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 1.1.60

वासुदेवस्य माहात्म्यं पाण्डवानां च सत्यताम् ।
दुर्वृत्तं धार्तराष्ट्राणामुक्तवान्भगवानृषिः ॥ ६० ॥

vāsudevasya māhātmyaṃ pāṇḍavānāṃ ca satyatām |
durvṛttaṃ dhārtarāṣṭrāṇāmuktavānbhagavānṛṣiḥ || 60 ||

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...been saluted, and was seated, Vyasa addressed him thus, 'O guide of the Ganas! be you the writer of the Bharata which I have formed in my imagination, and which I am about to repeat." Ganesa...

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

Vasudeva, Mahatmya, Pandava, Satyata, Durvritta, Dhartarashtra, Uktavat, Bhagavat, Rishi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.1.60). 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: “vāsudevasya māhātmyaṃ pāṇḍavānāṃ ca satyatām
  • vāsudevasya -
  • vāsudeva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    vāsudeva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • māhātmyam -
  • māhātmya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pāṇḍavānām -
  • pāṇḍava (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    pāṇḍava (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • satyatām -
  • satyatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “durvṛttaṃ dhārtarāṣṭrāṇāmuktavānbhagavānṛṣiḥ
  • durvṛttam -
  • durvṛtta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    durvṛtta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    durvṛttā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • dhārtarāṣṭrāṇām -
  • dhārtarāṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    dhārtarāṣṭra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • uktavān -
  • uktavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vac -> uktavat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • bhagavān -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛṣiḥ -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.1.60

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 1.1.60 in Kannada sript:
ವಾಸುದೇವಸ್ಯ ಮಾಹಾತ್ಮ್ಯಂ ಪಾಣ್ಡವಾನಾಂ ಚ ಸತ್ಯತಾಮ್ ।
ದುರ್ವೃತ್ತಂ ಧಾರ್ತರಾಷ್ಟ್ರಾಣಾಮುಕ್ತವಾನ್ಭಗವಾನೃಷಿಃ ॥ ೬೦ ॥

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 1.1.60 in Bengali sript:
বাসুদেবস্য মাহাত্ম্যং পাণ্ডবানাং চ সত্যতাম্ ।
দুর্বৃত্তং ধার্তরাষ্ট্রাণামুক্তবান্ভগবানৃষিঃ ॥ ৬০ ॥

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 1.1.60 in Gujarati sript:
વાસુદેવસ્ય માહાત્મ્યં પાણ્ડવાનાં ચ સત્યતામ્ ।
દુર્વૃત્તં ધાર્તરાષ્ટ્રાણામુક્તવાન્ભગવાનૃષિઃ ॥ ૬૦ ॥

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 1.1.60 in Malayalam sript:
വാസുദേവസ്യ മാഹാത്മ്യം പാണ്ഡവാനാം ച സത്യതാമ് ।
ദുര്വൃത്തം ധാര്തരാഷ്ട്രാണാമുക്തവാന്ഭഗവാനൃഷിഃ ॥ ൬൦ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.1.60 in Telugu sript:
వాసుదేవస్య మాహాత్మ్యం పాణ్డవానాం చ సత్యతామ్ ।
దుర్వృత్తం ధార్తరాష్ట్రాణాముక్తవాన్భగవానృషిః ॥ ౬౦ ॥

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