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 14.60.3

मा दौहित्रवधं श्रुत्वा वसुदेवो महात्ययम् ।
दुःखशोकाभिसंतप्तो भवेदिति महामतिः ॥ ३ ॥

mā dauhitravadhaṃ śrutvā vasudevo mahātyayam |
duḥkhaśokābhisaṃtapto bhavediti mahāmatiḥ || 3 ||

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

...forward to receive that high-souled one like the deities advancing to receive him of a hundred sacrifices. Endued with great intelligence, he honoured them in return and enquired...

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

Mas, Dauhitra, Vadha, Vasudeva, Mahatyaya, Duhkha, Shoka, Abhisantapta, Iti, Mahamati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 14.60.3). 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: “ dauhitravadhaṃ śrutvā vasudevo mahātyayam
  • mā* -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    mās (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dauhitra -
  • dauhitra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dauhitra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vadham -
  • vadha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vadhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • vasudevo* -
  • vasudeva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahātyayam -
  • mahātyaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahātyaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahātyayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “duḥkhaśokābhisaṃtapto bhavediti mahāmatiḥ
  • duḥkha -
  • duḥkha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    duḥkha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śokā -
  • śoka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śoka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śokā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śuk (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • abhisantapto* -
  • abhisantapta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhaved -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • mahāmatiḥ -
  • mahāmati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    mahāmati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 14.60.3

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 14.60.3 in Kannada sript:
ಮಾ ದೌಹಿತ್ರವಧಂ ಶ್ರುತ್ವಾ ವಸುದೇವೋ ಮಹಾತ್ಯಯಮ್ ।
ದುಃಖಶೋಕಾಭಿಸಂತಪ್ತೋ ಭವೇದಿತಿ ಮಹಾಮತಿಃ ॥ ೩ ॥

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 14.60.3 in Bengali sript:
মা দৌহিত্রবধং শ্রুত্বা বসুদেবো মহাত্যযম্ ।
দুঃখশোকাভিসংতপ্তো ভবেদিতি মহামতিঃ ॥ ৩ ॥

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 14.60.3 in Gujarati sript:
મા દૌહિત્રવધં શ્રુત્વા વસુદેવો મહાત્યયમ્ ।
દુઃખશોકાભિસંતપ્તો ભવેદિતિ મહામતિઃ ॥ ૩ ॥

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 14.60.3 in Malayalam sript:
മാ ദൌഹിത്രവധം ശ്രുത്വാ വസുദേവോ മഹാത്യയമ് ।
ദുഃഖശോകാഭിസംതപ്തോ ഭവേദിതി മഹാമതിഃ ॥ ൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 14.60.3 in Telugu sript:
మా దౌహిత్రవధం శ్రుత్వా వసుదేవో మహాత్యయమ్ ।
దుఃఖశోకాభిసంతప్తో భవేదితి మహామతిః ॥ ౩ ॥

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