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 1.68.61

वेदेष्वपि वदन्तीमं मन्त्रवादं द्विजातयः ।
जातकर्मणि पुत्राणां तवापि विदितं तथा ॥ ६१ ॥

vedeṣvapi vadantīmaṃ mantravādaṃ dvijātayaḥ |
jātakarmaṇi putrāṇāṃ tavāpi viditaṃ tathā || 61 ||

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

...sheath of flesh; the son sprung from the father is the father himself. Therefore, O Dushmanta, cherish your son, and insult not Sakuntala. O best of men, the son, who is but a form of one...

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

Veda, Api, Vadanti, Mantravada, Dvijati, Jatakarman, Putra, Yushmad, Vidita, Tatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.68.61). 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: “vedeṣvapi vadantīmaṃ mantravādaṃ dvijātayaḥ
  • vedeṣva -
  • veda (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • vadantīm -
  • vad -> vadantī (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √vad class 1 verb]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ap (noun, feminine)
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • mantravādam -
  • mantravāda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • dvijātayaḥ -
  • dvijāti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dvijāti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “jātakarmaṇi putrāṇāṃ tavāpi viditaṃ tathā
  • jātakarmaṇi -
  • jātakarman (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • putrāṇām -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    putrā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • tavā -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • viditam -
  • vidita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vidita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    viditā (noun, feminine)
    vid -> vidita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vid class 2 verb]
    vid -> vidita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vid class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vid class 2 verb]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.68.61

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 1.68.61 in Kannada sript:
ವೇದೇಷ್ವಪಿ ವದನ್ತೀಮಂ ಮನ್ತ್ರವಾದಂ ದ್ವಿಜಾತಯಃ ।
ಜಾತಕರ್ಮಣಿ ಪುತ್ರಾಣಾಂ ತವಾಪಿ ವಿದಿತಂ ತಥಾ ॥ ೬೧ ॥

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 1.68.61 in Bengali sript:
বেদেষ্বপি বদন্তীমং মন্ত্রবাদং দ্বিজাতযঃ ।
জাতকর্মণি পুত্রাণাং তবাপি বিদিতং তথা ॥ ৬১ ॥

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 1.68.61 in Gujarati sript:
વેદેષ્વપિ વદન્તીમં મન્ત્રવાદં દ્વિજાતયઃ ।
જાતકર્મણિ પુત્રાણાં તવાપિ વિદિતં તથા ॥ ૬૧ ॥

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 1.68.61 in Malayalam sript:
വേദേഷ്വപി വദന്തീമം മന്ത്രവാദം ദ്വിജാതയഃ ।
ജാതകര്മണി പുത്രാണാം തവാപി വിദിതം തഥാ ॥ ൬൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.68.61 in Telugu sript:
వేదేష్వపి వదన్తీమం మన్త్రవాదం ద్విజాతయః ।
జాతకర్మణి పుత్రాణాం తవాపి విదితం తథా ॥ ౬౧ ॥

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