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 14.42.32

एष पञ्चसु भूतेषु चतुष्टयविधिः स्मृतः ।
अतः परं प्रवक्ष्यामि सर्वं त्रिविधमिन्द्रियम् ॥ ३२ ॥

eṣa pañcasu bhūteṣu catuṣṭayavidhiḥ smṛtaḥ |
ataḥ paraṃ pravakṣyāmi sarvaṃ trividhamindriyam || 32 ||

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...illuminates the universe likewise.'" 'Brahmana said, From Egoism were verily born the five great elements. They are earth, air, ether, water, and light numbering the fifth....

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

Esha, Panca, Bhuta, Catushtaya, Vidhi, Smrita, Atah, Param, Para, Prava, Kshi, Amin, Sarvam, Sarva, Trividha, Indriya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 14.42.32). 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: “eṣa pañcasu bhūteṣu catuṣṭayavidhiḥ smṛtaḥ
  • eṣa -
  • eṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    eṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    iṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • pañca -
  • pañca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañc (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • su -
  • (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • bhūteṣu -
  • bhūta (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    bhūta (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • catuṣṭaya -
  • catuṣṭaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    catuṣṭaya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidhiḥ -
  • vidhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vidhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • smṛtaḥ -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “ataḥ paraṃ pravakṣyāmi sarvaṃ trividhamindriyam
  • ataḥ -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    para (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • prava -
  • prava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣyā -
  • kṣi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ami -
  • amin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    amin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • trividham -
  • trividha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    trividha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    trividhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • indriyam -
  • indriya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    indriya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    indriyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 14.42.32

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 14.42.32 in Kannada sript:
ಏಷ ಪಞ್ಚಸು ಭೂತೇಷು ಚತುಷ್ಟಯವಿಧಿಃ ಸ್ಮೃತಃ ।
ಅತಃ ಪರಂ ಪ್ರವಕ್ಷ್ಯಾಮಿ ಸರ್ವಂ ತ್ರಿವಿಧಮಿನ್ದ್ರಿಯಮ್ ॥ ೩೨ ॥

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 14.42.32 in Bengali sript:
এষ পঞ্চসু ভূতেষু চতুষ্টযবিধিঃ স্মৃতঃ ।
অতঃ পরং প্রবক্ষ্যামি সর্বং ত্রিবিধমিন্দ্রিযম্ ॥ ৩২ ॥

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 14.42.32 in Gujarati sript:
એષ પઞ્ચસુ ભૂતેષુ ચતુષ્ટયવિધિઃ સ્મૃતઃ ।
અતઃ પરં પ્રવક્ષ્યામિ સર્વં ત્રિવિધમિન્દ્રિયમ્ ॥ ૩૨ ॥

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 14.42.32 in Malayalam sript:
ഏഷ പഞ്ചസു ഭൂതേഷു ചതുഷ്ടയവിധിഃ സ്മൃതഃ ।
അതഃ പരം പ്രവക്ഷ്യാമി സര്വം ത്രിവിധമിന്ദ്രിയമ് ॥ ൩൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 14.42.32 in Telugu sript:
ఏష పఞ్చసు భూతేషు చతుష్టయవిధిః స్మృతః ।
అతః పరం ప్రవక్ష్యామి సర్వం త్రివిధమిన్ద్రియమ్ ॥ ౩౨ ॥

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