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).
अविक्षित्प्रबलो धूर्तः कृतबन्धुर्दृढेषुधिः ।
महापुराणः संभाव्यः प्रत्यङ्गः परहा श्रुतिः ॥ १७८ ॥
avikṣitprabalo dhūrtaḥ kṛtabandhurdṛḍheṣudhiḥ |
mahāpurāṇaḥ saṃbhāvyaḥ pratyaṅgaḥ parahā śrutiḥ || 178 ||
Note! The following is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.
...the whole army engaged in single combat with the son of Drona and showing himself equal to him drove his chariot in circles around, then, O Sanjaya, I had no hope of success. When upon...English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!
Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.1.178). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.
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- Line 1: “avikṣitprabalo dhūrtaḥ kṛtabandhurdṛḍheṣudhiḥ”
- avikṣit -
avikṣit (noun, masculine)[compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
- prabalo* -
prabala (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- dhūrtaḥ -
dhūrta (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- kṛtabandhur -
kṛtabandhu (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- dṛḍheṣudhiḥ -
dṛḍheṣudhi (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- Line 2: “mahāpurāṇaḥ saṃbhāvyaḥ pratyaṅgaḥ parahā śrutiḥ”
- mahāpurā -
mahāpura (noun, neuter)[compound], [vocative single]
- āṇaḥ -
√aṇ (verb class 1)[imperfect active second single]
- sambhāvyaḥ -
sambhāvya (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- pratyaṅgaḥ -
pratyaṅga (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- parahā -
parahan (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- śrutiḥ -
śruti (noun, feminine)[nominative single]
Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.1.178