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 1.25.16

नियन्तुं न हि शक्यस्त्वं भेदतो धनमिच्छसि ।
यस्मात्तस्मात्सुप्रतीक हस्तित्वं समवाप्स्यसि ॥ १६ ॥

niyantuṃ na hi śakyastvaṃ bhedato dhanamicchasi |
yasmāttasmātsupratīka hastitvaṃ samavāpsyasi || 16 ||

Note! The following is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview. the Grandsire, and said unto him, 'O what is this great heat today that causes such panic? Surya has not yet risen, still the destruction (of the world) is obvious. O Lord, what...

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

Shakya, Tva, Yushmad, Bhedatah, Dhana, Yasmat, Yah, Yat, Tasmat, Tad, Supratika, Hastin, Hasti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.25.16). 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: “niyantuṃ na hi śakyastvaṃ bhedato dhanamicchasi
  • ni -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
  • yantum -
  • yam -> yantum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √yam]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • śakyas -
  • śakya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śak -> śakya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śak class 5 verb]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • bhedato* -
  • bhedataḥ (indeclinable)
    bhid (verb class 1)
    [present active third dual]
  • dhanam -
  • dhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • icchasi -
  • iṣ (verb class 6)
    [present active second single]
  • Line 2: “yasmāttasmātsupratīka hastitvaṃ samavāpsyasi
  • yasmāt -
  • yasmāt (indeclinable)
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
  • tasmāt -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • supratīka -
  • supratīka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    supratīka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hasti -
  • hastin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    hastin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    hastī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    hastī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    hastī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • samavā -
  • samava (Preverb)
  • āpsyasi -
  • āp (verb class 5)
    [future active second single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.25.16

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 1.25.16 in Kannada sript:
ನಿಯನ್ತುಂ ನ ಹಿ ಶಕ್ಯಸ್ತ್ವಂ ಭೇದತೋ ಧನಮಿಚ್ಛಸಿ ।
ಯಸ್ಮಾತ್ತಸ್ಮಾತ್ಸುಪ್ರತೀಕ ಹಸ್ತಿತ್ವಂ ಸಮವಾಪ್ಸ್ಯಸಿ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

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 1.25.16 in Bengali sript:
নিযন্তুং ন হি শক্যস্ত্বং ভেদতো ধনমিচ্ছসি ।
যস্মাত্তস্মাত্সুপ্রতীক হস্তিত্বং সমবাপ্স্যসি ॥ ১৬ ॥

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 1.25.16 in Gujarati sript:
નિયન્તું ન હિ શક્યસ્ત્વં ભેદતો ધનમિચ્છસિ ।
યસ્માત્તસ્માત્સુપ્રતીક હસ્તિત્વં સમવાપ્સ્યસિ ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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 1.25.16 in Malayalam sript:
നിയന്തും ന ഹി ശക്യസ്ത്വം ഭേദതോ ധനമിച്ഛസി ।
യസ്മാത്തസ്മാത്സുപ്രതീക ഹസ്തിത്വം സമവാപ്സ്യസി ॥ ൧൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.25.16 in Telugu sript:
నియన్తుం న హి శక్యస్త్వం భేదతో ధనమిచ్ఛసి ।
యస్మాత్తస్మాత్సుప్రతీక హస్తిత్వం సమవాప్స్యసి ॥ ౧౬ ॥

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