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 1.57.16

लक्षणं चैतदेवेह भविता ते नराधिप ।
इन्द्रमालेति विख्यातं धन्यमप्रतिमं महत् ॥ १६ ॥

lakṣaṇaṃ caitadeveha bhavitā te narādhipa |
indramāleti vikhyātaṃ dhanyamapratimaṃ mahat || 16 ||

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

...Chedi, shall have glory and victory for their countries and kingdom. Their cities also shall expand and be ever in joy.' "King Vasu was thus blessed by the gratified Maghavat, the high...

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

Lakshana, Etad, Etada, Bhavitri, Bhavita, Tad, Yushmad, Naradhipa, Indra, Ala, Ali, Iti, Vikhyata, Dhanya, Dhani, Apratima, Mahat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.57.16). 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: “lakṣaṇaṃ caitadeveha bhavitā te narādhipa
  • lakṣaṇam -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • etade -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    etadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • veha -
  • veh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bhavitā -
  • bhavitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhavitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • 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]
  • narādhipa -
  • narādhipa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “indramāleti vikhyātaṃ dhanyamapratimaṃ mahat
  • indram -
  • indra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    indrā (noun, feminine)
  • āle -
  • āla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    āla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    āli (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    āli (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    al (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle first single], [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • vikhyātam -
  • vikhyāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vikhyāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vikhyātā (noun, feminine)
  • dhanyam -
  • dhanya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhanya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dhanyā (noun, feminine)
    dhanī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • apratimam -
  • apratima (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    apratima (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    apratimā (noun, feminine)
    apratiman (noun, masculine)
    apratiman (noun, neuter)
  • mahat -
  • atimahat (noun, masculine)
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.57.16

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 1.57.16 in Kannada sript:
ಲಕ್ಷಣಂ ಚೈತದೇವೇಹ ಭವಿತಾ ತೇ ನರಾಧಿಪ ।
ಇನ್ದ್ರಮಾಲೇತಿ ವಿಖ್ಯಾತಂ ಧನ್ಯಮಪ್ರತಿಮಂ ಮಹತ್ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

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 1.57.16 in Bengali sript:
লক্ষণং চৈতদেবেহ ভবিতা তে নরাধিপ ।
ইন্দ্রমালেতি বিখ্যাতং ধন্যমপ্রতিমং মহত্ ॥ ১৬ ॥

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 1.57.16 in Gujarati sript:
લક્ષણં ચૈતદેવેહ ભવિતા તે નરાધિપ ।
ઇન્દ્રમાલેતિ વિખ્યાતં ધન્યમપ્રતિમં મહત્ ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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 1.57.16 in Malayalam sript:
ലക്ഷണം ചൈതദേവേഹ ഭവിതാ തേ നരാധിപ ।
ഇന്ദ്രമാലേതി വിഖ്യാതം ധന്യമപ്രതിമം മഹത് ॥ ൧൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.57.16 in Telugu sript:
లక్షణం చైతదేవేహ భవితా తే నరాధిప ।
ఇన్ద్రమాలేతి విఖ్యాతం ధన్యమప్రతిమం మహత్ ॥ ౧౬ ॥

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