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 13.135.28

लोकाध्यक्षः सुराध्यक्षो धर्माध्यक्षः कृताकृतः ।
चतुरात्मा चतुर्व्यूहश्चतुर्दंष्ट्रश्चतुर्भुजः ॥ २८ ॥

lokādhyakṣaḥ surādhyakṣo dharmādhyakṣaḥ kṛtākṛtaḥ |
caturātmā caturvyūhaścaturdaṃṣṭraścaturbhujaḥ || 28 ||

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

...sacrifice; He who is the nave of the starry wheel that revolves in the firmament;{GL_NOTE:176699:} He that is the Moon among the constellations; He that is competent to achieve every feat; He that stays in His own soul when all things disappear...

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

Loka, Adhyaksha, Suradhyaksha, Dharmadhyaksha, Kritakrita, Caturatman, Caturvyuha, Caturdamshtra, Caturbhuja,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.135.28). 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: “lokādhyakṣaḥ surādhyakṣo dharmādhyakṣaḥ kṛtākṛtaḥ
  • lokā -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • adhyakṣaḥ -
  • adhyakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • surādhyakṣo* -
  • surādhyakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dharmādhyakṣaḥ -
  • dharmādhyakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛtākṛtaḥ -
  • kṛtākṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “caturātmā caturvyūhaścaturdaṃṣṭraścaturbhujaḥ
  • caturātmā -
  • caturātman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • caturvyūhaś -
  • caturvyūha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • caturdaṃṣṭraś -
  • caturdaṃṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • caturbhujaḥ -
  • caturbhuja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.135.28

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 13.135.28 in Kannada sript:
ಲೋಕಾಧ್ಯಕ್ಷಃ ಸುರಾಧ್ಯಕ್ಷೋ ಧರ್ಮಾಧ್ಯಕ್ಷಃ ಕೃತಾಕೃತಃ ।
ಚತುರಾತ್ಮಾ ಚತುರ್ವ್ಯೂಹಶ್ಚತುರ್ದಂಷ್ಟ್ರಶ್ಚತುರ್ಭುಜಃ ॥ ೨೮ ॥

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 13.135.28 in Bengali sript:
লোকাধ্যক্ষঃ সুরাধ্যক্ষো ধর্মাধ্যক্ষঃ কৃতাকৃতঃ ।
চতুরাত্মা চতুর্ব্যূহশ্চতুর্দংষ্ট্রশ্চতুর্ভুজঃ ॥ ২৮ ॥

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 13.135.28 in Gujarati sript:
લોકાધ્યક્ષઃ સુરાધ્યક્ષો ધર્માધ્યક્ષઃ કૃતાકૃતઃ ।
ચતુરાત્મા ચતુર્વ્યૂહશ્ચતુર્દંષ્ટ્રશ્ચતુર્ભુજઃ ॥ ૨૮ ॥

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 13.135.28 in Malayalam sript:
ലോകാധ്യക്ഷഃ സുരാധ്യക്ഷോ ധര്മാധ്യക്ഷഃ കൃതാകൃതഃ ।
ചതുരാത്മാ ചതുര്വ്യൂഹശ്ചതുര്ദംഷ്ട്രശ്ചതുര്ഭുജഃ ॥ ൨൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 13.135.28 in Telugu sript:
లోకాధ్యక్షః సురాధ్యక్షో ధర్మాధ్యక్షః కృతాకృతః ।
చతురాత్మా చతుర్వ్యూహశ్చతుర్దంష్ట్రశ్చతుర్భుజః ॥ ౨౮ ॥

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