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 1.2.209

चित्राङ्गदायाः पुत्रेण पुत्रिकाया धनंजयः ।
संग्रामे बभ्रुवाहेन संशयं चात्र दर्शितः ।
अश्वमेधे महायज्ञे नकुलाख्यानमेव च ॥ २०९ ॥

citrāṅgadāyāḥ putreṇa putrikāyā dhanaṃjayaḥ |
saṃgrāme babhruvāhena saṃśayaṃ cātra darśitaḥ |
aśvamedhe mahāyajñe nakulākhyānameva ca || 209 ||

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

...In this, Bhishma lay stretched on his bed of arrows. This extensive Parva is known as the sixth in the Bharata. In this have been composed one hundred and seventeen sections. The number...

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

Citrangada, Putra, Putrika, Dhananjaya, Sangrama, Babhruvaha, Ina, Samshaya, Darshita, Ashvamedha, Mahayajna, Nakula, Akhyana, Eva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.2.209). 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: “citrāṅgadāyāḥ putreṇa putrikāyā dhanaṃjayaḥ
  • citrāṅgadāyāḥ -
  • citrāṅgadā (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • putreṇa -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • putrikāyā* -
  • putrikā (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • dhanañjayaḥ -
  • dhanañjaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “saṃgrāme babhruvāhena saṃśayaṃ cātra darśitaḥ
  • saṅgrāme -
  • saṅgrāma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    saṅgrāma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • babhruvāhe -
  • babhruvāha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
  • ina -
  • ina (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ina (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃśayam -
  • saṃśaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • cāt -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ra -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • darśitaḥ -
  • darśita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    dṛś -> darśita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √dṛś]
  • Line 3: “aśvamedhe mahāyajñe nakulākhyānameva ca
  • aśvamedhe -
  • aśvamedha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • mahāyajñe -
  • mahāyajña (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    mahāyajñā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • nakulā -
  • nakula (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nakula (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nakulā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ākhyānam -
  • ākhyāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.2.209

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 1.2.209 in Kannada sript:
ಚಿತ್ರಾಙ್ಗದಾಯಾಃ ಪುತ್ರೇಣ ಪುತ್ರಿಕಾಯಾ ಧನಂಜಯಃ ।
ಸಂಗ್ರಾಮೇ ಬಭ್ರುವಾಹೇನ ಸಂಶಯಂ ಚಾತ್ರ ದರ್ಶಿತಃ ।
ಅಶ್ವಮೇಧೇ ಮಹಾಯಜ್ಞೇ ನಕುಲಾಖ್ಯಾನಮೇವ ಚ ॥ ೨೦೯ ॥

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 1.2.209 in Bengali sript:
চিত্রাঙ্গদাযাঃ পুত্রেণ পুত্রিকাযা ধনংজযঃ ।
সংগ্রামে বভ্রুবাহেন সংশযং চাত্র দর্শিতঃ ।
অশ্বমেধে মহাযজ্ঞে নকুলাখ্যানমেব চ ॥ ২০৯ ॥

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 1.2.209 in Gujarati sript:
ચિત્રાઙ્ગદાયાઃ પુત્રેણ પુત્રિકાયા ધનંજયઃ ।
સંગ્રામે બભ્રુવાહેન સંશયં ચાત્ર દર્શિતઃ ।
અશ્વમેધે મહાયજ્ઞે નકુલાખ્યાનમેવ ચ ॥ ૨૦૯ ॥

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 1.2.209 in Malayalam sript:
ചിത്രാങ്ഗദായാഃ പുത്രേണ പുത്രികായാ ധനംജയഃ ।
സംഗ്രാമേ ബഭ്രുവാഹേന സംശയം ചാത്ര ദര്ശിതഃ ।
അശ്വമേധേ മഹായജ്ഞേ നകുലാഖ്യാനമേവ ച ॥ ൨൦൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.2.209 in Telugu sript:
చిత్రాఙ్గదాయాః పుత్రేణ పుత్రికాయా ధనంజయః ।
సంగ్రామే బభ్రువాహేన సంశయం చాత్ర దర్శితః ।
అశ్వమేధే మహాయజ్ఞే నకులాఖ్యానమేవ చ ॥ ౨౦౯ ॥

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