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 13.116.5

एतदिच्छामि तत्त्वेन कथ्यमानं त्वयानघ ।
निश्चयेन चिकीर्षामि धर्ममेतं सनातनम् ॥ ५ ॥

etadicchāmi tattvena kathyamānaṃ tvayānagha |
niścayena cikīrṣāmi dharmametaṃ sanātanam || 5 ||

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

...The deities do not accept the libations (poured upon the fire) on the occasion of Sraddhas and rites in their honour or on the occasion of those rites that are performable on ordinary lunar days or on the especially sacred days of the full moon...

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

Etad, Ccha, Amin, Tattva, Kathyamana, Tva, Yushmad, Anagha, Nishcaya, Dharma, Eta, Esha, Sanatana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.116.5). 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: “etadicchāmi tattvena kathyamānaṃ tvayānagha
  • etadi -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • cchā -
  • ccha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ccha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ami -
  • amin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    amin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tattvena -
  • tattva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kathyamānam -
  • kath -> kathyamāna (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
    kath -> kathyamāna (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kath class 10 verb], [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
  • tvayā -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • anagha -
  • anagha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anagha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “niścayena cikīrṣāmi dharmametaṃ sanātanam
  • niścayena -
  • niścaya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • cikīrṣāmi -
  • kṛ (verb class 0)
    [present active first single]
  • dharmam -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dharman (noun, masculine)
    dharman (noun, neuter)
    dharmā (noun, feminine)
  • etam -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    etā (noun, feminine)
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • sanātanam -
  • sanātana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sanātana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.116.5

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 13.116.5 in Kannada sript:
ಏತದಿಚ್ಛಾಮಿ ತತ್ತ್ವೇನ ಕಥ್ಯಮಾನಂ ತ್ವಯಾನಘ ।
ನಿಶ್ಚಯೇನ ಚಿಕೀರ್ಷಾಮಿ ಧರ್ಮಮೇತಂ ಸನಾತನಮ್ ॥ ೫ ॥

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 13.116.5 in Bengali sript:
এতদিচ্ছামি তত্ত্বেন কথ্যমানং ত্বযানঘ ।
নিশ্চযেন চিকীর্ষামি ধর্মমেতং সনাতনম্ ॥ ৫ ॥

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 13.116.5 in Gujarati sript:
એતદિચ્છામિ તત્ત્વેન કથ્યમાનં ત્વયાનઘ ।
નિશ્ચયેન ચિકીર્ષામિ ધર્મમેતં સનાતનમ્ ॥ ૫ ॥

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 13.116.5 in Malayalam sript:
ഏതദിച്ഛാമി തത്ത്വേന കഥ്യമാനം ത്വയാനഘ ।
നിശ്ചയേന ചികീര്ഷാമി ധര്മമേതം സനാതനമ് ॥ ൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 13.116.5 in Telugu sript:
ఏతదిచ్ఛామి తత్త్వేన కథ్యమానం త్వయానఘ ।
నిశ్చయేన చికీర్షామి ధర్మమేతం సనాతనమ్ ॥ ౫ ॥

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