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 1.69.3

क्षितावटसि राजंस्त्वमन्तरिक्षे चराम्यहम् ।
आवयोरन्तरं पश्य मेरुसर्षपयोरिव ॥ ३ ॥

kṣitāvaṭasi rājaṃstvamantarikṣe carāmyaham |
āvayorantaraṃ paśya merusarṣapayoriva || 3 ||

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

...Kurus and of the king of the Bharata line. These genealogies are sacred and their recitation is a great act of propitiation. That recitation confers wealth, fame and long life. And, O sinless...

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

Kshit, Kshita, Kshiti, Rajan, Rajat, Tva, Yushmad, Antariksha, Aha, Asmad, Antaram, Antara, Pashya, Merusarshapa, Iva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.69.3). 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: “kṣitāvaṭasi rājaṃstvamantarikṣe carāmyaham
  • kṣitāva -
  • 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]
  • aṭasi -
  • aṭ (verb class 1)
    [present active second single]
  • rājaṃs -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    rāj -> rājat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • antarikṣe -
  • antarikṣa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • carāmya -
  • car (verb class 1)
    [present active first single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “āvayorantaraṃ paśya merusarṣapayoriva
  • āvayor -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • antaram -
  • antaram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    antara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    antara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • paśya -
  • paśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paś -> paśya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
    paś -> paśya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
  • merusarṣapayor -
  • merusarṣapa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.69.3

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 1.69.3 in Kannada sript:
ಕ್ಷಿತಾವಟಸಿ ರಾಜಂಸ್ತ್ವಮನ್ತರಿಕ್ಷೇ ಚರಾಮ್ಯಹಮ್ ।
ಆವಯೋರನ್ತರಂ ಪಶ್ಯ ಮೇರುಸರ್ಷಪಯೋರಿವ ॥ ೩ ॥

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 1.69.3 in Bengali sript:
ক্ষিতাবটসি রাজংস্ত্বমন্তরিক্ষে চরাম্যহম্ ।
আবযোরন্তরং পশ্য মেরুসর্ষপযোরিব ॥ ৩ ॥

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 1.69.3 in Gujarati sript:
ક્ષિતાવટસિ રાજંસ્ત્વમન્તરિક્ષે ચરામ્યહમ્ ।
આવયોરન્તરં પશ્ય મેરુસર્ષપયોરિવ ॥ ૩ ॥

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 1.69.3 in Malayalam sript:
ക്ഷിതാവടസി രാജംസ്ത്വമന്തരിക്ഷേ ചരാമ്യഹമ് ।
ആവയോരന്തരം പശ്യ മേരുസര്ഷപയോരിവ ॥ ൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.69.3 in Telugu sript:
క్షితావటసి రాజంస్త్వమన్తరిక్షే చరామ్యహమ్ ।
ఆవయోరన్తరం పశ్య మేరుసర్షపయోరివ ॥ ౩ ॥

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