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 14.3.8

राजसूयाश्वमेधौ च सर्वमेधं च भारत ।
नरमेधं च नृपते त्वमाहर युधिष्ठिर ॥ ८ ॥

rājasūyāśvamedhau ca sarvamedhaṃ ca bhārata |
naramedhaṃ ca nṛpate tvamāhara yudhiṣṭhira || 8 ||

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

...substitute (for this process). In this matter, O reverend sir, it behoves you to favour me with your counsel'. Thus addressed by Pritha’s son, Krishna Dvaipayana, reflecting...

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

Rajasuya, Ashvamedha, Sarvamedha, Bharata, Naramedha, Nripati, Tva, Yushmad, Ahara, Yudhishthira,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 14.3.8). 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: “rājasūyāśvamedhau ca sarvamedhaṃ ca bhārata
  • rājasūyā -
  • rājasūya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rājasūya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aśvamedhau -
  • aśvamedha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarvamedham -
  • sarvamedha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhārata -
  • bhārata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhārata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “naramedhaṃ ca nṛpate tvamāhara yudhiṣṭhira
  • naramedham -
  • naramedha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nṛpate -
  • nṛpati (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • āhara -
  • āhara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āhara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yudhiṣṭhira -
  • yudhiṣṭhira (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 14.3.8

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 14.3.8 in Kannada sript:
ರಾಜಸೂಯಾಶ್ವಮೇಧೌ ಚ ಸರ್ವಮೇಧಂ ಚ ಭಾರತ ।
ನರಮೇಧಂ ಚ ನೃಪತೇ ತ್ವಮಾಹರ ಯುಧಿಷ್ಠಿರ ॥ ೮ ॥

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 14.3.8 in Bengali sript:
রাজসূযাশ্বমেধৌ চ সর্বমেধং চ ভারত ।
নরমেধং চ নৃপতে ত্বমাহর যুধিষ্ঠির ॥ ৮ ॥

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 14.3.8 in Gujarati sript:
રાજસૂયાશ્વમેધૌ ચ સર્વમેધં ચ ભારત ।
નરમેધં ચ નૃપતે ત્વમાહર યુધિષ્ઠિર ॥ ૮ ॥

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 14.3.8 in Malayalam sript:
രാജസൂയാശ്വമേധൌ ച സര്വമേധം ച ഭാരത ।
നരമേധം ച നൃപതേ ത്വമാഹര യുധിഷ്ഠിര ॥ ൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 14.3.8 in Telugu sript:
రాజసూయాశ్వమేధౌ చ సర్వమేధం చ భారత ।
నరమేధం చ నృపతే త్వమాహర యుధిష్ఠిర ॥ ౮ ॥

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