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 1.68.59

आहर्ता वाजिमेधस्य शतसंख्यस्य पौरव ।
इति वागन्तरिक्षे मां सूतकेऽभ्यवदत्पुरा ॥ ५९ ॥

āhartā vājimedhasya śatasaṃkhyasya paurava |
iti vāgantarikṣe māṃ sūtake'bhyavadatpurā || 59 ||

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

...mountains." "Vaisampayana continued, ’sakuntala having spoken to the monarch in this wise, left his presence. But as soon as she had left, a voice from the skies, emanating from no visible...

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

Ahartri, Vajimedha, Shatasankhya, Paurava, Iti, Vaganta, Riksha, Asmad, Sutaka, Abhi, Avadat, Pura, Pur,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.68.59). 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: “āhartā vājimedhasya śatasaṃkhyasya paurava
  • āhartā -
  • āhartṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vājimedhasya -
  • vājimedha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • śatasaṅkhyasya -
  • śatasaṅkhya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    śatasaṅkhya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • paurava -
  • paurava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paurava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “iti vāgantarikṣe māṃ sūtake'bhyavadatpurā
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • vāganta -
  • vāganta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vāganta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rikṣe -
  • rikṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    rikṣa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    rikṣa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    rih (verb class 2)
    [present middle second single]
  • mām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • sūtake' -
  • sūtaka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    sūtaka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sūtakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • abhya -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    abhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • avadat -
  • avadat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    avadat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vad (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • purā -
  • purā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.68.59

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 1.68.59 in Kannada sript:
ಆಹರ್ತಾ ವಾಜಿಮೇಧಸ್ಯ ಶತಸಂಖ್ಯಸ್ಯ ಪೌರವ ।
ಇತಿ ವಾಗನ್ತರಿಕ್ಷೇ ಮಾಂ ಸೂತಕೇಽಭ್ಯವದತ್ಪುರಾ ॥ ೫೯ ॥

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 1.68.59 in Bengali sript:
আহর্তা বাজিমেধস্য শতসংখ্যস্য পৌরব ।
ইতি বাগন্তরিক্ষে মাং সূতকেঽভ্যবদত্পুরা ॥ ৫৯ ॥

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 1.68.59 in Gujarati sript:
આહર્તા વાજિમેધસ્ય શતસંખ્યસ્ય પૌરવ ।
ઇતિ વાગન્તરિક્ષે માં સૂતકેઽભ્યવદત્પુરા ॥ ૫૯ ॥

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 1.68.59 in Malayalam sript:
ആഹര്താ വാജിമേധസ്യ ശതസംഖ്യസ്യ പൌരവ ।
ഇതി വാഗന്തരിക്ഷേ മാം സൂതകേഽഭ്യവദത്പുരാ ॥ ൫൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.68.59 in Telugu sript:
ఆహర్తా వాజిమేధస్య శతసంఖ్యస్య పౌరవ ।
ఇతి వాగన్తరిక్షే మాం సూతకేఽభ్యవదత్పురా ॥ ౫౯ ॥

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