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 16.8.42

काननेषु च रम्येषु पर्वतेषु नदीषु च ।
निवसन्नानयामास वृष्णिदारान्धनंजयः ॥ ४२ ॥

kānaneṣu ca ramyeṣu parvateṣu nadīṣu ca |
nivasannānayāmāsa vṛṣṇidārāndhanaṃjayaḥ || 42 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...foot-soldiers also set out, together with the reserves. The children of the Andhaka and the Vrishni races, all followed Arjuna. The Brahmanas and Kshatriyas, and Vaisyas,...

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

Kanana, Ramya, Parvata, Nadi, Vasat, Vrishni, Vrishan, Dara, Dhananjaya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 16.8.42). 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: “kānaneṣu ca ramyeṣu parvateṣu nadīṣu ca
  • kānaneṣu -
  • kānana (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ramyeṣu -
  • ramya (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    ramya (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    ram -> ramya (participle, masculine)
    [locative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [locative plural from √ram]
    ram -> ramya (participle, neuter)
    [locative plural from √ram class 1 verb], [locative plural from √ram]
  • parvateṣu -
  • parvata (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    parvata (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • nadīṣu -
  • nadī (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “nivasannānayāmāsa vṛṣṇidārāndhanaṃjayaḥ
  • ni -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
  • vasann -
  • vas -> vasat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vas class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vas class 1 verb]
  • ānayāmā -
  • an (verb class 0)
    [imperfect active first plural], [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
  • vṛṣṇi -
  • vṛṣṇi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vṛṣṇi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vṛṣṇi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vṛṣṇī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    vṛṣan (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vṛṣan (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • dārān -
  • dāra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    dārā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • dhanañjayaḥ -
  • dhanañjaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 16.8.42

Cover of edition (2013)

The complete Mahabharata (12 Volumes)
by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013)

4900 pages; [Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.] ISBN: ‎ 812150094X or 9788121500944;

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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 16.8.42 in Kannada sript:
ಕಾನನೇಷು ಚ ರಮ್ಯೇಷು ಪರ್ವತೇಷು ನದೀಷು ಚ ।
ನಿವಸನ್ನಾನಯಾಮಾಸ ವೃಷ್ಣಿದಾರಾನ್ಧನಂಜಯಃ ॥ ೪೨ ॥

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 16.8.42 in Bengali sript:
কাননেষু চ রম্যেষু পর্বতেষু নদীষু চ ।
নিবসন্নানযামাস বৃষ্ণিদারান্ধনংজযঃ ॥ ৪২ ॥

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 16.8.42 in Gujarati sript:
કાનનેષુ ચ રમ્યેષુ પર્વતેષુ નદીષુ ચ ।
નિવસન્નાનયામાસ વૃષ્ણિદારાન્ધનંજયઃ ॥ ૪૨ ॥

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 16.8.42 in Malayalam sript:
കാനനേഷു ച രമ്യേഷു പര്വതേഷു നദീഷു ച ।
നിവസന്നാനയാമാസ വൃഷ്ണിദാരാന്ധനംജയഃ ॥ ൪൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 16.8.42 in Telugu sript:
కాననేషు చ రమ్యేషు పర్వతేషు నదీషు చ ।
నివసన్నానయామాస వృష్ణిదారాన్ధనంజయః ॥ ౪౨ ॥

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