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 13.147.2

निर्णये वा महाबुद्धे सर्वधर्मभृतां वर ।
प्रत्यक्षमागमो वेति किं तयोः कारणं भवेत् ॥ २ ॥

nirṇaye vā mahābuddhe sarvadharmabhṛtāṃ vara |
pratyakṣamāgamo veti kiṃ tayoḥ kāraṇaṃ bhavet || 2 ||

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

...son of Pritha, all became cheerless and stupefied. The ocean rolled in agitation and the earth trembled to her centre. The hills and mountains began to move from their bases and ran on every side. The vault of the welkin became cracked. All the...

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

Nirnaya, Var, Mahabuddha, Mahabuddhi, Bhrit, Bhrita, Vara, Pratyaksham, Pratyaksha, Agama, Kim, Tad, Karana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.147.2). 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: “nirṇaye mahābuddhe sarvadharmabhṛtāṃ vara
  • nirṇaye -
  • nirṇaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • vā* -
  • vār (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mahābuddhe -
  • mahābuddha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    mahābuddhi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    mahābuddhi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • sarvadharma -
  • sarvadharman (noun, masculine)
  • bhṛtām -
  • bhṛt (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhṛt (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    bhṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
  • vara -
  • vara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “pratyakṣamāgamo veti kiṃ tayoḥ kāraṇaṃ bhavet
  • pratyakṣam -
  • pratyakṣam (indeclinable)
    pratyakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pratyakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pratyakṣā (noun, feminine)
  • āgamo* -
  • āgama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • veti -
  • (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tayoḥ -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • kāraṇam -
  • kāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāraṇā (noun, feminine)
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.147.2

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 13.147.2 in Kannada sript:
ನಿರ್ಣಯೇ ವಾ ಮಹಾಬುದ್ಧೇ ಸರ್ವಧರ್ಮಭೃತಾಂ ವರ ।
ಪ್ರತ್ಯಕ್ಷಮಾಗಮೋ ವೇತಿ ಕಿಂ ತಯೋಃ ಕಾರಣಂ ಭವೇತ್ ॥ ೨ ॥

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 13.147.2 in Bengali sript:
নির্ণযে বা মহাবুদ্ধে সর্বধর্মভৃতাং বর ।
প্রত্যক্ষমাগমো বেতি কিং তযোঃ কারণং ভবেত্ ॥ ২ ॥

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 13.147.2 in Gujarati sript:
નિર્ણયે વા મહાબુદ્ધે સર્વધર્મભૃતાં વર ।
પ્રત્યક્ષમાગમો વેતિ કિં તયોઃ કારણં ભવેત્ ॥ ૨ ॥

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 13.147.2 in Malayalam sript:
നിര്ണയേ വാ മഹാബുദ്ധേ സര്വധര്മഭൃതാം വര ।
പ്രത്യക്ഷമാഗമോ വേതി കിം തയോഃ കാരണം ഭവേത് ॥ ൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 13.147.2 in Telugu sript:
నిర్ణయే వా మహాబుద్ధే సర్వధర్మభృతాం వర ।
ప్రత్యక్షమాగమో వేతి కిం తయోః కారణం భవేత్ ॥ ౨ ॥

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