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 15.47.14

प्रेषयामास स नरान्विधिज्ञानाप्तकारिणः ।
गङ्गाद्वारं कुरुश्रेष्ठो यत्र दग्धोऽभवन्नृपः ॥ १४ ॥

preṣayāmāsa sa narānvidhijñānāptakāriṇaḥ |
gaṅgādvāraṃ kuruśreṣṭho yatra dagdho'bhavannṛpaḥ || 14 ||

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...that lord of Earth, that foremost of men, that upholder of the burdens of the Pandavas, went out, accompanied by all his brothers as well as the ladies of his household...

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

Presha, Yama, Yaman, Nara, Vidhijna, Aptakarin, Gangadvara, Kurushreshtha, Yatra, Dagdhri, Dagdha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 15.47.14). 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: “preṣayāmāsa sa narānvidhijñānāptakāriṇaḥ
  • preṣa -
  • preṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    preṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • yāmā -
  • yāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • narān -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • vidhijñān -
  • vidhijña (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • āptakāriṇaḥ -
  • āptakārin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    āptakārin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “gaṅgādvāraṃ kuruśreṣṭho yatra dagdho'bhavannṛpaḥ
  • gaṅgādvāram -
  • gaṅgādvāra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kuruśreṣṭho* -
  • kuruśreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dagdho' -
  • dagdhṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    dagdha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhavann -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third plural]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • paḥ -
  • pa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 15.47.14

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 15.47.14 in Kannada sript:
ಪ್ರೇಷಯಾಮಾಸ ಸ ನರಾನ್ವಿಧಿಜ್ಞಾನಾಪ್ತಕಾರಿಣಃ ।
ಗಙ್ಗಾದ್ವಾರಂ ಕುರುಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠೋ ಯತ್ರ ದಗ್ಧೋಽಭವನ್ನೃಪಃ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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 15.47.14 in Bengali sript:
প্রেষযামাস স নরান্বিধিজ্ঞানাপ্তকারিণঃ ।
গঙ্গাদ্বারং কুরুশ্রেষ্ঠো যত্র দগ্ধোঽভবন্নৃপঃ ॥ ১৪ ॥

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 15.47.14 in Gujarati sript:
પ્રેષયામાસ સ નરાન્વિધિજ્ઞાનાપ્તકારિણઃ ।
ગઙ્ગાદ્વારં કુરુશ્રેષ્ઠો યત્ર દગ્ધોઽભવન્નૃપઃ ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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 15.47.14 in Malayalam sript:
പ്രേഷയാമാസ സ നരാന്വിധിജ്ഞാനാപ്തകാരിണഃ ।
ഗങ്ഗാദ്വാരം കുരുശ്രേഷ്ഠോ യത്ര ദഗ്ധോഽഭവന്നൃപഃ ॥ ൧൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 15.47.14 in Telugu sript:
ప్రేషయామాస స నరాన్విధిజ్ఞానాప్తకారిణః ।
గఙ్గాద్వారం కురుశ్రేష్ఠో యత్ర దగ్ధోఽభవన్నృపః ॥ ౧౪ ॥

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