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 1.76.17

ययातिरुवाच ।
विद्ध्यौशनसि भद्रं ते न त्वामर्होऽस्मि भामिनि ।
अविवाह्या हि राजानो देवयानि पितुस्तव ॥ १७ ॥

yayātiruvāca |
viddhyauśanasi bhadraṃ te na tvāmarho'smi bhāmini |
avivāhyā hi rājāno devayāni pitustava || 17 ||

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

...lotus-eyed lady then in due course of time brought forth a son of the splendour of a celestial child and of eyes like-lotus-petals.'" "Vaisampayana said, 'When Devayani of sweet smiles...

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

Yayati, Viddhi, Aushanasi, Aushanas, Bhadram, Bhadra, Tad, Yushmad, Tva, Arha, Bhamin, Bhamini, Bhami, Avivahya, Rajan, Rajana, Devayani, Pitri, Pitu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.76.17). 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: “yayātiruvāca
  • yayātir -
  • yayāti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative 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: “viddhyauśanasi bhadraṃ te na tvāmarho'smi bhāmini
  • viddhyau -
  • viddhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • auśanasi -
  • auśanasī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    auśanas (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • bhadram -
  • bhadram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bhadra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhadra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhadrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tvām -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • arho' -
  • arha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmi -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • bhāmini -
  • bhāminī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhāmin (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhāmin (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    bhāmī (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • Line 3: “avivāhyā hi rājāno devayāni pitustava
  • avivāhyā* -
  • avivāhya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    avivāhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • rājāno* -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    rājāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • devayāni -
  • devayānī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    div (verb class 10)
    [imperative active first single]
    dīv (verb class 0)
    [imperative active first single]
  • pitus -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    pitu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.76.17

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 1.76.17 in Kannada sript:
ಯಯಾತಿರುವಾಚ ।
ವಿದ್ಧ್ಯೌಶನಸಿ ಭದ್ರಂ ತೇ ನ ತ್ವಾಮರ್ಹೋಽಸ್ಮಿ ಭಾಮಿನಿ ।
ಅವಿವಾಹ್ಯಾ ಹಿ ರಾಜಾನೋ ದೇವಯಾನಿ ಪಿತುಸ್ತವ ॥ ೧೭ ॥

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 1.76.17 in Bengali sript:
যযাতিরুবাচ ।
বিদ্ধ্যৌশনসি ভদ্রং তে ন ত্বামর্হোঽস্মি ভামিনি ।
অবিবাহ্যা হি রাজানো দেবযানি পিতুস্তব ॥ ১৭ ॥

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 1.76.17 in Gujarati sript:
યયાતિરુવાચ ।
વિદ્ધ્યૌશનસિ ભદ્રં તે ન ત્વામર્હોઽસ્મિ ભામિનિ ।
અવિવાહ્યા હિ રાજાનો દેવયાનિ પિતુસ્તવ ॥ ૧૭ ॥

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 1.76.17 in Malayalam sript:
യയാതിരുവാച ।
വിദ്ധ്യൌശനസി ഭദ്രം തേ ന ത്വാമര്ഹോഽസ്മി ഭാമിനി ।
അവിവാഹ്യാ ഹി രാജാനോ ദേവയാനി പിതുസ്തവ ॥ ൧൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.76.17 in Telugu sript:
యయాతిరువాచ ।
విద్ధ్యౌశనసి భద్రం తే న త్వామర్హోఽస్మి భామిని ।
అవివాహ్యా హి రాజానో దేవయాని పితుస్తవ ॥ ౧౭ ॥

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