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 1.28.10

ननाद चोच्चैर्बलवान्महामेघरवः खगः ।
वध्यमानः सुरगणैः सर्वभूतानि भीषयन् ।
उत्पपात महावीर्यः पक्षिराट्परवीरहा ॥ १० ॥

nanāda coccairbalavānmahāmegharavaḥ khagaḥ |
vadhyamānaḥ suragaṇaiḥ sarvabhūtāni bhīṣayan |
utpapāta mahāvīryaḥ pakṣirāṭparavīrahā || 10 ||

Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.

...invincible Rakshasas, capable of splitting mountain summits and sucking the ocean itself and destroying the three worlds, fierce, and looking like Yama himself. The illustrious Kasyapa...

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

Uccaih, Ucca, Balavat, Mahamegha, Rava, Khaga, Vadhya, Ana, Suragana, Sarvabhuta, Bhishayat, Mahavirya, Pakshiraj, Paravirahan,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.28.10). 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: “nanāda coccairbalavānmahāmegharavaḥ khagaḥ
  • nanāda -
  • nad (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • co -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uccair -
  • uccaiḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    uccaiḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    ucca (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ucca (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • balavān -
  • balavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahāmegha -
  • mahāmegha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ravaḥ -
  • rava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ru (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • khagaḥ -
  • khaga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “vadhyamānaḥ suragaṇaiḥ sarvabhūtāni bhīṣayan
  • vadhyam -
  • vadhya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vadhya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vadhyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ānaḥ -
  • āna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    an (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • suragaṇaiḥ -
  • suragaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sarvabhūtāni -
  • sarvabhūta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhīṣayan -
  • bhī -> bhīṣayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √bhī], [vocative single from √bhī]
  • Line 3: “utpapāta mahāvīryaḥ pakṣirāṭparavīrahā
  • Cannot analyse utpapāta*ma
  • mahāvīryaḥ -
  • mahāvīrya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pakṣirāṭ -
  • pakṣirāj (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • paravīrahā -
  • paravīrahan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.28.10

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 1.28.10 in Kannada sript:
ನನಾದ ಚೋಚ್ಚೈರ್ಬಲವಾನ್ಮಹಾಮೇಘರವಃ ಖಗಃ ।
ವಧ್ಯಮಾನಃ ಸುರಗಣೈಃ ಸರ್ವಭೂತಾನಿ ಭೀಷಯನ್ ।
ಉತ್ಪಪಾತ ಮಹಾವೀರ್ಯಃ ಪಕ್ಷಿರಾಟ್ಪರವೀರಹಾ ॥ ೧೦ ॥

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 1.28.10 in Bengali sript:
ননাদ চোচ্চৈর্বলবান্মহামেঘরবঃ খগঃ ।
বধ্যমানঃ সুরগণৈঃ সর্বভূতানি ভীষযন্ ।
উত্পপাত মহাবীর্যঃ পক্ষিরাট্পরবীরহা ॥ ১০ ॥

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 1.28.10 in Gujarati sript:
નનાદ ચોચ્ચૈર્બલવાન્મહામેઘરવઃ ખગઃ ।
વધ્યમાનઃ સુરગણૈઃ સર્વભૂતાનિ ભીષયન્ ।
ઉત્પપાત મહાવીર્યઃ પક્ષિરાટ્પરવીરહા ॥ ૧૦ ॥

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 1.28.10 in Malayalam sript:
നനാദ ചോച്ചൈര്ബലവാന്മഹാമേഘരവഃ ഖഗഃ ।
വധ്യമാനഃ സുരഗണൈഃ സര്വഭൂതാനി ഭീഷയന് ।
ഉത്പപാത മഹാവീര്യഃ പക്ഷിരാട്പരവീരഹാ ॥ ൧൦ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.28.10 in Telugu sript:
ననాద చోచ్చైర్బలవాన్మహామేఘరవః ఖగః ।
వధ్యమానః సురగణైః సర్వభూతాని భీషయన్ ।
ఉత్పపాత మహావీర్యః పక్షిరాట్పరవీరహా ॥ ౧౦ ॥

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