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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).
ब्राह्मणा एव जायेरन्नान्यो वर्णः कथंचन ।
को ह्येनं रथमास्थाय जीवेदन्यः पुमानिह ॥ २८ ॥
brāhmaṇā eva jāyerannānyo varṇaḥ kathaṃcana |
ko hyenaṃ rathamāsthāya jīvedanyaḥ pumāniha || 28 ||
Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.
...(on the earth), in the form of Righteousness. In the Treta age, he existed in the form of Knowledge. In the Dvapara age, he existed in the form of might. In the Kali age he came to the earth in the form of unrighteousness. It is He who in days...English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!
Glossary of Sanskrit terms
Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (13.144.28). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.
Brahmana, Eva, Anya, Varna, Katham, Katha, Cana, Ratha, Asthaya, Ani, Pums, Iha,
Analysis of Sanskrit grammar
Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.144.28). 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: “brāhmaṇā eva jāyerannānyo varṇaḥ kathaṃcana”
- brāhmaṇā* -
brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)[nominative plural], [vocative plural]brāhmaṇā (noun, feminine)[nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
- eva -
eva (indeclinable particle)[indeclinable particle]eva (noun, masculine)[compound], [vocative single]eva (noun, neuter)[compound], [vocative single]
- jāyerann -
√jai (verb class 1)[optative middle third plural]√jan (verb class 4)[optative middle third plural]
- ānyo* -
√an -> ānya (participle, masculine)[nominative single from √an]
- varṇaḥ -
varṇa (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- kathañ -
katham (indeclinable interrogative)[indeclinable interrogative]katham (indeclinable)[indeclinable]katha (noun, masculine)[adverb], [accusative single]katha (noun, neuter)[adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
- cana -
cana (indeclinable)[indeclinable]cana (noun, masculine)[compound], [vocative single]cana (noun, neuter)[compound], [vocative single]√can (verb class 1)[imperative active second single]
- Line 2: “ko hyenaṃ rathamāsthāya jīvedanyaḥ pumāniha”
- ko* -
- Cannot analyse hyenam*ra
- ratham -
ratha (noun, masculine)[adverb], [accusative single]
- āsthāya -
- jīved -
√jīv (verb class 1)[optative active third single]
- anyaḥ -
anī (noun, feminine)[nominative plural], [vocative plural]
- pumān -
puṃs (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- iha -
iha (indeclinable adverb)[indeclinable adverb]iha (indeclinable)[indeclinable]
Other print editions:
Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.144.28
The Mahabharata in Kannada (Set of 32 Volumes)
by Bharatha Darshana Bangalore (2003)
ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;Buy now!
Preview of verse 13.144.28 in Kannada sript:
ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣಾ ಏವ ಜಾಯೇರನ್ನಾನ್ಯೋ ವರ್ಣಃ ಕಥಂಚನ ।
ಕೋ ಹ್ಯೇನಂ ರಥಮಾಸ್ಥಾಯ ಜೀವೇದನ್ಯಃ ಪುಮಾನಿಹ ॥ ೨೮ ॥
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.]Buy now!
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.Buy now!
The Mahabharata in Bengali (Two Volumes)
by Akshay Library, Kolkata (2019)
3049 pages; [মহাভারত] [মহার্ষী বদভ্যাস (Maharishi Vedvyas)]Buy now!
Preview of verse 13.144.28 in Bengali sript:
ব্রাহ্মণা এব জাযেরন্নান্যো বর্ণঃ কথংচন ।
কো হ্যেনং রথমাস্থায জীবেদন্যঃ পুমানিহ ॥ ২৮ ॥
Mahabharat in Gujarati (20 Volumes)
by Dinkar Joshi (દિનકર જોશી) (2010)
14252 pages; [મહાભારત] [Publisher: Pravin Prakashan Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot]Buy now!
Preview of verse 13.144.28 in Gujarati sript:
બ્રાહ્મણા એવ જાયેરન્નાન્યો વર્ણઃ કથંચન ।
કો હ્યેનં રથમાસ્થાય જીવેદન્યઃ પુમાનિહ ॥ ૨૮ ॥
Shri Mahabharatam in Malayalam (2 volumes)
by Swami Mridananda (2018)
1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]Buy now!
Preview of verse 13.144.28 in Malayalam sript:
ബ്രാഹ്മണാ ഏവ ജായേരന്നാന്യോ വര്ണഃ കഥംചന ।
കോ ഹ്യേനം രഥമാസ്ഥായ ജീവേദന്യഃ പുമാനിഹ ॥ ൨൮ ॥
Mahabharata in Telugu (7 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2018)
Preview of verse 13.144.28 in Telugu sript:
బ్రాహ్మణా ఏవ జాయేరన్నాన్యో వర్ణః కథంచన ।
కో హ్యేనం రథమాస్థాయ జీవేదన్యః పుమానిహ ॥ ౨౮ ॥