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 1.25.18

एवमन्योन्यशापात्तौ सुप्रतीकविभावसू ।
गजकच्छपतां प्राप्तावर्थार्थं मूढचेतसौ ॥ १८ ॥

evamanyonyaśāpāttau supratīkavibhāvasū |
gajakacchapatāṃ prāptāvarthārthaṃ mūḍhacetasau || 18 ||

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

...into a heap of ashes. By me, however, has the remedy been provided beforehand. The intelligent son of Kasyapa is known to all by the name of Aruna. He is huge of body and of great splendour...

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

Evam, Eva, Anyonya, Shapa, Supratika, Vibhavasu, Gajakacchapa, Prapta, Prapti, Arthartha, Mudhacetas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.25.18). 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: “evamanyonyaśāpāttau supratīkavibhāvasū
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • anyonya -
  • anyonya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anyonya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śāpāt -
  • śāpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • tau -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • supratīka -
  • supratīka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    supratīka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vibhāvasū -
  • vibhāvasu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vibhāvasu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “gajakacchapatāṃ prāptāvarthārthaṃ mūḍhacetasau
  • gajakacchapa -
  • gajakacchapa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gajakacchapa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • prāptāva -
  • prāpta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    prāpti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • arthārtham -
  • arthārtha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    arthārtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    arthārthā (noun, feminine)
  • mūḍhacetasau -
  • mūḍhacetas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.25.18

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 1.25.18 in Kannada sript:
ಏವಮನ್ಯೋನ್ಯಶಾಪಾತ್ತೌ ಸುಪ್ರತೀಕವಿಭಾವಸೂ ।
ಗಜಕಚ್ಛಪತಾಂ ಪ್ರಾಪ್ತಾವರ್ಥಾರ್ಥಂ ಮೂಢಚೇತಸೌ ॥ ೧೮ ॥

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 1.25.18 in Bengali sript:
এবমন্যোন্যশাপাত্তৌ সুপ্রতীকবিভাবসূ ।
গজকচ্ছপতাং প্রাপ্তাবর্থার্থং মূঢচেতসৌ ॥ ১৮ ॥

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 1.25.18 in Gujarati sript:
એવમન્યોન્યશાપાત્તૌ સુપ્રતીકવિભાવસૂ ।
ગજકચ્છપતાં પ્રાપ્તાવર્થાર્થં મૂઢચેતસૌ ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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 1.25.18 in Malayalam sript:
ഏവമന്യോന്യശാപാത്തൌ സുപ്രതീകവിഭാവസൂ ।
ഗജകച്ഛപതാം പ്രാപ്താവര്ഥാര്ഥം മൂഢചേതസൌ ॥ ൧൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.25.18 in Telugu sript:
ఏవమన్యోన్యశాపాత్తౌ సుప్రతీకవిభావసూ ।
గజకచ్ఛపతాం ప్రాప్తావర్థార్థం మూఢచేతసౌ ॥ ౧౮ ॥

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