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 1.73.15

स नाहुषः प्रेक्षमाण उदपानं गतोदकम् ।
ददर्श कन्यां तां तत्र दीप्तामग्निशिखामिव ॥ १५ ॥

sa nāhuṣaḥ prekṣamāṇa udapānaṃ gatodakam |
dadarśa kanyāṃ tāṃ tatra dīptāmagniśikhāmiva || 15 ||

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

...goest hence, we shall then go into the depths of the ocean. Indeed, there is nothing else for us to do.' "Sukra then replied, 'You Asuras, whether you go into the depths of the ocean...

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

Nahusha, Ani, Udapana, Gatodaka, Kani, Kanya, Tatra, Dipta, Agnishikha, Iva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.73.15). 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: “sa nāhuṣaḥ prekṣamāṇa udapānaṃ gatodakam
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nāhuṣaḥ -
  • nāhuṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prekṣam -
  • prekṣā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • āṇa*u -
  • āṇi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle first single], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    aṇ (verb class 4)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • ud -
  • udapānam -
  • udapāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • gatodakam -
  • gatodaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gatodaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gatodakā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “dadarśa kanyāṃ tāṃ tatra dīptāmagniśikhāmiva
  • dadarśa -
  • dṛś (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • kanyām -
  • kanī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kanyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • dīptām -
  • dīptā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • agniśikhām -
  • agniśikhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.73.15

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 1.73.15 in Kannada sript:
ಸ ನಾಹುಷಃ ಪ್ರೇಕ್ಷಮಾಣ ಉದಪಾನಂ ಗತೋದಕಮ್ ।
ದದರ್ಶ ಕನ್ಯಾಂ ತಾಂ ತತ್ರ ದೀಪ್ತಾಮಗ್ನಿಶಿಖಾಮಿವ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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 1.73.15 in Bengali sript:
স নাহুষঃ প্রেক্ষমাণ উদপানং গতোদকম্ ।
দদর্শ কন্যাং তাং তত্র দীপ্তামগ্নিশিখামিব ॥ ১৫ ॥

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 1.73.15 in Gujarati sript:
સ નાહુષઃ પ્રેક્ષમાણ ઉદપાનં ગતોદકમ્ ।
દદર્શ કન્યાં તાં તત્ર દીપ્તામગ્નિશિખામિવ ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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 1.73.15 in Malayalam sript:
സ നാഹുഷഃ പ്രേക്ഷമാണ ഉദപാനം ഗതോദകമ് ।
ദദര്ശ കന്യാം താം തത്ര ദീപ്താമഗ്നിശിഖാമിവ ॥ ൧൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.73.15 in Telugu sript:
స నాహుషః ప్రేక్షమాణ ఉదపానం గతోదకమ్ ।
దదర్శ కన్యాం తాం తత్ర దీప్తామగ్నిశిఖామివ ॥ ౧౫ ॥

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