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 1.17.7

तच्छैलशृङ्गप्रतिमं दानवस्य शिरो महत् ।
चक्रेणोत्कृत्तमपतच्चालयद्वसुधातलम् ॥ ७ ॥

tacchailaśṛṅgapratimaṃ dānavasya śiro mahat |
cakreṇotkṛttamapataccālayadvasudhātalam || 7 ||

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

...the shore of the Ocean with Ananta and addressed the Ocean, saying, 'O Ocean; we have come to churn your waters for obtaining nectar.' And the Ocean replied, 'Be it so, as I shall...

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

Tat, Tad, Shailashringa, Pratima, Danava, Shira, Shiras, Mahat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.17.7). 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: “tacchailaśṛṅgapratimaṃ dānavasya śiro mahat
  • tacch -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śailaśṛṅga -
  • śailaśṛṅga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pratimam -
  • pratimā (noun, feminine)
    pratimā (noun, masculine)
    pratima (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pratima (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dānavasya -
  • dānava (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    dānava (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • śiro* -
  • śiras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śira (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahat -
  • atimahat (noun, masculine)
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “cakreṇotkṛttamapataccālayadvasudhātalam
  • Cannot analyse cakreṇotkṛttamapataccālayadvasudhātalam

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.17.7

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 1.17.7 in Kannada sript:
ತಚ್ಛೈಲಶೃಙ್ಗಪ್ರತಿಮಂ ದಾನವಸ್ಯ ಶಿರೋ ಮಹತ್ ।
ಚಕ್ರೇಣೋತ್ಕೃತ್ತಮಪತಚ್ಚಾಲಯದ್ವಸುಧಾತಲಮ್ ॥ ೭ ॥

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 1.17.7 in Bengali sript:
তচ্ছৈলশৃঙ্গপ্রতিমং দানবস্য শিরো মহত্ ।
চক্রেণোত্কৃত্তমপতচ্চালযদ্বসুধাতলম্ ॥ ৭ ॥

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 1.17.7 in Gujarati sript:
તચ્છૈલશૃઙ્ગપ્રતિમં દાનવસ્ય શિરો મહત્ ।
ચક્રેણોત્કૃત્તમપતચ્ચાલયદ્વસુધાતલમ્ ॥ ૭ ॥

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 1.17.7 in Malayalam sript:
തച്ഛൈലശൃങ്ഗപ്രതിമം ദാനവസ്യ ശിരോ മഹത് ।
ചക്രേണോത്കൃത്തമപതച്ചാലയദ്വസുധാതലമ് ॥ ൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.17.7 in Telugu sript:
తచ్ఛైలశృఙ్గప్రతిమం దానవస్య శిరో మహత్ ।
చక్రేణోత్కృత్తమపతచ్చాలయద్వసుధాతలమ్ ॥ ౭ ॥

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