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 14.10.26

कॢप्तस्थूणाः कुरुतारोहणानि गन्धर्वाणामप्सरसां च शीघ्रम् ।
येषु नृत्येरन्नप्सरसः सहस्रशः स्वर्गोद्देशः क्रियतां यज्ञवाटः ॥ २६ ॥

kḷptasthūṇāḥ kurutārohaṇāni gandharvāṇāmapsarasāṃ ca śīghram |
yeṣu nṛtyerannapsarasaḥ sahasraśaḥ svargoddeśaḥ kriyatāṃ yajñavāṭaḥ || 26 ||

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...essayed to address him thus." Vasudeva said, "All crookedness of heart leads to destruction (perdition?) and all rectitude leads to Brahman (spiritual excellence). If this and...

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

Klipta, Sthuna, Kuruta, Arohana, Gandharva, Apsaras, Apsarasa, Shighram, Shighra, Yah, Yat, Sahasrashah, Sahasrashas, Svarga, Uddesha, Kriyat, Yajnavata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 14.10.26). 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: “kḷptasthūṇāḥ kurutārohaṇāni gandharvāṇāmapsarasāṃ ca śīghram
  • kḷpta -
  • kḷpta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kḷpta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kḷp -> kḷpta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kḷp class 1 verb]
    kḷp -> kḷpta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √kḷp class 1 verb]
  • sthūṇāḥ -
  • sthūṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sthūṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kurutā -
  • kuruta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kuruta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kurutā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • ārohaṇāni -
  • ārohaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • gandharvāṇām -
  • gandharva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    gandharvā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • apsarasām -
  • apsaras (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    apsarasā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śīghram -
  • śīghram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    śīghra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śīghra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śīghrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “yeṣu nṛtyerannapsarasaḥ sahasraśaḥ svargoddeśaḥ kriyatāṃ yajñavāṭaḥ
  • yeṣu -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • nṛtyerann -
  • nṛt (verb class 4)
    [optative passive third plural]
  • apsarasaḥ -
  • apsaras (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    apsarasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sahasraśaḥ -
  • sahasraśaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sahasraśas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • svargo -
  • svarga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svarga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svargā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uddeśaḥ -
  • uddeśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kriyatām -
  • kṛ -> kriyat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṛ -> kriyat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative passive third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative passive third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [imperative passive third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [imperative passive third single]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [imperative passive third single]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single], [imperative passive third single]
  • yajñavāṭaḥ -
  • yajñavāṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 14.10.26

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 14.10.26 in Kannada sript:
ಕೢಪ್ತಸ್ಥೂಣಾಃ ಕುರುತಾರೋಹಣಾನಿ ಗನ್ಧರ್ವಾಣಾಮಪ್ಸರಸಾಂ ಚ ಶೀಘ್ರಮ್ ।
ಯೇಷು ನೃತ್ಯೇರನ್ನಪ್ಸರಸಃ ಸಹಸ್ರಶಃ ಸ್ವರ್ಗೋದ್ದೇಶಃ ಕ್ರಿಯತಾಂ ಯಜ್ಞವಾಟಃ ॥ ೨೬ ॥

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 14.10.26 in Bengali sript:
কৢপ্তস্থূণাঃ কুরুতারোহণানি গন্ধর্বাণামপ্সরসাং চ শীঘ্রম্ ।
যেষু নৃত্যেরন্নপ্সরসঃ সহস্রশঃ স্বর্গোদ্দেশঃ ক্রিযতাং যজ্ঞবাটঃ ॥ ২৬ ॥

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 14.10.26 in Gujarati sript:
કૢપ્તસ્થૂણાઃ કુરુતારોહણાનિ ગન્ધર્વાણામપ્સરસાં ચ શીઘ્રમ્ ।
યેષુ નૃત્યેરન્નપ્સરસઃ સહસ્રશઃ સ્વર્ગોદ્દેશઃ ક્રિયતાં યજ્ઞવાટઃ ॥ ૨૬ ॥

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 14.10.26 in Malayalam sript:
കൢപ്തസ്ഥൂണാഃ കുരുതാരോഹണാനി ഗന്ധര്വാണാമപ്സരസാം ച ശീഘ്രമ് ।
യേഷു നൃത്യേരന്നപ്സരസഃ സഹസ്രശഃ സ്വര്ഗോദ്ദേശഃ ക്രിയതാം യജ്ഞവാടഃ ॥ ൨൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 14.10.26 in Telugu sript:
కౢప్తస్థూణాః కురుతారోహణాని గన్ధర్వాణామప్సరసాం చ శీఘ్రమ్ ।
యేషు నృత్యేరన్నప్సరసః సహస్రశః స్వర్గోద్దేశః క్రియతాం యజ్ఞవాటః ॥ ౨౬ ॥

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