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 1.27.5

यजतः पुत्रकामस्य कश्यपस्य प्रजापतेः ।
साहाय्यमृषयो देवा गन्धर्वाश्च ददुः किल ॥ ५ ॥

yajataḥ putrakāmasya kaśyapasya prajāpateḥ |
sāhāyyamṛṣayo devā gandharvāśca daduḥ kila || 5 ||

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...asked him, 'O child, is it well with you? Dost you get sufficient food every day? Is there food in plenty for you in the world of men?' "Garuda replied, 'My mother is ever well...

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

Yajata, Yajat, Putrakama, Kashyapa, Prajapati, Sahayya, Rishi, Deva, Gandharva, Kila,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.27.5). 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: “yajataḥ putrakāmasya kaśyapasya prajāpateḥ
  • yajataḥ -
  • yajata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaj -> yajat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √yaj class 1 verb], [ablative single from √yaj class 1 verb], [genitive single from √yaj class 1 verb]
    yaj -> yajat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √yaj class 1 verb], [genitive single from √yaj class 1 verb]
    yaj (verb class 1)
    [present active third dual]
  • putrakāmasya -
  • putrakāma (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    putrakāma (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • kaśyapasya -
  • kaśyapa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    kaśyapa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • prajāpateḥ -
  • prajāpati (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “sāhāyyamṛṣayo devā gandharvāśca daduḥ kila
  • sāhāyyam -
  • sāhāyya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ṛṣayo* -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • devā* -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • gandharvāś -
  • gandharva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gandharvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • daduḥ -
  • (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third plural]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active third plural]
    dai (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
    de (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • kila -
  • kila (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kil (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.27.5

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 1.27.5 in Kannada sript:
ಯಜತಃ ಪುತ್ರಕಾಮಸ್ಯ ಕಶ್ಯಪಸ್ಯ ಪ್ರಜಾಪತೇಃ ।
ಸಾಹಾಯ್ಯಮೃಷಯೋ ದೇವಾ ಗನ್ಧರ್ವಾಶ್ಚ ದದುಃ ಕಿಲ ॥ ೫ ॥

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 1.27.5 in Bengali sript:
যজতঃ পুত্রকামস্য কশ্যপস্য প্রজাপতেঃ ।
সাহায্যমৃষযো দেবা গন্ধর্বাশ্চ দদুঃ কিল ॥ ৫ ॥

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 1.27.5 in Gujarati sript:
યજતઃ પુત્રકામસ્ય કશ્યપસ્ય પ્રજાપતેઃ ।
સાહાય્યમૃષયો દેવા ગન્ધર્વાશ્ચ દદુઃ કિલ ॥ ૫ ॥

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 1.27.5 in Malayalam sript:
യജതഃ പുത്രകാമസ്യ കശ്യപസ്യ പ്രജാപതേഃ ।
സാഹായ്യമൃഷയോ ദേവാ ഗന്ധര്വാശ്ച ദദുഃ കില ॥ ൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.27.5 in Telugu sript:
యజతః పుత్రకామస్య కశ్యపస్య ప్రజాపతేః ।
సాహాయ్యమృషయో దేవా గన్ధర్వాశ్చ దదుః కిల ॥ ౫ ॥

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