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 1.76.14

देवयान्युवाच ।
केनास्यर्थेन नृपते इमं देशमुपागतः ।
जिघृक्षुर्वारिजं किंचिदथ वा मृगलिप्सया ॥ १४ ॥

devayānyuvāca |
kenāsyarthena nṛpate imaṃ deśamupāgataḥ |
jighṛkṣurvārijaṃ kiṃcidatha vā mṛgalipsayā || 14 ||

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

...lord as much as Devayani’s! I solicit you! O, fulfil my wishes!' "Vaisampayana continued, 'Thus addressed by Sarmishtha, the monarch was persuaded into the truth of all she spoke. He therefore...

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

Devayani, Kena, Kah, Kim, Asya, Artha, Nripati, Idam, Desha, Upagata, Jighrikshu, Varija, Kincid, Kincit, Atha, Var, Mriga, Lipsa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.76.14). 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: “devayānyuvāca
  • devayānyu -
  • devayānī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    div (verb class 10)
    [imperative active first single]
    dīv (verb class 0)
    [imperative active first single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “kenāsyarthena nṛpate imaṃ deśamupāgataḥ
  • kenā -
  • kena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kena (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • āsya -
  • āsya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āsya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ās -> āsya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √ās]
    ās -> āsya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √ās]
    as -> āsya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √as]
    as -> āsya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √as]
    ās -> āsya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ās]
    ās -> āsya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ās]
    as -> āsya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    ās -> āsya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ās]
    ās -> āsya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ās]
    as -> āsya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √as]
    as -> āsya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √as]
    ās (verb class 2)
    [imperfect middle first single]
  • arthena -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • nṛpate -
  • nṛpati (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • imam -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • deśam -
  • deśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    deśā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • upāgataḥ -
  • upāgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “jighṛkṣurvārijaṃ kiṃcidatha mṛgalipsayā
  • jighṛkṣur -
  • jighṛkṣu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jighṛkṣu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • vārijam -
  • vārija (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vārija (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vārijā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kiñcid -
  • kiñcid (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kiñcit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    kiñcit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    kiñcit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • vā* -
  • vār (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mṛga -
  • mṛga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lipsayā -
  • lipsā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.76.14

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 1.76.14 in Kannada sript:
ದೇವಯಾನ್ಯುವಾಚ ।
ಕೇನಾಸ್ಯರ್ಥೇನ ನೃಪತೇ ಇಮಂ ದೇಶಮುಪಾಗತಃ ।
ಜಿಘೃಕ್ಷುರ್ವಾರಿಜಂ ಕಿಂಚಿದಥ ವಾ ಮೃಗಲಿಪ್ಸಯಾ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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 1.76.14 in Bengali sript:
দেবযান্যুবাচ ।
কেনাস্যর্থেন নৃপতে ইমং দেশমুপাগতঃ ।
জিঘৃক্ষুর্বারিজং কিংচিদথ বা মৃগলিপ্সযা ॥ ১৪ ॥

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 1.76.14 in Gujarati sript:
દેવયાન્યુવાચ ।
કેનાસ્યર્થેન નૃપતે ઇમં દેશમુપાગતઃ ।
જિઘૃક્ષુર્વારિજં કિંચિદથ વા મૃગલિપ્સયા ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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 1.76.14 in Malayalam sript:
ദേവയാന്യുവാച ।
കേനാസ്യര്ഥേന നൃപതേ ഇമം ദേശമുപാഗതഃ ।
ജിഘൃക്ഷുര്വാരിജം കിംചിദഥ വാ മൃഗലിപ്സയാ ॥ ൧൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.76.14 in Telugu sript:
దేవయాన్యువాచ ।
కేనాస్యర్థేన నృపతే ఇమం దేశముపాగతః ।
జిఘృక్షుర్వారిజం కించిదథ వా మృగలిప్సయా ॥ ౧౪ ॥

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