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 1.17.6

ततो भगवता तस्य शिरश्छिन्नमलंकृतम् ।
चक्रायुधेन चक्रेण पिबतोऽमृतमोजसा ॥ ६ ॥

tato bhagavatā tasya śiraśchinnamalaṃkṛtam |
cakrāyudhena cakreṇa pibato'mṛtamojasā || 6 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...The powerful Ananta, directed thereto both by Brahman and Narayana, O Brahmana, tore up the mountain with the woods thereon and with the denizens of those woods. And the gods came to the...

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

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Bhagavat, Bhagavata, Shirashchinna, Alankrita, Cakrayudha, Cakra, Pibat, Amrita, Ojas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.17.6). 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: “tato bhagavatā tasya śiraśchinnamalaṃkṛtam
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • bhagavatā -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhagavat (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    bhagavatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śiraśchinnam -
  • śiraśchinna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śiraśchinna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • alaṅkṛtam -
  • alaṅkṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    alaṅkṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    alaṅkṛtā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “cakrāyudhena cakreṇa pibato'mṛtamojasā
  • cakrāyudhena -
  • cakrāyudha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • cakreṇa -
  • cakra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    cakra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • pibato' -
  • -> pibat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √ class 1 verb], [ablative single from √ class 1 verb], [genitive single from √ class 1 verb]
    -> pibat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √ class 1 verb], [genitive single from √ class 1 verb]
    pibat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    pibat (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    pibat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    (verb class 1)
    [present active third dual]
  • amṛtam -
  • amṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    amṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    amṛtā (noun, feminine)
  • ojasā -
  • ojas (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ojas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.17.6

Cover of edition (2013)

The complete Mahabharata (12 Volumes)
by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013)

4900 pages; [Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.] ISBN: ‎ 812150094X or 9788121500944;

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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 1.17.6 in Kannada sript:
ತತೋ ಭಗವತಾ ತಸ್ಯ ಶಿರಶ್ಛಿನ್ನಮಲಂಕೃತಮ್ ।
ಚಕ್ರಾಯುಧೇನ ಚಕ್ರೇಣ ಪಿಬತೋಽಮೃತಮೋಜಸಾ ॥ ೬ ॥

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 1.17.6 in Bengali sript:
ততো ভগবতা তস্য শিরশ্ছিন্নমলংকৃতম্ ।
চক্রাযুধেন চক্রেণ পিবতোঽমৃতমোজসা ॥ ৬ ॥

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 1.17.6 in Gujarati sript:
તતો ભગવતા તસ્ય શિરશ્છિન્નમલંકૃતમ્ ।
ચક્રાયુધેન ચક્રેણ પિબતોઽમૃતમોજસા ॥ ૬ ॥

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 1.17.6 in Malayalam sript:
തതോ ഭഗവതാ തസ്യ ശിരശ്ഛിന്നമലംകൃതമ് ।
ചക്രായുധേന ചക്രേണ പിബതോഽമൃതമോജസാ ॥ ൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.17.6 in Telugu sript:
తతో భగవతా తస్య శిరశ్ఛిన్నమలంకృతమ్ ।
చక్రాయుధేన చక్రేణ పిబతోఽమృతమోజసా ॥ ౬ ॥

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