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 1.25.14

विदित्वा चापरे भिन्नानन्तरेषु पतन्त्यथ ।
भिन्नानामतुलो नाशः क्षिप्रमेव प्रवर्तते ॥ १४ ॥

viditvā cāpare bhinnānantareṣu patantyatha |
bhinnānāmatulo nāśaḥ kṣiprameva pravartate || 14 ||

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

...went to the mountains of the west. "And from that place he began to radiate his heat around for the destruction of the world. And then the great Rishis, approaching the gods, spake unto...

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

Capa, Bhinna, Antara, Patanti, Patat, Atha, Atula, Nasha, Kshipram, Kshipra, Eva, Pravarta, Tad, Yushmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.25.14). 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: “viditvā cāpare bhinnānantareṣu patantyatha
  • viditvā -
  • vid -> viditvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vid]
  • cāpa -
  • cāpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cāpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • re -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    ra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • bhinnān -
  • bhinna (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • antareṣu -
  • antara (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    antara (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • patantya -
  • patantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    patat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [nominative plural], [vocative dual], [vocative plural], [accusative dual], [accusative plural]
    pat -> patat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √pat class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √pat class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √pat class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √pat class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √pat class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √pat class 1 verb]
    pat -> patantī (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √pat class 1 verb], [vocative single from √pat class 1 verb]
    pat (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “bhinnānāmatulo nāśaḥ kṣiprameva pravartate
  • bhinnānām -
  • bhinna (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhinna (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhinnā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • atulo* -
  • atula (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nāśaḥ -
  • nāśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṣipram -
  • kṣipram (indeclinable)
    kṣipra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣipra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣiprā (noun, feminine)
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pravarta -
  • pravarta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.25.14

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 1.25.14 in Kannada sript:
ವಿದಿತ್ವಾ ಚಾಪರೇ ಭಿನ್ನಾನನ್ತರೇಷು ಪತನ್ತ್ಯಥ ।
ಭಿನ್ನಾನಾಮತುಲೋ ನಾಶಃ ಕ್ಷಿಪ್ರಮೇವ ಪ್ರವರ್ತತೇ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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 1.25.14 in Bengali sript:
বিদিত্বা চাপরে ভিন্নানন্তরেষু পতন্ত্যথ ।
ভিন্নানামতুলো নাশঃ ক্ষিপ্রমেব প্রবর্ততে ॥ ১৪ ॥

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 1.25.14 in Gujarati sript:
વિદિત્વા ચાપરે ભિન્નાનન્તરેષુ પતન્ત્યથ ।
ભિન્નાનામતુલો નાશઃ ક્ષિપ્રમેવ પ્રવર્તતે ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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 1.25.14 in Malayalam sript:
വിദിത്വാ ചാപരേ ഭിന്നാനന്തരേഷു പതന്ത്യഥ ।
ഭിന്നാനാമതുലോ നാശഃ ക്ഷിപ്രമേവ പ്രവര്തതേ ॥ ൧൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.25.14 in Telugu sript:
విదిత్వా చాపరే భిన్నానన్తరేషు పతన్త్యథ ।
భిన్నానామతులో నాశః క్షిప్రమేవ ప్రవర్తతే ॥ ౧౪ ॥

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