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 1.17.9

विहाय भगवांश्चापि स्त्रीरूपमतुलं हरिः ।
नानाप्रहरणैर्भीमैर्दानवान्समकम्पयत् ॥ ९ ॥

vihāya bhagavāṃścāpi strīrūpamatulaṃ hariḥ |
nānāpraharaṇairbhīmairdānavānsamakampayat || 9 ||

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

...Tortoise-king, you will have to hold the mountain on your back!' The Tortoise-king agreed, and Indra contrived to place the mountain on the former’s back. "And the gods and the Asuras...

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

Vihaya, Viha, Bhagavat, Capin, Capi, Strirupa, Atula, Hari, Nanapraharana, Bhima, Danava, Danavat, Samaka, Payat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.17.9). 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: “vihāya bhagavāṃścāpi strīrūpamatulaṃ hariḥ
  • vihāya -
  • vihāya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    viha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    viha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • bhagavāṃś -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    cāpī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    cāpī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    cāpi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • strīrūpam -
  • strīrūpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    strīrūpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    strīrūpā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • atulam -
  • atula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    atula (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    atulā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • hariḥ -
  • hari (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    hari (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “nānāpraharaṇairbhīmairdānavānsamakampayat
  • nānāpraharaṇair -
  • nānāpraharaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • bhīmair -
  • bhīma (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    bhīma (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • dānavān -
  • dānava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    dānavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • samakam -
  • samaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    samaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samakā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • payat -
  • pay -> payat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √pay class 1 verb], [vocative single from √pay class 1 verb], [accusative single from √pay class 1 verb]
    pi -> payat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √pi class 1 verb], [vocative single from √pi class 1 verb], [accusative single from √pi class 1 verb]
    -> payat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ class 1 verb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.17.9

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 1.17.9 in Kannada sript:
ವಿಹಾಯ ಭಗವಾಂಶ್ಚಾಪಿ ಸ್ತ್ರೀರೂಪಮತುಲಂ ಹರಿಃ ।
ನಾನಾಪ್ರಹರಣೈರ್ಭೀಮೈರ್ದಾನವಾನ್ಸಮಕಮ್ಪಯತ್ ॥ ೯ ॥

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 1.17.9 in Bengali sript:
বিহায ভগবাংশ্চাপি স্ত্রীরূপমতুলং হরিঃ ।
নানাপ্রহরণৈর্ভীমৈর্দানবান্সমকম্পযত্ ॥ ৯ ॥

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 1.17.9 in Gujarati sript:
વિહાય ભગવાંશ્ચાપિ સ્ત્રીરૂપમતુલં હરિઃ ।
નાનાપ્રહરણૈર્ભીમૈર્દાનવાન્સમકમ્પયત્ ॥ ૯ ॥

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 1.17.9 in Malayalam sript:
വിഹായ ഭഗവാംശ്ചാപി സ്ത്രീരൂപമതുലം ഹരിഃ ।
നാനാപ്രഹരണൈര്ഭീമൈര്ദാനവാന്സമകമ്പയത് ॥ ൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.17.9 in Telugu sript:
విహాయ భగవాంశ్చాపి స్త్రీరూపమతులం హరిః ।
నానాప్రహరణైర్భీమైర్దానవాన్సమకమ్పయత్ ॥ ౯ ॥

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