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 15.47.5

स राजा जाह्नवीकच्छे यथा ते कथितं मया ।
तेनाग्निना समायुक्तः स्वेनैव भरतर्षभ ॥ ५ ॥

sa rājā jāhnavīkacche yathā te kathitaṃ mayā |
tenāgninā samāyuktaḥ svenaiva bharatarṣabha || 5 ||

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...you, O Bharata, such has not been the fate of Vicitravirya. It has been heard by us that when the old king endued with great intelligence and subsisting on air alone entered...

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

Raja, Jahnavi, Kaccha, Yatha, Tad, Yushmad, Kathita, Maya, Asmad, Tena, Agni, Samayukta, Sva, Bharatarshabha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 15.47.5). 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: “sa rājā jāhnavīkacche yathā te kathitaṃ mayā
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rājā* -
  • rāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jāhnavī -
  • jāhnavī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    jāhnavi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    jāhnavi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kacche -
  • kaccha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kaccha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kacchā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • kathitam -
  • kathita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kathita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kathitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kath -> kathita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
    kath -> kathita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kath class 10 verb], [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
  • mayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “tenāgninā samāyuktaḥ svenaiva bharatarṣabha
  • tenā -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • agninā -
  • agni (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • samāyuktaḥ -
  • samāyukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • svenai -
  • sva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • bharatarṣabha -
  • bharatarṣabha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 15.47.5

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 15.47.5 in Kannada sript:
ಸ ರಾಜಾ ಜಾಹ್ನವೀಕಚ್ಛೇ ಯಥಾ ತೇ ಕಥಿತಂ ಮಯಾ ।
ತೇನಾಗ್ನಿನಾ ಸಮಾಯುಕ್ತಃ ಸ್ವೇನೈವ ಭರತರ್ಷಭ ॥ ೫ ॥

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 15.47.5 in Bengali sript:
স রাজা জাহ্নবীকচ্ছে যথা তে কথিতং মযা ।
তেনাগ্নিনা সমাযুক্তঃ স্বেনৈব ভরতর্ষভ ॥ ৫ ॥

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 15.47.5 in Gujarati sript:
સ રાજા જાહ્નવીકચ્છે યથા તે કથિતં મયા ।
તેનાગ્નિના સમાયુક્તઃ સ્વેનૈવ ભરતર્ષભ ॥ ૫ ॥

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 15.47.5 in Malayalam sript:
സ രാജാ ജാഹ്നവീകച്ഛേ യഥാ തേ കഥിതം മയാ ।
തേനാഗ്നിനാ സമായുക്തഃ സ്വേനൈവ ഭരതര്ഷഭ ॥ ൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 15.47.5 in Telugu sript:
స రాజా జాహ్నవీకచ్ఛే యథా తే కథితం మయా ।
తేనాగ్నినా సమాయుక్తః స్వేనైవ భరతర్షభ ॥ ౫ ॥

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