॥

etanmayā mahārāja brahmaṇo vadataḥ purā |
surarṣīṇāṃ śrutaṃ madhye pṛṣṭaścāpi yathātatham || 112 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...position of deceased persons in the other world, become inexhaustible in respect of their efficacy?{GL_NOTE:176644:} By performing what acts can men become freed from the debt they owe to the Pitris? We desire to hear this. Great is the curiosity...

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

Etanmaya, Maharaja, Maharajan, Brahman, Brahmana, Vadat, Pura, Pur, Surarshi, Shrut, Shruta, Madhye, Madhya, Prishta, Capin, Capi, Yathatatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.112.112). 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: “etanmayā mahārāja brahmaṇo vadataḥ purā
  • etanmayā* -
  • etanmaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • mahārāja -
  • mahārāja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahārājan (noun, masculine)
    mahārājan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • brahmaṇo* -
  • brahman (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    brahmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vadataḥ -
  • vad -> vadat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √vad class 1 verb], [ablative single from √vad class 1 verb], [genitive single from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad -> vadat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √vad class 1 verb], [genitive single from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad (verb class 1)
    [present active third dual]
  • purā -
  • purā (indeclinable)
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “surarṣīṇāṃ śrutaṃ madhye pṛṣṭaścāpi yathātatham
  • surarṣīṇām -
  • surarṣi (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • śrutam -
  • śruta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śruta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śrutā (noun, feminine)
    śrut (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    śrut (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    śru -> śruta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
    śru -> śruta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śru class 5 verb], [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
  • madhye -
  • madhye (indeclinable)
    madhya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    madhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    madhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • pṛṣṭaś -
  • pṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb]
    praś -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √praś class 6 verb]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    cāpī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    cāpī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    cāpi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • yathātatham -
  • yathātatha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yathātatha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yathātathā (noun, feminine)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.112.112

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 13.112.112 in Kannada sript:
ಏತನ್ಮಯಾ ಮಹಾರಾಜ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಣೋ ವದತಃ ಪುರಾ ।
ಸುರರ್ಷೀಣಾಂ ಶ್ರುತಂ ಮಧ್ಯೇ ಪೃಷ್ಟಶ್ಚಾಪಿ ಯಥಾತಥಮ್ ॥ ೧೧೨ ॥

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 13.112.112 in Bengali sript:
এতন্মযা মহারাজ ব্রহ্মণো বদতঃ পুরা ।
সুরর্ষীণাং শ্রুতং মধ্যে পৃষ্টশ্চাপি যথাতথম্ ॥ ১১২ ॥

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 13.112.112 in Gujarati sript:
એતન્મયા મહારાજ બ્રહ્મણો વદતઃ પુરા ।
સુરર્ષીણાં શ્રુતં મધ્યે પૃષ્ટશ્ચાપિ યથાતથમ્ ॥ ૧૧૨ ॥

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 13.112.112 in Malayalam sript:
ഏതന്മയാ മഹാരാജ ബ്രഹ്മണോ വദതഃ പുരാ ।
സുരര്ഷീണാം ശ്രുതം മധ്യേ പൃഷ്ടശ്ചാപി യഥാതഥമ് ॥ ൧൧൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 13.112.112 in Telugu sript:
ఏతన్మయా మహారాజ బ్రహ్మణో వదతః పురా ।
సురర్షీణాం శ్రుతం మధ్యే పృష్టశ్చాపి యథాతథమ్ ॥ ౧౧౨ ॥

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