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 1.53.14

आस्तीकं प्रेषयामास गृहानेव सुसत्कृतम् ।
राजा प्रीतमनाः प्रीतं कृतकृत्यं मनीषिणम् ॥ १४ ॥

āstīkaṃ preṣayāmāsa gṛhāneva susatkṛtam |
rājā prītamanāḥ prītaṃ kṛtakṛtyaṃ manīṣiṇam || 14 ||

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

...mention of Astika, shall have his hood divided a hundredfold like the fruit of Sinsa tree.' "Sauti continued, 'That first of Brahmanas, thus addressed by the foremost of the chief snakes...

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

Astika, Presha, Yama, Yaman, Griha, Eva, Susatkrita, Raja, Rajan, Raj, Pritamanas, Prita, Kritakritya, Manishin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.53.14). 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: “āstīkaṃ preṣayāmāsa gṛhāneva susatkṛtam
  • āstīkam -
  • āstīka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āstīka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    āstīkā (noun, feminine)
  • preṣa -
  • preṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    preṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • yāmā -
  • yāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    yāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
  • gṛhān -
  • gṛha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • susatkṛtam -
  • susatkṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    susatkṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    susatkṛtā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “rājā prītamanāḥ prītaṃ kṛtakṛtyaṃ manīṣiṇam
  • rājā -
  • rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    rājan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    rāj (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rāj (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • prītamanāḥ -
  • prītamanas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prītam -
  • prīta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prīta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    prītā (noun, feminine)
    pre -> prīta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √pre class 2 verb]
    pre -> prīta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √pre class 2 verb], [accusative single from √pre class 2 verb]
    prī -> prīta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √prī class 4 verb], [accusative single from √prī class 9 verb]
    prī -> prīta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √prī class 4 verb], [accusative single from √prī class 4 verb], [nominative single from √prī class 9 verb], [accusative single from √prī class 9 verb]
  • kṛtakṛtyam -
  • kṛtakṛtya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛtakṛtya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛtakṛtyā (noun, feminine)
  • manīṣiṇam -
  • manīṣiṇā (noun, feminine)
    manīṣin (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.53.14

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 1.53.14 in Kannada sript:
ಆಸ್ತೀಕಂ ಪ್ರೇಷಯಾಮಾಸ ಗೃಹಾನೇವ ಸುಸತ್ಕೃತಮ್ ।
ರಾಜಾ ಪ್ರೀತಮನಾಃ ಪ್ರೀತಂ ಕೃತಕೃತ್ಯಂ ಮನೀಷಿಣಮ್ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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 1.53.14 in Bengali sript:
আস্তীকং প্রেষযামাস গৃহানেব সুসত্কৃতম্ ।
রাজা প্রীতমনাঃ প্রীতং কৃতকৃত্যং মনীষিণম্ ॥ ১৪ ॥

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 1.53.14 in Gujarati sript:
આસ્તીકં પ્રેષયામાસ ગૃહાનેવ સુસત્કૃતમ્ ।
રાજા પ્રીતમનાઃ પ્રીતં કૃતકૃત્યં મનીષિણમ્ ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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 1.53.14 in Malayalam sript:
ആസ്തീകം പ്രേഷയാമാസ ഗൃഹാനേവ സുസത്കൃതമ് ।
രാജാ പ്രീതമനാഃ പ്രീതം കൃതകൃത്യം മനീഷിണമ് ॥ ൧൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.53.14 in Telugu sript:
ఆస్తీకం ప్రేషయామాస గృహానేవ సుసత్కృతమ్ ।
రాజా ప్రీతమనాః ప్రీతం కృతకృత్యం మనీషిణమ్ ॥ ౧౪ ॥

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