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 1.2.224

स सत्कृत्य यदुश्रेष्ठं मातुलं शौरिमात्मनः ।
ददर्श यदुवीराणामापाने वैशसं महत् ॥ २२४ ॥

sa satkṛtya yaduśreṣṭhaṃ mātulaṃ śaurimātmanaḥ |
dadarśa yaduvīrāṇāmāpāne vaiśasaṃ mahat || 224 ||

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...Krishna’s pacification of Arjuna. In this Parva, Bhima, in fulfilment of his vow, having ripped open Dussasana’s breast in battle drank the blood of his heart. Then Arjuna slew the great...

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

Satkritya, Yadushreshtha, Matula, Shauri, Atman, Vira, Apana, Vaishasa, Mahat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.2.224). 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 satkṛtya yaduśreṣṭhaṃ mātulaṃ śaurimātmanaḥ
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • satkṛtya -
  • satkṛtya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    satkṛtya (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
  • yaduśreṣṭham -
  • yaduśreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • mātulam -
  • mātula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mātula (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mātulā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • śaurim -
  • śauri (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ātmanaḥ -
  • ātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “dadarśa yaduvīrāṇāmāpāne vaiśasaṃ mahat
  • dadarśa -
  • dṛś (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • yadu -
  • yadu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • vīrāṇām -
  • vīra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vīra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    vīrā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • āpāne -
  • āpāna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āpāna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    āpānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vaiśasam -
  • vaiśasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vaiśasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vaiśasā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • mahat -
  • atimahat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.2.224

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 1.2.224 in Kannada sript:
ಸ ಸತ್ಕೃತ್ಯ ಯದುಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠಂ ಮಾತುಲಂ ಶೌರಿಮಾತ್ಮನಃ ।
ದದರ್ಶ ಯದುವೀರಾಣಾಮಾಪಾನೇ ವೈಶಸಂ ಮಹತ್ ॥ ೨೨೪ ॥

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 1.2.224 in Bengali sript:
স সত্কৃত্য যদুশ্রেষ্ঠং মাতুলং শৌরিমাত্মনঃ ।
দদর্শ যদুবীরাণামাপানে বৈশসং মহত্ ॥ ২২৪ ॥

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 1.2.224 in Gujarati sript:
સ સત્કૃત્ય યદુશ્રેષ્ઠં માતુલં શૌરિમાત્મનઃ ।
દદર્શ યદુવીરાણામાપાને વૈશસં મહત્ ॥ ૨૨૪ ॥

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 1.2.224 in Malayalam sript:
സ സത്കൃത്യ യദുശ്രേഷ്ഠം മാതുലം ശൌരിമാത്മനഃ ।
ദദര്ശ യദുവീരാണാമാപാനേ വൈശസം മഹത് ॥ ൨൨൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.2.224 in Telugu sript:
స సత్కృత్య యదుశ్రేష్ఠం మాతులం శౌరిమాత్మనః ।
దదర్శ యదువీరాణామాపానే వైశసం మహత్ ॥ ౨౨౪ ॥

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