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 1.17.15

हाहाकारः समभवत्तत्र तत्र सहस्रशः ।
अन्योन्यं छिन्दतां शस्त्रैरादित्ये लोहितायति ॥ १५ ॥

hāhākāraḥ samabhavattatra tatra sahasraśaḥ |
anyonyaṃ chindatāṃ śastrairāditye lohitāyati || 15 ||

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

...trees with birds on the whirling Mandara were torn up by the roots and fell into the water. The mutual friction of those trees also produced fires that blazed up frequently. The mountain...

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

Hahakara, Sama, Bhavat, Bhavant, Tatra, Sahasrashah, Sahasrashas, Anyonyam, Anyonya, Shastra, Aditya, Lohita, Ayat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.17.15). 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: “hāhākāraḥ samabhavattatra tatra sahasraśaḥ
  • hāhākāraḥ -
  • hāhākāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sama -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bhavat -
  • bhavat (noun, masculine)
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • sahasraśaḥ -
  • sahasraśaḥ (indeclinable)
    sahasraśas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “anyonyaṃ chindatāṃ śastrairāditye lohitāyati
  • anyonyam -
  • anyonyam (indeclinable)
    anyonya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anyonya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anyonyā (noun, feminine)
  • chindatām -
  • chid (verb class 7)
    [imperative middle third plural]
  • śastrair -
  • śastra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    śastra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • āditye -
  • āditya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āditya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ādityā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • lohitā -
  • lohita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lohita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lohitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    luh (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • ayati -
  • ayati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ayat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ayat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.17.15

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 1.17.15 in Kannada sript:
ಹಾಹಾಕಾರಃ ಸಮಭವತ್ತತ್ರ ತತ್ರ ಸಹಸ್ರಶಃ ।
ಅನ್ಯೋನ್ಯಂ ಛಿನ್ದತಾಂ ಶಸ್ತ್ರೈರಾದಿತ್ಯೇ ಲೋಹಿತಾಯತಿ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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 1.17.15 in Bengali sript:
হাহাকারঃ সমভবত্তত্র তত্র সহস্রশঃ ।
অন্যোন্যং ছিন্দতাং শস্ত্রৈরাদিত্যে লোহিতাযতি ॥ ১৫ ॥

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 1.17.15 in Gujarati sript:
હાહાકારઃ સમભવત્તત્ર તત્ર સહસ્રશઃ ।
અન્યોન્યં છિન્દતાં શસ્ત્રૈરાદિત્યે લોહિતાયતિ ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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 1.17.15 in Malayalam sript:
ഹാഹാകാരഃ സമഭവത്തത്ര തത്ര സഹസ്രശഃ ।
അന്യോന്യം ഛിന്ദതാം ശസ്ത്രൈരാദിത്യേ ലോഹിതായതി ॥ ൧൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.17.15 in Telugu sript:
హాహాకారః సమభవత్తత్ర తత్ర సహస్రశః ।
అన్యోన్యం ఛిన్దతాం శస్త్రైరాదిత్యే లోహితాయతి ॥ ౧౫ ॥

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