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 1.124.2

कृपस्य सोमदत्तस्य बाह्लीकस्य च धीमतः ।
गाङ्गेयस्य च सांनिध्ये व्यासस्य विदुरस्य च ॥ २ ॥

kṛpasya somadattasya bāhlīkasya ca dhīmataḥ |
gāṅgeyasya ca sāṃnidhye vyāsasya vidurasya ca || 2 ||

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

...their weapons. Some of the spectators lowered their heads, apprehending fall of arrows while others fearlessly gazed on with wonder. And riding swiftly on horses and managing them 'dexterously...

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

Kripa, Somadatta, Bahlika, Dhimat, Dhimata, Gangeya, Samnidhya, Vyasa, Vidura,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.124.2). 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: “kṛpasya somadattasya bāhlīkasya ca dhīmataḥ
  • kṛpasya -
  • kṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • somadattasya -
  • somadatta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • bāhlīkasya -
  • bāhlīka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    bāhlīka (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhīmataḥ -
  • dhīmat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dhīmat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dhīmata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “gāṅgeyasya ca sāṃnidhye vyāsasya vidurasya ca
  • gāṅgeyasya -
  • gāṅgeya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    gāṅgeya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sāṃnidhye -
  • sāṃnidhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • vyāsasya -
  • vyāsa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    vyāsa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • vidurasya -
  • vidura (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    vidura (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.124.2

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 1.124.2 in Kannada sript:
ಕೃಪಸ್ಯ ಸೋಮದತ್ತಸ್ಯ ಬಾಹ್ಲೀಕಸ್ಯ ಚ ಧೀಮತಃ ।
ಗಾಙ್ಗೇಯಸ್ಯ ಚ ಸಾಂನಿಧ್ಯೇ ವ್ಯಾಸಸ್ಯ ವಿದುರಸ್ಯ ಚ ॥ ೨ ॥

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 1.124.2 in Bengali sript:
কৃপস্য সোমদত্তস্য বাহ্লীকস্য চ ধীমতঃ ।
গাঙ্গেযস্য চ সাংনিধ্যে ব্যাসস্য বিদুরস্য চ ॥ ২ ॥

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 1.124.2 in Gujarati sript:
કૃપસ્ય સોમદત્તસ્ય બાહ્લીકસ્ય ચ ધીમતઃ ।
ગાઙ્ગેયસ્ય ચ સાંનિધ્યે વ્યાસસ્ય વિદુરસ્ય ચ ॥ ૨ ॥

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 1.124.2 in Malayalam sript:
കൃപസ്യ സോമദത്തസ്യ ബാഹ്ലീകസ്യ ച ധീമതഃ ।
ഗാങ്ഗേയസ്യ ച സാംനിധ്യേ വ്യാസസ്യ വിദുരസ്യ ച ॥ ൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.124.2 in Telugu sript:
కృపస్య సోమదత్తస్య బాహ్లీకస్య చ ధీమతః ।
గాఙ్గేయస్య చ సాంనిధ్యే వ్యాసస్య విదురస్య చ ॥ ౨ ॥

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