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 1.113.26

शेषेष्वन्येषु कालेषु स्वातन्त्र्यं स्त्री किलार्हति ।
धर्ममेतं जनाः सन्तः पुराणं परिचक्षते ॥ २६ ॥

śeṣeṣvanyeṣu kāleṣu svātantryaṃ strī kilārhati |
dharmametaṃ janāḥ santaḥ purāṇaṃ paricakṣate || 26 ||

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

...the lord of creation, the Gandharvas, and Apsaras, came there also. The various tribes of Apsaras, decked with celestial garlands and every ornament, and attired in fine robes,...

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

Shesha, Anya, Kala, Svatantrya, Stri, Kila, Arhat, Dharma, Eta, Esha, Jana, Sat, Santa, Purana, Pari,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.113.26). 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: “śeṣeṣvanyeṣu kāleṣu svātantryaṃ strī kilārhati
  • śeṣeṣva -
  • śeṣa (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    śeṣa (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • anyeṣu -
  • anya (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • kāleṣu -
  • kāla (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • svātantryam -
  • svātantrya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • strī -
  • strī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • kilā -
  • kila (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kil (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • arhati -
  • arhat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    arhat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    arh (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • Line 2: “dharmametaṃ janāḥ santaḥ purāṇaṃ paricakṣate
  • dharmam -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dharman (noun, masculine)
    dharman (noun, neuter)
    dharmā (noun, feminine)
  • etam -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    etā (noun, feminine)
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • janāḥ -
  • jana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    janā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • santaḥ -
  • sat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    santa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sam -> santa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sam class 1 verb]
  • purāṇam -
  • purāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    purāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pari -
  • pari (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    pari (indeclinable)
    pari (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    parī (noun, masculine)
    parī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    parī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    pari (Preverb)
  • cakṣate -
  • cakṣ (verb class 2)
    [present middle third plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.113.26

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 1.113.26 in Kannada sript:
ಶೇಷೇಷ್ವನ್ಯೇಷು ಕಾಲೇಷು ಸ್ವಾತನ್ತ್ರ್ಯಂ ಸ್ತ್ರೀ ಕಿಲಾರ್ಹತಿ ।
ಧರ್ಮಮೇತಂ ಜನಾಃ ಸನ್ತಃ ಪುರಾಣಂ ಪರಿಚಕ್ಷತೇ ॥ 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 1.113.26 in Bengali sript:
শেষেষ্বন্যেষু কালেষু স্বাতন্ত্র্যং স্ত্রী কিলার্হতি ।
ধর্মমেতং জনাঃ সন্তঃ পুরাণং পরিচক্ষতে ॥ 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 1.113.26 in Gujarati sript:
શેષેષ્વન્યેષુ કાલેષુ સ્વાતન્ત્ર્યં સ્ત્રી કિલાર્હતિ ।
ધર્મમેતં જનાઃ સન્તઃ પુરાણં પરિચક્ષતે ॥ 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 1.113.26 in Malayalam sript:
ശേഷേഷ്വന്യേഷു കാലേഷു സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യം സ്ത്രീ കിലാര്ഹതി ।
ധര്മമേതം ജനാഃ സന്തഃ പുരാണം പരിചക്ഷതേ ॥ ൨൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.113.26 in Telugu sript:
శేషేష్వన్యేషు కాలేషు స్వాతన్త్ర్యం స్త్రీ కిలార్హతి ।
ధర్మమేతం జనాః సన్తః పురాణం పరిచక్షతే ॥ ౨౬ ॥

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