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 1.61.67

अश्वत्थामा महावीर्यः शत्रुपक्षक्षयंकरः ।
वीरः कमलपत्राक्षः क्षितावासीन्नराधिप ॥ ६७ ॥

aśvatthāmā mahāvīryaḥ śatrupakṣakṣayaṃkaraḥ |
vīraḥ kamalapatrākṣaḥ kṣitāvāsīnnarādhipa || 67 ||

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

...the name of Vasusena. But, for his deeds, he subsequently came to be called Karna. And because that hero of great fame had taken off his natural armour, therefore was he—the first son of...

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

Ashvatthama, Mahavirya, Shatrupaksha, Kshayankara, Vira, Kamalapatra, Aksha, Kshit, Kshita, Kshiti, Naradhipa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.61.67). 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: “aśvatthāmā mahāvīryaḥ śatrupakṣakṣayaṃkaraḥ
  • aśvatthāmā* -
  • aśvatthāma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    aśvatthāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mahāvīryaḥ -
  • mahāvīrya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śatrupakṣa -
  • śatrupakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śatrupakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣayaṅkaraḥ -
  • kṣayaṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “vīraḥ kamalapatrākṣaḥ kṣitāvāsīnnarādhipa
  • vīraḥ -
  • vīra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kamalapatrā -
  • kamalapatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kamalapatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akṣaḥ -
  • akṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṣar (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single], [imperfect active third single]
  • kṣitāvā -
  • kṣit (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kṣita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kṣiti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kṣiti (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kṣī -> kṣita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √kṣī class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √kṣī class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √kṣī class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √kṣī class 5 verb], [vocative dual from √kṣī class 5 verb], [accusative dual from √kṣī class 5 verb], [nominative dual from √kṣī class 9 verb], [vocative dual from √kṣī class 9 verb], [accusative dual from √kṣī class 9 verb]
  • āsīn -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single], [injunctive active third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • narādhipa -
  • narādhipa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.61.67

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 1.61.67 in Kannada sript:
ಅಶ್ವತ್ಥಾಮಾ ಮಹಾವೀರ್ಯಃ ಶತ್ರುಪಕ್ಷಕ್ಷಯಂಕರಃ ।
ವೀರಃ ಕಮಲಪತ್ರಾಕ್ಷಃ ಕ್ಷಿತಾವಾಸೀನ್ನರಾಧಿಪ ॥ ೬೭ ॥

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 1.61.67 in Bengali sript:
অশ্বত্থামা মহাবীর্যঃ শত্রুপক্ষক্ষযংকরঃ ।
বীরঃ কমলপত্রাক্ষঃ ক্ষিতাবাসীন্নরাধিপ ॥ ৬৭ ॥

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 1.61.67 in Gujarati sript:
અશ્વત્થામા મહાવીર્યઃ શત્રુપક્ષક્ષયંકરઃ ।
વીરઃ કમલપત્રાક્ષઃ ક્ષિતાવાસીન્નરાધિપ ॥ ૬૭ ॥

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 1.61.67 in Malayalam sript:
അശ്വത്ഥാമാ മഹാവീര്യഃ ശത്രുപക്ഷക്ഷയംകരഃ ।
വീരഃ കമലപത്രാക്ഷഃ ക്ഷിതാവാസീന്നരാധിപ ॥ ൬൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.61.67 in Telugu sript:
అశ్వత్థామా మహావీర్యః శత్రుపక్షక్షయంకరః ।
వీరః కమలపత్రాక్షః క్షితావాసీన్నరాధిప ॥ ౬౭ ॥

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