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 1.76.26

देवयान्युवाच ।
दत्तां वहस्व पित्रा मां त्वं हि राजन्वृतो मया ।
अयाचतो भयं नास्ति दत्तां च प्रतिगृह्णतः ॥ २६ ॥

devayānyuvāca |
dattāṃ vahasva pitrā māṃ tvaṃ hi rājanvṛto mayā |
ayācato bhayaṃ nāsti dattāṃ ca pratigṛhṇataḥ || 26 ||

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

...Vrishaparvan, became through the royal sage the mother of three sons in all, named Drahyu, Anu, and Puru. "And, O king, it so came to pass that one day Devayani of sweet smiles, accompanied...

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

Devayani, Datta, Pitri, Asmad, Tva, Yushmad, Rajan, Rajat, Vrit, Vrita, Maya, Ayacat, Bhaya, Nasti, Prati, Grihnat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.76.26). 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: “dattāṃ vahasva pitrā māṃ tvaṃ hi rājanvṛto mayā
  • dattām -
  • dattā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (verb class 3)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
  • vahasva -
  • vah (verb class 1)
    [imperative middle second single]
  • pitrā -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • mām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • rājan -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    rāj -> rājat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb]
  • vṛto* -
  • vṛt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vṛt (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
  • mayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 3: “ayācato bhayaṃ nāsti dattāṃ ca pratigṛhṇataḥ
  • ayācato* -
  • ayācat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    ayācat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • bhayam -
  • bhaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • nāsti -
  • nāsti (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • dattām -
  • dattā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (verb class 3)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prati -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • gṛhṇataḥ -
  • gṛhṇat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    gṛhṇat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    grah -> gṛhṇat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √grah class 9 verb], [ablative single from √grah class 9 verb], [genitive single from √grah class 9 verb]
    grah -> gṛhṇat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √grah class 9 verb], [genitive single from √grah class 9 verb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.76.26

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 1.76.26 in Kannada sript:
ದೇವಯಾನ್ಯುವಾಚ ।
ದತ್ತಾಂ ವಹಸ್ವ ಪಿತ್ರಾ ಮಾಂ ತ್ವಂ ಹಿ ರಾಜನ್ವೃತೋ ಮಯಾ ।
ಅಯಾಚತೋ ಭಯಂ ನಾಸ್ತಿ ದತ್ತಾಂ ಚ ಪ್ರತಿಗೃಹ್ಣತಃ ॥ ೨೬ ॥

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 1.76.26 in Bengali sript:
দেবযান্যুবাচ ।
দত্তাং বহস্ব পিত্রা মাং ত্বং হি রাজন্বৃতো মযা ।
অযাচতো ভযং নাস্তি দত্তাং চ প্রতিগৃহ্ণতঃ ॥ ২৬ ॥

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 1.76.26 in Gujarati sript:
દેવયાન્યુવાચ ।
દત્તાં વહસ્વ પિત્રા માં ત્વં હિ રાજન્વૃતો મયા ।
અયાચતો ભયં નાસ્તિ દત્તાં ચ પ્રતિગૃહ્ણતઃ ॥ ૨૬ ॥

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 1.76.26 in Malayalam sript:
ദേവയാന്യുവാച ।
ദത്താം വഹസ്വ പിത്രാ മാം ത്വം ഹി രാജന്വൃതോ മയാ ।
അയാചതോ ഭയം നാസ്തി ദത്താം ച പ്രതിഗൃഹ്ണതഃ ॥ ൨൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.76.26 in Telugu sript:
దేవయాన్యువాచ ।
దత్తాం వహస్వ పిత్రా మాం త్వం హి రాజన్వృతో మయా ।
అయాచతో భయం నాస్తి దత్తాం చ ప్రతిగృహ్ణతః ॥ ౨౬ ॥

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