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 1.103.14

ततो गान्धारराजस्य पुत्रः शकुनिरभ्ययात् ।
स्वसारं परया लक्ष्म्या युक्तामादाय कौरवान् ॥ १४ ॥

tato gāndhārarājasya putraḥ śakunirabhyayāt |
svasāraṃ parayā lakṣmyā yuktāmādāya kauravān || 14 ||

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

...inhabitant of the woods, devoting the whole of his time to the chase of the deer. And fixing his abode in a delightful and hilly region overgrown with huge sala trees, on the southern slope...

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

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Gandhararaja, Putra, Shakuni, Abhyaya, Svasara, Svasri, Para, Lakshmi, Yukta, Ada, Adaya, Kaurava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.103.14). 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: “tato gāndhārarājasya putraḥ śakunirabhyayāt
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • gāndhārarājasya -
  • gāndhārarāja (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • putraḥ -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śakunir -
  • śakuni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhyayāt -
  • abhyaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “svasāraṃ parayā lakṣmyā yuktāmādāya kauravān
  • svasāram -
  • svasāra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    svasṛ (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • parayā -
  • parā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • lakṣmyā* -
  • lakṣmī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • yuktām -
  • yuktā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    yuj -> yuktā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √yuj class 7 verb]
  • ādāya -
  • ādāya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ādāya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āda (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    āda (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • kauravān -
  • kaurava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.103.14

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 1.103.14 in Kannada sript:
ತತೋ ಗಾನ್ಧಾರರಾಜಸ್ಯ ಪುತ್ರಃ ಶಕುನಿರಭ್ಯಯಾತ್ ।
ಸ್ವಸಾರಂ ಪರಯಾ ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮ್ಯಾ ಯುಕ್ತಾಮಾದಾಯ ಕೌರವಾನ್ ॥ 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 1.103.14 in Bengali sript:
ততো গান্ধাররাজস্য পুত্রঃ শকুনিরভ্যযাত্ ।
স্বসারং পরযা লক্ষ্ম্যা যুক্তামাদায কৌরবান্ ॥ 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 1.103.14 in Gujarati sript:
તતો ગાન્ધારરાજસ્ય પુત્રઃ શકુનિરભ્યયાત્ ।
સ્વસારં પરયા લક્ષ્મ્યા યુક્તામાદાય કૌરવાન્ ॥ 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 1.103.14 in Malayalam sript:
തതോ ഗാന്ധാരരാജസ്യ പുത്രഃ ശകുനിരഭ്യയാത് ।
സ്വസാരം പരയാ ലക്ഷ്മ്യാ യുക്താമാദായ കൌരവാന് ॥ ൧൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.103.14 in Telugu sript:
తతో గాన్ధారరాజస్య పుత్రః శకునిరభ్యయాత్ ।
స్వసారం పరయా లక్ష్మ్యా యుక్తామాదాయ కౌరవాన్ ॥ ౧౪ ॥

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