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 1.76.18

देवयान्युवाच ।
संसृष्टं ब्रह्मणा क्षत्रं क्षत्रं च ब्रह्मसंहितम् ।
ऋषिश्च ऋषिपुत्रश्च नाहुषाङ्ग वहस्व माम् ॥ १८ ॥

devayānyuvāca |
saṃsṛṣṭaṃ brahmaṇā kṣatraṃ kṣatraṃ ca brahmasaṃhitam |
ṛṣiśca ṛṣiputraśca nāhuṣāṅga vahasva mām || 18 ||

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

...heard of the birth of this child, she became jealous, and O Bharata, Sarmishtha became an object of her unpleasant reflections. And Devayani, repairing to her, addressed her thus,...

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

Devayani, Samsrishta, Brahman, Kshatra, Rishi, Rishiputra, Nahusha, Anga, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.76.18). 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: “saṃsṛṣṭaṃ brahmaṇā kṣatraṃ kṣatraṃ ca brahmasaṃhitam
  • saṃsṛṣṭam -
  • saṃsṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṃsṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saṃsṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • brahmaṇā -
  • brahman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kṣatram -
  • kṣatra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kṣatram -
  • kṣatra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • brahmasaṃhitam -
  • brahmasaṃhitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 3: “ṛṣiśca ṛṣiputraśca nāhuṣāṅga vahasva mām
  • ṛṣiś -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca* -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛṣiputraś -
  • ṛṣiputra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nāhuṣā -
  • nāhuṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nāhuṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aṅga -
  • aṅga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṅga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṅg (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vahasva -
  • vah (verb class 1)
    [imperative middle second single]
  • mām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.76.18

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 1.76.18 in Kannada sript:
ದೇವಯಾನ್ಯುವಾಚ ।
ಸಂಸೃಷ್ಟಂ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಣಾ ಕ್ಷತ್ರಂ ಕ್ಷತ್ರಂ ಚ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಸಂಹಿತಮ್ ।
ಋಷಿಶ್ಚ ಋಷಿಪುತ್ರಶ್ಚ ನಾಹುಷಾಙ್ಗ ವಹಸ್ವ ಮಾಮ್ ॥ ೧೮ ॥

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 1.76.18 in Bengali sript:
দেবযান্যুবাচ ।
সংসৃষ্টং ব্রহ্মণা ক্ষত্রং ক্ষত্রং চ ব্রহ্মসংহিতম্ ।
ঋষিশ্চ ঋষিপুত্রশ্চ নাহুষাঙ্গ বহস্ব মাম্ ॥ ১৮ ॥

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 1.76.18 in Gujarati sript:
દેવયાન્યુવાચ ।
સંસૃષ્ટં બ્રહ્મણા ક્ષત્રં ક્ષત્રં ચ બ્રહ્મસંહિતમ્ ।
ઋષિશ્ચ ઋષિપુત્રશ્ચ નાહુષાઙ્ગ વહસ્વ મામ્ ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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 1.76.18 in Malayalam sript:
ദേവയാന്യുവാച ।
സംസൃഷ്ടം ബ്രഹ്മണാ ക്ഷത്രം ക്ഷത്രം ച ബ്രഹ്മസംഹിതമ് ।
ഋഷിശ്ച ഋഷിപുത്രശ്ച നാഹുഷാങ്ഗ വഹസ്വ മാമ് ॥ ൧൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.76.18 in Telugu sript:
దేవయాన్యువాచ ।
సంసృష్టం బ్రహ్మణా క్షత్రం క్షత్రం చ బ్రహ్మసంహితమ్ ।
ఋషిశ్చ ఋషిపుత్రశ్చ నాహుషాఙ్గ వహస్వ మామ్ ॥ ౧౮ ॥

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