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 1.1.58

स सदस्यैः सहासीनः श्रावयामास भारतम् ।
कर्मान्तरेषु यज्ञस्य चोद्यमानः पुनः पुनः ॥ ५८ ॥

sa sadasyaiḥ sahāsīnaḥ śrāvayāmāsa bhāratam |
karmāntareṣu yajñasya codyamānaḥ punaḥ punaḥ || 58 ||

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...Asrama. Let Ganesa be thought of, O Muni, for the purpose of writing the poem." Sauti said, "Brahma having thus spoken to Vyasa, retired to his own abode. Then Vyasa began to call to mind...

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

Sadasya, Saha, Sah, Asina, Bharata, Karmantara, Yajna, Codyamana, Puna,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.1.58). 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: “sa sadasyaiḥ sahāsīnaḥ śrāvayāmāsa bhāratam
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sadasyaiḥ -
  • sadasya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sahā -
  • saha (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    saha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sah (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sah (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • āsīnaḥ -
  • āsīna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śrāvayāmā -
  • śru (verb class 0)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
  • bhāratam -
  • bhārata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhārata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “karmāntareṣu yajñasya codyamānaḥ punaḥ punaḥ
  • karmāntareṣu -
  • karmāntara (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • yajñasya -
  • yajña (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • codyamānaḥ -
  • cud -> codyamāna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √cud]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.1.58

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 1.1.58 in Kannada sript:
ಸ ಸದಸ್ಯೈಃ ಸಹಾಸೀನಃ ಶ್ರಾವಯಾಮಾಸ ಭಾರತಮ್ ।
ಕರ್ಮಾನ್ತರೇಷು ಯಜ್ಞಸ್ಯ ಚೋದ್ಯಮಾನಃ ಪುನಃ ಪುನಃ ॥ ೫೮ ॥

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 1.1.58 in Bengali sript:
স সদস্যৈঃ সহাসীনঃ শ্রাবযামাস ভারতম্ ।
কর্মান্তরেষু যজ্ঞস্য চোদ্যমানঃ পুনঃ পুনঃ ॥ ৫৮ ॥

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 1.1.58 in Gujarati sript:
સ સદસ્યૈઃ સહાસીનઃ શ્રાવયામાસ ભારતમ્ ।
કર્માન્તરેષુ યજ્ઞસ્ય ચોદ્યમાનઃ પુનઃ પુનઃ ॥ ૫૮ ॥

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 1.1.58 in Malayalam sript:
സ സദസ്യൈഃ സഹാസീനഃ ശ്രാവയാമാസ ഭാരതമ് ।
കര്മാന്തരേഷു യജ്ഞസ്യ ചോദ്യമാനഃ പുനഃ പുനഃ ॥ ൫൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.1.58 in Telugu sript:
స సదస్యైః సహాసీనః శ్రావయామాస భారతమ్ ।
కర్మాన్తరేషు యజ్ఞస్య చోద్యమానః పునః పునః ॥ ౫౮ ॥

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