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 1.46.24

एतद्दृष्टं श्रुतं चापि यथावन्नृपसत्तम ।
अस्माभिर्निखिलं सर्वं कथितं ते सुदारुणम् ॥ २४ ॥

etaddṛṣṭaṃ śrutaṃ cāpi yathāvannṛpasattama |
asmābhirnikhilaṃ sarvaṃ kathitaṃ te sudāruṇam || 24 ||

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

...business on which you goest?' Kasyapa replied, saying, 'O Brahmana, I am going whither king Parikshit, that best of the Kurus, is. He shall today be burnt by the poison of the snake...

English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.46.24). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Etad, Drishta, Shrut, Shruta, Capin, Yathavat, Nripa, Sattama, Asmad, Nikhila, Sarvam, Sarva, Kathita, Tad, Yushmad, Sudaruna,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.46.24). 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: “etaddṛṣṭaṃ śrutaṃ cāpi yathāvannṛpasattama
  • etad -
  • etad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dṛṣṭam -
  • dṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √dṛś class 1 verb], [accusative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]
  • śrutam -
  • śruta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śruta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śrutā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    śrut (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    śrut (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    śru -> śruta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
    śru -> śruta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śru class 5 verb], [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • yathāvan -
  • yathāvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • nṛpa -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sattama -
  • sattama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sattama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “asmābhirnikhilaṃ sarvaṃ kathitaṃ te sudāruṇam
  • asmābhir -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental plural]
  • nikhilam -
  • nikhila (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nikhila (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nikhilā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kathitam -
  • kathita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kathita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kathitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kath -> kathita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
    kath -> kathita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kath class 10 verb], [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
  • 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]
  • sudāruṇam -
  • sudāruṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sudāruṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sudāruṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.46.24

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 1.46.24 in Kannada sript:
ಏತದ್ದೃಷ್ಟಂ ಶ್ರುತಂ ಚಾಪಿ ಯಥಾವನ್ನೃಪಸತ್ತಮ ।
ಅಸ್ಮಾಭಿರ್ನಿಖಿಲಂ ಸರ್ವಂ ಕಥಿತಂ ತೇ ಸುದಾರುಣಮ್ ॥ ೨೪ ॥

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 1.46.24 in Bengali sript:
এতদ্দৃষ্টং শ্রুতং চাপি যথাবন্নৃপসত্তম ।
অস্মাভির্নিখিলং সর্বং কথিতং তে সুদারুণম্ ॥ ২৪ ॥

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 1.46.24 in Gujarati sript:
એતદ્દૃષ્ટં શ્રુતં ચાપિ યથાવન્નૃપસત્તમ ।
અસ્માભિર્નિખિલં સર્વં કથિતં તે સુદારુણમ્ ॥ ૨૪ ॥

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 1.46.24 in Malayalam sript:
ഏതദ്ദൃഷ്ടം ശ്രുതം ചാപി യഥാവന്നൃപസത്തമ ।
അസ്മാഭിര്നിഖിലം സര്വം കഥിതം തേ സുദാരുണമ് ॥ ൨൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.46.24 in Telugu sript:
ఏతద్దృష్టం శ్రుతం చాపి యథావన్నృపసత్తమ ।
అస్మాభిర్నిఖిలం సర్వం కథితం తే సుదారుణమ్ ॥ ౨౪ ॥

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