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).
नारदोऽश्रावयद्देवानसितो देवलः पितॄन् ।
गन्धर्वयक्षरक्षांसि श्रावयामास वै शुकः ॥ ६४ ॥
nārado'śrāvayaddevānasito devalaḥ pitṝn |
gandharvayakṣarakṣāṃsi śrāvayāmāsa vai śukaḥ || 64 ||
Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.
...thousand and eight hundred verses, and so is Suka, and perhaps Sanjaya. From the mysteriousness of their meaning, O Muni, no one is able, to this day, to penetrate those closely knit difficult...English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!
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- Line 1: “nārado'śrāvayaddevānasito devalaḥ pitṝn”
- nārado' -
nārada (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- aśrāvayad -
√śru (verb class 0)[imperfect active third single]
- devān -
deva (noun, masculine)[accusative plural]
- asito* -
asita (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- devalaḥ -
devala (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- pitṝn -
pitṛ (noun, masculine)[accusative plural]
- Line 2: “gandharvayakṣarakṣāṃsi śrāvayāmāsa vai śukaḥ”
- gandharva -
gandharva (noun, masculine)[compound], [vocative single]
- yakṣa -
yakṣa (noun, masculine)[compound], [vocative single]yakṣa (noun, neuter)[compound], [vocative single]√yakṣ (verb class 1)[imperative active second single]
- rakṣāṃsi -
rakṣas (noun, neuter)[nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
- śrāvayāmā -
√śru (verb class 0)[imperative active first plural]
- asa -
asan (noun, neuter)[compound]
- vai -
√vā (verb class 1)[present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
- śukaḥ -
śuka (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
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