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 14.26.9

तेषां प्राद्रवमाणानामुपदेशार्थमात्मनः ।
सर्पाणां दशने भावः प्रवृत्तः पूर्वमेव तु ॥ ९ ॥

teṣāṃ prādravamāṇānāmupadeśārthamātmanaḥ |
sarpāṇāṃ daśane bhāvaḥ pravṛttaḥ pūrvameva tu || 9 ||

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

...touch, whatever is smelt by the nose, constitute oblations of clarified butter which should all, after restraining the senses with the mind numbering the sixth, be poured into...

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

Tad, Pra, Prat, Rava, Upadesha, Artha, Atman, Sarpa, Dashana, Bhava, Pravritta, Purvam, Purva, Eva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 14.26.9). 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: “teṣāṃ prādravamāṇānāmupadeśārthamātmanaḥ
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • prād -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    prā -> prāt (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √prā class 2 verb], [vocative single from √prā class 2 verb], [accusative single from √prā class 2 verb]
  • ravam -
  • rava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ravā (noun, feminine)
  • āṇā -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    aṇ (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • ānām -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • upadeśā -
  • upadeśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ātmanaḥ -
  • ātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “sarpāṇāṃ daśane bhāvaḥ pravṛttaḥ pūrvameva tu
  • sarpāṇām -
  • sarpa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sarpa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sarpā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • daśane -
  • daśana (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    daśana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    daśanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bhāvaḥ -
  • bhāva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhā (verb class 2)
    [present active first dual]
  • pravṛttaḥ -
  • pravṛtta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pūrvam -
  • pūrvam (indeclinable)
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 14.26.9

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 14.26.9 in Kannada sript:
ತೇಷಾಂ ಪ್ರಾದ್ರವಮಾಣಾನಾಮುಪದೇಶಾರ್ಥಮಾತ್ಮನಃ ।
ಸರ್ಪಾಣಾಂ ದಶನೇ ಭಾವಃ ಪ್ರವೃತ್ತಃ ಪೂರ್ವಮೇವ ತು ॥ ೯ ॥

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 14.26.9 in Bengali sript:
তেষাং প্রাদ্রবমাণানামুপদেশার্থমাত্মনঃ ।
সর্পাণাং দশনে ভাবঃ প্রবৃত্তঃ পূর্বমেব তু ॥ ৯ ॥

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 14.26.9 in Gujarati sript:
તેષાં પ્રાદ્રવમાણાનામુપદેશાર્થમાત્મનઃ ।
સર્પાણાં દશને ભાવઃ પ્રવૃત્તઃ પૂર્વમેવ તુ ॥ ૯ ॥

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 14.26.9 in Malayalam sript:
തേഷാം പ്രാദ്രവമാണാനാമുപദേശാര്ഥമാത്മനഃ ।
സര്പാണാം ദശനേ ഭാവഃ പ്രവൃത്തഃ പൂര്വമേവ തു ॥ ൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 14.26.9 in Telugu sript:
తేషాం ప్రాద్రవమాణానాముపదేశార్థమాత్మనః ।
సర్పాణాం దశనే భావః ప్రవృత్తః పూర్వమేవ తు ॥ ౯ ॥

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