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 13.147.21

सदैव भरतश्रेष्ठ मा ते भूदत्र संशयः ।
अन्धो जड इवाशङ्को यद्ब्रवीमि तदाचर ॥ २१ ॥

sadaiva bharataśreṣṭha mā te bhūdatra saṃśayaḥ |
andho jaḍa ivāśaṅko yadbravīmi tadācara || 21 ||

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

...conversant with all things. He is the cardinal points of the compass and the subsidiary points also. Of universal form, he is of immeasurable soul. The holy and illustrious Durvasa is of the complexion of the celestials. He sometimes manifests...

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

Sadaiva, Bharatashreshtha, Asmad, Tad, Yushmad, Atra, Samshaya, Andha, Andhas, Jada, Iva, Ashanka, Yat, Yad, Tada, Acara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.147.21). 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: “sadaiva bharataśreṣṭha te bhūdatra saṃśayaḥ
  • sadaiva -
  • sadaiva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sadaiva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bharataśreṣṭha -
  • bharataśreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • bhūd -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [injunctive active third single]
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃśayaḥ -
  • saṃśaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “andho jaḍa ivāśaṅko yadbravīmi tadācara
  • andho* -
  • andhas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    andha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • jaḍa* -
  • jaḍa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ivā -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • aśaṅko* -
  • aśaṅka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yad -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bravīmi -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • acara -
  • acara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    acara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.147.21

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 13.147.21 in Kannada sript:
ಸದೈವ ಭರತಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠ ಮಾ ತೇ ಭೂದತ್ರ ಸಂಶಯಃ ।
ಅನ್ಧೋ ಜಡ ಇವಾಶಙ್ಕೋ ಯದ್ಬ್ರವೀಮಿ ತದಾಚರ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

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 13.147.21 in Bengali sript:
সদৈব ভরতশ্রেষ্ঠ মা তে ভূদত্র সংশযঃ ।
অন্ধো জড ইবাশঙ্কো যদ্ব্রবীমি তদাচর ॥ ২১ ॥

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 13.147.21 in Gujarati sript:
સદૈવ ભરતશ્રેષ્ઠ મા તે ભૂદત્ર સંશયઃ ।
અન્ધો જડ ઇવાશઙ્કો યદ્બ્રવીમિ તદાચર ॥ ૨૧ ॥

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 13.147.21 in Malayalam sript:
സദൈവ ഭരതശ്രേഷ്ഠ മാ തേ ഭൂദത്ര സംശയഃ ।
അന്ധോ ജഡ ഇവാശങ്കോ യദ്ബ്രവീമി തദാചര ॥ ൨൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 13.147.21 in Telugu sript:
సదైవ భరతశ్రేష్ఠ మా తే భూదత్ర సంశయః ।
అన్ధో జడ ఇవాశఙ్కో యద్బ్రవీమి తదాచర ॥ ౨౧ ॥

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