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).
सूत उवाच ।
जनमेजयस्य राजर्षेः सर्पसत्रे महात्मनः ।
समीपे पार्थिवेन्द्रस्य सम्यक्पारिक्षितस्य च ॥ ८ ॥
sūta uvāca |
janamejayasya rājarṣeḥ sarpasatre mahātmanaḥ |
samīpe pārthivendrasya samyakpārikṣitasya ca || 8 ||
Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.
...Vaisampayana at the Snake-sacrifice of the high-souled royal sage Janamejaya and in the presence also of that chief of Princes, the son of Parikshit, and having wandered about, visiting...English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!
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- Line 1: “sūta uvāca”
- sūta* -
sūta (noun, masculine)[nominative single]√su -> sūta (participle, masculine)[nominative single from √su class 1 verb], [nominative single from √su class 2 verb]√sū -> sūta (participle, masculine)[nominative single from √sū class 6 verb]√sū -> sūta (participle, masculine)[nominative single from √sū class 2 verb]
- uvāca -
√vac (verb class 2)[perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]√vac (verb class 3)[perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
- Line 2: “janamejayasya rājarṣeḥ sarpasatre mahātmanaḥ”
- janamejayasya -
janamejaya (noun, masculine)[genitive single]
- rājarṣeḥ -
rājarṣi (noun, masculine)[ablative single], [genitive single]
- sarpasatre -
sarpasatra (noun, masculine)[locative single]sarpasatra (noun, neuter)[nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
- mahātmanaḥ -
mahātman (noun, masculine)[accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]mahātman (noun, neuter)[ablative single], [genitive single]
- Line 3: “samīpe pārthivendrasya samyakpārikṣitasya ca”
- samīpe -
samīpa (noun, masculine)[locative single]samīpa (noun, neuter)[nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]samīpā (noun, feminine)[nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
- pārthivendrasya -
pārthivendra (noun, masculine)[genitive single]
- samyak -
- pārikṣitasya -
pārikṣita (noun, masculine)[genitive single]
- ca -
ca (indeclinable conjunction)[indeclinable conjunction]ca (noun, masculine)[compound], [vocative single]ca (noun, neuter)[compound], [vocative single]
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.1.8