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 18.2.24

करम्भवालुकास्तप्ता आयसीश्च शिलाः पृथक् ।
लोहकुम्भीश्च तैलस्य क्वाथ्यमानाः समन्ततः ॥ २४ ॥

karambhavālukāstaptā āyasīśca śilāḥ pṛthak |
lohakumbhīśca tailasya kvāthyamānāḥ samantataḥ || 24 ||

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

...thorny Salmali, the iron jars, and the boulders of rock, so terrible to behold, also vanished from sight. The diverse repulsive corpses also, which the Kuru king had seen, disappeared at the same time. Then a breeze, delicious and fraught with pleasant perfumes...

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

Karambhavaluka, Tapta, Ayasi, Shila, Prithak, Lohakumbhi, Taila, Kvathyamana, Samantatah, Samantatas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 18.2.24). 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: “karambhavālukāstaptā āyasīśca śilāḥ pṛthak
  • karambhavālukās -
  • karambhavālukā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    karambhavāluka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • taptā* -
  • tapta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    taptā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tap -> tapta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √tap class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √tap class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √tap class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √tap class 4 verb]
    tap -> taptā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √tap class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √tap class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √tap class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √tap class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √tap class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √tap class 4 verb]
  • āyasīś -
  • āyasī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śilāḥ -
  • śila (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śilā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • pṛthak -
  • pṛthak (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “lohakumbhīśca tailasya kvāthyamānāḥ samantataḥ
  • lohakumbhīś -
  • lohakumbhī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    lohakumbhī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tailasya -
  • taila (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    taila (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • kvāthyamānāḥ -
  • kvath -> kvāthyamāna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √kvath], [vocative plural from √kvath]
    kvath -> kvāthyamānā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √kvath], [vocative plural from √kvath], [accusative plural from √kvath]
  • samantataḥ -
  • samantataḥ (indeclinable)
    samantatas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 18.2.24

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 18.2.24 in Kannada sript:
ಕರಮ್ಭವಾಲುಕಾಸ್ತಪ್ತಾ ಆಯಸೀಶ್ಚ ಶಿಲಾಃ ಪೃಥಕ್ ।
ಲೋಹಕುಮ್ಭೀಶ್ಚ ತೈಲಸ್ಯ ಕ್ವಾಥ್ಯಮಾನಾಃ ಸಮನ್ತತಃ ॥ ೨೪ ॥

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 18.2.24 in Bengali sript:
করম্ভবালুকাস্তপ্তা আযসীশ্চ শিলাঃ পৃথক্ ।
লোহকুম্ভীশ্চ তৈলস্য ক্বাথ্যমানাঃ সমন্ততঃ ॥ ২৪ ॥

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 18.2.24 in Gujarati sript:
કરમ્ભવાલુકાસ્તપ્તા આયસીશ્ચ શિલાઃ પૃથક્ ।
લોહકુમ્ભીશ્ચ તૈલસ્ય ક્વાથ્યમાનાઃ સમન્તતઃ ॥ ૨૪ ॥

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 18.2.24 in Malayalam sript:
കരമ്ഭവാലുകാസ്തപ്താ ആയസീശ്ച ശിലാഃ പൃഥക് ।
ലോഹകുമ്ഭീശ്ച തൈലസ്യ ക്വാഥ്യമാനാഃ സമന്തതഃ ॥ ൨൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 18.2.24 in Telugu sript:
కరమ్భవాలుకాస్తప్తా ఆయసీశ్చ శిలాః పృథక్ ।
లోహకుమ్భీశ్చ తైలస్య క్వాథ్యమానాః సమన్తతః ॥ ౨౪ ॥

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