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 14.26.11

एकं शास्तारमासाद्य शब्देनैकेन संस्कृताः ।
नाना व्यवसिताः सर्वे सर्पदेवर्षिदानवाः ॥ ११ ॥

ekaṃ śāstāramāsādya śabdenaikena saṃskṛtāḥ |
nānā vyavasitāḥ sarve sarpadevarṣidānavāḥ || 11 ||

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

...that sacrifice proceeds is that which yields the fire of knowledge. The upward life-wind Prana is the Stotra of that sacrifice. The downward life-wind Apana is its Sastra. 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 (14.26.11). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Eka, Shastri, Asadya, Shabda, Aika, Samskrita, Nana, Vyavasita, Sarva, Sarpat, Eva, Danava, Danavar,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 14.26.11). 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: “ekaṃ śāstāramāsādya śabdenaikena saṃskṛtāḥ
  • ekam -
  • eka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    eka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śāstāram -
  • śāstṛ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • āsādya -
  • āsādya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āsādya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śabdenai -
  • śabda (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • aikena -
  • aika (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    aika (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • saṃskṛtāḥ -
  • saṃskṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    saṃskṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “nānā vyavasitāḥ sarve sarpadevarṣidānavāḥ
  • nānā* -
  • nāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    nānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vyavasitāḥ -
  • vyavasita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vyavasitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sarpad -
  • sarpat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sṛp -> sarpat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sṛp class 1 verb], [vocative single from √sṛp class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sṛp class 1 verb]
  • evar -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛṣi -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • dānavāḥ -
  • dānavār (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dānava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 14.26.11

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 14.26.11 in Kannada sript:
ಏಕಂ ಶಾಸ್ತಾರಮಾಸಾದ್ಯ ಶಬ್ದೇನೈಕೇನ ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಾಃ ।
ನಾನಾ ವ್ಯವಸಿತಾಃ ಸರ್ವೇ ಸರ್ಪದೇವರ್ಷಿದಾನವಾಃ ॥ ೧೧ ॥

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 14.26.11 in Bengali sript:
একং শাস্তারমাসাদ্য শব্দেনৈকেন সংস্কৃতাঃ ।
নানা ব্যবসিতাঃ সর্বে সর্পদেবর্ষিদানবাঃ ॥ ১১ ॥

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 14.26.11 in Gujarati sript:
એકં શાસ્તારમાસાદ્ય શબ્દેનૈકેન સંસ્કૃતાઃ ।
નાના વ્યવસિતાઃ સર્વે સર્પદેવર્ષિદાનવાઃ ॥ ૧૧ ॥

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 14.26.11 in Malayalam sript:
ഏകം ശാസ്താരമാസാദ്യ ശബ്ദേനൈകേന സംസ്കൃതാഃ ।
നാനാ വ്യവസിതാഃ സര്വേ സര്പദേവര്ഷിദാനവാഃ ॥ ൧൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 14.26.11 in Telugu sript:
ఏకం శాస్తారమాసాద్య శబ్దేనైకేన సంస్కృతాః ।
నానా వ్యవసితాః సర్వే సర్పదేవర్షిదానవాః ॥ ౧౧ ॥

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