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 13.153.36

वैशंपायन उवाच ।
एतावदुक्त्वा वचनं धृतराष्ट्रं मनीषिणम् ।
वासुदेवं महाबाहुमभ्यभाषत कौरवः ॥ ३६ ॥

vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
etāvaduktvā vacanaṃ dhṛtarāṣṭraṃ manīṣiṇam |
vāsudevaṃ mahābāhumabhyabhāṣata kauravaḥ || 36 ||

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

...who was exceedingly devoted to her lord, and accompanied by the Rishis and Kesava, as also by the citizens and the inhabitants of the country and by his counsellors, O monarch, that foremost one of Kuru’s race entered the city named after 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 (13.153.36). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vaishampayana, Etavat, Uktva, Vacana, Dhritarashtra, Manishin, Vasudeva, Mahabahu, Abhi, Kaurava, Kauravas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 13.153.36). 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: “vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca
  • vaiśampāyana* -
  • vaiśampāyana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “etāvaduktvā vacanaṃ dhṛtarāṣṭraṃ manīṣiṇam
  • etāvad -
  • etāvat (indeclinable)
    etāvat (noun, masculine)
    etāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • uktvā -
  • uktvā (indeclinable)
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
  • vacanam -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vacanā (noun, feminine)
  • dhṛtarāṣṭram -
  • dhṛtarāṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhṛtarāṣṭrā (noun, feminine)
  • manīṣiṇam -
  • manīṣiṇā (noun, feminine)
    manīṣin (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 3: “vāsudevaṃ mahābāhumabhyabhāṣata kauravaḥ
  • vāsudevam -
  • vāsudeva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vāsudeva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vāsudevā (noun, feminine)
  • mahābāhum -
  • mahābāhu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    mahābāhu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • abhya -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    abhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [compound]
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [compound]
    abhi (Preverb)
  • abhāṣata -
  • bhāṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle third single]
  • kauravaḥ -
  • kauravas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kaurava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 13.153.36

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 13.153.36 in Kannada sript:
ವೈಶಂಪಾಯನ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಏತಾವದುಕ್ತ್ವಾ ವಚನಂ ಧೃತರಾಷ್ಟ್ರಂ ಮನೀಷಿಣಮ್ ।
ವಾಸುದೇವಂ ಮಹಾಬಾಹುಮಭ್ಯಭಾಷತ ಕೌರವಃ ॥ ೩೬ ॥

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 13.153.36 in Bengali sript:
বৈশংপাযন উবাচ ।
এতাবদুক্ত্বা বচনং ধৃতরাষ্ট্রং মনীষিণম্ ।
বাসুদেবং মহাবাহুমভ্যভাষত কৌরবঃ ॥ ৩৬ ॥

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 13.153.36 in Gujarati sript:
વૈશંપાયન ઉવાચ ।
એતાવદુક્ત્વા વચનં ધૃતરાષ્ટ્રં મનીષિણમ્ ।
વાસુદેવં મહાબાહુમભ્યભાષત કૌરવઃ ॥ ૩૬ ॥

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 13.153.36 in Malayalam sript:
വൈശംപായന ഉവാച ।
ഏതാവദുക്ത്വാ വചനം ധൃതരാഷ്ട്രം മനീഷിണമ് ।
വാസുദേവം മഹാബാഹുമഭ്യഭാഷത കൌരവഃ ॥ ൩൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 13.153.36 in Telugu sript:
వైశంపాయన ఉవాచ ।
ఏతావదుక్త్వా వచనం ధృతరాష్ట్రం మనీషిణమ్ ।
వాసుదేవం మహాబాహుమభ్యభాషత కౌరవః ॥ ౩౬ ॥

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