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 1.1.22

मङ्गल्यं मङ्गलं विष्णुं वरेण्यमनघं शुचिम् ।
नमस्कृत्य हृषीकेशं चराचरगुरुं हरिम् ॥ २२ ॥

maṅgalyaṃ maṅgalaṃ viṣṇuṃ vareṇyamanaghaṃ śucim |
namaskṛtya hṛṣīkeśaṃ carācaraguruṃ harim || 22 ||

Note! The following is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.

...and others, in like manner, will hereafter promulgate it upon the earth. It is a great source of knowledge, established throughout the three regions of the world. It is possessed by the...

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

Mangalya, Mangala, Vishnu, Varenya, Anagha, Shuci, Namaskritya, Hrishikesha, Caracaraguru, Hari,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.1.22). 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: “maṅgalyaṃ maṅgalaṃ viṣṇuṃ vareṇyamanaghaṃ śucim
  • maṅgalyam -
  • maṅgalya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    maṅgalya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    maṅgalyā (noun, feminine)
  • maṅgalam -
  • maṅgala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    maṅgala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    maṅgalā (noun, feminine)
  • viṣṇum -
  • viṣṇu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    viṣṇu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vareṇyam -
  • vareṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vareṇya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vareṇyā (noun, feminine)
    vṛ -> vareṇya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
    vṛ -> vareṇya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb], [accusative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
  • anagham -
  • anagha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anagha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anaghā (noun, feminine)
  • śucim -
  • śuci (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    śuci (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “namaskṛtya hṛṣīkeśaṃ carācaraguruṃ harim
  • namaskṛtya -
  • namaskṛtya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    namaskṛtya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hṛṣīkeśam -
  • hṛṣīkeśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • carācaragurum -
  • carācaraguru (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • harim -
  • hari (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    hari (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.1.22

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 1.1.22 in Kannada sript:
ಮಙ್ಗಲ್ಯಂ ಮಙ್ಗಲಂ ವಿಷ್ಣುಂ ವರೇಣ್ಯಮನಘಂ ಶುಚಿಮ್ ।
ನಮಸ್ಕೃತ್ಯ ಹೃಷೀಕೇಶಂ ಚರಾಚರಗುರುಂ ಹರಿಮ್ ॥ ೨೨ ॥

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 1.1.22 in Bengali sript:
মঙ্গল্যং মঙ্গলং বিষ্ণুং বরেণ্যমনঘং শুচিম্ ।
নমস্কৃত্য হৃষীকেশং চরাচরগুরুং হরিম্ ॥ ২২ ॥

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 1.1.22 in Gujarati sript:
મઙ્ગલ્યં મઙ્ગલં વિષ્ણું વરેણ્યમનઘં શુચિમ્ ।
નમસ્કૃત્ય હૃષીકેશં ચરાચરગુરું હરિમ્ ॥ ૨૨ ॥

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 1.1.22 in Malayalam sript:
മങ്ഗല്യം മങ്ഗലം വിഷ്ണും വരേണ്യമനഘം ശുചിമ് ।
നമസ്കൃത്യ ഹൃഷീകേശം ചരാചരഗുരും ഹരിമ് ॥ ൨൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.1.22 in Telugu sript:
మఙ్గల్యం మఙ్గలం విష్ణుం వరేణ్యమనఘం శుచిమ్ ।
నమస్కృత్య హృషీకేశం చరాచరగురుం హరిమ్ ॥ ౨౨ ॥

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