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 13.135.59

विस्तारः स्थावरः स्थाणुः प्रमाणं बीजमव्ययम् ।
अर्थोऽनर्थो महाकोशो महाभोगो महाधनः ॥ ५९ ॥

vistāraḥ sthāvaraḥ sthāṇuḥ pramāṇaṃ bījamavyayam |
artho'nartho mahākośo mahābhogo mahādhanaḥ || 59 ||

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

...opposites (such as heat and cold, pleasure and pain, etc.); He that is the foremost Refuge of all things (DLIX—DLXVIII); He that is armed with the best of bows (called Saranga); He that was divested of His battle-axe (by Rama of Bhrigu’s race...

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

Vistara, Sthavara, Sthanu, Pramana, Bija, Avyaya, Artha, Anartha, Mahakosha, Mahabhoga, Mahadhana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.135.59). 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: “vistāraḥ sthāvaraḥ sthāṇuḥ pramāṇaṃ bījamavyayam
  • vistāraḥ -
  • vistāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sthāvaraḥ -
  • sthāvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sthāṇuḥ -
  • sthāṇu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sthāṇu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pramāṇam -
  • pramāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pramāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bījam -
  • bīja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bīja (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bījā (noun, feminine)
  • avyayam -
  • avyaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    avyaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    avyayā (noun, feminine)
    vyā (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
    vyay (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • Line 2: “artho'nartho mahākośo mahābhogo mahādhanaḥ
  • artho' -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • anartho* -
  • anartha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahākośo* -
  • mahākośa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahābhogo* -
  • mahābhoga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahādhanaḥ -
  • mahādhana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.135.59

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 13.135.59 in Kannada sript:
ವಿಸ್ತಾರಃ ಸ್ಥಾವರಃ ಸ್ಥಾಣುಃ ಪ್ರಮಾಣಂ ಬೀಜಮವ್ಯಯಮ್ ।
ಅರ್ಥೋಽನರ್ಥೋ ಮಹಾಕೋಶೋ ಮಹಾಭೋಗೋ ಮಹಾಧನಃ ॥ ೫೯ ॥

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 13.135.59 in Bengali sript:
বিস্তারঃ স্থাবরঃ স্থাণুঃ প্রমাণং বীজমব্যযম্ ।
অর্থোঽনর্থো মহাকোশো মহাভোগো মহাধনঃ ॥ ৫৯ ॥

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 13.135.59 in Gujarati sript:
વિસ્તારઃ સ્થાવરઃ સ્થાણુઃ પ્રમાણં બીજમવ્યયમ્ ।
અર્થોઽનર્થો મહાકોશો મહાભોગો મહાધનઃ ॥ ૫૯ ॥

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 13.135.59 in Malayalam sript:
വിസ്താരഃ സ്ഥാവരഃ സ്ഥാണുഃ പ്രമാണം ബീജമവ്യയമ് ।
അര്ഥോഽനര്ഥോ മഹാകോശോ മഹാഭോഗോ മഹാധനഃ ॥ ൫൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 13.135.59 in Telugu sript:
విస్తారః స్థావరః స్థాణుః ప్రమాణం బీజమవ్యయమ్ ।
అర్థోఽనర్థో మహాకోశో మహాభోగో మహాధనః ॥ ౫౯ ॥

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